Principal Product Owner

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jun 09, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
The Principle Product Owner sets the overall strategic vision for the product and is accountable for succeeding against identified metrics, managing the product's budget and financials, and setting short and long term product goals as well as ensuring the product team is effectively working togetherPRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Set key business objectives and develop product strategy
• Coordinate across scrums to ensure that every team has defined scope and clear objectives
• Be the “voice of the product” to all outside stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting any support it needs
• Oversee progress against product backlogs to ensure work and priorities are in line with product strategy and goals
• Make final decisions on any scope changes to prioritize key features
• Manage resource allocation strategy to ensure scrums have team members they need
• Define development methodology and tools for teams, with input from Scrum Master
• Approve technology roadmap, with input from Lead Architect
• Create and manage product budget
• Select and manage vendors for the productREPORTING/WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:Reports to Director Product Management, Last Mile.    Works with counterparts across the GSCL, TTS, EDABI Stores and throughout the entire Target organization.  May also work with external partners including vendors.  JOB REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• 10+ years experience, including 4+ in a product strategy role (e.g. Planner) or requirements development role (e.g. BA or BPM)
• 1+ years experience managing a team
• Experience creating and managing a budget
• Strong communication and leadership skills
• Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and tech teams DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience with agile development
• Product Owner certification
• Search domain expertise
• Engineering or technical background (through experience or education)