Product Manager

  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Apply with your CV and 1-page cover letter

🌞About Furbnow 

Furbnow is a retrofit service for homeowners looking to start their journey to reducing their energy bills and carbon emissions, and having a warmer home. Customers want impartial advice and clear information on what will work for their home and lifestyle, how they can stage the work to fit their budget and minimise disruption. They want help finding installers and support if something goes wrong.

More detail on Furbnow can be found on our website.

Furbnow helps homeowners with a service that: 

🏡 provides a whole home retrofit plan to achieve your goals for your home

🔧 gets them underway with their project: connects homeowners with trustworthy installers, provides a contract, a warranty for the work and a Retrofit Coordinator to oversee the project

📊 monitors energy performance to see how the project has affected your energy and provides annual inspection of any work completed

💸 Mission + Vision

We believe that Furbnow can transform the retrofit and energy efficiency industry and improve the homes of millions in the UK. Our mission is to make every home warm, affordable to run and ready for a heat pump in the future. There is no competitor taking our approach and our vision is to be the go-to place for homeowners to start their journey to low carbon heating.

Job Description

About the role

Joining Furbnow as Product Manager is an incredible opportunity to put your skills to practise to have a real impact on delivering the Net Zero agenda.  

As Product Manager, you will be responsible for leading and implementing Furbnow’s product strategy. Working directly with the co-founder and CPTO, Laurence Watson, in the Product and Tech team, you’ll lead product experiments and delivery of our product roadmap, creating the best possible product and experience for our customers and suppliers to get homes retrofit at pace. 

✔️ What your new job will be: 

Deliver the product strategy and roadmap

  • Manage product features throughout their lifecycle from concept to end-of-life
  • Project management to ensure we deliver on our existing project commitments, partnerships and innovation grant funding deliverables
  • Lead on identification and development of product experiments with the Operations, Growth and Technology teams
  • Interrogate our customers and suppliers to gather regular structured and unstructured feedback 
  • Collaborate with the CPTO on product strategy, direction and prioritisation
  • Collaborate with Head of Growth to develop core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Scope up MVPs and oversee their trial and testing, then develop and deliver launch plans with the wider team
  • Be our product champion - driving improvements forward around our core product hypotheses and monitor product performance
  • And as anyone in product knows.. much more! We move quickly and put our customers at the heart of everything we do. 

Qualifications

🔎  We are looking for a smart, ambitious and entrepreneurial hustler based in London, Birmingham or remotely. 

  • Ship it! You’re able to imagine, sketch and create tools to test your hypotheses, and you can live with the imperfections
  • User focused. You’re more than happy speaking to users, running workshops or sending surveys to get the feedback we need
  • Organisation and prioritisation - we always have a long list of potential things to do and multiple efforts going on at once
  • Passion! Our goal is nothing less than to transform people’s homes and accelerate home decarbonisation. Passion for moving beyond intention and climate goals into real action is a must!
  • Light-speed learner. Everyday the company is growing and evolving, and so will your role over time. 
  • Be okay with making mistakes. We are all learning and mistakes are the byproduct of doing something new. Making them is part of the journey, but dwelling on them is not
  • Creative pragmatism. Ideas are great, but only if they can be executed

This is an opportunity to join an exciting new venture in a booming field with the potential for a significant impact on the UK's climate targets.

Additional Information

What’s in it for you

  • Work at the leading edge for delivering on our carbon targets in the UK by helping homeowners to start their decarbonisation journey 🏠
  • You are helping bring a high-growth startup to life to and execute on our product ambitions 🚀
  • Work directly with the CPTO to shape and deliver the product strategy 💁🏻‍♀️
  • A culture of self-development, continuous growth and radical candour 🙏
  • Opportunity to be at the cutting edge, developing an exciting product to retrofit homes at scale 👾

📈 Benefits

  • £50-65k Base salary
  • Option for equity in the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible working location if desired – Central London or Birmingham
  • High spec laptop 

📅 Interview process

  • Initial screening call
  • Competency-based interview 
  • Collaborative workshop (1 hour)

If you are as passionate as us about decarbonising people's homes and personal development and are not scared of joining us in the deep end for challenging but meaningful work - then this may just be the role for you! 😉