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Octopus Energy

Product Delivery Manager

Tokyo - marketingproductdesign
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English: none
Japanese: none
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Full time

Job Description:


As we enter a stage of rapid commercialisation and growth, we're looking for an established Product Delivery Manager to work alongside our product and technical team leads to help shape and evolve our product, and drive delivery across our product teams.

Working alongside the Lead Product Manager, the Product Delivery Manager will be accountable for ensuring that our strategic and bespoke customer projects run smoothly and deliver to plan; will coordinate between multiple external parties; and ensure stakeholders are kept up to date with progress, with risks & issues clearly communicated.

Projects in new strategic areas often evolve to become new products/modules in their own right. In this scenario, working alongside the wider Product team, the Product Delivery Manager will be key to shape this early product thinking and help define and build out the product in this area.

Responsibilities:


  • Work with the Lead Product Manager to help shape the high level roadmap and prioritise feature development across the platform.

  • Work with customers and other parts of the business to understand and shape requirements to feed into the product backlog and longer term roadmap.

  • Work alongside the Technical Team Lead, you will own the roadmap, feature definition and delivery for your areas of the Product.

  • Plan, track and proactively manage strategic and customer projects 

  • Coordinate across our multiple long-standing product teams to proactively manage dependencies and drive cross team collaboration to deliver the project outcomes

  • Work alongside developers to build a quality product which customers will love, participating in sprint planning, daily standups, 3 amigos discussions and demos.

  • Write user stories; high level user journey and business process flow charts and conduct ongoing user acceptance testing, product quality sign-off, and product documentation.

  • Use analytics data and first-hand research to understand user behaviours and inform product and design improvements.

Qualifications:


  • Experience in agile software product management; from inception; requirement gathering and prioritisation through to launch

  • Experience in managing a live evolving product, prioritising feature requests from stakeholders and making value driven decisions

  • A demonstrable range of experiences in Lean and Agile organisations and a deep knowledge of applying both Scrum and Kanban, while also being able to talk confidently about the importance of the XP technical practices, Lean Startup, Lean UX and DevOps cultures. 

  • Facilitation skills & comfort managing inception and requirements elicitation workshops

  • Solid technical background with hands-on experience in web technologies.

  • Ability to gather requirements from meetings, technical specifications and process flows

  • Extensive stakeholder engagement skills and experience.

  • Excellent communication skills showing the ability to summarise complex problems and recommend concise plans of action.

  • A passion for clean tech and a strong desire to contribute to the decarbonization of the planet 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nice-to-have:


  • Experience consulting or coaching in a professional services environment; working internationally; or in the energy sector

About Octopus Energy:


At Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.