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Jr. IT Product Manager  
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on December 9, 2021
Job Id #52192 Posted November 29, 2021

Job Description:

  • People Product Technology team leads high performing teams and drives the roadmap serving the transformation of HR capabilities.

Project Description:

  • Workday Implementation
  • Product Model Team Creation and Product Model Approach Evolution
  • Employee, Mgr, and HR Experience Transformations

Position Summary/Job Description:

  • Client is seeking an Associate Product Manager – Compensation to join the People Product Technology team to be a part of high performing teams of Product Managers and drive the roadmap serving the transformation of HR capabilities.
  • The Compensation product team will drive technology modernization and enable strategic transformation of the compensation and flexible pay practices and system capabilities, and employee self-service experiences within the People Technology solution ecosystem initially with a focus on the implementation of a Workday solution.
  • This role will partner with key internal teams, engage in customer research, execute data driven prioritization to design, build, test, and launch initiatives related to Objective and Key Result measurements, supporting both customer needs and business objectives. As a champion of your strategy and customers, you will evangelize your strategy and obtain buy-in from key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Individuals coming into these roles will have a proven track record of owning and delivering world-class customer experiences. In addition, these individuals will have to be data driven and a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and, along with your team, drive them to completion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set the priorities for a Product team in partnership with Engineering, User Experience, & Research teams
  • Identify new opportunities, define the business case, and drive organizational alignment
  • Prioritize and plan the resources needed to deliver key projects on budget and on time
  • Process documentation and testing efforts for new Workday solution

What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?

  1. Expert communication skills
  2. High Emotional Intelligence
  3. Track Record of Servant Leadership
  4. Critical Thinking & Intellectual Curiosity
  5. Expert ability to navigate ambiguity

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience working on large-scale HR system implementations, testing, and training efforts.
  • 1+ yrs. experience relevant Product Management Experience (Dev, UX, Strategy, etc.)
  • 1+ yrs. relevant experience in customer focused solutioning, cross-functional leadership, etc.
  • Servant leadership style; high level of emotional intelligence, ability to navigate ambiguity and drive clarity, and expert influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, evaluate outcomes and challenge conventional wisdom.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager/owner mentality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ of large-scale product or program management experience
  • 4+ years’ experience owning and driving end-to-end product requirements across multiple technology teams

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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