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Associate Product Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Trade / Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    28314

  • Published:

    about 21 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-03-31

  • Client:

    CBRE

Job Description

The real estate market is undergoing a significant and exciting change - driven by data and technology. Digital and Technology powered products play a vital role in CBRE's mission to create unmatched value for our clients. We are seeking a Product Manager to join our growing team. This position will be a critical in supporting digital products and executing on plans with engineering. The candidate must have a passion for developing digital and technology powered products that blend seamlessly with customers' workflows and provide the right information at the right time. The individual must possess technical expertise, project and stakeholder management experience and have strong working knowledge of engineering, agile software development and support processes. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, driven to constantly look for ways to improve their products to optimise journeys, tackle pain points and drive up their KPIs. The Team We are a growing product management team within CBRE's Digital and Technology group. We are well positioned within the organisation to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. Our mission is to empower both the enterprise and the Valuation & Advisory line of business with the game changing data and insights needed to develop and execute business strategy. We believe that personal growth is equally as important as company growth, as the two are, in fact, largely interdependent. We dream big and want to work on the most interesting real estate problems with great people, leading technology and shared curiosity.,

  • Own a set of existing, proprietary Valuation & Advisory Services products, maintaining and enhancing these in line with business and user priorities across EMEA

  • Working with the Product Management team to balance business and customer needs. Ensures prioritisation and trade-off discussions are customer-focused

  • Own the product roadmap and set sprint goals that are measurable and outcome-orientated

  • Working with local/offshore agile (Scrum) development teams, act as the Product Owner - write and groom user stories, maintain the product backlog and deliver measurable, incremental value to users and the business

  • Become a point of authority for a product; identify and measure its KPIs, constantly identify and deliver opportunities to improve and measure uplift

  • Engage with users to carry out research and testing to identify and interpret needs and pain points

  • Define Product learning agenda and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success/failure

  • Regularly and systematically use data to uncover opportunities, track product performance, and drive decision-making

  • Provide support to the rest of the Product Management team on global initiatives

Candidate Description

Essential

  • 1 - 3 years' experience in a Product Manager/Owner position within a digital environment

  • Data-driven and proactive in identifying problems early and prioritising deliverables

  • Good combination of technical and business background, having worked closely with end users to gather requirements and with Engineering team to translate these into user stories that can be developed and tested against

  • Well-versed in Agile (Scrum) and Lean methodologies

  • Demonstrable experience managing stakeholders from a wide range of teams and levels of seniority

  • Understanding the principles and importance of a good user experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, smart and willingness to learn

  • Ability to build effective relationships across a range of business levels and communicate clearly

  • Ability to find simple solutions to complex problems with the user at the heart

  • Ability to make effective decisions, manage stakeholders and control a product's direction whilst handling conflicting opinions

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and perform under pressure against tight deadlines and targets

  • Eye for detail and a willingness to go the extra mile to achieve best possible results

  • Demonstrable passion for the discipline of Product Management Desirable

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with building and deploying products across multiple localities, and in environments with users resistant to change

  • Experience working with UX and Design teams and passionate about creating user-centric experiences

  • Confidence to run workshops to share knowledge and experience with colleagues from Product team

  • Good technical understanding of digital platforms including analytics, databases, cloud technology

  • Experience of Commercial Real Estate

Employer Description

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. In the UK, we service our clients from our offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.