The new position of XTM Product Manager will be a senior role within XTM International.
The initial focus of the Product Manager is to analyse and validate our knowledge of the localization industry to create and deliver a roadmap of product enhancements.
As Product Manager, you will work closely with our customer-facing business development teams and solutions architects to capture requirements from our customers and users. You will also review our existing product offering and identify and drive continual improvement to our products to ensure continued fit to market.
Reporting to the Development manager you will also lead a team of Project Managers and work with them to describe the requirements to the development team, creating well-formed and testable user stories, and setting product development priorities for the new and enhanced products.
The Product Manager will set product/feature release schedules in coordination with these teams.
Responsibilities of the role include:
to request and analyse product feedback from customers, users, partners along with internal stakeholders and subject matter experts.
to create and deliver a product roadmap which enables the business to achieve its strategy of deepening our offerings of translation technology. Balancing the requirements of existing clients, the requirements of XTM’s growth strategy as well as XTM and Industry innovations.
to triage feature requests from our customers and end users and feed these into our roadmaps
to develop and refine user stories and define acceptance criteria for the development team
to groom and prioritise the development backlog and set release goals
to plan releases and upgrades to follow the progress of work and address issues blocking progress during sprints
To manage a team of development Project Managers
To attend and learn at leading Industry events
To represent XTM and XTM’s strategy at Industry events and potentially other select customer meetings.
To ensure sales, solution architects and support receive adequate training and understanding of new releases
To ensure marketing are informed and educated in a timely manner on new releases and overall XTM strategy
To contribute informative thought leadership blogs, articles and presentations on XTM and localization related topics.
Experience supplying product and services into the localization sector
A good blend of commercial, technical and customer/user focussed experience
Great team player with excellent communication skills and work ethic
Experience of modern Agile software development processes
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Proven ability to deliver projects to deadlines
A degree background
Excellent proficiency in English, written and spoken
To be in XTM’s office in Poznan, Poland at least 25% of the time following an initial 3 to 6 months full time in Poznan. In addition the Product Manager would be required to travel up to 25% of the time internationally.
Experience of product management operating within a technology businesses