Randstad Product Manager in Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, MO
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Randstad Technologies is seeking a Product Manager for an opportunity in Kansas City, MO. The Product Manager position is responsible for managing software applications throughout their lifecycle. This role is an intersection between business operations, technology solutions and the end-user experience. The Product manager should be passionate about optimizing applications to achieve the business goals while maximizing return on investment, shall be knowledgeable of technology to assess levels of effort and serves as an advocate for the processes and products across business and IT.
Manage the overall application vendor relationship(s) and ensure their delivery, including the management of application support agreements, budgets and requests for new work, changes and production support.
Work with the business to set a vision for the product and develop/maintain a product roadmap.
Consult with the business, IT and the vendor to review new product features and improve on existing ones
Act as the SME for the product and champion all change requests for the product.
Own the health of the system (software and Hardware) and work in partnership with business and IT leaders to obtain and commit necessary resources at the appropriate time, level, and expertise to support the product
Project management as needed for small enhancements/projects, minor releases and overall risk and issue management. Collaborate with project managers on larger projects to ensure delivery of technology solutions on time and on budget.
Establish goals, monitor performance and provide feedback through a balanced scorecard
The Product Manager must possess skills in vendor management, business analysis, project management and application management to be successful in this role.
8 - 10 years of experience in a Product Management, Program Management, or Project Management role