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PRODUCT LEAD - 324498
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Our Client is looking for a technical product manager that can develop service, maintain and grow relationships with our retail partners.
You will be responsible for the full life cycle of products, which you will achieve by working with business product owners in defining the strategy and road map for various digital products.
You will ensure products are developed efficiently, within budget, using the latest technologies by working very closely with various development teams.
You should be prepared to make decisions with limited information, know how to lead and influence across levels and departments in order to achieve the desired outcome.
You should also be comfortable managing ambiguity and complexity.
You must have a blend of business and technical knowledge that includes a big-picture vision and the capability to make that vision a reality.
Key Competencies and Qualifications
10+ years’ experience in an IT management role in a product-focused business
Able to manage budgets and resource requirements effectively
Good people management skills
Able to delegate, prioritise and manage a diverse workload which spans multiple concurrent products
Excellent communication skills
Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties
Able to motivate and influence dev teams
Able to create and deliver product and project related presentations
Tech savvy and passionate about building products
Experience with best practice agile scrum development
Stakeholder management: continually update stakeholders on product road map strategy, success, learning and progress.
Prioritise product features to drive business value while balancing the needs of customers and stakeholders
Customer Journey mapping
Manage timelines, work scope and project budgets
Build and maintain relationships with brands and IT implementation teams
Source and manage 3rd party creative and development teams
Assemble, manage and guide cross functional teams for optimal product execution
Drive UX and usability principles and best practices
Strategic team growth (creating job spec, interview and recruit)
Research & Development and evaluation of new technologies