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Product Management Principal Director

Chicago, IL

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Solutions.AI is Accenture's collection of AI solutions that are designed to unlock new efficiencies and growth, enable new ways of working, and facilitate game-changing innovation-3x faster than the typical product lifecycle. Built and delivered on the foundation of Accenture's unparalleled AI expertise, data services, IP and ecosystem partners, our scalable, modular solutions minimize time to market and maximize business impact. The next AI revolution will be built by people like you. Visit us here to find out more about Solutions.AI .

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You are:

You are a product leader! You are a distinguished and passionate product leader in the world of artificial intelligence. You love building products, and teams that build products, that address some of our world's biggest challenges, applying your deep expertise in AI, machine learning, data science, cloud platforms, software engineering, DevOps, and more. Your curiosity knows no bounds, and you're looking for the next problem to be solved before others even acknowledge there's a problem.

You are an AI technologist and passionate AI product leader who loves to teach, tell stories, and inspire passion so others can see what you see - that AI is fueling innovation and growth across all sectors. The infusion of a sound understanding of programming, software engineering, and data science is what you want to be known for. And you love to build, lead, and inspire high performing, global delivery teams, setting a clear vision and strategy, and providing the product leadership to deliver value to our clients.

The work:

As a Product Management Principal Director, your responsibilities include:
  • Drives overall product vision and roadmap, then translates product, pricing, and positioning strategies into requirements and prototypes
  • Provides product leadership to guide a team of product management professionals for AI solutions
  • Identifies and solves the top problems and ensures the final product meets the business need, delivers maximum value, and delights users
  • Facilitates trade-off decisions, when needed, by balancing business needs, customer experience and technical feasibility
  • Takes responsibility and accountability for the product from conception to execution to delivery and maintenance
  • Navigates organizational landscape and effectively manages stakeholder relationship to achieve a desired outcome
  • Work with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market.
  • Works with stakeholders to create, maintain and prioritize product and iteration backlogs for maximum efficiency
  • Focuses on outcomes and not on role titles and recognizes that every organization will have different role definitions and expectations.
  • Enables constant feedback loop to maximize the benefit of the customer and stakeholder feedback by synthesizing it and integrating it in the product roadmap
  • Guides the team to self-organize and empowers them to voice opinions and make decisions
  • Supports the team by working towards removing obstacles and distractions
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Here's what you need:
  • Minimum of 10 years of product management experience in AI software that processes data, as well as develops and maintains AI systems with machine learning and deep learning algorithms on a modern cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Minimum of 7 years of exposure to delivering Product Roadmap in an Agile environment
  • Minimum of 5 years of building and managing high performing product management teams
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 15 years) work experience
Bonus points if:
  • Experience in Scrum, Lean, Kanban, JIRA
  • Experience in Data Science and Data Engineering
  • Experience in pre-sales or enterprise consulting
  • Customer-facing experience of discovery, assessment, execution, and operations
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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00032653
Employment Type: Other