Product Manager - Services Framework
We are looking for a Product Manager to join the Core Platform organisation to shape the future of our Service Framework where we offer tooling, frameworks and guidance for implementing, exposing and connecting services. Expected outcome of this assignment is to formulate Product Vision, Strategy and initial Roadmap together with the team. Lead Product Discovery activities, setup KPIs and help the team through initial steps of becoming a product team.
Expected contract period is: January 10th - June 10th 2022.
Your role within our Kingdom
As the Product Manager of the Service Framework, your responsibility is to make sure we are solving the right problems for our users in a way that works for our business.
Your responsibilities will include:
Continuously collaborating with our users to discover underserved needs
Integrating product discovery and rapid learning to the team's way of working
Helping the teams with understanding and prioritising the most important needs
Working side by side with the Product Director to formulate, validate and update the product vision and strategy
Defining, tracking and acting on product performance metrics
Collaborating with internal stakeholders and other functions (such as engineering, design, legal, marketing etc.) to align initiatives across the organization
Communicate with our users, other teams and leadership effectively to gain support for our vision and strategy
Skills to create thrills
At least 2 years experience working as Product Manager/Owner or a similar role in an agile software development environment
Good understanding of Agile Software Development best practices
Good understanding of Lean Product Management, Design Thinking and Lean UX practices
Ability to create agreements across different teams, stakeholders and leadership with effective communication skills
Passion for building products that people love to use
Experience working with products that have developers as customers
Experience with platform products
Experience with cloud technologies
King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.
A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes
Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.
Making the World Playful
Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!
Applications needs to be in English.
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