The Principle Product manager for Team Member Services team is the influencer, prioritizer of work, and evangelist of HR technology. He or she will support a key area of the business by helping our teams realize the full potential by fostering: innovation, communication, learning and continuous improvement, and building customer centric HR technology Solutions.
Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
Owns the intake process for all products in the TMS technology portfolio (Workday, Cornerstone, PhenomPeople, Carta, etc.)
Serve as subject matter expert on Workday and other HR systems matters
Understands and communicates business need, business strategy and high-level requirements.
Responsible for ensuring participate and sign off on product readiness prior to deployment.
This role facilitates the review of product releases, alongside the Product Owner(s) to determine if new functionality should be accepted by the company.
Influences the product life cycle for HR systems including but not limited to Workday.
Develops and maintains a deep understanding of product landscape with particular emphasis on the retail industry.
Partner with key stakeholders to understand and balance needs. Identifies and balances the needs of multiple, cross-functional stakeholder and end-user challenges and requirements.
Develops and refines the product vision, strategy and roadmap aligned with business goals, objectives, and market needs aligned with industry trends.
Influence Product Owners to break product roadmap down into minimum testable increments to learn and validate. Supports Product Owner in ensuring release plan adheres to product roadmap.
Defines product success metrics for products in portfolio.
As the product subject matter expert, collaborates with leadership to evangelize the features, benefits and future of the product.
Assists with UX and design-centered thinking and facilitates behavior-driven development.
Implements a process for trade-off decisions between product scope, cost/resources, and timing.
Serves as the chief contact and product expert for all products in the TMSS portfolio.
Develops and oversee the deployment of products across the enterprise, working with Communications and Change Enablement partners to position and promote products to internal stakeholders.
Partners with architects and development teams on non-functional requirements
Provides detailed information, best practices, and supports through the implementation process.
Applies functional knowledge of HR end-to-end processes to manage product roadmap.
Bachelor's Degree in technology, business or a related field
6+ years of experience as a Product Manager or equivalent experience
Strong grasp of quantitative and qualitative assessment and the ability to leverage this data to inform product direction
Demonstrated success defining and launching exceptional products
Experience working in an Agile environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Ability to manage multiple tasks at once while focused on achieving deadlines
Success working in a team environment, including interfacing with remote groups
Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.