On behalf of Ciklum BAO , we are looking for a Product Manager to join our Kyiv team on a full-time basis.
The Ciklum Product Development team’s purpose is to create & develop relevant, captivating products that customers can only get from Ciklum.
One of the focus areas for the Product Development team is creating new products for our retail clients to help them take advantage of unified commerce.
We are looking for ambitious Product Managers with a passion for retail and able to work effectively in ambiguity to lead one of our retail products.
As Retail Product manager, you are the voice of the customer and the driving force behind product innovation. Using your experience in product management, you collaborate with amazing colleagues of all disciplines in cross-
functional teams to develop our new digital products. We have a robust product team which crafts seamless experiences for users.
You are responsible for product ideation, planning, requirement gathering, prioritizing, defining the product vision, creating roadmaps and working closely with UX and engineering to deliver outcompeting products.
The Retail Product Manager is a position with high visibility and potential for growth.
Identify and analyze market opportunities and target audience needs
Lead retail digital projects from discovery to launch phase ensuring continuous improvement through the whole product lifecycle
Develop the vision and strategy, responsible for translating that vision and strategy into concrete roadmaps and goals, and working with your team to execute.
Manage expectations of product users and stakeholders
Collaborate proactively with business stakeholders, project managers, and teams to reach a common understanding of the solution to address the customer needs
Act as an authority and subject matter expert on digital retail
Develop high-level requirements and work with Design, Technical and QA teams on their details
Leverage data and insights to develop experiment concepts that address customer challenges and opportunities.
Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
Integrate usability studies, research, and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
Act as the Product Owner in an Agile environment
Define the prioritization approach and correspondingly address the customers feedbacks
Master degree or higher (in Computer Science or similar, desirable)
Business education (desirable)
Additional Product Management education e.g. Pragmatic (desirable)
Specialized Knowledge :
Clear understanding of principles and specifics of software development methodologies
Extensive knowledge of product management activities and techniques
Awareness of latest digital trends
Knowledge of requirements management tools (at least JIRA & Confluence)
Knowledge of prototyping tools
Experience with user analytics
Experience working with ecommerce and digital retail
Experienced in A / B testing, audience segmentation, and funnel optimization for B2C websites
Skills & Abilities
Ability to combine creativity, innovation and analytics without losing sight of the user
Strong English verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical skills to make a critical assessment of the information from numerous sources.
Setting clear goals and priorities. Time-management, ability to handle multi-tasking activities and prioritization
High flexibility. Ability to modify approach as per changing stakeholders, conditions, circumstances and feedback. Quick learning
Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
Self-confidence. Ability to accept criticism for continuous improvement
IT industry experience, clear understanding of agile SDLC methods and frameworks scrum, Kanban scaled frameworks or Spotify will be a plus
Practical Product Manager experience in an e-commerce environment
Experience in collaborating with designers and development teams and the aptitude to motivate and or inter-functional teams with your positive attitude
What's in it for you
Highly responsible work and tight schedule.
Simultaneous handling and fast processing of multiple tasks
An innovative product with an incredibly exciting tech stack
A greenfield project An agile environment with a startup mentality, no bureaucracy, flat hierarchies as well as the courage to evaluate new approaches