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Leanne G.

Product Manager

Can work in or around London

  • 51.509648
  • -0.099076
  • Suggested rate €700 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (4 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 4 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Leanne's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

London, England, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around London and 50km


Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
Business sector
  • Tech
  • Retail (Small Business)
  • Retail (Large Retailers)
  • Restaurants & Food Service
  • Luxury Goods
+5 other
Company size
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people


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Verified email


  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (9)

  • Methodologies
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Leanne in a few words

A digital transformation leader with product expertise, strong strategy and planning management. Over 10 years experience in ecommerce and product management. During my time in my own consultancy company I have lead multiple digital transformation projects where I have championed product and agile methodologies. A data driven and strategic thinker who is passionate about developing people and have coached high performing teams to deliver exceptional customer experiences.




Senior Product Owner  - As a freelancer

June 2021 - Today (1 year and 9 months)

Joined to lead the migration of Takkt brands onto new ecommerce platforms and to build customer centric teams.

o Prioritising backlog and writing user stories that drive business value.
o Leading internal and external development teams.
o Collaborate with project managers to build robust deliverables and timelines.
o Facilitating workshops with business stakeholders, tech teams and UX.
o Coaching development and business teams on agile methodologies and implementing process that suit the business.
o Measuring KPIs and reporting back to stakeholders on performance.
o Generating ideas and features that will solve key customer problems.
o Working closely with business stakeholders to ensure building features that are in align with business strategies.

INTO University Partnerships

Education & E-learning

Product Owner  - As a freelancer

November 2020 - June 2021 (7 months)

Joined to lead the discovery teams and to help with scaling agile within the company.

o Defining OKRs and a roadmap that will drive growth for both B2B and B2C markets.
o Leading two development teams and business analysts.
o Owning the process for new site search vendor selection.
o Facilitating discovery workshops with UX, Marketing and IT.
o Creating user stories and prioritising the backlog based on value and effort


Entertainment & Leisure

Senior Product Manager  - As a freelancer

Borehamwood, UK

March 2020 - November 2020 (8 months)

Joined to lead the purchaser team and implement best practices in agile within the team.

o Defining and delivering a product strategy and a roadmap that will drive profitable growth.
o Leading two development teams and product owners.
o Facilitating discovery workshops with UX, Design, Marketing and IT.
o Creating user stories and prioritising the backlog based on value and effort.
o Cultivating a data driven team to help build exceptional customer experiences and to influence stakeholders.
o Managing stakeholder expectations and negotiating any new process requirements.
o Launch the optimisation testing programme in-house.


Retail (Large Retailers)

Senior Product Manager  - As a freelancer

London, UK

January 2019 - February 2020 (1 year and 1 month)

Joined to lead the mobile apps team and then lead on their ecommerce replatform.

o Defined and delivered a roadmap for the mobile apps products.
o Prioritised features to drive the profitable growth of the mobile apps.
o Guided a team of UX and UI designers to ensure they had clear direction.
o Collaborated with IT to ensure that the replatform was improving customer experience.
o Communicated to C-Level stakeholders on plans.
o Managed a pipeline of Optimisation Tests across mobile apps and website.
o Educated the business on product management.
o Managed a team of business analysts and product owners.


Internet of Things (IoT)

Product Owner  - As a freelancer

Cambridge, UK

August 2018 - January 2019 (5 months)

Joined to lead the improvement of internal tools within the business.

o Defined a vision and product strategy for improvements to the toolset.
o Led key workshops with stakeholders to understand needs and processes.
o Created and prioritised a backlog for all the tools.
o Conveyed and negotiated key changes required to tooling.

Yoox Net-A-Porter Group

Retail (Large Retailers)

Product Owner  - As a freelancer

London, UK

September 2017 - August 2018 (11 months)

Joined to lead the migration of multiple brands onto new merchandising tooling.

o Created and executed the migration roadmap for my agile teams.
o Led three development teams and a team of business analysts.
o Defined and prioritised all the team’s backlogs.
o Established strong relationships with key stakeholders and ensured buy- in for the new platforms.
o Collaborated with delivery managers to build robust deliverables and timelines.
o Reported on the KPIs of the tooling to senior stakeholders

RS Components


Product Owner

London, UK

May 2017 - September 2017 (4 months)

Joined to lead the Search and Browse team and to help spearhead the new agile/ product agenda.

o Owned the product strategy for the search and browse area.
o Created annual roadmaps that would have a positive impact on key metrics.
o Delivered enhancements that contributed to KPIs.
o Conveyed any roadmaps and changes to stakeholders such as commercial teams, UX, Engineering, Marketing
o Facilitated workshops with senior management to discuss and explore new features.
o Influenced and negotiated with senior management on key business changes.

Key Achievements:
o Implemented a new KPI model that gave the team clear targets to achieve.
o Successfully negotiated with senior stakeholders for new agile teams.
o Pioneered the move to a responsive website design.


Product Owner

May 2014 - April 2017 (2 years and 11 months)

During my team at Argos: Replatformed Search Engine Rebuilt Search and Browse pages in a new UI framework including making them responsive Rebuilt Product Details Pages in a new UI framework including making the page responsive


Business Analyst

January 2012 - May 2014 (2 years and 4 months)

Capture and analyse high level requirements and develop comprehensive business solutions Define market leading digital customer journeys across web and mobile Develop e2e digital designs, based on business requirements Identify key design issues and develop options and recommendations to resolve Present on specific digital services and projects as a subject matter expert Providing insight and digital user experience specific expertise to provide guidance and inform the overall digital strategy Provide stakeholders and change teams with clear and accurate information on current processes, operating models and business/systems interfaces Develop and document end-product specifications Produce recommendations that take account of key business drivers such as risk, cost and timescales Undertake market, business and other research to establish answers to key business questions around value or applicability of new ideas or suggestions Support for the implementation of digital change which may and is likely to be out of hours Undertake diagnostic work to understand specific business issues or problems in greater depth and reveal possible solutions Contribute to the development of documentation of Business Operating Models and Business processes Provide general analytical services to help understand and present complex business scenarios and models Seek out innovation opportunities within and around internet services Champion the adoption of new value-adding customer services

Cranfield University School of Management

Marketing Executive

January 2007 - January 2012 (5 years)

Responsible for the marketing of executive open programmes Develop marketing plans including recommending marketing channels Devising strategy plans for customer retention, market research and internal databases Manage marketing campaigns Communicate marketing plans and campaigns to relevant stakeholders Monitor marketing effectiveness and ROI Write clear marketing briefs for agencies Copy writing for all marketing campaigns Manage relevant internal relationships with stakeholders.


Strategic Marketing Analyst

December 2005 - December 2006 (1 year)

Recommend objectives and strategies for new target segments Write marketing plans for each new target segment Implement all marketing campaigns and monitor their effectiveness Organise exhibitions and roadshows Manage market research projects for current and new markets Make business recommendations Prepare marketing presentations Liaise with internal marketing department, external suppliers, regulatory groups and customer groups Responsible for marketing briefs to creative agency and PR agency Copy writing of product descriptions and articles for publications in internal and external media.

Embark Design

Marketing and Sales Coordinator

March 2005 - November 2005 (8 months)

Responsible for research projects to look at current trends, consumer and customer behaviour Plan all marketing activities and collateral for the company Execute all marketing campaigns Measure success of all marketing activities Brief creative agencies and PR agency Copy writing for campaigns and press releases Responsible for building relationships with customers Organise exhibitions Manage the company website and coordinate any e-marketing for the website Prepare annual marketing reports.