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Junior Product Manager: Facilities

Western CapeSouth Africa
6 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Determine what data needs to be gathered to inform decision making around product requirements
  • Conduct on-the-ground analysis of processes to make informed decisions
  • Gather and use quantitative and qualitative data to help formulate product requirements
  • Extract key insights from data for post-launch impact analysis
  • Suggest ideas to solve customer challenges and validate them in close collaboration with UX
  • Clearly communicate requirements to UX/UI design resources
  • Work with design resources to finalize the customer experience for a particular feature
  • Take end-to-end ownership of product development including documentation, implementation, testing, launch, and success metric monitoring
  • Facilitate backlog grooming and planning ceremonies
  • Clarify project requirements and create acceptance criteria with QA
  • Perform pre-launch user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Collaborate with technical teams to document high-level non-functional requirements
  • Apply understanding of system architecture to help shape functional requirements
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders for a project are correctly identified and consulted
  • Have a deep understanding of core stakeholder pain-points / objectives related to a project
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders, related to a specific project(s), including obtaining senior stakeholder buy-in for requirements and relevant project status communications
  • Take initiative to identify critical problems and drive solutions
  • Understand the product vision and strategy
  • Contribute to the roadmap to execute the product strategy

Attributes required:

  • Passion for understanding unique, ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean solutions
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to verbalize, visualize and communicate outcomes or technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to various stakeholder groups
  • Good technical understanding of software development processes
  • Good business analysis skills - analytical and able to use data to make decisions
  • Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including technical and non-technical individuals

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Diploma in a related field with at least 3 years of business analysis experience or exposure (through projects or responsibilities) OR 1 year of product management experience or exposure (through projects or responsibilities)
  • If the degree/diploma qualification requirement isn't met, at least 6 years of business analysis experience or exposure (through projects or responsibilities) OR 4 years of product management experience or exposure (through projects or responsibilities)
  • Experience working with data analytics tools (e.g. Excel, SQL, BigQuery, DBeaver)
  • Experience working with wireframing tools is preferable
  • Experience in working with Android applications
  • Design Thinking experience will be highly advantageous
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Takealot.com is an online store, our services are fast, reliable delivery to your door. You shop for anything you can imagine, such as TVs, laptops, cell phones, etc.

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