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Product Manager

The People Practice
Keller, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a Product Manager who will be responsible for handling the development, implementation, and support processes for the company’s existing and new products. The position requires cross functional teamwork with our investment, sales, services, operations, technology, legal, marketing, and business teams. This includes client interactions with investors and touch points with potential partners in financial services, fintech, market/industry groups or regulators. The product manager should have experience working for a financial and/or technology organization, with strong attention to detail and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:
• Lead and/or support a number of key projects (often simultaneously) from original concept through final implementation.
• Develop product pricing and positioning strategies.
• Set the long-term vision and strategy for the company’s products.
• Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify, and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth.
 • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners.
• Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes.
• Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact.
• Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.
• Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members.
• Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed.
• Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding.
• Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university. MBA is an added advantage.
• 3+ years of experience in product management, ideally within Financial Services.

• Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Innovation Leader Credential (CIL) or other Product Management certification would be an added advantage.
• Proven track record designing and delivering consumer facing propositions.
• Deep understanding of Agile principles and experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies.
• Prior experience writing business requirements, user stories or functional specifications required.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

• Ability to understand complex technical challenges and support the team in making the right decisions.
• Comfortable working in large, cross-functional teams.
• Can produce high-quality market scans, competitor analyses and other reports as they are required.
• A “self-starter” - willing to own all aspects of the product and the team.
• Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss.
• Outstanding written and communication skills including a strong track record of cross-team and cross-client team participation.
• An energetic, positive, and innovative demeanor, with leadership and facilitation skills to bring projects to a successful delivery.
• Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products.
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with senior stakeholders.
• Prior experience writing business requirements, user stories or functional specifications required.
• Substantial experience prioritizing, executing, and delivering according to a product roadmap.
• Engineering experience is not essential, but exposure and familiarity with a modern tech stack.
• Skills at both presenting team’s work and facilitating workshops.
• High level of emotional intelligence.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Possess good Industry Knowledge.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Keeps to timed deadlines.
• Very curious and Creative
• Excellent Problem-Solving Skills
• Possess strong attention to detail.
• Very organized
• Excellent Listening Skills
• Transparent and Honest
• Open to new ideas
• Exhibits a “can-do” approach and inspires others to excel.
• Develops and maintains team spirit.
• Establishes and maintains high standards and measures.
• Encourages and promotes high standards through example.
• Considers excellence a fundamental priority and instills this attribute in other team members.

The People Practice


Keller, VA
23401 USA



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