Acts as the product subject matter expert internally and externally.
Is the expert in JDA on the business scenarios that product solves in different verticals, understands day in the life of users etc.
Is product owner and can independently manage the product backlog.
Manages the development review meetings (mid-sprints and scrum of scrum) collaboratively with the scrum masters.
Responsible for ensuring quality and timely delivery of the product by influencing key stakeholders within the product development organization.
Closely works with the User Experience team. Regularly reviews and approves features developed by Product Development.
Acts as the SME to the JDA University to help create product training material.
Provides support to Implementation Services and Support Services on complex customer issues and situations.
Provides support to pre-sales in preparing standard and customer specific demos and provide product expertise while responding to RFP/RFQs.
Assists Product Director in product launch. Creates and maintains product co-lateral like overview documents, diamond charts, Release Announcements, Commercial Release Scope documents etc.
Manages product roadmap and provides inputs to Product Director for overall portfolio strategy.
Pro-actively gathers requirements from customers, implementation services, pre-sales and does competitive analysis for inputs to product roadmap.
Facilitates client-sponsored development cycle tasks.
Works closely with the Product Director to support and selectively lead outbound activities viz. Marketing Events, Analyst reviews, Product Webcasts, SIG meetings, customer meetings/events etc.
Actively leads cross-department initiatives on product related activities like quality initiatives, templates etc.