The Principal Product Manager for Supply Chain systems provides leadership with the vision, roadmap, and deliverables for a complex set of critical commercial Supply Chain products. The Principal Product Manager has three primary responsibility categories that include stakeholder/customer engagement, product management, and some operational activities. This position acts as a liaison with the business enterprise, leading cross-functional teams of domain specialists, product application specialists and portfolio support specialists in the development, execution and monitoring of product roadmaps with the overarching goal of ensuring the delivery of desired capabilities. This position also acts as a coach for staff development. Experience in Supply Chain related tools such as Workday Supply Chain, TecSys point of Use, and GHX is desired.
Leads vision, roadmap, deliverables for products.
Translates customer needs into projects on a project roadmap.
Provides direction on development, execution and monitoring of product roadmaps.
Performs analysis of market for new product and services trends, capabilities and scalability.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE (ADVANCED): Demonstrates high levels of product knowledge. Is often relied upon by others for knowledge of the product and plays a lead role in projects related to the product. Has some experience in developing/supporting applications specific to the product.
PRODUCT VENDOR MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED): Is relied upon for the development of the most complex consulting, training, software and hardware contracts for the corporation. Develops and monitors vendor performance, relating to duties specific to their service level agreement: average speed of answer, service levels, conversion rates, quality assurance etc. Ensures clarity, accountability, communication and cooperation. Leads the formation of teams to develop the necessary technical specifications. Works with contracts that span various departments or corporate locations. Has been involved in the mediation of contract disputes. Consistently delivers services in a creative and imaginative manner while setting a standard for others.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES (ADVANCED): Demonstrates high levels of knowledge in new and emerging technologies. Contributes to strategic planning in areas which require expert knowledge and experience. Participates in advanced technology efforts for the company, evaluating and testing new products to determine their value and applicability to the organization. Often takes a lead role in critical situations where there is a need to apply knowledge of technological trends, emerging technology and/or new tools and products. Successfully selects and implements new technology to meet requirements of state-of-the-art systems and projects. Helps set standards and establish procedures relating to new technological products and services. Actively participates in outside professional organizations and forums.
PROJECT COORDINATION - (ADVANCED): Manages interdependencies among multiple related and unrelated projects whose coordinated delivery is required to achieve higher organizational objectives. Identifies opportunities for cross-discipline participation. Develops and documents project policies and procedures. Manages the overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of major project efforts, ensuring that project goals and objectives are met within agreed upon time, scope, and resource requirements. Contributes to the development of Project Coordination best practices for the organization.
IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED): Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in applying IT Portfolio Management in challenging and complex situations. Responsible for planning major portfolio additions and determining the retirement of systems. Contributes to the development of IT Portfolio Management best practices for the organization.
Organizational Impact: Delivers projects/assignments that have a direct impact on goals/objectives of the unit/department that the job is in.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Conducts extensive analysis of situations or data to resolve numerous, complex issues; may involve the input/work of others.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has in-depth level of knowledge within a professional area and working knowledge of other areas.
Team Interaction: May lead mid-sized projects; coaches and guides team members.
About the Department:
VUMC IT provides hardware, software and service solutions for the entire Medical Center. With over 40,000 workstations in the Medical Center, our teams can assist not only with hardware support, but also software and application support and services to enhance security and protection of your information.
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