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Product Manager/Owner in Richmond, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Richmond, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $50.18/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Product Manager/Owner to work with one of the leading pharmaceutical distributors in North America. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).
Job Title: Product Manager/Owner
Location: Richmond, VA   
Position Summary:
Responsible for overseeing and guiding all aspects of the product life-cycle. Advocates on behalf of sales teams and represents the voice of our internal customers to envision, design, and improve or implement capabilities that drive sales force effectiveness. Leads as the single point of contact for initiatives. Interfaces with all areas affected by the initiative which may include: internal and external customers, sales teams, IT, and various back office departments (e.g. marketing, inventory, customer service, etc.). Serves as product owner and liaison between sales and back office teams. Plans and directs schedules as well as budgets. Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with stakeholders on all matters. Assesses risks and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, and collaborates with training team to develop communication plans, change management plans, and status reports. Conducts meetings and is responsible for deliverables and adoption. Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems.
• Becoming a trusted internal consultant that provides direction to back office and sales teams on the utilization of and other sales-facing platforms.
• Manage Salesforce implementation/upgrade projects both large and small simultaneously
• Work closely with business stakeholders and act as the product owner responsible for defining requirements and resources, conducting benefit analysis, and removing any impediments.
• Collaborate with IT to develop cross-functional timelines and participate in Agile ceremonies
• Collaborate with IT to own, nurture, and prioritize user stories
• Identify and measure KPIs related to each initiative (e.g. stakeholder satisfaction, and ROI)
• Align with training team to jointly develop communication and change management plans.
• Create and help continuously improve reports and dashboards that help drive business performance
• Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the process.
• Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
• Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
• Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
• Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new capabilities and drive appropriate utilization of existing ones
• Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
• Stay current with core principles and industry best practices to drive deeper understanding of our stakeholders and enhanced effectiveness.
* 5+ years in program management, product management/ownership
* Experience utilizing and other sales facing platforms
* Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is highly desirable
As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pay Rate is based on experience.