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Need Product Manager

Posted By ENTMatrix
Houston, TX
2019-07-08 07:27:21
Job Type: Contract

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We’re looking for a Product Manager that will be responsible for translating the vision and strategic priorities of the Business Product Owner into compelling digital solutions that satisfy customer and business needs. The Product Manager will be responsible for maintaining a backlog of requirements for design and tech teams, focusing on business viability and prioritizing for value. In addition, he or she will assess the 'size of the prize', what would need to be true to realize it and define and track Key Performance Indicators for the solution.
Essential duties:
•Assist Business Product Owner with managing stakeholders and setting scope, KPIs and roadmap of product • Translate a product vision into user stories and acceptance criteria for development • Continually refine and manage the backlog with input from the cross functional team, Security and IT stakeholders • Create business cases for products and define/measure product success metrics • Uses data to drive decision making and product priorities with a hypothesis driven approach • Models business processes and creates a deeper understanding of the business landscape
Required Skills/Attributes:
•2+ years of experience in a product role working closely with development teams to take digital products from early concept to launch • Proficient in managing and refining a product backlog, ensuring all user stories and acceptance criteria are written in a consistent format • Familiarity or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.  • Strong problem-solving skills and a keen curiosity towards making things better. • Excellent communication skills, being comfortable to interact with senior stakeholders. • An analytical mind, capable of setting, monitoring, and/or optimising success metrics for the product • Comfortable interacting with and able to communicate clearly with senior stakeholders • Understand the implications of technology on projects
Preferred Skills/Experience:
•Experience facilitating requirements gathering workshops from customers and stakeholders • Experience with business modelling • Knowledgeable of user testing, customer personas, and/or user journey mapping • Understanding of release planning in a continuous delivery/DevOps environment • Experience in drawing insights from data and visualisation of data • Passion for human centred design and/or lean innovation • Excited about working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing multinational environment

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