Portfolio Product Manager
Position Purpose & SummaryThis position is accountable for global strategy, delivery and operations across the specific delivery roadmap of products in their portfolio.
?Key accountabilities will be to drive collaboration across business partners and business product owners, end customers, DXP and Connected Sales & Service Product Owners, Cloud & CDP Product Owners, EA and enterprise process organization to reach key decisions on product priorities, deliver user stories and prioritization, delivery roadmaps to meet the business & customer needs, set value targets and measure outcomes for value realization.??
?This position will be accountable for overall budget oversight/roll-up across the specific portfolio of product components
Global Portfolio ? Will own product budget setting and ambition levels. Collaborate on PDT strategies and roadmap dependencies.?This position will be the overall Cargill accountable Product Portfolio (Lead) to DXO Product Managers (RTEs) & Product Owners (Business) for products within their scope. This includes ensuring proper governance and key stakeholders are engaged, providing overall delivery oversight of scoping and delivery work and acting as a quality partner to ensure delivery excellence.
?Responsible for building, sustaining and enhancing the UI, customer experience journey and overall business logic layer across device channels.? This includes but not limited to:? driving? standardization and differentiation across customer facing solutions by enterprise where appropriate, achieving buy-in for innovation/transformation investments, bringing the outside in and consulting with leaders to develop meaningful business KPIs and dual strategies. This position will work closely with key leaders of DXO to deliver new product features and innovations for DXO platforms to serve enterprise and/or product capability roadmaps.?
Principal Accountabilities70%? Product/Project Delivery Oversight from Ideation through Introduction & Ongoing Deployment/Operations
Owns resource forecast & estimating for prioritized backlog of activitiesSets expectations & curator of? design/dev standards adopted for areaDrives to a collection of approved user stories & edge casesChief product development/innovation lead for product visioning & connecting ideas together for design & build? feasibility, value and speed. 'the how'Responsible for design/build deliverable commitments and buy-in across component areasEnsure design/build adheres to risk and performance/infrastructure scalability – ensure design completeness across app & network/infraResponsible lead for testing teams; approach and execution/results sign-offResponsible lead to Product Manager(s)/RTEs? & SCRUM Masters where RTE is a partnerUnderstands market competition/trends & consults with business to develop new product ideas/conceptsEnsures team commitment (skills/expertise) to Immersive Learning Center & Rapid Prototyping teams on key development and backlog targeted Ensures team commitment (skills/expertise) to collaboratories & partner lab teams on key development and backlog targeted Supports complex problem solving with operations for live products – inclusive of RCA analysis and action plans, and a champion for long-term health of design 'the how'Contributes to architecture review boards for portfolio area. Looks to EA for community of practice consulting and guidance on detailed designs and decisions in alignment with overall architecture decisionsManages any specific product pipeline for rapid prototyping and ILC or external labsEvangelizes and stays current on latest design trends and discussions based on capability SME area- key speaker(s) in internal and external outreach discussions/eventsStays connected with Enterprise Architecture to refine and confirm base package or custom product target strategies/decisionsLooks to EA for community of practice consulting and guidance on detailed designs and decisions in alignment with overall architecture decisions Ensure overall solution(s) architectures are maintained and thoroughly understood by the teamResponsible lead for cutover teams to define key requirements and go activity plans for day 1 cutover& hypercare by product teams.Responsible lead during major go lives for design/buildResponsible for maintaining appropriate staffing (and succession planning) of critical knowledge areas. Development product teams through Incubation to stabilized products.Lead culture of discipline and compliance and ensure adherence to a global standard process & controlsCollaborate with the Regional Deployment teams to optimize and/or modernize applications for specific niche needs.Maintain ?awareness of product component risks and opportunities for expansion and ?improvement. Seeks out and recommends improvements which enhance capability, performance, and minimize costs. Provide recommendations for advancing product components across the globe ensuring user loyalty, stickiness and value creation for the Enterprise(s).Oversight for ongoing operational performance, lifecycle and controls.?20% Performance Reviews, Business Results, Metrics, Scorecards, Budgeting & Reporting
Define expectations product scorecarding including BPs for executive engagement.? Ensure quality gates/reviews.Maintain metrics of business/operational performance and evaluates trends. Prepares and executes plans to improve operational support, addressing concerns and needs with high performance solutions. Leads and facilitates product component performance and enterprise reviews.Develops internal marketing & outreach plans to stakeholder groups (peer to peer, outside in etc.) to drive excitement, recruiting and value recognition for the portfolio and partnering.Ensure appropriate metrics (Risk, Issues, Project Status, Resource Utilization, etc.) are maintained, analyzed and acted on in order to ensure effectiveness.10 % Responsibl