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PwC Product Owner - Healthcare - Manager in Buffalo, New York

Specialty/Competency: PPM

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Advisory Acceleration Centre is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive - level of abilities and/or a proven record of success defining requirements, assisting with the overall product roadmap, vision, and driving value at the scrum team level in the following areas:

  • Works closely with teams and are the “voice of the customer”, ensures the needs of the end-user are incorporated into the product from design to deployment;

  • Authors functional user stories which are used to support the day to day development of new features and capabilities;

  • Defines and communicates the minimum viable product (MVP) for a given application/product and the supporting release plans;

  • Collaborates with Product Managers and technology stakeholders (e.g., Systems Architects) to define new and or enhanced product requirements and functionality;

  • Collaborates with Product Managers to the support the prioritization of feature enablers defined by architects within the product roadmap;

  • Works daily with teams to provide answers, feedback and direction on work items, enablers, and user stories;

  • Consults Product Managers for guidance and clarity on the product vision, roadmap, and requirements;

  • Collaborates with Scrum Masters to ensure the work managed by teams achieves the highest value relative to needs and priority of the business;

  • Collaborates with Scrum Masters and teams to define the sprint plan based on the priority outlined within the overall product vision and roadmap;

  • Prioritizes the sprint backlog (as part of the sprint planning ceremony) based on the sequencing / ranking of features defined in the product roadmap;

  • Refines product requirements based on the input obtained through sprint showcases and demos;

  • Creates and authors user stories with detailed acceptance criteria written in the customers’ voice;

  • Collaborates with the team to prepare the estimates for the user stories within the product backlog;

  • Conducts the formal review and acceptance of user stories implemented by a team within a sprint;

  • Drives the execution of user acceptance testing (UAT) activities with support from business and technology team members;

  • Supports and participates in program level ceremonies including product increment (PI) planning sessions with input and consultation from the Product Manager; and,

  • Performs functional reviews as part of sprint demos and showcases along with the Product Manager and Delivery Manager.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisorymanager.

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