Product Expert – Consultant / Project Manager

Operations Project management

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We’re looking for a wicked smart, tech-savvy, project-managing, people person to join our London office as a Product Expert.

UpSlide is a rapidly growing tech startup whose goal is to help PowerPoint and Excel users make stylish slides in record time. Our software dramatically improves the functionality of Office and is used by firms like KPMG, Deloitte, and BNP Paribas to achieve outstanding results.

As a Product Expert, you’ll help clients solve pressing problems by: managing projects, customising UpSlide, creating solutions, training users and ensuring the successful launch and use of UpSlide in their teams.

Key activities

  • Project management – own project delivery, building a relationship with the client, and coordinating to get projects delivered in a timeline manner
  • Setup – customise UpSlide to meet client needs, ensuring high quality deliverables
  • Consulting – advise clients as an expert in UpSlide, analyse their presentation production practices and suggest and implement new ideas to optimize them
  • Training – train new users and administrators to ensure successful adoption

Skills and attributes

You must have:

  • An interest in helping clients solve problems with technology and a taste for Microsoft Office
  • Excellent project management and organisation skills
  • Technical aptitude, quick learning and strong problem solving abilities 
  • An eye for detail and high standards for deliverables
  • Excellent people, communication and presenting skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Qualifications and experience

You must have:

  • A degree from a top university – likely in a technical or scientific discipline
  • 1-3 years’ experience – including project management and client-facing experience
  • Experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • UK work eligibility

We’d love it if you have:

  • Familiarity with financial and professional services
  • Experience with VBA macros
  • An eye for design
  • A second language

Salary: Competitive
Type: Full time, permanent
Start date: ASAP

Application instructions

To apply please submit your CV and a short cover letter here letting us know: why you’re interested in the role, why you think you’d be a good fit, and your favourite keyboard shortcut!