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PRODUCT MANAGER (ANDROID AND IOS MOBILE APPS) - 370742
PRODUCT MANAGER (ANDROID AND IOS MOBILE APPS)
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Diploma in a related field and a minimum of 3 to 5 years Product Management experience, of which a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Product Development environment is required.
In the event that a candidate does not have a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in a related field, an equivalent experience requirement must be met, which equates to a minimum of 6 years of Product Management experience, of which a minimum of 2 years experience in a Product Development environment is required.
Duties & Responsibilities
Key responsibilities will include:
Building the vision and roadmap for the product discovery portfolio with a special emphasis on the Android and iOS mobile applications.
Working cross-functionally with engineering, design, operations, and executive teams to bring about product enhancements that will improve our frontend experiences.
Working with business owners to understand their strategy, requirements, and priorities in order to translate their needs into projects for frontend engineering teams.
Defining/tracking the metrics and data that will inform all decisions on frontend features and functionality.
Analyzing and understanding project scope and core objectives through workshops with stakeholders to define business requirements.
Eliciting low-level functional requirements and documenting these requirements such that detailed technical specifications can be compiled by engineering teams.
Collaborate with technical lead and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
Evolve appropriate Product Management practices for a responsive, dynamic environment to foster effective execution to commitments.
Be proactive in ensuring that the engineering and QA teams understand the requirements by facilitating backlog grooming and sprint planning sessions and initiating functional clarification sessions where needed.
Set timelines, drive project schedules and lead cross-functional development teams from design through to release.
Review the test plan and test scripts to ensure quality and coverage.
Performing user acceptance testing.
Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the mobile app space.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Must have a proven track record of execution and have the ability to formulate a detailed product roadmap and to execute on that plan.
Ability to wear multiple hats to guide junior product managers, business analysts, UX experts, and engineering to deliver world-class products.
Experience in an e-commerce environment or in a mobile app-based environment would be an advantage.