Senior Product Manager, Absence Management (US Federal Government)


April 23, 2021

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Job Description
About the Team
Our Absence Management Product Management team is growing and we are seeking a Product Manager who has a solid understanding of the US Federal industry and Absence Management.

  • Are you a consultant or do you consider yourself an absence management expert?

  • Do you have knowledge of Federal leave regulations and policies?

  • Have you been a super-user, made configurations, or been part of integrations or implementations of ERP or financial management systems - especially ones involving absence management?

  • Have you been responsible for application design and gathering business requirements?

  • Are you a team player who is passionate about solving problems, working on cross-functional projects, and building products that excite users?

We want your industry and domain expertise, and fresh perspective and ideas to contribute to our next generation Absence Management solution!
About the Role
You will gain in-depth knowledge of our applications, product development methodology and processes through formal and informal training to become the product owner of the functional application design. You will translate business requirements into functional requirements to meet the needs of US Federal customers and will work closely with a development team to design and build absence management capabilities. We utilize agile development methodologies, and you will be the voice of the product management team to ensure that the product you intend to build, gets delivered! You will be the internal subject matter expert and consultant for your product!
About You and Desired Skills
We hope you bring an attitude of continuous learning while also helping our team grow and challenging our own ‘business as usual’. As a team, we operate under one goal of growing our product to be the premier global Absence Management solution and we expect this role to play a critical part in that growth story.

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Project manager, product manager, business analyst or consultant preferred

  • Deep knowledge of Absence Management enterprise applications or a expert in government and US Federal requirements

  • Strong ability to research, summarize, and prioritize customer business requirements

  • Experience writing detailed software functional design documents

  • Super organized and can lead multiple projects in a large, complex organization

  • A collaborative team player who uses positive leadership to coordinate and deliver results across teams

  • A fast learner who is detail-oriented, decisive, and enjoys fast-paced work environments

  • Highly self-motivated and works well in unstructured environments, always looking to take on work, and gets great pleasure from helping others understand, coordinate and address their challenges.

  • Ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity and take decisive action

  • Flexible, reliable, outgoing and has a positive work attitude

  • Excellent analytical, collaboration, verbal and written skills

  • Experience working with clients and participating in customer-facing situations