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Principal Product Manager, HCM Analytics

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Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Cleburne - Texas - United States, Irvine - California - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Montreal - Quebec - Canada, San Francisco - California - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is searching for a Product Leader to take UKG Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workforce Management (WFM) analytics offerings to the next level. In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive the strategy of turning HCM and WFM data into tangible value, helping customers achieve material improvements in their people-centric business performance.
You are an HCM analytics expert who is passionate about all things data. You are willing and able to be the thought leader for delighting customers with innovative workforce insights that inform business decisions. You can articulate a compelling long-term vision and sell the big picture while staying pragmatic and realistic about how to get there. You listen carefully to customers and internal stakeholders, but you do not expect all the answers to come from them; you surprise them by putting forth groundbreaking ideas they have never thought of.

• Understand UKG customer needs, opportunities and market trends for analytics-enabled product offerings delivered in the context of an HCM/WFM SaaS product suite
• In collaboration with Research and Innovation team, articulate vision and strategy for infusing analytics throughout UKG product portfolio
• Leverage your own expertise, industry best practices, customer interaction, internal stakeholder input and competitive intelligence as a foundation for product direction and decision making
• Provide analytical guidance and mentoring to UKG product leaders, aiming to improve data literacy throughout the organization and generate excitement about what analytics can do to add value to UKG customers, and to differentiate UKG products from competition
• Become a subject matter expert on the data assets across the UKG portfolio and use this knowledge to define a comprehensive set of business metrics and KPIs to help UKG customers track organizational performance and value
• Conduct full cycle research involving data exploration and analytical modeling, using data from across the UKG product portfolio and external data sources, from data acquisition to compelling presentation
• Develop methodologies and guided process flows that can be turned into packaged analytic applications that help HR leaders understand key business value drivers and provide actionable recommendations to solve top-of-mind business problems such as improving employee retention and optimizing workforce utilization
• Maintain strong collaboration with Product and Engineering teams responsible for delivering analytics offerings. Provide them direction, guidance and assistance in authoring and managing detailed product roadmaps that realize the analytics enablement of UKG product portfolio
• Partner with AI product team to leverage the power of data science, predictive modeling, and Natural Language Processing in UKG analytic applications
• Partner with UKG teams providing strategic analytic services and business consulting to UKG customers. Seek opportunities to productize custom solutions delivered by them. Develop joint go-to-market strategies and compelling product & services bundles that maximize the ROI on customer investments in UKG solutions


• Bachelor’s or Master (preferred) Degree in business analytics or similar discipline
• 5+ experience applying analytics in the HCM/WFM space to solve real-world business problems, in an internal and/or external consultant role, supporting large scale, complex HR organizations
• Proficiency in multiple domains within the HCM/WFM space such as HR, Talent, Payroll and Time
• Understanding of global workforce trends, vertical-specific trends, and the implications for people and business strategy
• Hands-on experience with modern analytics platforms and tools, including traditional business intelligence and advanced analytics
• Hands-on knowledge of SQL
• Working knowledge of data and analytics ecosystems on leading public cloud platforms such as GCP (preferred), AWS, Azure
• Experience and confidence speaking and sharing in group settings to educate, persuade, and inform, including the ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Background in industrial-organizational psychology is an asset
• Experience in software product management is preferred
• Experience delivering analytic solutions on enterprise HCM/WFM platforms
such as UKG, Workday, Oracle HCM is a plus

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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