PwC Digital Products - Product Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia
Specialty/Competency: Advisory - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.
Our team are the general managers of commercial and internal products. They sit at the intersection of the business, user experience, and the technology that solve our customer and end-user problems. They design, develop and manage activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life. Product Management’s involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades, maintenance of the product or product line. For commercial products, it also includes commercialization, Go To Market planning, sales, and other key business support activities.
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 :
Additional Educational Requirements :
In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Mathematics
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader managing the development and utilization of technology, emphasizing the following areas:
Managing projects by defining and achieving project outcomes and meeting project key performance metric targets;
Utilizing and applying into projects knowledge of IT implementation and maintenance, learning initiatives, operations reporting, metrics, marketing and communications;
Exploring new technologies & assembling and managing product teams by working closely with engineering team and stakeholders;
Working in small multidisciplinary teams to help build products that are beneficial to our consultants and their clients;
Demonstrating flexibility by working to define requirements while simultaneously designing for those requirements;
Establishing a successful collaboration model with business leadership teams and functional leadership teams;
Developing and maintaining relationships with key management within significant vendor organizations and leveraging those relationships to solve any relationship issues and to stay current with technology and other developments within those companies;
Presenting at meetings and conferences to create awareness of product strategy and generate excitement for future business opportunities;
Providing valuable stakeholder feedback to address and taking action to meet the firm's strategic goals;
Representing stakeholders and setting product and project vision;
Working with the development team, by creating and managing a product road-map;
Prioritizing new features/development and establishing execution is completed;
Managing/coaching small multidisciplinary product teams and collaborating with designers, business users, and developers to innovate and drive product development;
Being an influential voice on behalf of the customer (our consultants and their clients) constantly thinking about their needs and the reflection of those needs in the products we deliver; and,
Producing visual prototype and functions.
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