Product Owner at Gartner, Inc. in Stamford, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join the world's leading Research & Advisory company, you'll be part of a team that values curiosity, expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage, while driving partnerships with global organizations to make the right decisions on their key initiatives. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you'll not only help clients accomplish their mission-critical priorities, but also grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. Our culture demands dedication- and rewards it with opportunity. If you're always looking for what's next in business and technology, Gartner is looking for you.

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Garter is looking for a Product Owner who will direct a multi-disciplinary team in an Agile/Scrum environment to develop and implement client facing tools that ensure engagement and retention. We are looking for a candidate with experience managing complex web applications from a functional program management standpoint.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the strategic direction and execution of all projects and initiatives.

  • Serve as product owner for a team focused on delivering value to our IT professional end-users as well as in-house teams. 

  • Partner with business stakeholders to create a roadmap. Translate ideas into strategy and features. 

  • Collaborate with UX designers and software developers to bring the product vision to life.

  • Collect and understand feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to help shape requirements, features and end products.

  • Work with business stakeholders and product team to create product plans and roadmaps

  • Develop stories, epics and themes with defined acceptance criteria for development. Manage and prioritize the backlog.

  • Be comfortable generating and evaluating data to guide decisions.

  • Track the achievement of business objectives and goals 

  • Contribute to continually improving our product development processes.

  • Foresee issues on projects before they occur and raise risks to appropriate parties. Proactively create contingency plans and recommend solutions.

Professional Skills and Competencies

  • Background in software development and program management is preferred

  • Proven proficiency with agile development approach 

  • Ability to both advise senior management on project design/direction & to lead and guide less experienced colleagues. 

  • Knowledge of JIRA, Workfront, Google Analytics, Power BI.(preferred)

  • Strong communication & change management skills.  Ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence to manage diverse groups to reach successful outcomes.

  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team player.

  • Knowledge of Gartner's technologies and applications is desirable. 

Professional Experience

  • 3-5 year's business experience, with progressive responsibility, in an extremely fast paced work environment 

  • In depth experience of the IT Research industry, preferably within Gartner or a similar Research or related environment.

  • 5+ years successful product management experience involving implementation of large strategic projects in a complex matrixed organization with distributed virtual teams.

  • Demonstrated track record of successful business analysis, design and management of optimized processes, projects and programs in a complex global workforce environment.

Job Requisition ID:50833

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