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Technical Product Manager, Cross-Functional Initiatives


Job ID: 49442

Technical Product Manager, Cross Functional Initiatives

Responsibilities Include:
Facilitate SME discussions at senior levels; possibly with global process leaders and/or across business functions.
Communicate system changes to the business at all levels, often executives.
Communicate to various levels of the business community in non-technical terms.
Advocates business customers interests and requests across all relevant IT groups.
Assist developing business benefits for proposed solution in conjunction with appropriate finance partner.
Collaborates with business to translate goals and objectives into projects (P3).
Understand customer's business drivers and changes in priorities.
Leads and owns engagements with remote groups: vendors, other internal facilities and departments.
Develops action plans and processes, in coordination with management team, for integrating activities and optimizing department resources to meet major goals and objectives.
Participates in business planning, budgeting, and policy development.
Develops internal and/or external partnerships that leverage resources and improve business unit responsiveness.
Gather, validate, and document business requirements at a complex, cross-functional, or cross-regional level. Responsible for accuracy and completeness (final approval).
Communicate and coordinate the translation of functional requirements into technical solutions with IT resources.
Responsible for assuring that the IT process standards are appropriately applied to business solutions.
Lead and own responsibility for the investigation of new technologies and strategies. Manage project communications and report project status to stakeholders. Develop project plan, schedule, scope and deliverables.
Monitor and evaluate risks, develop and implement contingency plans.
Suggest solutions, provide functional expertise, big picture perspective, and have a deep knowledge of business processes.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.