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Product Manager (Hardware experience)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £550.00 - £600.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Scott McCormick
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-466793

My client, a well known Retail business, has a need for an experienced Product Manager to join their team on a 6 month contract/

Skills relevant for the job

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· A methodical/ analytical approach and great problem-solving skills

· Customer focus, must be able to put the customer first and balance their needs against other relevant factors

· Attitude and the aptitude to learn new product area/domain quickly

· Great presentation and persuasion skills

· Team player who can work collaboratively with other members of the team

· Ownership, responsiveness and commitment towards assigned work

· Strong decision making and prioritization skills, especially when multiple trade-offs are involved and faster decision are required

· Empathy and good listening skills to understand the needs/ pain points of your customers/ stakeholders

· Excellent facilitation to effectively facilitate requirement gathering/elicitation sessions with senior business leaders/ stakeholders

· Supplier management and negotiation skills

· Knowledge of Agile methodologies, writing effective user stories/ acceptance criterions

· Understanding of User Research/ Design Thinking concepts

Experience relevant for this job

· Have proven success in developing product features from conception to go-live, through standard software product development lifecycle and got measurable success across defined key results

· Good domain expertise in the relevant functional area

· Strong stakeholder management experience and understanding of store operations

· Knowledge and experience of product management best practice and methodologies and strong technical acumen

· Technically competent to influence and understand the solution context and approach and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested

· Great prioritization and decision making skills; evidence of making good decisions/ judgements around business priorities based on data

· Experience working with hardware is highly desirable