Product Compliance, Stewardship, & Business Services Leader
DescriptionRoleSummaryTheProduct Leader is responsible for the overall end-to-end lifecycle for productstrategy, product design, product development oversight, product marketing,launch, and divestment. The Product Leader leads a cross-functional team,including Product Management, QA / Testing, and Processes / Controls. Productsincluded in this Leaders responsibilities are those associated with Compliance& Stewardship. KeyResponsibilities & AccountabilitiesLeadproduct strategy, product design, product development oversight, productmarketing, launch,and divestmentShapeproduct strategy with key stakeholders in IT and CortevaGather,track and synthesize customer feedback on products and from other teams (i.e.,partners, ecosystem)Developproduct management capabilities and promote agile practices as warranted; build expertiseand share among all product managers; train/advise product managers with regardto allelements of product lifecycleLeadoversight and quality assurance services for all product launchesMakedecision on product go/no-go, product acquisition/divestment, and productdiscontinuationRunstage-gate validation for all products, including prototyping, productdevelopment, acceptanceof requirements documents, acceptance of architectureEnsurethat all product managers conduct market validation for products in consistentwayDeterminelevel of funding for each product for product managers to allocate towardproduct development,implementation, maintenance, etc.Promoteinnovation and efficiency across product family teamProactivelyidentify prospective portfolio opportunities and risksDevelopdeep understanding of Corteva strategic/operational challenges, and determinehow to meetthose needsIdentifyopportunities to leverage existing products or elements of products acrossCortevas businessIdentifyopportunities to bring forward new products based on an understanding ofCortevas capabilities and latent productsManageproduct-class view of products across portfolio (e.g., oversee productmanagement for processautomation, predictive analytics, market insight)Ensurefunding is well spent on management / development activities, managingtrade-off betweenre-use of existing technology and speed-to-marketEnsureproducts meet Corteva business goals and score well in customer feedback Ensureshared services functions (QA / Testing, Processes & Controls) successfullydeliver services to other Corteva IT product teamsQualificationsPositionRequirementsTechnicalCompetenciesManagementof multi-disciplinary teams to achieve product family objectivesAbilityto manage a full product lifecycleFamiliaritywith technologies managed, including QA / TestingAdherenceto stage-gate processes, as neededFamiliaritywith Waterfall and Agile methodologiesLeadershipCompetenciesAnticipateand balance the needs of multiple stakeholdersBuildpartnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectivesAchieveresults consistently, even under tough circumstancesHoldself and others accountable to meet commitmentsCreatenew and better ways for the organization to be successfulRecognizethe value different perspectives and cultures bring to an organizationExperienceand Education RequirementsMinimum10+ years in IT with 5+ years in a Product Leader roleBachelorsdegree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration,Engineering, or related field. *LI-MA1Apply for this job.