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Venturit, Inc.
325 East Grand River, 318
East Lansing, MI 48823

United States

Product Manager

India (Pune)

Description

The Product Manager prioritizes, plans and manages product features through the product development process in support of the overall product domain strategy. This role uses business strategy, data/analytics, user experience, customer feedback and technology to create seamless customer experiences. The Product Manager represents the customer/user and has the primary responsibility for defining all product requirements and communicating those requirements to the user experience and technology delivery teams. The Product Manager manages the priority of those requirements to ensure that the highest amount of customer value is being delivered in the fastest time possible.

The Product Manager uses data and analytics to analyze their business and prioritize their product backlog appropriately. They attend all business reviews, supplying product/feature results as necessary. They provide input into business cases when new products/features are being developed.

Responsibilities

  • Represents the customer needs and requirements to drive feature implementation and development with associated technology teams

  • Clearly defines and write user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Reviews and approves large requirements (Epics) and smaller requirements (Stories) based on product/feature strategy

  • Accepts the stories as “done,” validating that the stories meet the acceptance criteria

  • Maintains a prioritized product backlog based on defined business value, aligning with Product Strategy and resource capacity

  • Provides UX/UI approval for the assigned product

  • Understands the “why” behind each Epic and Feature and works with the Product Management team to understand the roadmap, supporting KPIs and are able to clearly communicate to their development teams

  • Uses analytics to monitor product KPIs and ensure success metrics are being met, identifies opportunities for testing and product enhancements based on results

  • Align efforts across product teams, prioritizing as necessary, and driving/facilitating execution to maintain focus and appropriate momentum.

  • Build and leverage solid working relationships with business and product stakeholders, other Product Managers, user experience and technology teams to facilitate successful feature implementation

  • Participates in the team demo and retrospective

  • Provides input into — and helps construct — business case documentation

Requirements

  • Proven work experience in product management or as a junior product manager

  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Education/Experience

  • MBA or Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Communications, or related field

  • 3+ years experience in 2 or more of the following: project management, product management, business analysis, program management or product marketing

Our Culture

  • We’re passionate about the products we build. We break rules that should be broken, bringing constructive and positive change to our customers.

  • We move fast and are ruthlessly prioritizing to test and deliver new products, features, and services to our customers;

  • We believe collaboration is crucial to speedy execution and value in-person interactions across roles;

  • We’re customer-focused; our success and continued growth are driven by products that customers love and actually pay us for;

  • We enjoy each other’s company - whether, at work or company sponsored events, we have fun;

  • We believe in continued personal growth, offering 2 paid days and an allowance for the professional development of your choice.