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Product Manager

Job title: Product Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Discipline: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 413128
Contact name: Alexandra Wolfsberger
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Product Manager

Owns a product or multiple features propose enhancements to the feature, and participate in the execution of changes to product features/functions

• Represents the product organization in the execution of elements of the product roadmap, working with resources across (and potentially outside) the organization.

• Translates user requirements into features to guide the deliverables of the agile development team.

• May serve as the product owner, representing the product needs to the agile development team.

• Accountable for planning for and supporting the performance of a feature, under direction.

• Leads structured meetings, clearly communicating expectations, plans, and requirements for the product. Ensures that stakeholders are kept up to date on progress.

• Manages expectations. Facilitates process mapping, gap analysis, data flow to help assess business implications of feature, tool, or platform.

• Receives general direction to guide their work.

• Conducts analysis to determine how features are performing and how they can be improved, including trend line analysis, multivariate analysis, etc.

• Can build the necessary model to assess impact to KPIs and user/value.

• Reviews and interprets metrics and reports regularly on the state of their assigned /feature.

• Develops hypotheses on the performance of a feature and the expected outcome.

• Can deconstruct competitor offerings and glean and share insights with the relevant Nike communities.

• Briefs the research team to ensure that their feature is tagged appropriately, to reach the expected outcome.

• Possesses and/or acquires in depth knowledge of the relationship between business processes and the product you support.

• Capable of reviewing and understanding operational processes within the related areas of the business and identifying area for improvement or innovation, evaluating potential cost-benefits.

• Proposes feature changes to the product that align with and advance the roadmap. Writes up full specifications for the proposed changes.

• Participates in brainstorming sessions.

• Develops and maintains a deep understanding of the different customers of the feature and applies this in developing proposals and executing changes.

• Applies to persona (s) aligned with a given customer group.

• Able to brief the design team on the UX needs of the feature. Iteratively works with designers to reach the expected outcome.

• Has demonstrated expertise in relevant development tools, with the ability to apply that knowledge independently in their work. Has demonstrated a broad understanding of various software development approaches, including waterfall, agile, scrum, Kanban.

• Maintains awareness of the activities of competitors and the industry in general.

• Has successfully developed and implemented a system/product/service/feature for a customer, evaluated its performance, and proposed and executed approaches to continually improve it.

• Has developed credibility and strong working relationships with technical and creative colleagues.

• Has successfully analyzed the outcome of a landscape change, feature or improvement and developed actionable recommendations.

• Has demonstrated the ability to prioritize feature changes effectively, in consideration of the product roadmap.

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