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Principal Product Owner

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iManage

7d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Expert Level
  • Product
  • Chicago

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or a related field; advanced degrees preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in product management or related roles, with a demonstrated track record of strategic leadership and impact.
  • Proven experience in leading cross-functional teams in complex, fast-paced environments, with a strong ability to navigate ambiguity and drive results.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and influencing skills, with the ability to effectively articulate complex ideas and build consensus among diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a passion for driving data-informed decisions and continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in Agile methodologies and tools; industry certifications such as Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or equivalent training preferred but not required.
  • Extensive experience with tools and platforms, such as Jira, Aha!, and Confluence, with a strong ability to leverage technology to streamline processes and enhance collaboration.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Partnership: Collaborating closely with Product Management to not only understand and prioritize high-level requests but also to contribute strategic insights and direction to product roadmaps.
  • Technical Leadership: Providing expert guidance in translating complex business requirements into actionable, innovative solutions for the engineering team, demonstrating a deep understanding of both technical and business concepts.
  • Capability Development: Leading efforts to enhance team capabilities through advanced data analysis, comprehensive documentation, mentorship programs, and the implementation of best practices to foster continuous improvement and excellence.
  • Resource Optimization: Strategically allocating resources and skills within the team, ensuring alignment with project objectives and effectively communicating status updates and progress reports to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Cross-Functional Alignment: Driving cross-functional collaboration to align goals, schedules, and priorities across different departments, ensuring a unified approach towards product development and release planning.
  • User-Centric Focus: Championing a culture of user empathy and customer-centricity, leveraging clear insights into user desires and expected outcomes to inform product decisions and enhancements.
  • Agile Leadership: Leading Agile ceremonies and processes, facilitating the generation of realistic and impactful plans and goals while fostering a culture of adaptability, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Quality Assurance: Overseeing the delivery of high-quality features, evaluating correctness, stability, performance, and reliability, and ensuring that products meet or exceed expectations through rigorous quality assessments.
  • Team Empowerment: Inspiring and motivate team members through positive reinforcement, constructive feedback, and opportunities for growth, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
  • Problem Resolution: Proactively identifying and address impediments and challenges, providing alternative solutions, requesting necessary assistance, and escalating issues when appropriate to ensure timely resolution.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Acting as a key liaison between the team and senior management, highlighting achievements, addressing concerns, and advocating for the team's needs to promote recognition and support

Making knowledge work (TM)

Technology
Industry
501-1000
Employees
2015
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

iManage is the company dedicated to Making Knowledge Work. Its intelligent, cloud-enabled, secure knowledge work platform enables organizations to uncover and activate the knowledge that exists inside their business content and communications. Advanced Artificial Intelligence and powerful document and email management create connections across data, systems, and people while leveraging the context of organizational content to fuel deep insights, informed business decisions, and collaboration. Underpinned by best of breed security, sophisticated workflows and governance approaches, iManage has earned its place as the industry standard through continually innovating to solve the most complex professional challenges and enabling better business outcomes for over one million professionals across 65+ countries.