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Product Manager

Product Manager

  • Location India - Maharashtra - Pune
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 134488BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Clear and accurate description of the role i.e. business context, why the job exists, purpose of the role. The Role Synopsis is a brief statement to determine:

  • The job and its purpose – Why does the job exist?
  • Desired strategic outcome of the position – What is the job intended to achieve?
  • Where the job fits into the organisation’s goals – What impact does the role have on bp’s business?
Exactly what the position is required for – How does it impact bp’s business?
Digital Customers & Markets (DCM) works with customers & products (C&P), gas & low carbon energy (G&LCE), trading & shipping (T&S) and regions, cities & solutions (RC&S), and focus on enabling and delivering amazing customer experiences that generate value for bp in current and new markets.
DCM Intelligent operations (IO) bridges the gap between bp’s physical and digital worlds to release value and enable world-class operations through deployment of new and emerging digital solutions. Our SMEs and partners work closely with our business units to ensure safe, efficient, and optimized operations and great customer experiences.
At DCM IO we have embarked on a very exciting journey with a pipeline of leading-edge programmes of work in the field of automation, Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Vision to name a few. We are building platforms for the future and products focused on these technologies and more. We plan to build a Centre Of Excellence (COE) in Pune that will build and house essential digital capabilities, innovative solutions, toolsets required to deliver products for our customers thereby driving bp’s digital agenda.
The DCM IO Product Manager working closely with Portfolio Leads, Architects, Partners, Product Owners is responsible for strategy, development, and support for new and existing products. This is an outstanding opportunity for a passionate & motivated individual to drive the end-to-end product strategy, product development, launch and grow our COE and build thought leadership in Intelligent Operations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and own a new or existing product.
  • Own delivery & support, customer experience, value generation
  • Manage the Product Vision describing the purpose of the products and what the product aims to achieve for users
  • Build a deep understanding of prospective customers and what they need, to be successful; Generate product insights based on identified feature requests, pain points, and overall software strategy
  • Lead the activity of the DevOps squad to ensure everyone is engaged and operating to their maximum efficiency.
  • Works with Product Owners on planning and maintaining an up-to-date delivery roadmap with a clear focus on business value
  • Manages ongoing prioritisation of product backlogs within the assigned portfolio
  • Service Ownership of product platforms
  • Supports teams in using relevant agile frameworks-Scrum and Kanban
  • Brings together different disciplines from UX, Product, Technical Specialist / SME Engineering to support alignment across the organisation.
  • Manages resourcing and budget forecast
  • Value generation: accountable for delivering value from the budget allocated in line with agreed priorities with the business
  • Formal qualifications constituting university degrees, examination certificates that confirm a level of educational attainment or licenses.
  • Membership of a technical or professional body that has confirmed an individual has reached a level of capability within a technical or professional field (usually but not necessarily obtained through examinations) or Formal certification that they can undertake specialist work or processes e.g. PMI, ITIL
  • Scrum Product Owner certified or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree with business & digital acumen
Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
  • Experience in Product delivery & management
  • A good working knowledge of Agile practices, ability to demonstrate agile ways of working (agile ceremonies, backlog prioritization)
  • A laser focus on the customer which enables you to have a deep understanding of their pain points and how they would use the product
  • Have a technical background, or have a technical orientation, enough to get in the weeds with engineers to understand the pros and cons of different technologies, design and potential solutions
  • Have led, delivered products/projects/ programmes preferably in the field of automation, IoT
  • Experience of at least one full cycle SaaS product development and commercialisation in a leadership role that includes business, technical and program/product management activities
  • Experience in SCRUM Agile methodologies and understand the process, served as a Product Owner/ Product Manager with experience working in scrum environments, including successful delivery of value
  • Experience in capturing and documenting Product requirements
  • Ability to facilitate, develop and evolve digital strategies or different approaches
  • Partner/Supplier management – Experience in creating RFP, Understanding of key processes and how to get the best from our Partners

Desirable criteria
  • 10-15 years’ experience , minimum of 6-7 years of experience in strategic program management.
  • Consulting / transformation experience in operating model design, sourcing strategy and digital enablement
  • Experience across the product development lifecycle with agile and devops practices
  • Experience working in Energy / utilities domain
  • Hands-on experience with reports and dashboarding for management consumption
  • Specific knowledge of working with Agile project management : business risk management, relationship management, contract management, financial management, benefits management, and sourcing
  • Experience in building and growing a COE
  • Experience in building IoT , automation platforms
  • Experience in Data & Analytics , Edge computing , AI/ML , Deep Learning.
  • Familiar with DevOps practices and techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, Lean, flow, eliminating waste

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