Senior Product Manager - Financial Products
Company: H&R Block
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 22, 2019
Senior Product Manager - Financial Products
Job DescriptionResponsible 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
What you'll do...
- 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 assigned products.
- Deliver products on time and on budget with superior
- Coordinate all activities with, and report regularly to the
- 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
- Manage the product budget, putting in place financial
disciplines and ensuring their execution to meet or beat
- 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
What you'll bring to the role...
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
It would be even better if you also had...
- Experience in Big 5/6 consulting environment
- Tax or financial background
- Expertise managing outsourcing service agreement including
design and tracking of Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
- Nine years IT and/or business consulting experience to include
short-term and long-range strategic planning.
- Seven years product management experience.
- PMP certification, or equivalent, or completed work towards PMP
certification, or equivalent.
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About H&R Block...
H&R Block's purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire
confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We've been
true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded
our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to have approximately
12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the
We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who
join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something
bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a
strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it's how determined,
forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our
leadership is. We believe it's all those things, and much
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