A career in our New Business Ventures practice, will provide you with the opportunity to invest in new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market. New Business Ventures identifies, develops, and commercialises technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other intellectual property based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within PwC, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue.
As the Product Manager you will lead the development and execution of new Software as a Service product concepts, looking at the product from all angles to make the best decisions for your customer. You will work closely with Client Stakeholders, Tech Leads, and internal subject matter specialists from concept generation to prototype development, client feedback gathering, product launch and commercialisation.
PwC is currently seeking individuals who are creative, passionate and motivated to build scalable, differentiated products that make a meaningful change to clients’ business
Responsibilities would include the following:
Lead product strategy, planning, roadmap and execution to deliver value proposition by defining product requirements, specifications, product timeline, pricing and go-to-market activities, balancing agile product iteration, costs and agile speed to market
Interact with Product Sales Lead to understand customer insights, use cases and competitive analysis to prioritise new product opportunities and improvements
Liaise with product marketing team to support marketing plan, content development, marketing execution and lead generation
Drive information gathering on product concept & related business requirements from selected technical SME’s.
Work closely with development team, project managers, technical team, and business personnel to align business and technical requirements to deliver a marketable product
Chair product development discussions with new business teams to craft core concepts of a product.
Guide new business lead to present the software solution to stakeholders at various junctions on the product development timeline.
Lead client presentation & evaluation sessions during development of the product
Communicate, resolve risks and issues, and coordinate changes related to product development initiatives, escalate when necessary
The role will operate in a team of software product founders, developers, tech leads, UX designers, marketers and sales specialists.
6+ years of experience in software development, systems administration, or other technical development
6+ years working as part of a product development team, with at least 2 years experience managing
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful technology product through agile lifecycle
Experience in developing product strategies and effectively communicating recommendations to senior stakeholders
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work effectively with cross functional teams
Excellent English written and spoken skills.
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or similar is preferred.
Experience with Cyber security, small and medium businesses and/or blockchain is a plus.
Cantonese and/or Mandarin.
Proven success in leading small teams in challenging and collaborative environment Exceptional business acumen and practical knowledge to understand application of current and emerging technologies to deliver business change and realise defined benefits
A driven and enthusiastic leader who constantly anticipates problems, seek new ways to fulfil customer needs and improve SaaS product and commercial results
Proven track record in achieving significant outcomes through influence and persuasion of multiple internal and external stakeholders
Creative problem solving with ability to deliver workable solutions/designs under tight timeframes with limited budgets
Innate curiosity and openness to new ideas. Possess a strong passion for learning & understanding new and emerging technologies, techniques, tools, etc.
Demonstrate commitment and leadership to the principles of the PwC experience
Self-motivated proclivity to experiment and create
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