12 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Product Manager

Beaverton, OR 97005
  • Job Code
    587009
  • Payrate
    $65 To $85

Randstad Technologies is seeking a Product Manager in the Portland metro area.


This Product Manager will work with the Product Director and utilizes Product Owners to orchestrate complex initiatives from idea to concept and prototyping through development and delivery.


The successful candidate must be able to find the intersection of consumer need, opportunity, technical feasibility, and business objectives. They develop vision, objectives and strategy for a Technology capability consisting of multiple products, ensuring all are aligned with business strategies and budget. Establishing and maintaining cross-functional coordination.


The Product Manager maintains ultimate responsibility regarding program objectives operating within financial and resource constraints. Ensures relationships, performance, and communications are well managed. Also, ensures proper staffing for all initiatives within the product, and acts as an escalation point for issues that impact the product's cost, schedule, and/or performance.


They will partner with other product managers and stakeholders to define services and APIs, prioritize work and ensure alignment. The successful candidate will be able to lead product owners in developing detailed product requirements and work closely with delivery teams to build and deliver the product in an agile, value focused process. They will also bring industry expertise and knowledge of the marketplace into strategy and priority conversations to help make sure we have the right focus and deliver maximum value.


Key responsibilities



  • Lead the development of the product strategy and concepts
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Ensure alignment with the overall business strategy and direction from Product Director and through collaboration with other product teams.
  • Maintains partnership with internal business teams and external vendors as applicable
  • Drive product roadmaps and prioritization and communicate to internal and external stakeholders
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices
  • Integrate research, market analysis and usability studies into product requirements to enable best in class functionality globally.
  • Lead and manage product owners and delivery teams in defining and delivering the product vision.
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among various portfolio priorities, consumer experiences, business units, and technical objectives.
  • Work closely with software engineering teams, experience design, and program management to deliver products to market.
  • Execute full range of lifecycle management, from enhancements to new development.
  • Manage backlogs and define stories.
  • Define KPIs and analyze metrics to inform the success of product


Qualifications


- 5+ years of product development/management experience overseeing the design, development and launch of successful retail products.


- 3+ years leading/managing others


- The ability to work well across departments and in a team environment, SCRUM experience a plus


- Concrete experience managing complex digital products which have heavy dependencies requiring strong leadership to align multiple teams and stakeholders


- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research data and industry trends


- Outstanding relationship building across technology and business partners


- Willingness to roll up sleeves and "do whatever it takes" to help your team win.


- High attention to detail including proven ability to document requirements and to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously


- Ability to execute methodically while also thinking strategically


- Superior verbal and written communications skills.


- Demonstrated ability to lead high performance cross-functional teams.


- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is a way of life.


- Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, to back up assumptions and develop business cases.


- Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape.


- Proactive, solutions-orientation with a history of solving unique, complex problems that have a broad, inter-connected impact on the business

Categories

  • Information Technology

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