Product Management Director

Mckinstry Co. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 months ago

At McKinstry, we're proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create a safe and engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about.

We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment and if you're driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you. Serving our community together is one of the ways we at McKinstry put our shared purpose into action.

Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership are what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe.

Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking a Product Management Director focused on our Energy, Consulting, and Services businesses to join our team as a member of our growing Product Management division, based out of our Seattle, WA Headquarters. Candidates interested in officing in our satellite locations in Phoenix, Portland, Dallas, Denver, and Madison may also be considered.

What does our Product Management Director do:

  • Serves as the expert in business technology solutions for our Energy Services, Consulting, and Service Lines of Business (LOB) by collaborating with LOB leaders to define, drive and manage the product vision and strategy for the portfolio.

  • Manage and maintain LOB portfolio product roadmaps; identifying customer pain points, converting them into user stories and prioritizing them.

  • Manage the product portfolio's life cycle from inception (including modifications, upgrades and maintenance) through end of life.

  • Create and effectively champion a data-driven and market-informed vision and plan that works in concert with the broader McKinstry objectives.

  • Develop and maintain business cases. Cases should demonstrate a compelling reason for continued investment that bridges business goals, user needs and feasibility.

  • Design, deliver and manage large strategic and complex projects, with executive visibility and multiple critical dependencies.

  • Continually evaluate the performance of products and features against goals, develop recommendations for improvement, and manage enterprise business backlog.

  • Write Marketing Requirements Document (MRD) and Product Requirement Document (PRD) based on business needs and impact, customer demand and proven thought-leadership.

  • Contribute actively to LOB innovation: Perform and leverage research to further support rationale for product development and positioning.

  • Spearhead creative solutions that enhance and further the current tools.

  • Work with your Technology Partner to effectively design solutions, estimate work effort and deploy resources appropriately. Encourage actively pursuing integrations and partnerships in support of McKinstry's vision and business goals.

  • Assist Chief Product Officer to identify and implement best practices to measure success; including financial objectives, implementation schedules, and important milestones.

  • Assist Chief Product Officer to promote cross-team and cross-organizational knowledge sharing through forums such as user groups, design reviews, etc.

  • Build strong working relationships with LOBs, technology and operations organizations to enable cross functional collaboration.

  • Train, mentor and manage staff to attain team goals.

  • Interface with our recruiting staff to define, seek, and assess potential additional talent for the team.

  • Maintain a "pulse" on trends important to our clients and LOBs to explore and maximize new solutions that meet needs.

  • Serve as a steward of McKinstry technology solutions

What we would like to see from you:

  • BA/BS degree desired, Masters degree is a plus.

  • 5-10 years of experience in product management or software development preferred.

  • Experience with product management principles. Product Management Certification desired (Pragmatic, 280 Group, etc.) preferred.

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders.

  • Track record of building product features founded in solid user research and validation.

  • Track record of building solutions for efficient business processes and customer experience needs.

  • Experience with Building Automation Systems, automated data analytics, IoT, and machine learning technologies is a plus.

  • Clear, concise and persuasive communication style that compels action.

  • Ability to lead high-performing, cross-functional teams.

  • Experience growing and developing talent.

  • Knowledge in modern software development methodologies, including Agile.

  • Strong ability to teach others, mentor, and facilitate.

  • Ability to lead from within a product team and support as a servant-leader.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.


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