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Senior Technical Product Manager

Category:  Products
Location: 

Chiasso, TI, CH Zurich, Zurich, CH London, ENG, GB Geneva, Geneva, CH

Job location: Remote in Switzerland or UK

 

Do you want to have a meaningful global impact and be an integral part of a fast-growing business? Then Appway is looking for you!

 

Appway offers best-in-class enterprise software with a strong focus on superb design and outstanding customer experience. As a Senior Product Manager, you will work together with Appway user experience designers, engineers, product marketing and go-to-market specialists to investigate, define and launch new enterprise applications for the financial businesses.

 

You will employ pre-packaged software products and Appway’s unique development approach based on data-driven interfaces to create pre-assembled applications, that are configurable to each customer’s specific needs. Your role will be to drive relevant product discovery, definition and validation activities, and ensure that the end result meets our excellence standards.

 

Are you the perfect fit for Appway?

  • You are passionate about all aspects of B2B enterprise software products.
  • You believe in a low-code approach to accelerate digital transformation.
  • You live whole products thinking, knowing that everything is connected to your product from how it is designed and built to how it is sold, rolled out, delivered, supported, and how your product relates with other products inside or outside of Appway.
  • You are a fast thinker; you see through complexity and interdependencies, simplify the most complicated business requirements, and turn your insights into patterns and generic building blocks for business applications.
  • You are creative, you have an eye for visual consistency and a knack for turning complexity into simple and intuitive user experience.
  • You can manage both user interface design direction, and technical configuration specifications.
  • You’ve mastered product discovery, and you are methodical in stating hypotheses and proofing your solutions.
  • You are an excellent communicator, you can clearly articulate your ideas, and thoroughly explain and defend product decisions.
  • You can drive people through indirect leadership, working cross-team and cross-functional.
  • You are a team player; you see problems as challenges, not obstacles, and enjoy overcoming them.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Build in-depth understanding of our target customer segments in the financial services and define a clear product direction for your products.
  • Drive your products, from research, to value proposition, early concept, design, implementation, packaging, and pricing, roll-out, and communication while managing the expectations of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Gather business needs, conduct customer research and product discovery, and validate concepts with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Translate customer needs and business requirements into intuitive, elegant and technically sound applications, that are built based on Appway Technology and pre-fabricated software artifacts.
  • Optimise flows and the overall user experience, as well as the technical configuration experience of applications.
  • Communicate your high level thoughts with artefacts like user journeys, storyboards, wireframes, or interactive prototypes.
  • Drive alignment regarding strategy and roadmap, ensuring that they are understood and internalized by all.
  • Facilitate communication with other streams to ensure that all roadmaps and deliverables are aligned.
  • Proactively engage with internal and external stakeholders to deeply understand how your product is used, and what are pain points, needs and opportunities.
  • Promote the business value and experience of your products for both end users and developers, to business and technical buyers.
  • Communicate incessantly inside and outside the organization, explaining the whys.
  • Work closely with product marketing to create marketing collaterals, release communication and campaigns for your products.

 

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years previous experience as a Product Manager for B2B enterprise software. Preferably, in depth knowledge of the financial services industry.
  • Experience working with customers in a product management environment.
  • Demonstratable experience in partnering effectively with product designers to shape products that deliver value for both users and the business.
  • Ability to employ complex product discovery techniques to get a detailed understanding of customer behaviors and needs.
  • Ability to independently design, organize, conduct, summarize, analyze, and derive insights from customer interviews.
  • Understanding of fundamental design and human interaction principles. Ideally, a flair for visual design and layout principles.
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles and core concepts, or ability to quickly understand technical topics.
  • Knowledge of frontend development and technologies.
  • Business acumen.
  • Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Expert command of English; any other language is an asset.