Randstad Digital Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Digital Product Manager
salary:$60 - $80 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, June 13, 2018
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Digital Product Manager
Digital Product Manager:
Description: Our fortune 500 client located in Boston is search of a Digital Product Manager to join their Innovative high performing design team. This person will thrive on an agile team, understanding the market and industry, bridging the business needs with the solution requirements and accelerating the delivery of ready to execute solutions. The Digital Product Manager will also support innovation workshops and assist in the implementation of the innovation process.
If you are someone who likes a mix of creative and Innovative strategies, then this is the opportunity for you. You will be deeply involved in every aspect of the process to introduce new and innovative solutions to our business and build trust through the delivery of successful digital experiences.
Collaborate with enterprise teams to design and deliver ready to execute solutions
Facilitate Design Thinking workshops to accelerate the development of innovations
Work with Studio team and executive stakeholders to gain alignment on vision, MVP and pilot scope
Communicate solution strategy and details to all relevant participants and keep stakeholders up to date on product process and progress
Gather high level business requirements and identify capabilities and features for development
Work with engineering teams to create the conceptual solution architecture to support innovation solutions
Collaborate with research and UX/UI to deliver visual prototypes for consumer testing
Document process flows, epics, stories and related transition documentation for enterprise development
Lead a design scrum team using Agile best practices to produce required deliverables for ready to execute solutions
Maintain the product roadmap, create project schedules and communicate project status
Ideal candidate has had brief immersion in products that leverage technologies like AI, cognitive computing, VA, bots ad, IOT. (digital / IoT products).
Product Management experience working with 3rd party products [3rd party being startups or tech giants or university incubators]
Innovation thought leader
Demonstrated capability as a leader of leaders; ideally global
Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with sensitive issues, develop others or persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions
Are entrepreneurial, startup minded. You need to be a self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and defining your own direction. And in a pinch, you are able to work outside of your domain: helping sales make a pitch for a new feature you've designed
Highly collaborative, driven by creative excellence and a self-starter
Skilled at bringing people together, highly organized, and has leadership level communication
Outstanding ability to synthesize and articulate both business and technical concepts
Self-motivated, process oriented with a high attention to detail
Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum and Kanba), Jira, Confluence,
Familiarity with Design Thinking principles, project & product management
Understanding of current technology environment & cutting-edge products, services and
Understanding of consumer landscape and its opportunities
Intellectual curiosity and keenness to be involved in making a difference
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
Comfortable with shifting priorities and timelines
Ability to manage multiple strategic partnerships and relationships
Effective presentation & facilitation skills
Ability to communicate with and present to all levels of management
Experience working in a virtual matrix environment with cross functional teams in areas such as operations, UX, IT, finance, product, and legal, and function well in high performing, agile integrated product teams
Author, review, analyze, and document business systems and user requirements producing deliverables such as use cases, user stories, UI mockups, test cases, functional specifications, workflow process diagrams, data flow / data model diagrams
Qualities you bring to the table...
Strategic . You understand communication is at the heart of creating a positive client experience and can maneuver through challenging situations with ease.
Creative . You bring passion to your work and find creative ways to problem-solve with clients.
Intuitive. You're someone with that canny ability to always think one step ahead and see where the world is headed.
Confident . You're friendly, professional and poised, whether you're brainstorming with our team, running meetings or making client presentations.
Passionate . You love what you do, give everything you've got and are continually seeking ways to grow in your craft.
Friendly . You're a breath of fresh air. You work well with the team. You contribute ideas in a positive manner. You're also a great listener.