Sr Product Manager

Sr Product Manager

Software Guidance & Assistance



Sr Product Manager

Details of the offer

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Sr Product Manager for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Salt Lake City, UT.

Plan, organize, and lead a large, complex enterprise-level initiative consisting of multiple teams and workstreams
Translate business objectives into execution strategy (tactical and strategic), lead and successfully execute the strategy through strong collaboration and agile leadership
Work with multiple cross-functional teams to take ownership and accountability of planning and delivery for major cross-functional product and infrastructure build-out programs
Champion defined project and program management processes and best practices in the program including budget and expenditures, track key milestones and adjust resources as appropriate, ensure early detection of risks and develop appropriate risk response strategy, escalate issues as needed, and guide issues to closure where possible.
Responsible for developing, optimizing, and leading processes, strategic cross-functional communication, client engagement and critical stakeholder management for multiple initiatives
Responsibility for the creation and maintenance of required program documentation and artifacts
Lead regular interactions with executives to inform, alert, negotiate and maintain a continuous working relationship and shared vision for the initiative outcome
Establish and ensure appropriate program governance functions in accordance with enterprise policies and practices on behalf of the executive team
Develop, manage, and evolve KPI, operational metrics, and program reporting to ensure value is delivered
Drive effectiveness and accountability across teams and manage an initiative supported by a diverse team across the country
Work directly with representatives of all organizational areas, advising team and leadership of any status or implementation issues and recommending solutions as necessary
Lead daily program and project execution, including scope, time, and delivery criteria
Comfort communicating to various levels of stakeholders (from technical leads to senior executives)
Ensure cross-functional dependencies are identified to establish priorities
Lead emerging product management research, strategic positioning to meet evolving business needs, map product requirements and feature roadmaps and coordinate detailed planning
Anticipate industry and product trends, capability prioritization and tradeoffs, balancing business needs versus technical and resource constraints
Work effectively and diplomatically across districts and organizations with an ability to retain, contextualize, and disseminate information from and to a wide variety of sources and stakeholders
Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff, building clout and securing trust and buy-in from team members and stakeholders in all areas and levels of the organization.

Required Skills:
5-7 years of project/program/product management experience with large, complex initiatives certification strongly preferred
Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams to deliver on tight deadlines
Highly organized with superior communication and coordination skills
Ability to coordinate and work with diverse groups of subject matter experts
Self-starter, with a high personal standard of performance excellence
Understanding of Product, Project and Program Management best practices and proven track record in working with cross-functional, non-dedicated teams
Ability to develop communication strategies and Executive artifacts, product strategies and roadmaps and deliver complex material to tailored audiences
Proven ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment
Strong analytical, collaboration, leadership, critical thinking, multitasking, and time management skills
Ability to influence successfully in a highly matrixed or virtual organization
Demonstrated independent thinking and decision-making abilities
Ability to quickly and efficiently receive and process information
Judgment to escalate risk-based decisions appropriately
Ability to travel (percentage may vary up to 15%)
Experience with product and project management tools such as JIRA, SharePoint, Confluence, etc.

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at

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