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Manager - Product Manager

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  14-Oct-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  306333

Manager – Product Manager

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 

 

Transformation Delivery overview
Transformation Delivery, a part of Business Consulting, is a multi-disciplinary group of transformation experts who help bring about complex change, organised into three teams: Project, Programme & Portfolio Management, Agile & Product Management, and Capital Programme Delivery. The team support our clients’ journey end to end from shaping to execution on large-scale transformations to create successful outcomes.

 

About Agile & Product Management
Agile & Product Management works with organisations to re-imagine what it means to grow, looking beyond the financial and solving the problems that really matter. Bringing together product managers, business analysts and agile transformation leads, we support our clients to outcome-centric success from design to delivery to optimisation through the creation of new propositions, digitally enabled products and data.

 

The opportunity
As a Product Manager you will define and deliver market-facing and digitally enabled products for our clients.  Working within a cross-functional team, you will be responsible for defining product visions, building delivery backlogs and roadmaps and then overseeing the transition of product features from concept to design to implementation and release.  You will balance a user centered approach with a more pragmatic delivery focus to achieve measurable results for our client. 

 

You will help to shape and build our product management capability and market proposition by contributing to a range of practice development initiatives.

 

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Accountability for the delivery of major digital product components
  • Develop product vision and roadmaps across brand, process, people, commercial, experience and technology 
  • Manage feature prioritisation in complex stakeholder environments across multiple business functions - Product, Marketing, Sales, Service, Finance and Technology
  • Identify and define new product requirements using an integration combination of requirements elicitation techniques - qualitative research, quantitative research, stakeholder workshops, current state analysis, competitor research, etc.
  • Develop and implement quantitative methods to measure the success of delivered products and drive continuous improvement
  • Lead the functional definition of key features at a detailed user story implementation level, working with architects and developers to ensure viability and delivery
  • Lead a team of business analysts to ensure all elements of the feature being defined are considered including business alignment, operational impact, non-functional needs and launch methodology
  • Work in a consultative manner with client organisations to refine and optimise their approach to change delivery 
  • Champion the development of the product management discipline, including mentoring and training of more junior team members

 

 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Robust point of view and vision for the future of chosen industries and functional areas
  • Personal resilience and resourcefulness to advocate for and deliver change in the face of organisational resistance
  • Creative, high energy and high impact, with the ability to inspire innovation and build consensus on new products and services
  • Detail orientated with clear experience of turning high level ideas into detailed, tangible requirements that can be related back to client outcomes
  • Broad understanding of digital and customer-led change activities across finance, research, service design, process, operating model, technology, marketing and user experience

 

 

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelors and / or Masters degree in design, business or technology subject areas or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated track record involved in the creation and optimisation of over 3 large digital products, with responsibility on each that extends beyond software delivery
  • Credible functional expert, with demonstrable track record in at least one of marketing, sales/eCommerce, service, technology or finance
  • Demonstrated track record of successful new business scale-up
  • Strong people management capability and track record in line management of consulting organisations
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to produce high-quality written deliverables in fluent English 
  • A willingness to travel and work in client sites, both in the UK and overseas as and when required

 

 

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Industry recognised qualifications or certifications in applicable product management areas - SAfE, General Assembly Product Management, etc.
  • Recognised brand and prominence in chosen field - e.g. large social media following, track record of industry publications, participation in industry bodies or contribution to industry standards

 

What working at EY offers 
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

 

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

 

Apply now.

 

Please note: Prior to finalising your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters! 

 

EY | Building a better working world

 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. 

 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. 

 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues.
 

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