Senior Product Manager - Global Sourcing

The Global Sourcing & Manufacturing Technology Team is looking for a strong Product Owner with experience working in an agile environment, who's focus will be to deliver the right solutions to the GSM Sourcing organization with the highest quality and shortest lead time. In partnership with Architects, Business Stakeholders, Customers, and Development teams you will create the Product/Solution vision and be responsible for creating the product strategy, breaking this down into product features and guiding the development and implementation of new features.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Collaborate with, interpret and act as the voice of the customer for the Global Sourcing business team
• Work with the EPIC Owners to better define the Sourcing Product, ensure it is integrated into the overall GSM portfolio and communicate the vision to the Agile Team
• Create and maintain the Product Roadmap, highlight risks and dependencies
• Own, maintain and prioritize their team's product backlog; facilitate feature mapping, break features into stories, define acceptance criteria, ensure capacity for enablers and defects
• Ensure the team has the full context and understanding of customers and the business environment to create valuable solutions
• Ensure the readiness of the work, accept or reject work results, and that the work is aligned to the Product Roadmap
• Prioritize and make trade-offs based on understanding of strategies, budget, epics, enabler requirements, defects, dependent teams, goals and the value features and stories bring to customers and the business
• Be the final decision maker for prioritization of the team's work
• Work with the Agile team to ensure all stories are supported, clear, and delivered in high quality
• Understand how features are performing, the level of customer satisfaction, and provide suggestions for improvements

Skills

• Strong understanding of business and operational processes related to Apparel/Footwear Product Development, Sourcing and/or Manufacturing (Preferred)
• In-depth understanding of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they are applied in the workplace
• Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing solutions
• Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
• Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the ecosystem the team works in to help team in overcoming roadblocks
• Experience collaborating and managing relationships with business partners
• Effective team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
• Strong facilitation skills within teams
• Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
• Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management
• Able to lead cross-functional work
• Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands
• Strong understanding of Product subject matter


Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years relative work experience with bachelor's degree
• Experience working with Agile teams
• Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, VersionOne preferred
• Familiarity or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.
• Minimum 5 years relative work experience with bachelor's degree
• Experience working with Agile teams
• Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, VersionOne preferred
• Familiarity or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.


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