Senior Product Owner

Location:

Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.


BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.


Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

What You'll Do

  • As a Senior Product Owner at BCG Platinion working on some of the most interesting business challenges across industries you will be responsible for leading teams to deliver useful and desirable products.
  • You will need to build a deep understanding of the existing client business to help with product definition, feature prioritization and roadmap definition for multiple delivery phases.
  • You will be required to collaborate closely with cross-functional partners (strategy consultants, data scientists, designers, engineers, architects and fellow BCGers) to create, deliver and strategize compelling visions for our clients.
  • You will lead ideation and brainstorming workshops with clients and internal teams to devise creative and disruptive solutions. You will work closely with strategic designers, experience designers and human scientists to take insights from consumer research and uncover personas, understand pain points, and build end to end customer journeys.
  • You will help implementing prototypes to validate innovation values, including defining project scope, requirements, KPIs and success metrics.
  • You will assist in defining an actionable roadmap for the client to execute themselves or up to MVP collaboratively with BCG.
  • You will work with teams in building a range of products & services that could include responsive digital apps, APIs and data solutions to drive digital transformation projects. 
  • You will be responsible for implementing Agile principles and methodology while assisting in the management of the relationships with key stakeholders, engineering teams, design teams and potential third parties.
  • You will assist the testing process and help presenting prototypes and demos
  • Though much of your role will be focused on technology products, you will also be involved service change, process change and development of new customer experiences. You will need to confidently communicate with project stakeholders and internal teams in order to be successful.

YOU’RE GOOD AT

Iteration
  • You are excited to prototype at all levels of fidelity and you are comfortable shifting priorities, while maintaining organization and control
  • You are receptive to feedback and adaptable to uncertainty and different contexts

Collaboration
  • You are a supportive team member able to build relationships within multi-disciplinary teams including researchers, engineers, business consultants, and other designers.
  • You are great at building strong networks both within the internal case team and with the client team using your relationships to influence all levels of stakeholders without formal authority.
  • You are empathetic, with a human focus able to the heart of the problem for both clients and users.

Problem solving
  • You have a human centered approach to designing solutions. You always start by considering the value and usability of everything that is created and delivered. 
  • You have broad knowledge of drivers within a technology business and experience you can use to drive impact and think creatively to solve complex issues.
  • You have proven track record of developing and executing projects that have delivered results

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

We’re looking for exceptional talent from consulting or industry to join us. You would typically have:

  • [5+] years’ of experience in delivering digital products/solutions
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams (Designers, Engineers, Architects) within a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining calm under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills, combined with intellectual curiosity, and a desire and ability to "get things done"
  • Proven success working in and promoting a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environment 
  • Experience in delivering service designs that embed quickly within organizations to smite sustainable change
  • Evidenced understanding and application of human centered design and delivery
  • Experience working within the Agile framework
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical engineering best practices
  • Understanding of the creative design process (from ideation to delivery), knowledge of the most common associated software and modern tech stacks
  • PLA Managing Directors (MD’s), Designers, Engineers and Architects
  • BCG Consultants at all levels
  • PLA Consultants at all levels
  • Vendors, 3rd party partners (both at BCG and at Clients)

YOU’LL BE BASED IN: 

Shenzhen,Shanghai,Beijing

At BCG Platinion you will have the opportunity to travel around the globe to work with clients and BCG teams. At times, this role involves significant travel to client sites. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projects

Date Posted:

24-Feb-2021

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