Product Manager

  • location: Roanoke, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $44.10 - $51.25 per hour
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Product Manager

job summary:
- Vision, Strategy, & Outcomes - Collaborates with scrum teams, stakeholders and business partners to create a vision for the feature/product/channel. Designs experiments and structures evaluations of whether product solutions will be valuable, usable, feasible, and viable. Brings in stakeholder and industry perspectives to refine the vision. Identifies common client pain points and defines the right solutions to address them. Defines KBIs for work and tracks success.

- Roadmap Development & Execution - Translates insights into products and value proposition/business case; Builds 12-month product roadmap and release plan, applying prioritization principles and managing interdependencies; Manages product backlog; Defines iteration and test plans, goals, acceptance criteria; Defines new launch and A/B testing strategies; Creates reports to identify possible failures driving client and firm impacts; Participates on and drives internal teams to resolve issues; Recommends scalable process improvements

- Leadership & Stakeholder Engagement - Establishes trusted relationships with partners and leverages internal network; Serves as the voice of the client, bringing that perspective back to internal stakeholders; May help onboard and coach new employees; Captures stakeholder concerns, and dependencies and implements refinements to an overall roadmap plan; Performs impact analysis and builds communication plan

- Risk Management - Identifies risks and may implement mitigation strategies; Ideates and may design controls for an identified risk and obtains approval. Escalates risk events and/or gaps in a timely fashion through retrospectives and/or Quarterly Risk Forum participation

 
location: Roanoke, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $44.10 - 51.25 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Vision, Strategy, & Outcomes - Collaborates with scrum teams, stakeholders and business partners to create a vision for the feature/product/channel. Designs experiments and structures evaluations of whether product solutions will be valuable, usable, feasible, and viable. Brings in stakeholder and industry perspectives to refine the vision. Identifies common client pain points and defines the right solutions to address them. Defines KBIs for work and tracks success.

- Roadmap Development & Execution - Translates insights into products and value proposition/business case; Builds 12-month product roadmap and release plan, applying prioritization principles and managing interdependencies; Manages product backlog; Defines iteration and test plans, goals, acceptance criteria; Defines new launch and A/B testing strategies; Creates reports to identify possible failures driving client and firm impacts; Participates on and drives internal teams to resolve issues; Recommends scalable process improvements

- Leadership & Stakeholder Engagement - Establishes trusted relationships with partners and leverages internal network; Serves as the voice of the client, bringing that perspective back to internal stakeholders; May help onboard and coach new employees; Captures stakeholder concerns, and dependencies and implements refinements to an overall roadmap plan; Performs impact analysis and builds communication plan

- Risk Management - Identifies risks and may implement mitigation strategies; Ideates and may design controls for an identified risk and obtains approval. Escalates risk events and/or gaps in a timely fashion through retrospectives and/or Quarterly Risk Forum participation

 
qualifications:
- 4+ years of experience in a product management or product development role - An agile mindset; expert in agile methodologies for software development - Natural curiosity and a continuous learning attitude - Strong project management skills; proactive problem solver who will drive projects and influence stakeholders to get to great outcomes in timely fashion - Advanced communication skills - strong writer, building PowerPoints to convey complex concepts in a digestible way, presenting in formal and informal settings (WebEx) for senior leadership, peers, and stakeholders - Advanced technology acumen, including an understanding of how products are made, familiarity with architectures, languages, and build cycles. Interest in software technology and aware of major trends like AI. - Advanced analytical skills - ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve and make decisions. Ability to identify and define problems, extract key information from data and develop workable solutions for the problems identified in order to test and verify the cause of the problem and develop solutions to resolve the problems identified. Translating insights from advanced analytics into action - Strong design thinking skills - uses design thinking strategies and methods to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative solutions. Familiar with different user research techniques and planning for them. - An advanced ability to determine target customers and market segments for the product - Effective in managing business risk through assessing risk probability and impact, developing processes for risk mitigation and detection in rollout and test plans, and scenario planning

 
skills: - 4+ years of experience in a product management or product development role - An agile mindset; expert in agile methodologies for software development - Natural curiosity and a continuous learning attitude - Strong project management skills; proactive problem solver who will drive projects and influence stakeholders to get to great outcomes in timely fashion - Advanced communication skills - strong writer, building PowerPoints to convey complex concepts in a digestible way, presenting in formal and informal settings (WebEx) for senior leadership, peers, and stakeholders - Advanced technology acumen, including an understanding of how products are made, familiarity with architectures, languages, and build cycles. Interest in software technology and aware of major trends like AI. - Advanced analytical skills - ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve and make decisions. Ability to identify and define problems, extract key information from data and develop workable solutions for the problems identified in order to test and verify the cause of the problem and develop solutions to resolve the problems identified. Translating insights from advanced analytics into action - Strong design thinking skills - uses design thinking strategies and methods to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative solutions. Familiar with different user research techniques and planning for them. - An advanced ability to determine target customers and market segments for the product - Effective in managing business risk through assessing risk probability and impact, developing processes for risk mitigation and detection in rollout and test plans, and scenario planning


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