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Manager, Product Management

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do. At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. About the Team Workday is not your average company and we pride ourselves on everything that makes us unique such as our culture, core values, company meetings, commitment to sustainability, recognition programs but most importantly our people. Workday employees are self-disciplined, hard-working, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful. Workday is the leader in enterprise class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for the management of global businesses and is growing very fast, both globally and in Dublin. Across the US, Canada and Ireland, our team is responsible for the UI Platform technology used across the full suite of Workday products. Our platform is mission critical, scaling to support some of the worlds' largest companies running their businesses on Workday. About the Role About the Role: We are now looking for a Manager of Product Management in UI Platform. This role will lead a team of US and Canada based Product Managers, as part of a global PM organization for UI Platform. Product Managers at Workday are involved in all aspects of the product lifecycle. They design great new functionality for internal and external customers, evangelize the enhancements to stakeholders, all while sweating out the details to deliver a superior end product. Managers of Product Managers exemplify best practices in these areas, drawing on their own experience to support their team to be brilliant at what they do: Influences the product roadmap and sets the long-term strategy for multiple product areas. Leads through influence and applies strategic understanding of the company's big picture Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand their requirements Often starts with a blank sheet of paper and has a deep understanding of product usage and adoption. Write detailed feature specifications based on requirements Handle implementation of new capabilities by coordinating with internal Product teams impacted by those capabilities. Communicate new capabilities to stakeholders clearly Work with the development organization through design, testing and product release Drive efficiency and productivity for the scrum teams using processes and Atlassian tools. Define a product roadmap and determine requirements for each release Participate in customer-facing situations and user conferences as a product expert Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to change. Drive cross team initiatives and influence other teams on directions and decision making. About You Basic Qualifications: 5+ years of product management experience 5+ years carrying out scrum and other agile development methods 2+ years of experience with SaaS 2+ years of people management experience Other Qualifications: Strong individual initiative & ownership - driven by results, and motivated by impact At heart, is a "product person" - dedication and drive to understand customer needs, and build great products & solutions to meet those needs Steadfast focus on user-centric design, data, research, and well-honed judgment to ensure you're passionate about making the biggest difference to our users Proven track record to operate successfully across multiple functions, influence senior executives and peers alike, and mediate across various stakeholders Exceptional communication and presentation abilities, both written and verbal Experience with workflow and/or automation As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact accommodations@workday.com to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer. Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Manager, Product Management, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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