Vertical Future is a market leading Vertical Farming technology and research and development Company, founded in 2016, and based in London. We design, build, and license high-tech hardware and software solutions. We also own and operate vertical farms and conduct research and development activities across a growing programme of research.
Vertical farming is about far more than just growing crops. Our goal is to improve population health through building a better, more efficient, data-driven food system. That’s why we’re committed to continue developing pioneering technologies to inspire smarter farming.
We are looking for an analytical and strategic Product Manager – Business Analyst to join our Software Development Team based in London and support the development of a complex automation and ERP SaaS solution.
In this key role, as the Product Manager – Business Analyst (SaaS Product), you will support the department head (COO) by assuming responsibility for the daily management of the product development/programme management aspects of the pipeline. You will work closely with various Teams and a variety of stakeholders, giving you great exposure to professional development opportunities.
Our ideal candidate will have a keen eye for gaps in consumer product offerings and the innovative mindset to fill them, and is a highly skilled market analyst with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of product production — from conception through to release. You will also be responsible for investigating and analysing business activities and processes and looking to make them more efficient through the use of IT resources (both hardware and software). You may already be a confident leader who has experience guiding cross-functional teams in the successful creation of products that improve consumer experience and grow market share.
This is a fast-paced environment where you will be given a great deal of freedom to be creative, though you will be expected to drive the COO’s vision in terms of requirements and final product functionality. You will support the rollout of our national and international projects, and further develop of our technologies and production methods. This exercise will be an ongoing effort to define and maintain an industry best standard through VF’s technology offering.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following: