Product Design Ops Manager
Posted on 3/16/2023
Glasgow, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Previous experience in Design Operations, Design Management
  • Strong project management skills and high attention to detail
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise, able to navigate ambiguity with minimal oversight; proactive with a bias for action
  • Familiarity with design tools, design system process, facilitating design sprints
  • You aren't just a box ticker, you care deeply about the quality and connectivity of what you are delivering
  • You are always looking for ways to improve collaboration and consistency for the wider business, and influence beyond the key teams that you work with
  • You'll be a clear communicator, proactive and tenacious when required
  • You'll be adept at building strong relationships, within your immediate team and beyond
  • Cross-functional collaboration and stakeholder management (up, across, and down)
  • A culture builder who is a strong advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Fluent in information management platforms (e.g. Asana, ClickUp, JIRA, Miro, Slack, Confluence)
  • Maintain a holistic view of design team capacity and facilitate the flow of design projects for your core teams: Backpack Design System, Car Hire and Sustainable Revenue
  • Helping our Product Designers & Content Designers manage programs of work, to ensure effective, high quality delivery, and manage potential risks
  • Manage, maintain and create efficiencies for the design system team and the wider contribution approach
  • Work collaboratively with Product stakeholders to align design plans with roadmap goals
  • Create schedules for design programs and manage team allocation
  • Monitor current processes and help to shape best practice guidelines for Skyscanner
  • Contribute to and lead on horizontal team strategy initiatives
  • Support the team with daily problem solving, and knowledge sharing
  • Be a team culture champion, always sharing the love

1,001-5,000 employees

Skyscanner operates as a trips meta-search engine company.
Company Overview
Skyscanner’s mission is to lead the global transformation to modern and sustainable travel with their website that helps travelers plan and book in a straightforward and speedy process. The company is committed to simplifying the traveling process by aggregating millions of traveling options varying from flight, hotel, and car transport selections.
  • Work partly from our amazing offices and partly from home
  • Private medical insurance with great mental health cover
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Free Headspace subscription
  • Training & performance appraisals
  • Work with industry professionals with years of experience that they’re happy to share
  • Ask anything and everything during lunches with the CEO
  • Be involved in our Charity Committee and make a difference
Company Core Values
  • Striving to do the right thing for people and the planet
  • Listening, supporting and questioning to solve the challenges of travel
  • Considerate, focusing on long-term relationships not short-term wins
  • Dedicated to helping people make better travel decisions faster