Product Manager - 1379629N

Beaverton-OR
 Job-ID :   1379629N 
  Category :  Management 
  Position Type : Contract Remote 

Job Description

PRODUCT MANAGER

Purpose

Owns a product or multiple features propose enhancements to the feature, and participate in the execution of changes to product features/functions

Leadership

Competencies:

  • Strategic Vision & Roadmap
  • Product Management
  • Negotiate & Influence
  • Awareness & Ability to Manage Across Dependencies and Priorities
  • Tolerance for Ambiguity
  • Collaboration
  • Develop Talent, Teamwork and Diversity
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Lead & Influence
  • Represents the product organization in the execution of elements of the product roadmap, working with resources across (and potentially outside) the organization.
  • Translates user requirements into features to guide the deliverables of the agile development team.
  • May serve as the product owner, representing the product needs to the agile development team.
  • Accountable for planning for and supporting the performance of a feature, under direction.
  • Leads structured meetings, clearly communicating expectations, plans, and requirements for the product. Ensures that stakeholders are kept up to date on progress.
  • Manages expectations.
  • Facilitates process mapping, gap analysis, data flow to help assess business implications of feature, tool, or platform.
  • Ability to recommend and drive business improvements to existing and new solutions resulting in improved customer experience, productivity improvements and defect elimination efforts
  • Self manages. Receives general direction to guide their work.

Research

Competencies:

Analysis: Data and Metrics

Research on advanced technologies

ROI and Business Metrics

Vendor Relationship Management

Technical Expertise

  • Conducts analysis to determine how features are performing and how they can be improved, including trend line analysis, multivariate analysis, etc.
  • Can build the necessary model to assess impact to KPIs and user/value.
  • Reviews and interprets metrics and reports regularly on the state of their assigned /feature.
  • Develops hypotheses on the performance of a feature and the expected outcome.
  • Can deconstruct competitor offerings and glean and share insights with the relevant Client communities.
  • Briefs the research team to ensure that their feature is tagged appropriately, to reach the expected outcome.
  • Possesses and/or acquires in depth knowledge of the relationship between business processes and the product you support.
  • Capable of reviewing and understanding operational processes within the related areas of the business and identifying area for improvement or innovation, evaluating potential cost-benefits.

Customer Empathy

Competencies:

User Experience Skillset

Integrated Thinking

Insights Skillset

Foster Consumer & Customer Commitment: Stakeholder Management

Champion and Embrace Change

  • Proposes feature changes to the product that align with and advance the roadmap. Writes up full specifications for the proposed changes.
  • Participates in brainstorming sessions.
  • Develops and maintains a deep understanding of the different customers of the feature and applies this in developing proposals and executing changes.
  • Applies to persona (s) aligned with a given customer group.
  • Able to brief the design team on the UX needs of the feature. Iteratively works with designers to reach the expected outcome.

Demonstrated Expertise

  • Has demonstrated expertise in relevant development tools, with the ability to apply that knowledge independently in their work.
    Has demonstrated a broad understanding of various software development approaches, including waterfall, agile, scrum, Kanban.
  • Maintains awareness of the activities of competitors and the industry in general.

Success Equals

  • Has successfully developed and implemented a system/product/service/feature for a customer, evaluated its performance, and proposed and executed approaches to continually improve it.
  • Has developed credibility and strong working relationships with technical and creative colleagues.
  • Has successfully analyzed the outcome of a landscape change, feature or improvement and developed actionable recommendations.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to prioritize feature changes effectively, in consideration of the product roadmap.

 

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