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Job ID :
101887
Location :
Chicago, IL US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

 

Digital Product Manager


The Allstate Roadside Services technology team is looking for an amazing Digital Product Manager to drive progress on one or more of our feature development teams. At ARS, each Product team operates as a self-directed entity that will drive product design & development to achieve our key business goals/results. The Product Teams work in a proven Agile Extreme Programming (XP) development & product management methodology.

Job Description

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Establish, constantly improve, and execute upon strategic product development and delivery.  Manage overall product development and management processes to ensure optimal delivery while maintaining a highly engaged, energized, and efficient team
  • To inform that strategy, you will invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs & habits and to elicit their feedback to potential product concepts and/or to released product iterations.
  • Articulate broad business outcomes into non-ambiguous targeted Agile stories that are usable by development teams
  • Design, execute, and report on controlled metrics-based tests to determine the actual value for all new features
  • To build buy-in for product strategy, you will be responsible for business case(s) and roadmaps that demonstrate how activities will translate into meeting KPIs and delivering customer and enterprise value.
  • Ensure all stakeholders remain sufficiently educated on all relevant progress and decisions
  • Run demos and professional meetings with stakeholders and functionality consumers
  • Facilitate and encourage the adoption of processes across the organization
  • Identify and quickly remove roadblocks in order to keep processes running smoothly
  • Manage multiple, concurrent projects in various departments (focused primarily in technology)
  • Lead activities to ensure the office environment is fun, quirky, and energetic

Job Qualifications

Who You Are

  • 5+ years’ experience in fast-paced organization performing as a Product Manager or Product Owner with software development experience
  • A high-energy, expert communicator to both technical and non-technical team members, brimming with positive, proactive energy
  • An effective manager with the desire to cultivate leadership and high performance in the team you lead
  • An independent thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • A data-driven decision maker who blends sound business judgment with strong analytical thinking
  • Incredibly focused and attentive to detail, even while working in a very fast-paced environment
  • Able to prioritize tasks for yourself and others, plus remain productive while balancing multiple projects (Awesome at task prioritization, organization, and problem solving)
  • Hungry for knowledge and understanding of both technical and business details
  • High level of maturity; comfortable leading meetings with people of all ages and backgrounds

 

Extra Credit

  • Dynamic leadership skills with ability to motivate teams
  • Expert level understanding of agile (XP, Kanban or Scrum)
  • Skilled at making decisions in high-pressure situations


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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