Product Management Placement

Join our Placement Programme in London

Application deadline: 20th Dec 2021

Position: Product Management Placement

Location: White Collar Factory, Old Street, London

Role Requirements: Second Year Undergraduate Student at a UK-based University, predicted a 2:1 or above in an IT/Computer Science with business related degree

Duration: 12 months, commencing Summer 2022

Salary: £18,000 per Annum 

Who are Egress?

Our vision is for a connected world in which people communicate efficiently and securely. To achieve this, we provide human layer security to protect individual users and stop breaches before they happen. Our patented technologies are built using leading-edge contextual machine learning and powerful encryption that mitigate modern risks in ways that other solutions simply can’t achieve. Today, we provide intelligent email security and collaboration solutions that prevent accidental and intentional breaches, protect sensitive data, and equip CISOs and their teams with the detailed reporting required for compliance purposes.

Egress is headquartered in London, with regional offices in the UK, the US and Canada.

Our success in hiring graduates, placement students and apprentices has been recognised at The National Undergraduate Employability Awards, where we have been shortlisted five years in a row for the ‘Best Small to Medium-sized Employer’.

Our Placement community consists of ambitious team players with excellent interpersonal skills and a get-up-and-go attitude. Our fast-paced growth and unique company culture welcomes new employees and inspires them to thrive.

What would I be doing as a Product Management Placement?

Product Management is an emerging discipline whose aim is to ensure the company’s product team operates as effectively as possible. As a Product Management specialist, your role will be critical to ensuring the implementation, standardisation, and improvement of processes within the Product Management team to enable cross-functional success and communication.

You will be responsible for helping product management make more reliable decisions by equipping them with relevant data.

You will also gain exposure to industry standard tools, software and services.

Egress are looking for a talented, innovative student who is interested in technology to join our Product Management team.  You will work closely with our product managers and other key stakeholders from around the business.

The role will involve the following:

  • Working with engineering and business systems stakeholders to analyse data and gain actionable insights for the Product Management team.
  • Owning and managing the flow of information from Product Management to the rest of the business and to customers.
  • Managing a regular cadence of product roadmap communication to the business.
  • Optimising product team processes and tools to ensure consistency and value.
  • Researching and organizing information on product management best practice.
  • Supporting and assisting the wider product management team.
  • Working on strategic programmes set by management

Who is Egress looking for?

We’re looking for undergraduates with a curious, creative mind, who love solving problems. We understand you might not know everything about the role quite yet, but we are looking for innovative, talented individuals who are interested in Product Management and are keen to learn.  

You’ll need a strong passion for technology, an analytical mind. Being a team player is key, as you’ll be working with lots of colleagues across technology to bring solutions to life. Great communication skills are essential in order to gain support for your ideas and understand the wider business context.

This role will suit a person who is a:

  • Strong communicator, verbally and visually with superb interpersonal skills
  • Excellent listening and discovery-process skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Decisive with a can-do attitude
  • Able to prioritise and execute well under pressure
  • An aptitude for understanding IT systems
  • Detail oriented
  • Some exposure to IT security/encryption solutions (desirable, but not essential)

Where will the role be based?

The role will be based at Egress’ headquarters in Old Street, London.

To protect the wellbeing of our employees, our company policy states that all employees must live within a 90-minute commute or be willing to relocate for the year.

How can I apply?

If you think you could be our next Product Management Placement Student, please send us your CV and accompanying Cover Letter by clicking the ‘Apply now’.

Please note that applications without a Cover Letter will not be considered.

Benefits

Social
  • Charity events
  • Monthly socials funded by the company
  • Annual fully-funded company kick off events
  • An additional day of annual leave after your first year
  • Flexible dress code
  • Management / peer recognition schemes
  • White Collar Factory perks including rooftop bar and running track
  • Beer o'clock
  • Pool league

Physical
  • Free eye-care vouchers on completion of probation
  • Free breakfasts
  • Free fruit
  • Fully-funded BUPA private health cover on completion of probation
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Company sports teams
  • Cycle to work (discounted bike and equipment) scheme




Financial
  • 25 days annual leave
  • WCF discounts
  • RAC discounted breakdown cover
  • Rush hair discount
  • Contributory pension scheme (ER: 4%)
  • BUPA perks
  • Egress Perks portal (retail discount scheme)
  • Eligibility to participate in Enterprise Management Investment (EPI) stock option scheme after 1 year's service



Our London office

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About our London office

Our London office is situated a one-minute walk from Old Street underground station, right on London's renowned Old Street Roundabout, which has become the centre of the city's tech industry over the last decade.

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