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Senior Director, Products

General information

Location:

Atlanta - Georgia - USA, Boulder - Colorado - USA, Chicago - Illinois - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, New York - New York - Remote, Weston - Florida - USA

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210018895

Description & Requirements

Description

Here at UKG, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in teamwork, and we encourage and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. UKG is ranked #1 on the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT for 2020 and #3 on the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in Technology for 2020. We’re also ranked #2 on Fortune’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women and #6 on its Best Employers for Diversity list.

As a Sr. Director of Products at UKG, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation. Straddling the line between high-level strategy, people leadership and hands-on execution, you are well versed in product and business strategy; capable of communicating deftly and passionate about the importance of technology in solving complex business problems.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to led our Engaging & Developing portfolio that is a critical differentiator of our HCM suite. Your work will include leading a team of Product Management professionals in defining and delivering on strategic roadmaps and collaborating and influencing portfolio peers as well as internal and external stakeholders.

Qualified candidates are highly motivated, innovative and solution-driven with experience in shaping cohesive, engaging experiences. Ideal candidates have experience with HCM technology in Performance Development, Learning Management, Compensation Planning and Engagement platforms. This role will be pivotal to the success and evolution of our Talent Management strategy as it evolves while maintaining our position as an industry leader the market. The ideal candidate is an accomplished, high energy, collaborative leader who has a proven track record.

Responsibilities Will Include
• Understanding the discipline of HCM from the top-down with a specific focus on Talent Management
• Analyzing overall market opportunity and accounting for strengths/weaknesses that address gaps, positioning and buying process
• Formulating and communicating high-level product portfolio strategy, ensuring that plans create the most compelling business solution while ensuring overall competitive positioning in the market and high-value solutions that truly solve customer problems
• Ensuring that there is a comprehensive portfolio strategy aligned to our operational and organizational objectives
• Partnering with Engineering to plan, track and allocate resources across the Group to ensure that we are able to deliver on roadmap goals
• Exhibiting abundant imagination, but also ruthlessly prioritizing (saying “No” isn’t difficult for you)
• Focusing on process improvement and discipline of the “Business of Products”
• Leading and growing a team of Directors/Managers of Product and User Experience
• Being able to go deep into both functional/technical huddles with engineers/architects as well as strategic discussions with executives
About You

• You’ve worked for 10-15+ years in Product Management at a technology-driven organization
• You’re a proven leader with a successful track record leading, coaching and mentoring Product and User Experience teams
• You’re an analytical, metrics-driven thinker who is deeply empathetic and leads with a user-centered approach
• You are an evangelist of how technology can unlock business value and customer experiences
• You have a history of listening to users, understanding their needs and creating improvements to meet those needs
• You have a strong track record of shaping and executing product strategy through portfolio roadmaps and tight collaboration with Engineering
• You’re committed to collaboration and can work well with other business units to build iterative solutions that continuously deliver value
• If no experience in HCM, you have a proven track record of entering a new space and building expertise rapidly
• You are a firm believer in change

Qualifications

About You

• You’ve worked for 10-15+ years in Product Management at a technology-driven organization
• You’re a proven leader with a successful track record leading, coaching and mentoring Product and User Experience teams
• You’re an analytical, metrics-driven thinker who is deeply empathetic and leads with a user-centered approach
• You are an evangelist of how technology can unlock business value and customer experiences
• You have a history of listening to users, understanding their needs and creating improvements to meet those needs
• You have a strong track record of shaping and executing product strategy through portfolio roadmaps and tight collaboration with Engineering
• You’re committed to collaboration and can work well with other business units to build iterative solutions that continuously deliver value
• If no experience in HCM, you have a proven track record of entering a new space and building expertise rapidly
• You are a firm believer in change

Corporate 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 www.ukg.com/careers

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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