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Product Manager / Venture Builder
- 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
- Bonus Program
- 26 holidays
- Training & Learning opportunities
- Laptop & Smartphone
- 32-40 hours p.w.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.
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As a team:
We are at the forefront of applying cutting-edge innovation to drive business outcomes. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level.
You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working on technology enabled cutting-edge products and services that solve real customer pain points. As part of the product team you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job while applying your core product management skills and collaborating with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
In our team you will learn:
To ideate and generate long lists and then select opportunities where ventures can be created with/for Accenture clients OR to solve a customer pain point
To develop or create powerful brands, by working closely with creative teams
Practical ways to test hypothesis in the market with a frugal and innovative approach to venture building
To collaborate on multidisciplinary teams to create products and services that address real customer pain points across a range of industries and geographies.
To work with Product Owners, Technical Architects, Business Analysts, Designers, Researchers and Customer Leads
To test innovation ideas in the market and to own responsibility for project viability, market attractiveness, competitive assessments, product feature alignment, market segmentation, pricing and a beachhead go-to-market plan
To lead and work positively and effectively within highly talented, constructive and experienced teams. This is very much a role that requires balance and flexibility between discipline and creativity and also requires being adaptable and practical within fast-changing environments.
To utilise the very best approaches in growth hacking to seed and grow the ventures you are supporting
As a Product Manager you will:
Identify pain points using customer development techniques informed by primary and secondary research.
Understand the needs of the client and creating fast feedback loops to confirm the understanding.
Build out a product roadmap
Utilize real world data, customer feedback and metrics on the product to ruthlessly prioritize the product road map and back-log.
Continuously learn and grow new and existing product, technical and consulting skills; moving from Product Manager to ultimately become a Product Leader
Collaborate and effectively communicate within your development team, product team, and client team.
Work with cross-functional teams
Collaborate across borders, leverage virtual tools to enable remote and distributed work when necessary
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
Minimum 2 years’ experience in Product Management (not project management) across either B2B or B2C products
Ability to articulate the "Why" for products they create or develop
Customer Development experience
Research oriented (equipped with best practice) and curious about constantly evolving customer needs
Ability to shape a strategic plan and set a product vision
Have an excellent grasp of the product management lifecycle
Excellent data driven communicator with the ability to influence and drive outcomes across multi-disciplinary teams
Ability to work as a hub to all of the other spokes such as technology, marketing, operations, finance and other teams driving the business
Plugged into virtual product communities and constantly building their product management skills set
Experience with product pricing
Expert use of productivity and collaboration stacks to deliver high performance businesses
Ability to create a financial model and truly understand/evolve the business model to maximise value creation for the business
Developing product documentation that assists in better quality technology product development (User Stories, Journeys, Epics, Personas etc)
Lead on stakeholder communication
Ability to work with Marketing and Sales to develop collateral that helps customers with their pain points
Manage client expectations and needs against market viability and technical feasibility
Help clients evaluate and prioritize innovation initiatives
Help clients move from idea to growth, to cashflow and growth
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)
Ability to excel in a dynamic, ever-changing environment
Set yourself apart:
Strong interpersonal and people management skills, or consulting experience
History of working with designers and other product managers to launch products
Experience in creating rapid prototypes using tools such as Marvel &/or Figma
Strong functional knowledge of AI and Machine Learning
Strong functional knowledge of blockchain
Experience working with technology and development teams across the Software Development Lifecycle journey
Knowledge of No Code or Low Code platforms (e.g. Bubble) that can accelerate product validation exercises
Execllent understanding around how to improve productivity using the latest stack e.g. CRM, Task management, Document management and asynchronous communication tools
Are a technical product manager with a deep understanding of how to speak with developers and understand where issues crop up across the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
What’s in it for you
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for
We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.
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During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.
In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.
If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!
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