Pearson Senior Service Management Analyst in Durham, North Carolina
Senior Service Management Analyst
About the role
Working on a global basis the role provides an opportunity for a senior service manager with experience of supporting technology products related to employee services.
This role is accountable for supporting the Lead Service Manager for Employee Services to manage identified business outcomes, metrics and balancing product maintenance and innovation, striking the balance of change with the need for continuous improvement and service levels.
Key roles and responsibilities
A technology product manager for employee services will define, own, and solve problems related to the technology products that support the employee experience in an organization. The candidate will work with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, and business stakeholders to define and deliver on the product roadmap. The following experiences will be beneficial for this role:
Technical experience with employee service technologies to include intranets, joiners/movers/leavers, onboarding and off boarding and technologies to support the automation of employee services
Creating employee service technology roadmap in conjunction with team members
Evaluating and recommending solutions based on best practices, feasibility, cost-benefit, and risk analysis
Ownership of the backlog and directing the user stories whilst evangelizing enterprise capabilities within the designated areas by the Service Management Lead
Building business cases and monitoring the life cycle of the business case
Manage product budgets and resources to ensure that products are delivered efficiently and effectively
Strong technical background, with the ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to clearly articulate product vision and strategy to a variety of audiences
It is also important for a Senior Service Manager to have a strong customer focus and be able to understand and anticipate customer needs. This may be demonstrated through experience working directly with customers or through customer-facing roles in the past.
Key skills and competencies
Strong technical background: have a deep understanding the technologies employee services are built on and be able to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Business acumen: have a strong understanding of the business value of their products, and be able to translate that value into a compelling product vision, roadmaps and profit and loss for their respective products
Communication and collaboration: should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively with various stakeholders, including customers, sales teams, engineering teams, and business leaders.
Problem-solving and analytical skills should be able to identify and solve complex problems and be able to gather and analyze data to inform product decisions.
Product management tools and methodologies be familiar with tools and processes commonly used in product management, such as agile development methodologies, user story mapping, and project management software.
What to expect from Pearson
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Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology
Req ID: 10361