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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Senior Principal Product Manager, Extensibility. Hybrid in CA, FL, GA, MA in Lowell, Massachusetts

Senior Principal Product Manager, Extensibility. Hybrid in CA, FL, GA, MA

General Information

Ref #:

20240038062

Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time

Location:

Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, San Francisco - California - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers #WeAreUKG

Description & Qualifications

Description

Here at UKG, our Engineering, Product, Innovation, and Cloud teams (or EPIC), are the driving force behind our cutting-edge technology. These UKrewers are dedicated to delivering best-in-class solutions that transform how our customers work. With a passion for excellence, EPIC continuously pushes boundaries and strives to make a real impact in the world.

We are seeking a Senior Principal Product Manager to fill a critical leadership role, requiring extensive subject matter expertise to own complex platform products. You will be considered the go-to person internally in this area, to innovate and develop offerings/solutions for unique and complex issues. You will lead large initiatives with substantial risk, visibility, and complexity, developing the strategy as well as responsibility for the execution of the product roadmap with minimal guidance, all while influencing key decision-makers within the sub-function.

Key Responsibilities:

Product Strategy and Roadmap:

  • Expert in multiple domain areas across the product portfolio.

  • Define strategy to ensure successful product delivery in one or many domains.

  • Define corresponding roadmap with Parent Features focused on value and break Parent Features down to Features/Epics and User Stories, that articulate how we drive incremental value over time.

Cross-Functional Team Leadership:

  • Work closely with engineering counterparts to create roadmaps based on capacity, come up with creative solutions to problems often thinking beyond their designated sub-stream, and make joint commitments on deliverables.

  • Continuously work the roadmap to meet Parent Feature level commitments.

  • Update management on progress toward commitments and escalate risks to the roadmap.

Adaptability and Management:

  • Proactively manage shifts and changes necessary to meet commitments, make recommendations to management when additional guidance is needed.

  • Comfortable with the unknown and counsels more junior PMs on the skills to pivot and shift as demands of the business and/or market change necessitating changes to the roadmap.

Review and Mentorship:

  • Review overall roadmaps to ensure they align with business goals and strategy.

  • Review Parent Features and Features being written by more junior PMs across the organization to ensure they are functional and complete.

  • Actively mentor more junior Product Managers on roadmap management and how to keep focus on commitments while shifting and changing in response to the environment.

Customer and Leadership Engagement:

  • Has frequent conversations with customers to understand their challenges and uncover problems to be solved.

  • Act as a trusted advisor to leadership, customers, and cross-functional groups.

  • Articulate the value of solutions and understand how this impacts UKG bottom line through revenue, CSAT, etc.

Complex Issue Resolution and Process Improvement:

  • Anticipate potential issues or problems, anticipate potential objections and influences the direction of conversations to get to effective outcomes.

  • Solve complex issues by identifying or developing innovative solutions that may set a precedent.

  • Participates in the evolution of processes and procedures to continue to improve organizational effectiveness.

Independent Operation and Influence:

  • Work independently in multiple complex areas simultaneously.

  • Makes recommendations to leadership when higher-level decisions are required.

  • Able to drive solutions through influence without authority.

  • Independently conduct market research, customer analysis, feature proposals, and story breakdown and writing as needed for execution.

Qualifications

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or a related discipline.

  • 10+ years of product management experience, or 6-8+ years of management consulting, with a track record of managing complex SaaS product portfolios, including complex platform products.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence within a complex organizational structure.

  • Being onsite 3 days per week in one the following UKG offices is required: San Francisco CA, Weston FL, Atlanta or Alpharetta GA, Lowell MA. Local candidates only please.

Preferred/expected qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills.

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, and leadership abilities.

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Pay Transparency for Colorado, New York, Washington and California

The pay range for this position in Colorado, New York, Washington and California is $155200 to $223100, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.

Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at https://www.ukg.com/careers.

San Francisco Bay Area Pay Law

There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area, the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $178480 to $256565 per year.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

View The EEO Know Your Rights poster (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) and its supplement .

View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here (https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf) .

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com.

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