Software Product Manager - Navigation & Compliance

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Date: 3 May 2024

Location: London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39359


Lloyd’s Register OneOcean


Location: UK or Europe


We are looking for

Lloyd's Register One Ocean (LROO) is seeking a Mid/Senior-Level Software Product Manager to take responsibility for the key portions of the LROO Navigation & Compliance portfolio related to vessel voyage operations, including both onboard and onshore software and contribute to the product strategy and roadmap.


We are looking for a dynamic individual who has a successful track record in managing software products and services in an agile software development environment.  You will support our strategic product roadmaps by evaluating market opportunities, analyzing customers and partners’ needs and studying industry trends to identify and prioritize strategic developments and partners.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the maritime industry and delivering software products and services that exceed the customers’ expectations.


The Role

  • Contribute to the product strategy and roadmap
  • Analyze market requirements and business opportunities in target markets
  • Build business plans for products and major enhancements including opportunity assessment, positioning strategy, and financial analysis, and conduct these through our Product Lifecycle Management process. 
  • Conduct competitive product analysis and market research
  • Gather customer/prospect feedback to measure effectiveness of marketing efforts and predict future market conditions and potential as well as drive Voice of the Customer back into our product roadmaps
  • Assess partnership opportunities including third party programs
  • Engage with clients and translate their business needs into functional and non-functional requirements
  • Create effective user stories that enable engineering and design to ship products deliver value to our customers
  • Work with designers, developers, and subject matter experts to effectively and efficiently scope, design, and build features
  • Train sales teams and support selling activities, including development of sales tools and collateral.
  • Participate in functional testing and internally advocate for product quality
  • Work with the latest technology and approaches


What you bring

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 5+ years of experience in Digital Product Management with a track record of creating and managing innovative products and services
  • In-depth understanding of technology and software product development
  • Strong analytical capability and comfort with data analysis and reporting tools
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to understand and appreciate commercial, functional, and technical perspectives
  • 5+ years of experience with Navigation, Compliance and/or Technical operations within a commercial shipping company and/or direct service to shipping companies


Preferred but not required:

  • Preferable experience onboard, engaged in navigation and related compliance activities
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • People management experience


You are someone who:

  • Is keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs
  • Is able to self-manage and prioritize tasks towards achieving goals
  • Is effective at solving problems, trouble-shooting and making timely decisions
  • Is flexible and eager to take initiatives
  • Communicates in a structured way and has ability to present technical ideas in user-friendly language
  • Displays a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment
  • Responds positively to learning opportunities and is comfortable stepping out of own comfort zone


What we offer you 

  • Full-time permanent employment at Lloyd’s Register.
  • A comprehensive and competitive benefits package (variable based on location).
  • Flexible/hybrid work arrangement which allows working from home part-time on a regular basis and in the nearest LR office part-time on a regular basis, and/or as needed. 
  • A values-driven organization with a strong sense of purpose, that helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through a range of people development programmes.
  • A stimulating environment working with advanced technologies, blue-chip customers, passionate and competent colleagues around the world, and focus on digital transformation of the Maritime Industry towards greater safety, efficiency and environmental stewardship.


About Lloyd’s Register

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

Maritime stakeholders are increasingly looking for digital solutions to address the growing challenges of operating in such a vast and complex industry. Pressing issues like climate change, supply chain volatility, and an increase in regulatory requirements already requires considerable agility on the part of all industry members, with no indication of abatement.

Technology will play a key role in allowing stakeholders to operate efficiently and responsibly in the decades to come. When it comes to managing a wide-ranging fleet of vessels, the need for real-time data exchange between ship and shore and interconnected, dynamic processes are sure to increase. Decision-makers will need access to more data than ever and a means to combine multiple interdependent datasets to derive insight and inform decision-making in real-time.

At LR, we have now developed a digital solutions portfolio that provides voyage compliance, voyage planning, ship management and vessel performance solutions to over 20,000 vessels across the globe.


About Lloyd's Register OneOcean

We recognise the challenges facing the maritime industry including the drive for decarbonization and the need for improved efficiency. To address these challenges Lloyd’s Register OneOcean is spearheading innovative digital solutions into maritime, including software and services for: navigation and compliance; vessel and voyage performance; crew and vessel management; and tailored data services and consulting.


Be a part of

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place.


Want to apply

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups.

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.

If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy.

We care, we share, we do the right thing. 

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.



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