1+ months

Director, Product Management

Framingham, MA 01701

**Meet the Team**

At Staples our Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples Order Lifecycle Systems team enables scalable, efficient, and intelligent order and delivery solutions, and exceptional customer experience through our expertise in business domains and technologies. We are currently taking a platform re-engineering approach to consolidate, modernize, and simplify legacy applications by standardizing interfaces, building micro-services, and/or integrating with 3rd party software thatll effectively reduce tech debt and vendor footprint, and improve time to market and service levels.

**Your Role**

We are seeking a Director to Manage Products in Supply Chain, Furniture, and Technology domains of Staples eCommerce business. This leader will partner with business, operations, and technical teams to support business priorities and drive technology transformation.

This Director is responsible for influencing large number of partners and stakeholders at all levels to define the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for supporting business growth, driving customer experience, and enabling technology modernization of Supply Chain, Furniture, and Technology systems in a commercially viable fashion. She/He will drive product definition and feature prioritization, spearhead product requirements, and tirelessly champion the needs of end customers and internal users.

**What Youll Do**

+ Represent technology domain with the business partners in various functions e.g. Supply Chain, Merchandizing, Sales, and Customer Service

+ Build consensus and drive the vision for supply chain, furniture, and technology systems by partnering with respective stakeholders

+ Oversee technology priorities and own execution to successful completion

+ Lead and develop a team of product managers and owners while actively inspiring people and molding culture

+ Hire exceptional talent in order to raise the bar on technical product management and build a strong team

**Who You Are**

The ideal candidate is strategic and transformational self-starter, detail-oriented problem-solver with exceptional inter-personal communication and presentation skills, and has a track record of successfully delivering large/complex products or platforms from concept to launch. The successful candidate will think big, comfortably manage ambiguity, credibly hold on their own, prevent short sighted designs, drive consensus, and dig into any problem.


**The Skills You Bring**

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline. MBA, MS, or PhD from a top-tier institution preferred.

+ 10+ years of product management or technical leadership experience at large e-Commerce or Hi-Tech companies. Additionally, Technology, Management, or Operational consulting experience at an eminent organization and/or consulting firm preferred.

+ Solid experience involving large scale implementations, leading cross-functional teams, and directly working with engineering to design, build, deliver, and maintain per the roadmap. Large scale software development experience is a plus.

+ Proficient knowledge of enterprise systems (e.g. Supply Chain, ERP, etc.), and their business implications

+ Ability to develop strong business partner relationships and build network

+ Strong organizational and people skills to drive alignment and collaboration

_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2021-03-18

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