Lead Product Owner | Target Properties

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sep 13, 2017
Nov 22, 2017
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A PRODUCT OWNERPRIMARY FUNCTIONThe Product Owner works with Target's Construction, Real Estate and Store Design teams to represent the “voice of the customer” by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customersPRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Accountable for the development and health of product, working in the product model and collaborating with key partners and stakeholders
  • Ensures all customers/partners are aligned on vision and strategy
  • Ensure stories clearly communicate the customer and stakeholder needs to meet key business objectives and strategies for the product 
  • Maintain and refine backlog:  Create user stories, acceptance criteria and priorities to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy
  • Work in scrum team, ensuring teams are aligned around similar goals and objectives
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies
  • Inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction
  • Foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles JOB REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • 7-9 years of experience with 2-3 years in a product role or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and tech teams; translate “tech speak” to “business speak”, with effective thought leadership
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, continuous integration, user experience, product KPIs, OKRs, etc.)
  • Experience building enterprise software products (preferably working with SOA; experience migrating and integrating with legacy and new systems/architectures)
  • Solid product portfolio; in-depth experience with creating products which provide mobility, efficiency, and visibility to the organizationDESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience and understanding of the process and technology related to real estate, construction, store design and working with architecture firms is highly desirable
  • Experience in a Technology organization working with product teams following the Product Model
  • Experience in robotic process automation through BPM and machine learning
  • Agile certification
  • Product Owner certification (CSPO/ Scrum)