Agile Product Manager

Opilio Recruitment
From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum +Bupa, DIS, 33 Days Holiday, Pension
16 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Want to be an Agile Product Manager for my health food retail client? They are bucking the current high street trend as they forecast significant growth and expansion plans over the next few years. If you wish to be their product manager, rest assured that every day presents a different challenge and life in the office will always be fun. Want to carry on your career as an Agile Product Manager? I have a great opportunity to become an integral part of my clients eCommerce team, working collaboratively across all parts of the business, as an Agile Product Manager. As an innovative technology function, they don’t just build products, they create customer experiences. Every day provides an opportunity to influence the landscape of eCommerce, come and be my client's Agile Product Manager now Role and Responsibilities: What a typical day as the Agile Product Manager may involve: • At a component level, you will be required to lead elements of a product discovery process, helping to identify the technology and product features required, to achieve the business objectives • Working cross functionally with business and technology teams, you will be required to bring together multiple stakeholders, with the aim of delivering specific components of the technology product road map • You will be required to make frequent decisions and prioritise business needs to support the overall product development roadmap • You will have full accountability for the successful implementation and adoption of new products, features and technologies • Working in an agile (Scrum) methodology, you will be required to act as the go to individual, sat between business stakeholders and engineering teams • You will act as a coach and mentor for your team, driving a focus on behaviours, communications and ways of working • Working collaboratively across the teams, you will be engaged with a number of different countries and cultures • You will be required to communicate across multiple concurrent work streams, ensuring that the business stakeholders are regularly appraised of product development progress • At the heart of everything you do, you will be required to keep the customer at the forefront, and will manifest this in the customer experiences you create Experience and Skills: What you will be expected to have as the Agile Product Manager: • Effective leadership skills, acting as coach and mentor • Strong time management skills • An ability to prioritise tasks effectively • Strong business acumen and problem solving skills • A passion for, and understanding of Omni-Channel retailing • A willingness to travel globally and frequently • Excellent communication skills, enabling strong cross functional relationships, both internally and externally • Confident presentation skills, engaging audiences at all levels, by evangelising products and components • An ability to visualise and bring to life products • A mindset to use data to drive key product development decisions • A strong technical background is preferred, however this is not essential This job was originally posted as

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