Product Practice Lead

  • location: Saint Paul, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $75 - $105 per hour

job description

Product Practice Lead

job summary:
We are seeking an experienced product leader to serve as a Product Practice Lead to create an established product practice within our clients organization. In this role, you'll define standards, drive consistency of a product practice and indirectly lead 30+ Product Owners to establish a mature Product Practice. To be successful in this role, you'll have served as both a Product Owner/Manager and a team leader within product organizations. The Product Practice Lead will report directly to the Head of the Agile Center of Excellence.

location: ST PAUL, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $75 - 105 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
Define common Product Owner & Product Management practices (e.g. roadmap creation, outcome/measurement definition, product discovery processes, prioritization tactics, requirements definition, stakeholder communication/management, etc.)

  • Coach team of 30+ Product Owners on standardized practices and ensure adoption/adherence by all team members
  • Partner with HR managers to provide input into annual performance reviews on product practices
  • Input in decisions regarding hiring and promotions
  • Create training & certification tracks and ensure adherence within the team
  • Partner with the Portfolio Management & Agile Transformation Core teams to align methods across practice areas
  • In partnership with the business, establish clear roles & responsibilities between product teams and business stakeholders
  • Define metrics and clear measurement plan to identify maturity improvements for the Product Practice long-term

    • Align these metrics and measurements plans with those created by the Portfolio Management & Agile Transformation Core teams
  • Serve as a member of the Agile Transformation Core Leadership team to counsel, coach, and participate in transformational initiatives to transform & scale agile methods throughout the organization
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 12 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Product Management
  • Product Owner
  • Agile Methodology
  • Product Management

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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