Product Manager

Deadline: 02 March 2020

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Product/Project Management

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

Looking for a person who will be responsible for the success of a product and leading the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it. Set the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line. The position may also include marketing, forecasting, and profit and loss (P&L) responsibilities.

Provide the deep product expertise needed to lead the organization and make strategic product decisions. Analyze market and competitive conditions, laying out a product vision that is differentiated and delivers unique value based on customer demands. Plan and execute many activities from strategic to tactical and provides important cross-functional leadership — most notably between software development, marketing, sales, and support teams.

Job responsibilities

  • Strategy

To be responsible for setting a product vision and strategy. Clearly articulate the business value to the product team so they understand the intent behind the new product or product release. The product manager owns the roadmap and must prioritize building what matters most to achieve the strategic goals and initiatives behind the product.

  • Releases

Must plan what their teams will deliver and the timeline for implementation. The product manager is responsible for defining the release process and coordinating all of the activities required to improve product's position in the market. This involves bridging gaps between different functions within the company and aligning all of the teams involved — namely marketing, sales, and customer support. Responsibilities also include managing dependencies in and across releases to complete release phases and milestones.

  • Ideation

Every organization wants better ideas — but it is tough to manage and prioritize them. Product manager own the creative process of generating, developing, and curating new ideas. They determine which ideas should be promoted into features to push the product strategy forward — namely those that will achieve key objectives for the product line and business. To this end, they also ensure that feedback and requests are seamlessly integrated into their product planning and development processes. Product managers then communicate the status of ideas back to the customers, partners, and internal team members who submitted them.

  • Features

Must prioritize features by ranking them against the strategic goals and initiatives. This requires making difficult trade-off decisions based on the value that new features will deliver to customers and to the business. The product manager is also responsible for defining the requirements for each feature and the desired user experience. Product manager should work closely with engineering on the technical specifications and ensure that teams have all of the information they need to deliver a complete product to market.

Required qualifications

 

  • Solid technical understanding of software products combined with 2+ years of working experience
  • Solid understanding of software product life cycle management and severe attention to details
  • Experience with cross-platform mobile and web application development is a strong advantage
  • Experience with building Flutter application and successfully launching them to production is a strong advantage
  • Experience/Certification with Scrum/Agile and proficiency in Atlassian JIRA and Confluence is an advantage
  • “Can-Do” attitude that fosters a positive productive working environment, especially in stressful or pressured situations
  • An energetic and passionate personality
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding presentation, communication and information sharing skills
  • Fluency in English language

Required candidate level: Mid level

Additional information

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a CV to [email protected] email address with a note of "Product Manager" in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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Professional skills

Product management

Project management

Soft skills

Problem solving 

Analytical skills

Communication skills

Team management

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Contact details

Website http://minnova.am

Address: 8 Tumanyan St, Yerevan, Armenia