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Sr. Manager, Product Manager (KTD)

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 12

 

 

Position Summary

Lead a small group of Product Managers and/or Associate Product Managers within a given domain. Drive the strategy for that domain, teaching, guiding, setting objectives and key results (OKRs), and ensuring that the OKRs are achieved. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with stakeholders and consumer insights to develop product vision, identify capabilities aligned to company strategy and go-to market plans, communicate and create alignment with stakeholders including company officers and senior management
  • Create requirements and future enhancements roadmap to support plans to meet OKRs, deliver differentiated personalized experiences, and increase engagement
  • Create highly collaborative working environments partnering with Merchandising, Retail Operations, Key Retailing, Divisions, Marketing, Creative Services, Media Services, 84.51, and Kroger Technology & Digital
  • Model Agile principles to increase speed and frequency of delivery by maintaining and communicating groomed backlog, providing 1-N prioritization for backlog and set criteria for Minimum Viable Product
  • Provide leadership direction to direct and matrixed core team members, incorporating feedback from across all functions within product strategy and roadmap
  • Create, maintain and communicate product roadmaps including near-term delivery/releases and 1-2 year product evolution
  • Define product strategy, features and criteria for evaluating vendors/partners to make ongoing buy-build or partner decisions
  • Identify opportunities to create best-in-class capabilities leveraging customer & user feedback, team knowledge and expertise, and connecting to company strengths and resources
  • Develop the plan and deliver breakthrough experiences to market working with technical and non-technical partners
  • Measure, improve and continuously deliver to production
  • Travel to work locations to attend company meetings
  • Travel to interview/observe the users and/or customers
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Management or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of software development or product management experience with demonstrated success delivering new products and experiences to market
  • Any experience leading and managing a team with direct and indirect reports
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience creating and using strategy to solve complex problems
  • Ability to identify metrics and key performance measures and use data to drive decisions which enhance the customer experience
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • 3+ years of eCommerce experience at a retailer with brick and mortar stores
  • Any experience with iterative product development (Agile)
  • Any experience using Atlassian products
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    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati


     

    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

     

    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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