Avail- Junior Product Owner (Remote-home based)

Date Opened: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Avail is a car sharing service to help people get where they want to go–whether that’s to run errands, take an unforgettable road trip, or explore a new city–while helping locals earn cash from their unused cars. We are passionate about making shared transportation safe, simple, and affordable, and redefining what it means to own a car.

 

We’ve assembled some of the sharpest folks from across industries to compete against the antiquated system of traditional car rental. We put ideas into action and learn along the way in an open, collaborative work environment. As a part of Avail, you’ll make a direct impact and help build a business from the ground up. No matter where you’ve been, we’re always looking for fresh thinking and new perspectives. 

Job Summary

 

The Junior Product Owner is responsible for contributing towards defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in Avail’s growing product portfolio. The Junior Product Owner assists with establishing strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product. Successful Product Owners help to identify assumptions and validate those assumptions using product discovery techniques.  The Junior Product Owner is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Contribute towards creating the product strategy for one or more products in our growing digital product portfolio. 
  • Use customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to provide recommendations on decisions about product strategy.
  • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
  • Represent the “voice of the customer”; invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs and habits.
  • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
  • Provide input on decomposing complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team. 
  • Assist with managing the product backlog, contribute towards creating an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Education and Experience .

  • 3 or more years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

 

Functional Skills

  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action.
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals.
  • Ability to contribute towards data-driven decision making on complex and innovative concepts.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile environement.
  • Experience working with JIRA.

 


 

 

Compensation Data

The role pays in the range of $70,000 to $90,000 per year, based on qualifications and experience. 

That’s the day to day, here’s the bigger picture.

 

Avail was founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2018. But you’ll be working for (and at) Avail. Our work environment blends the ingenuity and flexibility of a startup with the scale and strengths of a Fortune 100 company. Perks include a generous PTO policy, flexible working options, and a focus on leadership, wellness, and culture. We also offer 401k, health insurance, and other employment benefits for your future.

 

See a job you love? We encourage you to apply, even if your experience isn’t a perfect match.

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We generally do not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
 

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