Accenture Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences. Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/interactive) .
Digital Products creates value for our clients, their employees, and their customers. We design and build impactful experiences fueled by Technology that change the way people work and live. Our team collaborates cross -functionally across the US and Canada. With expertise in product strategy, design, innovation, and delivery transformation at scale, assisting with design thinking, integrating user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for native mobile, web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.
Are you a passionate Product Manager that’s delivered in a fast-paced delivery environment?
Here at Accenture Interactive, we are solving complex problems and building intelligent, human-centric experiences across digital platforms that change the world through innovative experiences! If this interests you, lets connect!
Accenture works with the world’s largest companies and government agencies to enable innovation at scale, while keeping customer, employee and user experience at the forefront of what we do. We are recognized leaders and partner with some of the most recognizable names in the technology space, plus we work with over 90% of Fortune 100 companies.
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As a Product Manager within Accenture Interactive, you’ll bring a keen desire to positively impact the humans around you, collaborate and deliver products by connecting your skills and know-how of diverse teams and design tools. A strong ability to lead others creatively, being mindful of technical feasibility and collaborate with key stakeholders to bring a vision to life sets you and your team on the path of success to bring lasting value to our clients.
Ensures customer and stakeholder value is delivered by the product team
Proactively plans and manages cross-functional team communications and keeps product team apprised of key decisions
Collaborates with client to develop new feature business cases
Identifies key questions to help and solve critical problems throughout an engagement and ensures the final product meets the business need, delivers maximum value and delights users
Facilitates trade-off decisions, when needed, by balancing business needs, customer experience and technical feasibility
Manages and prioritizes product backlog by working with stakeholders for maximum efficiency
Enables continuous communication and manages customer and stakeholder feedback by synthesizing and integrating it in the product roadmap
Evangelizes and upholds agile practices and methodologies
Establish and responsible for ensuring correct user story definition and acceptance criteria for the product backlog
Supports the team by working towards removing obstacles and distractions
Proven ability to build, manage and foster teams of 4 – 20 people throughout the entire delivery lifecycle
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Ability to communicate and articulate status with senior executive leadership
Helps establish product vision and ensures adherence continuously from cross-functional teams
Actively participates in release planning and contributes to PI planning
Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
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Here’s what you need:
Minimum of 4 years of product management and delivery experience
Minimum of 4 years proven ability to create, manage and deliver a successful Product Roadmap
Minimum of years client-facing responsibility or accountability for product delivery
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience
Bonus points if:
Analytical and strategic decision-making coupled with a product planning and prioritization
A solid understanding and ability to describe and articulate the roles within a product team and responsibilities of the role within a full-scale product team
Extensive knowledge of a product delivery model from inception to execution
Requires strong analytical, data-driven mindset that keeps the end user at the heart of product creation
Ability to partner with clients to set goals and measures of success for product teams
Ability to manage conflict within an organization regarding planning and prioritization
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Using and /or creating JIRA, Rally, Version One boards to track project scope
Comfortable creating content from scratch to tell the product story
Using Invision/ Zeplin to comment and prepare design and scrum teams
Experience in SAFe, Scrum, Lean, Kanban
Certification in Agile (POPM, APM, CSPO)
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