Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager

Location: London

Employment Type: Full-Time

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Role Overview:  LaSalle Investment Management is currently seeking a Product Manager with a background in real estate or investment management and technology to help maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their systems and processes. This position will sit between the business users and the engineering team and play a key role in implementing and supporting technology initiatives. This role requires in depth knowledge of real estate business, a solid technology foundation, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and working knowledge of effective project management practices.

 

Reporting: This position reports to Head of Business Technology, Europe and will work very closely with the wider technology and business users in LaSalle.  This role will be based in London and involve some amount of travel across our European offices (Paris, Munich, Luxembourg).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the LaSalle business users to understand user needs, document requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Develop a prioritised delivery roadmap, identify technology solutions, and take end to end ownership of business value delivery
  • Translate business requirements into data and reporting requirements that will inform user stories for the delivery team to build the data foundation and front-end user interface.
  • Gather business rules, data and unstructured information from multiple sources and systems, critically evaluating it and reconciling conflicts in requirements.
  • Work with the LaSalle Digital Delivery Team closely, to communicate requirements clearly to developers and testers, ensure all business-related queries are resolved and support with any functional testing as needed.
  • Analyse LaSalle data and content sources to document data definitions, determine value source mapping and support the creation of a business glossary/data dictionary.
  • Work with the business and technology team to verify the accuracy and completeness of data and document business rules for data cleansing.
  • Be a continuous champion and marketer of LaSalle's transformation goals and communicate progress to both senior management and the broader business stakeholder group.

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • At least 8+ years of demonstrable experience in a business analysis role in Real Estate domain.
  • Extensive experience working with business stakeholders to understand user needs, document requirements and translate them into a prioritised product roadmap
  • Experience in writing epics, user stories and acceptance criteria for functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Experience with projects implementing enterprise data platforms, analytics and business intelligence solutions or ETL/data transformation processes is a plus
  • Able to communicate complex technical issues in a non-technical manner to business users.
  • A proven ability to multi-task and a self-starter mentality with good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with offshore technology delivery teams.

 

LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community