Product Manager

USD60 - USD65

Contract: W2


    • Product Manager

    Job Description

    job summary:

    Randstad is partnering with a retail firm that is looking to hire a contract remote Product Manager. The role is responsible for defining and supporting the building of desirable, feasible, viable, and sustainable products that meet customer needs over the product-market lifecycle. This role collaborates with a wide range of people to identify and define customer needs, understand the Solution Context, and develops the program vision, roadmap, and features required to meet these needs including assurance that bus needs cascades down to the team level. Owns the feature product backlog and serves as the ultimate product authority approving PI/TI and Iteration objectives. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of product management experience, as well as experience with Workforce Management solutions (WFC Kronos and Dimensions).


    location: FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts

    job type: Contract

    salary: $60 - 65 per hour

    work hours: 8am to 5pm

    education: Bachelors



    -Owner of creating, managing & prioritizing product features, using a backlog, including advanced ability to serve as the ultimate authority; agrees upon DoD & supports the flow of work at the program layer

    -Generates business value work with the portfolio layer including advanced skills in working with the PO to assure that the work cascades down to the team level including driving and approving PI/TI Iteration/Sprint objectives

    -Key owner & driver of strategic themes & roadmap for the Product lifecycle including advanced ability to guide the product through the lifecycle states including creating & management of rolling wave plans

    -Responsible for ensuring that Value Streams are creating feasible and sustainable products & solutions

    -Owns outlining & prioritizing enabler work including ensuring work is understood & execution coincides with business value work

    -Key participant in supporting and reviewing system demos to ensure demonstrated delivered work aligns with targeted business value deliverables & scope

    -Ensures Program risks are identified and managed

    -Identifies, tracks & manages appropriate feature metrics including tracking feature progress & areas for improvement

    -Identifying customers and stakeholders including expert kills with client/stakeholder management both internal & external. This includes representing their business value needs & validation of proposed solutions and creating a product vision

    -Works with Epic Owners to develop Lean Business Case for Epics, or if an Epic Owner, will develop & manage the Lean Business Case

    -Applies SAFe principles, Kanban and Scrum framework including embracing of agile principles & a lean agile mindset and proficient in use of agile process & tools

    -Understands & support DevOps & Security best practices

    -Provides oversight and management of the product financials including assurance to budgets and tracking

    -Owns development of customer centric ROI models & associated features that provide optimal ROI

    -Supports new and existing product processes including GS&P, Architecture, Legal, Compliance and Vendors

    -Responsible for managing vendor relationships including expertise in ensuring targeted vendor deliverables meet our product needs including timely alignment

    -Drives product innovation

    -Knowledgeable and supportive regarding creation & execution of product SOWs

    -Participant & reviewer of RFPs

    -Conducts customer satisfaction surveys/analysis, validates customer response, provides fast feedback, prioritizes defect resolution & enhancements

    -Works effectively with all levels and roles including fully understanding R&Rs of the PO, team, stakeholders & other teams

    -May be a People Manager with direct reports including alignment & adherence to HR compliance regarding staff management



    • Experience level: Experienced
    • Minimum 8 years of experience

    • Education: Bachelors (required)

  • Product Management

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