Technology and Investments (T&I) is a cross line of service team tasked with driving PwC’s ambition to be the leading technology-enabled professional services firm.
The largest part of T&I is Technology Capabilities and Services (C&S) which incubates emerging capabilities and delivers services aligned to our technology-enabled ambitions. Innovation is an internal capability supporting our client facing Lines of Service (Assurance, Consulting, Deals and Tax) with turning ideas into reality and is one of the capabilities housed in C&S.
We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our team.
As a Product Manager, you will play a key role in one of our Innovation project delivery teams, combining business understanding with technology innovation and design to develop commercially viable products and services. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
Leading on product management for one or more products in the innovation process
Actively looking to embed product management principles, approaches and methodologies into the heart of the project, and ensuring team members and other stakeholders understand them
Working closely with sales and marketing to develop the client proposition, and determine product pricing models
Managing stakeholders and reporting
Developing the business case to secure investment, and monitoring progress against OKRs
Designing and conducting interviews to understand the needs of the customer
As a member of the Innovation team, you may also be involved in coaching and upskilling PwC staff on innovation and product management methodologies.
Skills and experience - Essential
Demonstrable commercial experience in a product focused role, a strong understanding of product management methodologies especially in a business to business setting
Experience of working in Agile (e.g Kanban, Scrum) and applying Design Thinking methodology to solving problems
Experience in conducting customer interviews, and working with users to translate requirements into user stories
Strong commercial skill set with the ability to successfully understand and build business cases
Confident with working in a fast-paced environment and playing an integral part in the building and development of products
Ability to switch between big picture thinking and the detail
Experience of interacting with senior stakeholders and communicate with impact (both verbally and written)
Degree level qualification or equivalent by qualification or experience
Relevant technical certifications and/or professional project management qualifications
Skills and experience - Desirable
Knowledge of key emerging technologies, current trends and their potential disruptive impacts
Experience of working with and managing relationships with 3rd party design and development houses
Experience of working in (or with) a professional services firm or consultancy