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12771 Product Manager

Our client is growing and looking for a sales-driven Product Manager.  The Product Manager will be responsible for ensuring the success of their software products, making sure Internal and External needs are met.  They are open to considering contractors interested in a contract-to-hire arrangement. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in product management with a background in business analysis or Scrum Master roles.  Must have managed multiple projects.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their needs and translate them into product requirements.

Develop and execute strategies for product road mapping, aligning with company goals and market demands.

Utilize Agile or Scrum methodologies to drive efficient product development.

Possess at least one certification in Agile, Scrum Master, or SAFe.

Prioritize sales-oriented initiatives for revenue growth and customer satisfaction.

Familiarity with banking or financial sectors is a plus.

Maintain a hybrid work schedule, working from home on Mondays and Fridays.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deeply comprehend customers journey and their needs, acutely understand system and the regulatory environment, keep abreast of current technologies in banking industry.
  • Partner with business stakeholders and technology leaders to identify and plan product capabilities roadmap to meet Bank’s business objectives and long-term goals.
  • Develop product vision and strategy, identify new opportunities, and create a shared understanding throughout the organization to foster agreement on the importance of product features and the sequence of the feature delivery.
  • Overcommunicate product strategy, updates, roadmaps, and progress to all stakeholders, so that the decisions taken in the organization can be made with the product direction in mind.
  • Manage the product requirements, prioritize the needs of diverse stakeholders, translate the needs into product feature requirements, coordinate with cross-functional teams for product design.
  • Responsible for product development, manage the product backlog, prioritize features, coordinate multiple streams of development efforts.
  • Responsible for capturing holistic business architectures that support the products, including customer experience, business process, information systems, data flow and governance.
  • Oversee the user acceptance testing, and ensure the developed product meets the expectations of the business stakeholders and customers.
  • Responsible for product’s overall success: setting the timelines and goals, aligning the product roadmap, and tracking progress and performance.
  • Coordinate with development teams, sales and marketing, member communication, business functional stakeholders and customer support, to ensure successful product launches
  • Research and analyze quality of product and service, customer usage and feedback, drive innovation for continuous product improvement.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, computer science, engineering, or management information system; MBA or marketing graduate degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience (5+ years) in software product management or equivalent experience with successful history of delivering customer-oriented, complex software solutions.
  • Certification in Agile Product Management or Scrum Product Owner is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, collaborative, empowering others.
  • Advanced ability to develop and tell the business case, be able to influence diversified stakeholders and drive consensus to achieve common goals.
  • Experienced (5+ years) with business strategy and roadmap development i.e., identify, prioritize, develop business case, create roadmaps, and build product backlogs.
  • Strong design thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrable strong experience with requirements elicitation, expert ability to manage the needs from diverse stakeholders, and translate the needs into product feature requirements.
  • Advanced experience in implementing Agile and Scrum development methodologies.
  • Excellent presentation, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills required; must be able to work effectively with all levels of Bank personnel and customers.
  • Experience working well through ambiguity, having confidence to make difficult decisions and lead through adversity with focus on the eventual right outcomes.
Job Category: IT
Job Type: Contract-to-hire
Job Location: Irving TX

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