Position: Product Owner
CONTRACT TO HIRE
DEC 19, 2018
Oversees the maintenance, improvement, innovation & support for company’s mobile product(s).
Owns one (or more) unique products and is responsible for executing strategic direction from leadership.
Oversees the maintenance, improvement, innovation & support for the product(s).
Acts as liaison between an organization’s development team and end users, which entails defining product functionality necessary to create value for the organization and customers
Works closely with Solution Strategists to keep them current on product capabilities & provides high level technical support
Interacts with product end users to identify highly desired product features or components
Analyses and studies market trends to identify changes in consumer taste requirements
Communicates and interacts with other product owners to exchange ideas on product capabilities
Serves as a voice to project the expectations of customers on new or already existing products
Highlights product features in a manner clearly understandable to both the development & business teams
Manages and develops a product backlog for implementation
Contacts customers and end users to obtain information on expected product features
Provides reports to update management and stakeholders on product development operations
Assesses product value stream to identify areas that require improvements & sponsors corporate projects as necessary
Measures product performance as well as value delivered to clients in order to make adjustments where necessary
Develops and implements action plans for building and sustaining demand for a product
Ensures implemented product features add value to end users and increase company returns
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or related field
Specific marketing experience required based on product:
Mobile products and apps including; CX/UX,
APIs, web analytics, financial technology or PeopleSoft and ABS
Five (5) to seven (7) years product management or development experience
Experience in insurance, travel, or financial services preferred
Position can be expected to travel up to 15% of time.
Notes from the manager: This resource will own mobile technology so they are specifically looking for candidates with project or product management experience within the mobile space. This resource will need to work across multiple time zones. Candidates should have some experience managing global projects.
hybrid between business and IT (chief marketing officer and IT)
this product owner will own the mobile app and partner interaction
someone that has managing mobile products and projects in the past
familiar with mobile UI best practices
agile and waterfall
experience with global products and assets
processing real time claims
setting up geolocation for emergencies
setting up geolocation for hospitals
manage a backlog and interact with the agile teams
WHAT DOES RICHMOND HAVE TO OFFER?
One of the most historic cities in the country, Richmond is the state capital of Virginia and steeped in culture. Driving through museum district, you will find yourself hard-pressed to not be moved by the beauty of some of the older neighborhood houses
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"Big city" feel without the drawbacks of living in an actual big city - there is always something new going on downtown, usually within walking distance so no more ubers every weekend
Richmond is the fifth fastest-growing market for IT folks in the U.S. This means there will never be a shortage of new projects for you to work and employers can remain competitive. Businesses are starting to realize the potential for success in the state's capital and more opportunities are sure to follow.
SONNY GUPTA, PARTNER