Technical Project Manager UX/UI Technical Project Manager UX/UI …

Eximius Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 21
£500-600 per day Outside IR35
Eximius Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 21
£500-600 per day Outside IR35
Posted by:
Darryl Tweed • Recruiter
Posted by:
Darryl Tweed
Recruiter
This role requires strong project management skill to coordinate and manage across departments (e.g., ADAPT, AAG, Partnership, Marketing) as well as external parties (e.g., 3rd party software developer, 3rd party design firms). This role is also responsible for upward management of senior Practice team members and Partner-level Product Leaders, to facilitate alignment and support decision making.

The technical project Manager will be responsible for product development. 

  • Work with Practices, UX/UI designers and engineers to scope the work and develop an executable plan, including resource needs, timelines, and costs
  • Understand and practice lean startup and MVP concept, short development cycle and getting product out to the market quickly.
  • Translate product roadmap into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Groom backlogs and lead day-to-day team in traditional Agile ceremonies (stand-ups, sprint showcases, retrospectives)
  • Software product discovery

  • Help solution and product leaders (Bain partners) assess concept viability through build/buy/partner analysis, experiment in case work and run user research to understand user pain points and test out concepts to understand what user values
  • Empathize and leverage human-centered approach to identify and design effective solutions
  • Define and implement product vision and requirements, develop business cases and assist practices with funding requests
  • Work with Practices, UX/UI designers and engineers to scope the work and develop an executable plan, including resource needs, timelines, and costs
  • Understand and practice lean startup and MVP concept, short development cycle and getting product out to the market quickly
  • Software product development & pilot

  • Help define product vision and strategy, develop product roadmap
  • Leading and facilitation of product innovation and ideation workshops, using user-centric design methodologies (e.g., personas, customer journeys), customer and end-user research, lo-fi wire-framing, divergent & convergent thinking approaches
  • Translate product roadmap into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Groom backlogs and lead day-to-day team in traditional Agile ceremonies (stand-ups, sprint showcases, retrospectives)
  • Define product pricing, product KPI, track and monitor performance against target, manage P&L, create sales & marketing collateral and support selling and on-boarding
  • Help manage scope, requirements, resources, time, cost, quality, risks, and communications for projects
  • Proactively identify risks, issues and dependencies and troubleshoot with input from Senior Manager
  • Work with solution architects and other stakeholders to define and maintain appropriate non-functional software requirements, ensure compliance over time
  • Use common Agile software tools to manage the project and requirements (e.g., Trello, Jira)
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    Product team management (internal & external)

  • Lead a cross-functional project team – designers, engineers, business stakeholders, data scientists, UX researchers, often virtually and across time-zones, consisting of Bain and supplier resources. 
  • Partner with the design team to deliver top quality UX/UI, and working with engineers to ensure best technology build and approach
  • Manage commercial and technical relationships with product vendors as well as outsourced development partners and manage supplier performance.

Required:

  • BA / MSc or equivalent undergraduate degree with strong academic credentials

Preferred:

  • MBA from recognized institution
  • Computer Science degree
  • Formal project management qualification (eg PMP, PRINCE2 or Agile PM)

Required:

  • 5-8+ years successful track record in B2B software product management

Preferred:

  • Experience in Product Management in Consulting Firms.

Required

  • Proven success in leading high-quality product discovery (product vision, user needs, business objectives,  technology feasibility) and agile product development
  • Experience in user-centered design, wireframing, product roadmap, storyboards, grooming backlogs, user stories, acceptance criteria, product KPI, commercialization, Product P&L and pricing, marketing and sales collaterals
  • Experience working with design team to deliver top quality UX/UI, and working with engineers to ensure best technology build and approach
  • Experience in managing 3rd party software development vendors or software providers, and also 3rd party design firms
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Articulate and confident in presenting in front of senior Bain Partners and ability to influence and guide their decisions
  • Comfort working independently in a fast-paced environment and ability to work under pressure
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse stakeholders at all levels – e.g., able to discuss technical issues with a non-technical audience
  • Passion for digital and innovation, results focused
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