Randstad Senior Product Manager in San Jose, California

Senior Product Manager

job details:

  • location:San Jose, CA

  • salary:$150,000 - $170,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, July 12, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:632470

job description

Senior Product Manager

job summary:

We are looking for a Product Manager to join our Product Team, supporting our clients Global Initiatives. The Global Product Manager's role is both strategic and tactical. You need to be able to see and sell the big picture while keeping track of all the details, so your product features are delivered on time and to specifications. You will develop user-centric solutions for different user personas by understanding the clients job search methodology and conducting user & market/competitive research. You will take new company solutions from conception to implementation and will serve as the product expert while working closely with job seekers, customers, designers, UX, engineers, operations, sales & marketing and business stakeholders around the world.

location: San Jose, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $150,000 - 170,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


What You Will Do

  • Understanding and leading analyses of the competitive environment, customers and product metrics to determine the right set of features to drive engagement and usage on RiseSmart's products

  • Identifying customer needs through customer research and insights

  • Leading the ideation and launch of new features and products for internal and external audiences around the world

  • Working closely with in-country business stakeholders and implementation managers to ensure that our solutions address the individual business needs of each country

  • Working cross-functionally and with the Product Development team to bring features live to the site

  • Clearly communicating product benefits to our users and internal stakeholders

  • Contributing to product processes and product strategy

  • Integrating findings from usability studies, user research and market analysis into actionable user stories

  • Driving the agile product development process

  • Analyzing metrics that inform the success of products and making changes where necessary to improve product outcomes

  • Having fun! We have an amazing culture at RiseSmart and want you to be a part of it!


Skills You Will Need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited College/University

  • Master's degree in Business is a plus

  • 5+ years of product management experience in the B2B or B2C space, including demonstrated experience developing new software features and enhancements for innovative products

  • Understanding of user centered design principles such as journey mapping, persona identification, pain statements, user experience

  • 3+ years of practical experience working in an Agile development environment


  • Prior hands-on experience with analytics and tracking web applications is a plus

  • Global product experience is a plus

  • Prior experience with software products is a plus

  • Prior working experience with HR Technology or HCM is a plus

  • Collaborative, team oriented, positive and flexible attitude

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.