Sr. Product Manager - MyBlock
Company: H&R Block
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: October 13, 2021
What you'll do...
Responsible for developing, planning and managing implementation of
activities for complex products and programs with broad scope, high
impact and long implementation time frames. Lead both the
technology as well as the business change required, while ensuring
that day-to-day operations keep functioning flawlessly during the
transition. Consult with product sponsors, participants,
stakeholders and customers to review product proposals including
goals, time frames, and funding limitations. Ensure that product
goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives.
Develop and manage product budgets. Responsible for managing the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation
of assigned products including the business change as well as the
technology conversion. Act as a single point of contact for
Deliver products on time and on budget with superior quality.
Coordinate all activities with, and report regularly to the Product
Oversee teams of individuals from both the business side and
technology, as well as the vendor conversion team.
Work in partnership with business leaders to obtain and commit
necessary associate resources at the appropriate time, level, and
expertise to support the products.
Ensure compliance with corporate product management office, using
appropriate product management tools, processes and procedures.
Manage the product budget, putting in place financial disciplines
and ensuring their execution to meet or beat budget.
Manage the overall vendor relationship and ensure their delivery,
on time and on budget.
Responsible for the delivery of all technology components
(applications, interfaces, data center and network).
Use outstanding influence leadership skills, work closely with
other senior leaders to ensure all technology is coordinated for on
Bachelor's degree in related field or the equivalent through a
combination of education and work experience.
Six (6) years of relevant experience
IT, business, and/or consulting experience
Product management experience to include experience leading large
mission critical products that involve significant business and
Experience leading teams in a matrix management environment with
demonstrated record of establishing priorities and meeting
Ability to be an effective leader in a fast-paced pressure
Experience developing and managing product budgets.
IT and/or business consulting experience to include budgeting,
systems analysis and design.
Experience developing and negotiating partnerships with external
Knowledge of business case development including cost/benefit
analysis, NPV, and current and future state assessment.
Advanced oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills necessary to
communicate and persuade a wide range of audiences.
Advanced supervisory skills with the ability to oversee tasks
delegated to subordinates.
Familiarity with compliance (regulatory, SOX, etc.) and governance
Experience in Big 5/6 consulting environment
Tax or financial background
It would be even better if you also
- Experience with mobile apps.
- Experience interpreting and levering analytics.
- Tax or financial background
- Technical background or experience building products and
features that rely on one or two-way data communication with 3rd
- Experience or understanding of financial technologies
- Experience with OCR and intelligent content extraction
What you'll bring to the team...
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent through
a combination of education and related work experience.
- 5 years Minimum related work experience
- Familiarity with compliance (regulatory, Sarbanes-Oxley Act
(SOX), etc.) and governance issues.
- Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Effective presentation skills to all levels, from senior management
to line/staff associates.
- Experience with cost benefit analysis in preparing/reviewing
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and
prioritize work in order to achieve critical deadlines.
- Superior supervisory and matrix management skills; demonstrated
ability to oversee tasks delegated to others.
- Product management experience to include experience leading
large mission critical products that involve significant business
and technology change.
About H&R Block...
We're here to live our purpose-to provide help and inspire
confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our
work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and
homes. Livelihoods and lives.
We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard
Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to
approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and
around the world. When you join our team, you'll add to the
momentum of a forward-thinking company-one that defined an industry
and is now leading its transformation.
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