Randstad Product Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This role leads the delivery of projects for a capability area and is a member of the IT leadership team. It is a functional and technical leader for application development and management, representing the needs of both business and IT. This role partners closely with 3rd party providers as part of a seamless IT organization. The successful candidate must be highly effective and influential in a matrix structure of functional business areas and outsourced IT services.
Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:
Accountable for scope, schedule, and budget for all programs/projects in capability area
Manage relationship with business leaders for assigned capability area
Staff planning and management
Drive forecast accuracy and rigorous management of project budgets
Address escalations from project teams
Create/maintain capability roadmaps
Overall capability leadership
Transition teams to Agile delivery methodology from a Waterfall methodology
What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?
Experience delivering capabilities using Agile methodology
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lead through ambiguity and drive outcomes
What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?
Overall understanding of application development processes/methodologies.
Background in technology projects.
What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?
- Excellent communication skills
Please provide three industries that would produce fitting candidates:
Retail or Services industry experience (preferred)
Must have experience in a large company, no startups
Interview Process Overview:
Phone screen followed by in person panel interview 2-3people.