Product Specialist - Platform McKinsey, ClienTech

McKinsey & Company


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  • 5+ years of work experience in software engineering/technical product management 
  • Proven track record of driving a team from high level vision to in depth problem solving ultimately leading to product success and team health 
  • Deep understanding of product lifecycle, data and analytics, software development and other tech delivery methods
  • Comfort working with technical and business teams; sufficient tech depth to engage in problem solving with delivery team 
  • Fluent in key cloud technologies and the terminology around them; eager to learn more about cloud delivery business impact 
  • Ability to manage, process and apply large quantities of information quickly and accurately to generate insights and next steps 
  • Proven organizational skills 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong problem solving, analytical/critical thinking skills 

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Lisbon, Portugal office as part of Platform McKinsey.

You will work with the Platform McKinsey team, working closely with team members across multiple locations including Lisbon, Brussels, Prague, Gurgaon and New York.

You will work with senior leaders from Platform McKinsey, solution leaders and practice leadership to incorporate their vision in the product roadmap, balancing short-term client requirements with longer-term aspirations. 

What You'll Do

You will drive the product strategy, roadmap, feature definition, design and development of our product.

In this role, you will use ideas and expertise from across McKinsey, competitive intelligence, technology trends and client feedback. You will work closely with our product development and design teams to build the product with agile methodologies, specifically by developing the product roadmap, writing functional requirements, setting development timelines and ensuring appropriate quality & performance testing. You’ll occasionally assess technology partnerships and continue to assess build vs. buy approaches to new functionality.

You will co-lead the development team in defining functional requirements including feature specification, design and testing - the last two being outsourced to external vendors whom you will manage. You will also work closely with solution delivery specialists and other colleagues in business translator roles on these topics. In addition, you will be responsible for creating an attractive environment in the product team, building out the team to support further growth and mentoring younger colleagues.

You will support the solution leaders in high-profile client development opportunities by providing product knowledge, competitive intelligence and evaluating new feature requirements. You will also provide these stakeholders with transparency on delivery and execution of the planned roadmap, including risks, dependencies and timing. Finally, you will be co-responsible for product operations, working closely with McKinsey’s technology team to ensure high availability of our assets for internal and external clients.

You will work as a product specialist/manager across assets in Platform McKinsey portfolio. You will lead the overall product development roadmap and will be responsible for managing the relationship with our development and design partners. You will translate client requirements into product features and manage the overall development process together with our lead developers and software architects. You also will take an important role in client meetings or product demonstrations at conferences to explain the solution's capabilities and will learn first-hand about client needs.


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