Product Manager

Job title: Product Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Seattle
Remote: No
Reference: 412782
Contact name: Bianca Urbina
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Length of Contract: 11 months

Location or Remote: Seattle WA or Arizona

Client Overview: Our client is an American multinational chain of coffeehouses and roastery reserves headquartered in Seattle, Washington

Position Overview: This role will recognize and articulate business problems or opportunities, define target metrics, and create well-formed epics or user stories for engineering teams, who can then design, build, release, and monitor technical solutions efficiently.


·         Partners with business and technology stakeholders on problem definition and to drive alignment on business goals within their product space

·         Defines strategic roadmaps in collaboration with stakeholders to identify learning objectives and outcomes and leads prioritization of work 

·         Defines OKRs for their product space, updating stakeholders on progress

·         Works with team leaders to develop budgets, and investment forecasts that enable the product development lifecycle, from design to sunset as appropriate 

·         Partners closely with learning suppliers to capture and prioritize design elements, inspect and adapt curriculum in response to learner feedback and measure impact 

·         Effectively collaborates with both senior managers and working teams to position and support learning initiatives aligned to Technology strategy 

·         Demonstrates creative problem-solving, calm under pressure, a sense of humor and strong empathy for customers and collaborators 

·         Develops working level of knowledge in a specific product domain space of digital learning within the company and the overall industry. 

·         Able to manage tradeoffs on scope, resources, timeline on small to medium sized feature sets 

·         Responsible for growing broad awareness and uptake of services through impactful storytelling and data-driven communication and multi-modal marketing strategies

·         Collaborates with peers to support high-priority initiatives in service to the larger team objectives when needed 

·         Stays abreast of L&D and employee engagement trends and leverages knowledge in contributing to product solutions. Makes recommendations and plans innovative products and features. 

·         Collaborates with technical working teams to apply knowledge/expertise in refining requirements, understanding technical debt and non-functional features to prioritize appropriately 

·         Builds effective relationships with key stakeholders and cross functional teams across the enterprise

Key Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of industry experience in a technology environment (with a record of successfully delivering complex products or initiatives.
  • 8+ years of experience developing and delivering learning programs, products, or services to adult learners
  • Competency with tools such as learning management systems, SharePoint, content/curriculum authoring, data visualization. 
  • Skilled at presenting to and influencing at various organizational altitudes, including executives, managers, and individual contributors. 
  • Hands on experience developing roadmaps, priorities, features, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/ prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced, changing environment with variety of stakeholders. 
  • Detailed and results-oriented, able to analyze data to justify product decisions and apply key learnings. 
  • Ability to apply knowledge of business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities. 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills 
  • Consistently uses communications skills to influence outcomes within a known skillset. 
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Knowledge of agile development practices, methodologies, and tools

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