Our international partner dealing with tax free shopping is looking for a candidate for the position of Technical Product Manager / IT Business Analyst in Vienna.
As a Product Manager you will manage teh company’s software product that is used to refund Tax Free Shopping transactions at Refund Offices and Exchange Bureaus at international airports and land borders. You possess a unique blend of business and technical knowledge with big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality in collaboration with Business Units and Engineering teams.
Strategic direction of the product is set by you as well as defining the roadmap, generating Product requirements, determining specifications, setting priorities and timetables and assuring the successful execution of the implementation.
You are capable to establish a deep understanding of the business process and business rules within a short time, so that you can consult the organization in matters relating to your Product and the refund process as such. Therefore you also understand the business and process requirements raised by internal business units as well as refund agents.
You are working as part of the SCRUM team in your role as Product Owner representing the business view and setting the priorities of the features to be implemented.
An Associate Product Manager is reporting to you and supports you in delivering your tasks.
As Product Manager you are interacting with the Business Units, Commercial Units as well as all other functions inside the Product Organization and Technology.
Responsibilities and key competencies
Managing the entire technical product life cycle considering strategic planning to tactical activities
Establish visions, define strategy, get agreement and funding, driving delivery - towards BU, management, customers
Responsible to ensure low operational efforts and smooth deployment e.g. by packaging the product, reducing manual tasks, etc.
Agree and maintain the Product Strategy and Roadmap
Maps user needs with strategic direction and objectives
Owns, prioritizes and maintains the Product Backlog (in collaboration with Business Units and Engineering)
Act as Product Owner (with support of the team resources) in the SCRUM team
Defines the product requirements based on inputs from Products department, global projects and Technology strategy
Responsible to deliver User Stories to the Engineering
Owns and maintains the product budget (incl. development and operation)
Assesses market feedback and drives product evolution and innovation
Promotes the product internally and to external customers and partners
Establishes and manages KPIs for the product and optimizes TCO (development and operation)
The holder of the position reports solid-line to VP, Product Management
The holder of the position collaborates with Engineering, Business Units and the Commercial organizations
Extensive experience in managing software Products
Very strong business analysis skills and ability to understand and shape efficient processes
People Management skills in virtual and intercultural teams
Ability to motivate team members - direct reports as well as team members in matrix organization
Understanding end user’s needs and behaviour using mobile apps
Organizational, presentation and planning skills
Ability to analyse business requirements
Working as Product Owner in SCRUM / Agile environments
Understands transactional business and handing financial transactions in a real time environment
Demonstrates strategic thinking with a strong analytic background
Ability to define business process and business rules with a strong technical focus - actively seeks innovative ways to improve processes, products, and user experience
Ability to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design from which Products are enhanced and developed
Proven ability to quickly learn processes, business rules and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent presentation skills and an ability to engage audiences
Ability to effectively collaborate with others to reach mutually agreeable outcomes
Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
Demonstrates and communicates a "can do" attitude and positive outlook, minimizing negative behaviours
Fluent in English
Wide, extensive knowledge of multiple infrastructure/application technologies including (but not limited to): SOA, Web services, Application development, Peripheral handling, testing approach
For this position applies a collective minimum basic salary with disposition to overpayment depending on the professional quality and experience. Additionally you can influence your possible target salary positively by your effort and commitment.