Duties and Responsibilities
- Strategic Product Management: Create, sustain, and communicate the team’s roadmap, ensuring alignment with strategic priorities. Regularly conduct market research and competitive analysis to inform your decision-making and strategic planning.
- Project Lifecycle Mastery: Proficient in all phases of the software/product development life cycle, demonstrating a deep understanding of both traditional waterfall and agile methodologies. Drive the entire process with a focus on product goals, go-to-market strategy, requirements elicitation, and product launch.
- Pipeline Planning and Maintenance: Plan and maintain a dynamic pipeline of initiatives, projects, and enhancements. Regularly review and prioritize these initiatives, considering business value, resource availability, and strategic alignment.
- Communicative Leadership: Facilitate planning, tracking, and scheduling software deliverables & reporting. Present daily/weekly progress reports and consistently engage with stakeholders to set goals & milestones as needed.
- Technical Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive technical artifacts like Data Flow diagrams, Entity Relationship diagrams, and Design Flow diagrams. This includes developing mock-ups & wireframes for enhancements, enabling clearer communication of requirements and design intent to development teams.
- Product Design and Usability: Collaborate with the UI/UX teams to ensure the product’s user experience is intuitive, satisfying, and aligned with user and market needs. Use this collaborative approach to define features, write product/software specifications, facilitate user studies, iterate based on feedback, and make data-driven decisions.
- Quality Assurance and Testing: Work closely with the QA team to define test cases and scenarios. Participate in final module testing before deployment to production, ensuring developed features meet the specifications and are functional.
- Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with various stakeholders to determine software requirements. Manage regular communications between development, cross-functional teams, and internal business units, ensuring a smooth, coordinated approach to product development.