Product Management Ref. 2898

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Cheltenham, Central London, Manchester



Product Manager £48,070 - £56,874, depending on skills and experience, with an opportunity to qualify for additional allowances and a skills payment of £3,099.

Product Owner £48,104 and for roles based in London you'll receive an additional £6250 London allowance.

Senior Innovation Product Manager £62,592. You'll have the opportunity to qualify for a one-off recruitment bonus depending on skills and experience.

Flexible Working: We support full-time, part-time, compressed, and flexible hours, we’re highly committed to offering remote working across the organisations, however, our ability to provide this is dependent on role requirement and business need.

About Us

MI5, MI6 and GCHQ are the UK’s Intelligence Services. We work together to safeguard Britain’s people, interests and businesses from various threats at home, overseas and online, including cyber-attacks, espionage, terrorism, and organised crime. Working across our vital missions, you’ll deliver impact at the heart of national security, all within a supportive and inclusive environment that allows everyone to thrive.

Product Management reimagines our products and services to meet user needs, providing the best technology solutions to help deliver critical intelligence, evidence, and data to our frontline missions. Keeping calm in the face of uncertainty, members of this team decide what products we should build to keep our organisation – and the country – safe. Available roles in this department include:

Product Owner

Bring to life unique products and help us build a culture where innovation and experimentation can thrive, when you join us as a Product Owner. You’ll be responsible for maximising the value of products and product services created by our Capability Centres, as you understand and articulate user needs.

Product Manager

Our Product Managers are responsible for deciding what products we should build to help keep the country safe. You’ll focus on your customers and their most pressing problems, translating challenges into compelling product visions and strategies for our engineers to solve.

Senior Innovation Product Manager

You’ll articulate product vision, goals and outcomes, supporting the development team and acting as a pathfinder for future product owners and managers. You’ll set the standards for what good looks like, sharing digital and innovative ways of working within the team and across the wider skills community.

For more information about the roles, click on the individual job titles. When you are ready to apply for the role, return to this page, and click the submit button at the bottom of the page to start your application.

What you’ll get

With comprehensive training, you’ll get all the support you need to thrive at work. From bespoke internal courses and mentoring schemes, to getting the chance to gain a professional qualification (depending on the role), you’ll be developing your own knowledge and skills, while adding value to the business. In addition to an equitable salary, you’ll also have access to benefits including 25 days’ annual leave (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service), an excellent pension scheme, interest-free season ticket loan, and paid parental and adoption leave.

We have a welcoming, friendly, and inclusive workplace where people support each other and want to make a real difference. We have a range of growing affinity groups supporting gender equality, ethnicity, mental health, neurodiversity and disability, LGBTQ+, faith and no faith communities. We also have sports, activities, and social groups to help you connect with people who share similar interests. You can find out more about our drive for diversity and inclusion here

Equal Opportunities

At MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission. To protect the UK, we need a truly diverse workforce that reflects the society we serve. This includes diversity in every sense of the word: those with different backgrounds, ages, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ways of thinking and those with disabilities or neurodiverse conditions. We therefore welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including those from groups that are under-represented in our workforce such as women, those from an ethnic minority background, people with disabilities and those from low socio-economic backgrounds.

Find out more about our culture, working environment, and diversity on our websites:


We’re Disability Confident

MI5, MI6 and GCHQ are proud to have achieved Leader status within the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. This is aimed at encouraging employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people. Being Disability Confident, we aim to offer a person-to-person interview to any candidate who self identifies as disabled and meets the essential criteria for the role. 

To be eligible to apply, you must be a British Citizen. If you hold dual nationality, of which one component is British, you will nonetheless be considered. Candidates must normally have been resident in the UK for seven out of the last ten years. This is particularly important if you were born outside the UK. You can apply at the age of 17 years, if successful you will not be offered a start date prior to your 18th birthday.

Right to Withdraw Statement:   

Please be aware that we reserve the right to bring the closing date for this role from the original closing date once a certain number of applications have been received. Please be mindful of this and submit your application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.