Assistant Manager Digital Products Development

Full time Full day

Telenor Pakistan

Islamabad 44000 , Pakistan


Marketing & Distribution


Full Time

About the position

Last Date to Apply: 14th August, 2022

Employment Type: This is a full-time position.
Grade: This is a grade 2 position.
Location: This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Flexibility: Hybrid

About the Role:
This role will help you to build planning & TM knowledge and skills which are fuel for the organization’s growth and sustainability.

Your Impactful Goals will include:

  • Capturing business requirements and drafting detailed and actionable user stories.

  • Organize and conduct UATs (user acceptance testing), Business UATs and Go-Live activities of different updates/upgrades.

  • Establish and maintain the timelines of the deliverables.

  • Enhance the understanding of the core principles of Agile, and the application and adaption to your product and the ways of work prevalent in Telenor.

  • Prepare and own the project artefacts including but not limited to user stories, use cases, test cases, project timelines, and retro boards.

  • Own the ceremonies of agile across the project lifecycle including but not limited to daily scrums, UATs, huddles, prioritization sessions, and update sessions.

  • Ensure compliance and propagation of the way of work in the CFT that cuts across business segments, technology, software engineering, business division (B2B, B2C) and various internal customers.

  • Continuously improve processes and tools to streamline the project management cycle.

  • Supervise pre-grooming and grooming sessions of user stories with multiple stakeholders.

  • Govern the sprints and maintain a close watch on timelines.

  • Understand Service Design, Product Design, and Design Thinking methodologies, and take charge on implementation across projects.

  • Maintain the trifecta of quality, cost and timelines for product launches.

  • Take keen interest and charge in departmental and team level strategic initiatives.

  • Make business cases and seek approvals as and when required.

Your Typical Day will look like:

Your typical day at work will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Organizing meetings of all stakeholders for updates and governance.

  • Maintaining the reporting and tracking tools for team and management updates.

  • Requirements gathering and engineering, drafting and locking in user stories, defining elaborate and precise acceptance criteria, conducting standups with CFT members, and maintaining and tracking project status and updates on our tools.

  • Participate in team building activities within the unit, and with other teams.

Your Career Path:

Vertical movement within the team, horizontal movement between teams within the department, and possible branching into segments and technology.

What we're looking for:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Business. Master’s degree holders are welcome to apply.

  • If your degree doesn’t fall under any of the above, but you feel the work is exciting, and can help you contribute to the best of your potential, you are welcome to apply

Work experience:

  • 4+ years of work experience with the distribution as follows:

  • 1 year minimum of development experience. Experience web/apps will be desirable.

  • 2 years minimum experience in roles like product manager, product owner, project manager, product lead, systems lead, Agile or scrum master for large scale, customer facing technical products.

  • Experience with leading medium to large cross-functional teams in the roles stated above with developer teams and business users as the key stakeholders.

Functional Skills/Knowledge Areas:

We’re looking for someone who is a good people’s person in addition to being a good project manager.

  • Strong team management skills.

  • Comfortable in high-stress situations.

  • Comfortable with taking hard decisions.

  • Clear communications across the team, and management.

  • Comfortable with owning failure and acquiring and sharing learning.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Should be tech savvy and have a knack to explore apps/tools/trends.

  • Strategic thinker

  • Should be conversant with current and emerging technology trends like 3G/4G/5G, app design trends, website design trends and basics, cloud services and virtualization etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to draw insights from data points and trends.

  • Be familiar with the Agile methodologies and understand the differences between waterfall and agile, and then various methodologies within Agile like Scrum and Kanban.

  • Have command over the ceremonies and artefacts of agile.

  • Have extended experience dealing with technical projects with medium to high level of uncertainty.

  • Should have experience with basic tracking tools like Jira or Microsoft Azure.

  • Development experience, especially on web and app platforms would be preferred.

  • Ability to quickly become conversant with basic knowledge of new/un-explored areas of expertise.

  • Comfortable with MS Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Organized and can manage several projects and/or activities at a time.

Why should you join us at Telenor?

At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest. As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.

As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

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