New Ventures Product Manager

PwC - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.0


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Job Description
PwC established New Ventures to invest in new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market.

New Ventures identifies, develops, and commercializes technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other IP-based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within the Firm, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue.

The product management team is responsible for

understanding and meeting market and customer requirements, technology trends, and the competitive field.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or a related field.

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Developing digital products, release planning, and creating roadmaps;
  • Managing and creating backlog/requirements and utilizing prioritization planning;
  • Creating competitive analyses for potential products to drive appropriate segmentation approaches and to develop preliminary business cases refining them all as emergent information arises;
  • Understanding of software development and associated methods/frameworks;
  • Understanding of design and/or user experience principles;
  • Identifying and understanding product performance drivers and establishing success metrics; and,
  • Utilizing software tools used in agile development (e.g. Jira, Rally 1, Pivotal).
Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Working with high level UX principles such as user stories, pretotype/prototype development approaches and information architecture and customer/product research methodologies (e.g., A/B testing and MVT);
  • Designing engaging user experiences for desktop, web, or mobile apps;
  • Designing, conducting and analyzing customer and prospect interviews;
  • Creating business cases for new features based on needs assessment and feasibility;
  • Generating requirement documents to share product features and decisions to all stakeholders;
  • Working with UI/UX and development teams taking features from concept through to deployment in an agile based process; and
  • Managing backlogs, feature reviews, and postmortems on sprints and deployments.