Professional management training and development.

Qualification Product Manager

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 26, 2023
Posted on: 
May 13, 2023

Are you looking to join a dynamic and ambitious organisation? At CMI, new leadership and management strategies are at the fore-front of what we do. We know the importance of fresh ideas and encourage new perspectives. We are a not for profit, Sunday Times top 100 employer, with a Platinum Accreditation with Investors in People. We offer an engaging, flexible and collaborative culture with a wealth of opportunity for professional development.

It doesn’t stop there. We believe we are only as good as the people that work at CMI and in turn offer a competitive benefits package for all employees:

  • Flexible working - whether that’s from home or in the office; wherever works best for you. We are not a traditional 9 to 5, we are flexible with what hours you work and when you work
  • 24 ½ days’ holiday + 8 days’ Bank Holiday - with annual leave days increasing with length of service and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Wellbeing and mental health - in-house mental health first-aid trainers, BUPA Employee Assistance for 24 hour support and access to Kooth, an online mental health platform
  • Inclusion at our core - Our colleague-led Inclusion Hubs for ethnicity, LGBTQIA+ and MPeople (Menopause) are open for anyone to join
  • CMI membership - take advantage of our amazing courses and become a Chartered Manager. Plus, CMI will pay your professional membership to one additional organisation of choice
  • Rewards and Recognition scheme - cash prizes awarded to employees throughout the year
  • Socials - with an active social team, we have a book club, baking club, Pilates classes and regular team outings
  • Pension - we add an extra 6% of your gross salary to your pension pot every month after 3 months

About us:

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) sets the Professional Standard in Management and Leadership. We have worked with businesses and education providers to inspire people to unleash their potential through qualifications, apprenticeships and training to become skilled, confident and successful managers and leaders, resulting in Chartered Manager status - the ultimate management accolade, which is proven to boost individuals’ career prospects, management capability and impact in the workplace.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than advertised should we receive a high number of suitable applicants.


We are looking for an innovative and agile Qualifications Product Manager to lead on the development and maintenance of vocational qualifications and learning programmes, for a diverse range of audiences. Reporting to the Senior Product Development Manager, you will be responsible for the development of new, and review of existing, propositions in line with business and market needs.

As a key member of the Product Development Team, you will use customer, competitor and market insights to update products and propositions. You will also form successful and collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders, working in partnership to deliver key organisational priorities.

Job Requirements

We are an inclusive employer and welcome all diverse backgrounds, where individuality is celebrated, creating both a forward-thinking team and a supportive space for everyone in the CMI family. We actively invite applications from diverse cultures and experience.

  • We are looking for someone who can enhance our culture and align with our core values. We want someone who is ‘Passionate’ in making a positive difference to the skills of managers and leaders, ‘Practical’; with the ability to make quick and smart decisions, ‘Progressive’ about creating a better future and maintaining a ‘Professional’ code of conduct, through being accountable and ethical in everything that we do.
  • Experience of curriculum design, specifically in relation to vocational qualifications and learning programmes
  • Experience of using customer insight to develop products / propositions
  • Project management expertise
  • Working knowledge of product development lifecycle
  • Experience of working in an Awarding Organisation
  • Experience of developing supporting resources
  • People management experience for managing external contractors
  • Ability to collaborate and exert influence at different levels and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

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