Senior Product Manager

Job Responsibilities:

Organizational

  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Understand and support inter-team dependencies, and escalate issues as needed

 

Managerial

  • Track progress towards the release of a product
  • Manage cross-functional coordination to test and validate new ideas, features and capabilities through all release phases including requirements, design, specifications, development timelines, and deployment
  • Ensure the squads are fully up to date with latest context and specific tasks
  • Ensures that Project deliverables are of the desired quality and have appropriate endorsements
  • Prioritize and lead the execution of innovative product development together with Design and Engineering while assessing business value and aligning with strategy.

 

Functional

  • Understand key business objectives and strategy of the product.
  • Provide target vision on final output and features (product backlog) and share expertise on product specifications, business requirements and customer needs
  • Conduct data analysis and interpret data to answer key business questions.
  • Integrate user and usability research, market analysis and customer feedback into the product development roadmap.
  • Interface cross-functionally with marketing and customer success to align new and future product releases.
  • Define and understand metrics to measure the success of new product launches.
  • Lead squad events (e.g. daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review)
  • Actively manage the JIRA backlog defining user stories and acceptance criteria and refining with the team
  • Work with developers and subject-matter experts to understand the work effort for a requirement.
  • Set and communicate release date and scope with the squad.
  • Create mockups and prototypes to assist with the development.
  • Lead and coordinate troubleshooting of incidents during product testing prior to release .

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Business administration or related qualification
  • Experience in related field: Minimum 5 years of experience and above
  • Proven experience in a product strategy or requirements intake role (e.g. business analyst)
  • Experience in agile development with technology teams
  • Prior exposure to the Insurance is a plus
  • Deep understanding and experience with Agile methodologies and systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English and Arabic

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