Job Title: Web Product Manager (1 year contract in Austin, Texas)
The Senior Product Manager will manage various applications within our Advisor Center website.
For each assigned area, the Senior Product Manager will be expected to:
o interview clients and internal stakeholders to understand user needs
o gather competitive intelligence and best practices
o write detailed business requirements
o collaborate with the development and QA teams to manage the implementation of technology projects
o manage internal communication, coordination, and rollout of new enhancements
o prioritize reported issues and enhancement requests
The person in this role should be a self-starter with a well-rounded skill set to work effectively on a variety of initiatives.
Specifically, this person should have:
o The ability to think strategically and analytically. Understand the details of the business, and synthesize them to set a clear direction and priority for enhancements to the applications.
o Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively via email, voice and during presentations.
o Detailed and collaborative oriented work style.
o Ability to overcome obstacles and successfully execute on multiple projects simultaneously.
Additional Job Details: o Bachelor's degree required. Post graduate degree and knowledge of the financial services industry is a plus.
o 3-5 years of product management or business analysis experience. Experience in iterative development and usability are a plus
o Ability to develop and articulate business requirements; must possess strong analytical and project management skills.
o Ability to thrive in highly-collaborative work environment. Must have the ability to liaison between business, marketing and technology partners. Role will require the ability to effectively communicate with technology, design, and marketing teams to finalize requirements that will be used as input for developing technology design and functional coding specifications.
o Must be a creative thinker and have a keen interest in ensuring the best possible online experience for clients; possess a fine attention to detail and a disciplined approach to developing applications.
o Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple simultaneous project assignments
o Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.