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Wolters Kluwer Lead Product Manager - Remote R0040726 in Topeka, Kansas

Lead Product Manager - Remote R0040726

Responsible for overall execution of growth plans for a significant product or product family. Works with Agile software development teams, aligning development activity with product’s strategy and in support of the organization’s goals and market need. Contributes to product’s strategic vision and focus. Understands market trends, competitive landscape, and customer needs, translating these insights into product features and product 6-month roadmap. Takes an active role in planning and design stages to ensure product is differentiated from competitors in the marketplace. Translates market and customer needs into product requirements. Creates and manages the product backlog. Coordinates product release plans and go-to-market activities like release notes and training for sales and service teams. Supports strategic marketing programs for new products and product enhancements. Assists efforts to ensure market penetration, proper product positioning and profitability. Participates in the entire lifecycle of the product, working closely with development teams from product initiation to delivery to eventual product retirement.

Financial & Corporate Compliance (FCC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer. WK provides expert services and solutions to help financial services and corporate professionals maintain ongoing compliance requirements, increase efficiency and produce better business outcomes. The portfolio provides a wide range of technology-enabled lending, regulatory and investment compliance solutions, corporate services, and legal entity compliance solutions | Portfolio CT Corporation, ComplianceOne, Expere, eOriginal, GainsKeeper, and Lien Solutions. | https://www.wolterskluwer.com/en/about-us/organization/financial-and-corporate-compliance#contact

This is a remote role and will report to the Director, Product Management - FCC CT and under the leadership of the Vice President, Product Management - FCC CT. #LI-Remote

Required Job Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Experience: Minimum 5+ years of related product owner and/or development experience; preferably within a multi-division organization with various development, sales, service, and marketing teams.

  • Experience developing detailed customer needs analysis and user stories

  • Experience with tools and processes that support software development and usage tracking such as Azure Dev Ops, Confluence and/or Google Analytics.

  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional groups to accomplish product and revenue objectives.

  • Pragmatic Marketing certification

Other Qualifications (preferences):

  • Experience : work with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Experience supporting an Agile development process is helpful

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Education : bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience

  • Pragmatic Marketing certification level 2

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with development teams, employing Scrum Agile product development methodology.

  • Create, prioritize, and manage backlog of user stories and requirements.

  • Marshal approved product development projects from definition through the development, testing and launch phases.

  • Create prototypes and functional specifications and requirements for the product.

  • Collaborate in the generation of viable new product concepts and ideas which support the business strategy and market position goals of the assigned legal practice groups.

  • Support the development of business cases for each approved new product concept by describing the detailed user stories and needed features that will deliver a product or service solution

  • Help ensure successful product launch by documenting new product features and enhancements, supporting the development of marketing content, and conducting internal training sessions.

  • Conduct ongoing, in-depth research and analysis on each assigned product to gain an understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, and competitive advantages of each product

  • Drive world class user experience by creating innovative and user-friendly products and customer-facing features with strong bias for action

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the assigned product or service to facilitate product enhancements, internal training, and level 3 support

  • Contribute to the overall product strategy for business unit by staying informed of market trends and customer workflows to create the relevant product enhancements.

Additional Information:

Wolters Kluwer offers great benefits and programs to help meet your needs and balance your work and personal life, including: Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans, 401(k), FSA/HSA, Commuter Benefits, Tuition Assistance Plan, Vacation and Sick Time, and Paid Parental Leave . Full details of our benefits are available - https://www.mywolterskluwerbenefits.com/index.html

Wolters Kluwer (EURONEXT: WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare, tax and accounting, financial and corporate compliance, legal and regulatory, and corporate performance and ESG sectors. We help our customers make important decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2022 annual revenues of €5.5 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide. We are headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

  • Ranked by Forbes Magazine as among America’s Best Large Employers for 2022 - #84 .

  • Wolters Kluwer secures 2nd place in Newsweek's Most Trustworthy Companies List 2023

  • CEO Nancy McKinstry ranked 16th by Harvard Business Review of the best performing CEOs in the World.

  • WK #1 for gender equality in the workplace in the Netherlands & #47 worldwide for 2023 .

Diversity Matters

Wolters Kluwer strives for an inclusive company culture in which we attract, develop, and retain diverse talent to achieve our strategy. As a global company, having a diverse workforce is of the utmost importance. We've been recognized by employees as a European Diversity Leader in the Financial Times, as one of Forbes America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2022, 2021 and 2020 and as one of Forbes America’s Best Employers for Women in 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018. In 2020, we placed third in the Female Board Index, and were recognized by the European Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index. Wolters Kluwer and all of our subsidiaries, divisions and customer/departments is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They’re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and requirements. The job description provided is subject to revision and modification at any time.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.