The Product Owner is a member of an Agile Team who represents the voice of the customer and is responsible for working with the Product Manager and other stakeholders—including other product owners and the team—to define and prioritize the product backlog so that the solution effectively addresses business needs while maintaining technical integrity. The Product Owner is a key role at Wolters Kluwer and will have overall accountability and decision making responsibility as products are developed. He or she will intimately understand the customers and potential customers as well as the broader industry. Identify and resolve impediments. Works with limited supervision with latitude for independent judgment. May guide and assist less experienced peers.
The Technical Product Manager (TPM) is a highly visible role and will have accountability and decision-making responsibility as products are developed and brought to market. The TPM will understand various market segments, problems and opportunities within the broader industry, and customer roles (e.g. buyer, researcher, attorney) and represent those needs to stakeholders across the business and within the Agile Team.
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The role reports into the Associate Director of Platforms and is critical to the Legal Markets Group (LMG) effort to shift from a more traditional publisher of print and online research into a provider of native digital Expert Solutions and SaaS solutions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential duties and responsibilities include:
Lead and manage new product developments from early problem discovery all the way through solution validation and product delivery which includes:
The TPM leads product transformation initiatives by working with cross-functional teams and encourages innovation. The TPM helps solve complex business problems with an emphasis on simplification and addressing root cause issues across value streams.
Actively solicits customer input. Designs and executes lean experiments, participates in and will sometimes lead qualitative and quantitative customer research efforts
Understand product delivery processes and determine when to conduct lean experiments or MVP releases. Work with the team to conduct lean experiments to assess problem/solution fit as well as initial solution sizing.
Contribute to product strategy, identify new business opportunities, manage the product roadmap and prioritize the backlog to drive business value
Evaluate the feasibility of third-party applications in product offerings; identify third-party providers and applications; coordinate third-party product development with internal product delivery. Work with other 3rd party solution providers to integrate LMG solutions at the point of need along a customer's workflow
Work with cross functional teams (product, editorial, sales, marketing, operations) to drive these broader initiatives to execution
Work with the team to generally improve the overall product development process as opportunities are identified.
Document, track and report on new product opportunities and communicate product concepts and progress to business stakeholders as required
Lead special projects, work with partner organizations, conduct research, and perform other duties as required
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
Up to 10% of the time.
We are seeking candidates in the East or Central time zone.Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeR0012641
Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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