Technical Product Manager

  • Job Reference: CLR27072020
  • Salary: £┬úCompetitive
  • Location: London
  • Contact: Jamie Smith on +44 (0) 20 3372 6991 or jamie@claretrecruitment.com

Our Client is a groundbreaking investor communications platform. They are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join their exciting team.

 

Within the team, the technical product manager will:

 

  • Help to set the vision for the platform and define the most efficient road to achieve it.
  • Work in partnership between the functional product managers and the development team to ensure the development process is as efficient as possible.
  • Generate product requirements proactively from customer interaction, industry trends and analysis of platform performance.
  • Ensure that the proxy voting product proves highly competitive in terms of capabilities and client experience vs competitor products.

 

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories, functional specifications use cases and work units.
  • Ensure adherence of product to all internal and external compliance, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ultimately own and lead new initiatives to consistently deliver a leading product and service proposition.
  • Demonstrate superior persuasion and influencing skills that ensure alignment between customer/functional product manager and development team
  • Prioritise continuously in accordance with the understanding and validation of customer problems and needs.
  • Engage frequently (over 50% of the time) between the functional product team and development team; facilitate discussion, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions.
  • Act as an ongoing partner with the Development Team to ensure healthy development process.
  • Create functional understanding and expertise by working with functional teams.
  • Educate functional team members on key technical aspects of the platform that are to be considered during the product design process
  • Contribute to engineering process improvements to increase team productivity. Work with key customers, partners, and early adopters to understand their specific requirements and to triage incoming requests

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Proven track record of managing large complex B2B SaaS / Cloud products
  • Strong technical background. Experience and knowledge related to Databases, REST APIs and Cloud technologies
  • Ability to have meaningful technology and design discussions and evaluate solutions
  • Profound understanding of agile product management principles and UX best practices
  • Experienced in delivering PRDs/User stories for engineering and QA teams with prioritized features and corresponding justification
  • Experience with analytics tools, and making data-driven decisions
  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to dive into new business domains
  • Meticulous, structured and detail-oriented, while also having the ability to see the big-picture
  • Leadership, enthusiasm, proactivity and a can-do attitude
  • Able to work in a dynamic, high paced environment and adjust to changing requirements driven by a fast-moving market

 

If this job description matches your experience, please do not hesitate to apply below!

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