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Job Req: 2504
Company Entity: Anthology International Pvt Ltd
Community: Technology
Location: Bangalore, India
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2023

Job Description

Product Manager – Campus Nexus Finance

Bangalore, India



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.    



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.   



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The ideal candidate for our Product Manager position has a solid understanding of users, the marketplace, and the competition and of future trends for the domain or type of system being developed. The Product Manager writes and supports requirements for the product functionality being developed and prioritizes the product backlog. The Product Manager is always available and actively engaged with the teams.  



The Product Manager role requires working closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization and beyond, so this person must be able to communicate different messages to different people about the project at any given time. The Product Manager works closely with the Product Management organization as a whole to understand the market needs. This person is responsible for conveying the market needs to the Scrum team in the form of Features and Product Backlog Items. The Product Manager is also responsible for prioritizing the backlog based on business value and serving as the point person for the coders and testers on the Scrum team. The Product Manager participates in standard Scrum ceremonies including stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, poker planning, release planning and release readiness. The Product Manager is also responsible for signing off on features to ensure they meet the agreed upon acceptance criteria and overall market need.  



Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Developing Features and Product Backlog Items for all new functionality, presenting Features and Product Backlog items to the product teams in grooming and design sessions, ensuring that new functionality meets the acceptance criteria, so the work can be designated as complete
  • Assisting the Scrum team with release planning, functional research, and release testing. The Product Manager is expected to have basic technical skills as well as college management industry knowledge and experience
  • Assigning prioritized items (Features and Product Backlog Items) from the Product Backlog to the Scrum Teams (team or teams), participating in team planning meetings and is available to provide advice, clarification, and guidance during the execution of each Sprint
  • Championing sufficient customer engagement during the development through, for example, product demonstration and customer feedback
  • Inspecting, accepting, or rejecting completed work from the development Sprint
  • Completing final sign-off of the product release at the different levels
  • Owning stakeholder management, engaging with key customer contacts and with sales and marketing as required to ensure that all relevant inputs to the product backlog have been collected and prioritized
  • Ensuring that the product backlog is constantly prioritized to secure delivery of maximum business value. In determining relative business value of the backlog items, the Product Manager uses necessary inputs such as customer priorities and the need to address technical debt. The resultant product backlog is aligned with various stakeholders
  • Product Knowledge  is or becomes a subject matter expert in the relevant product domains. It is expected that the Product Manager will quickly become an expert in the product from a feature/functionality perspective
  • Market Knowledge  developing an understanding of target market and user base and using this to guide product decisions



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Accounting/Finance background. Knowledge of core Financial Domain and Financial best practices
  • At least 6 years of relevant product management, product owner, or business analysis experience  
  • Skilled at meeting facilitation and presentation  
  • Familiar with Scrum methodologies and Product Manager/Owner role  
  • Strong time management skills and project management skills  
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment  
  • Skilled at writing acceptance criteria  
  • Familiarity with requirements management tool, such as Team Foundation Server  
  • Experience with requirements writing
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills  
  • Takes accountability and ensures quality deliverables  



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience Story Mapping
  • Product Management or Product Development experience with a Financials ERP (e.g. Microsoft AX/Dynamics, Oracle Financials, SAP FICO, Tally, etc.)
  • Scrum Product Owner certification (CSPO)
  • Knowledge of Higher Education domain  
  • Ability to facilitate multiple people towards a common goal
  • Project management experience



The Office:

We have an office in the Silicon Valley of India: Bangalore.

·          Located adjacent to Bangalore’s new metro system

·          Brand new office space boasts an open, modern vibe

·          Office space provides collaboration area for casual gatherings as well as office cabins for privacy when needed

·          Office has a tuck shop for quick snacks, free coffee, and vending machines

·          Habba committee and monthly employee engagement activities provide opportunities for fun and celebration at work



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. 


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  





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