Product Manager

McLean or Richmond, VA
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a Product Manager for our Fortune 500 Financial client in Richmond or McLean, VA. This is full time, remote, 9+ months with potential to go permanent and full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a consumer facing business with customer insight focus, have experience with technical products or applications, and a focus on customer relationships through a digital interface.

General areas of responsibility:

You will lead shaping the post enrollment customer experience and contribute to the overall customer experience and enablement of the platform ecosystem by seeking and applying insights from dependent platforms, apps, and segments - moving from concepts to prototypes and prototypes to scalable solutions.

Have experience working in cross-functional product teams to deliver a consumer-focused product

Be experienced in human-centered product discovery methods such as design thinking and service design

Blend of strategic and tactical thinking, creative and analytical reasoning.

Strong quantitative background to support data-informed decision making paired with creative, outside-the-box thinking and problem-solving approach

Track record of defining strategy, creating advocacy/alignment and being accountable for outcomes

Collaborative, team player attitude with the ability to develop and nurture stakeholder relationships and navigate and influence the organization

You will lead a team of product owners who will work hand-in-hand with development teams that are your solutioning and delivery partners for bringing the roadmap to life and value to fruition.

Experience & Expertise:
Experience creating a framework for concept exploration, product prototyping, iteration and deprecation

Leading research and applying research insights throughout the product development process utilizing human centered design and/or “Design Thinking”

Experience weaving together user benefits, business strategy and technology into a comprehensive platform capability strategy (strategy, execution plan, metrics for success)

Ability to collaborate closely with architects, designers and engineers to create platform products

Adept at applying Agile development philosophy and practices to deliver top-tier delivery transparency, efficiency, and flexibilityEffective communication skills throughout the process: driving a project forward, evangelizing value, executive summaries

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

At least 3 years of experience in digital product management

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

MBA or Master’s degree

At least 3 years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products

At least 2 years of experience in Agile product management

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR