World Leading Global Energy Oil Company has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Product Manager with specific experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Chatbots (Bots).

The Product Manager role supports with the framing, delivery and management of Innovation projects, and will be assigned a programme of work, organised around a key business and functional analytics theme (in this case Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Chatbots). You will report into the Innovation Team Lead.

Purpose of the position:
Identification, valuation and framing of new advanced analytics opportunities within a designated business and functional area (in this case AI & Chatbots)
Delivery and management of these opportunities through the Advanced Analytics pipeline, in accordance with Pipeline management principles and reporting tools
Assure the quality of the delivery of advanced analytics proof of concepts (PoCs) within IT
Develop products that can be easily scaled, replicated and reused
Partner and instill learnings and best practice across Digital @ [COMPANY NAME]
Main accountabilities and activities of the position:
Product Management
You will be a rock-star agile Project Manager (PMP/Prince or similar)
Define clear user stories through ambiguity, manage cross-functional technical and non-technical work streams, and chase down strategic objectives (which may be loosely defined). DevOps experience preferred. Able to lead the front and back-end team
You will have deep experience in developing bot platforms, conversational patterns and tests and deploying Voice-Service solutions, using standard frameworks, toolkits and libraries
You will need to be a seamless interface towards senior stakeholders in IT and the business to define and co-shape advanced analytics innovation opportunities (business managers, IT Managers, Innovation Advisors etc.)
You will need to be a master of effective project framing & valuation of advanced analytics opportunities
Calculating costs vs benefits across each of the project’s phases
You will help steer and shape the development of the innovation pipeline around advanced analytics (both in terms of new technologies and in terms of business applications)
You will need to seamlessly manage the performance and reporting of progress of your projects as they move through the pipeline
You will be responsible for successful handover of your successful PoCs to the Scale-Up team
You will need to learn new skills and nurture new capabilities in your project teams to take advantage of emerging technologies – which training programmes will support you with
You will need to support with core proof-of-concept activities to demonstrate new technologies and approaches
You will need to work with ecosystem of partners and academics to derive the most value and specific learning for your team




Skills & Requirements
Product Vision, strategy, roadmap, Agile
User stories and prioritization, defining and measuring success metrics, stakeholder product reviews
Domain experience: Energy, Retail
Open Source Platforms\Frameworks: MXNet, Caffe, Tensorflow, Apache Spark, Theano Django, Linux, Apache, Elastic Search or equivalents
Programming Language: Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, XML or equivalents
Technologies: REST APIs, Chat Bots
Machine Learning and AI: Neural Networks, NLP with API.ai / Lex or equivalents
Experience managing relationships and influencing at the senior executive level
Adept at framing business problems and identifying value from Advanced Analytics
Experience of using design-thinking to generate ideas and frame problems effectively
Expert communications and data-storytelling skills
Comfortable to work with global stakeholders, internally and externally
Experience of working in a global business environment/different cultures
Ability to truly understand business drivers in strongly technical oriented organization

Specific requirements:

Duration: to 31st December 2017 Initially

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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