Senior Product Manager

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Senior Product Manager
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Position Overview:

Ford is looking for Product Managers that embrace lean and agile practices. Product Managers will work on small, cross-functional, and co-located teams. The Product Manager will collaborate directly and continuously with software engineers and designers, and will release early and often.

  • Collaborate with Business Partners to understand their product vision and break it down into an actionable backlog for the development team.
  • Regularly engage users to test theories and obtain feedback
  • Lead a balanced team through prioritization, planning, and delivery of software that addresses user needs.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the product space; understanding the problems to be solved, competitive landscape, and unique value proposition.
  • Advocate the iterative development approach, focused on delivering product value thoughtful and deliberate prioritization.
  • Help innovate and iterate on product-driven processes, share best practices, learnings, and successes.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of Product Management, Business Analyst, or Solution Architecture experience

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in defining product vision, strategy, and roadmaps
  • Experience developing and managing backlogs; collaborating closely with engineers and designers
  • Experience articulating and validating product hypotheses; leveraging user empathy
  • Ability to break down complex problems into actionable steps and get things done in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt the communication style for the audience
  • Ability to quickly understand a specific domain and identify the trends and opportunities in that space
  • Experience leading or supporting user research
  • Experience mentoring other Product Managers
  • Prior experience in software development or design

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.