Tech Data - Americas

  • Product Manager - Innovation

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-21834
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8am-5pm
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    Tech Data is one of the world’s largest technology providers in IT distribution. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 100® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.

     

    The Tech Data difference is in our people.  Every day customers like Best Buy, CDW, Office Depot, etc… depend on us to help them cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users of all sizes, including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers.  Working for Tech Data, you will be supporting manufacturers such as, Apple, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, etc…

     

    The video link below provides a glimpse into our world!

     

     

     

    The Product Manager will focus on user experience and innovation in order to drive product design to impact UI, API connectivity as well as platform functionality and stability.  The Product Manager is a key contact point for business stakeholders, and act as a liaison between the development team. They will meet with the Product’s customers regularly to review strategy, requirements and design recommendations.  

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Represent the Product as a product expert at industry events, customer interactions, and other external facing activities
    • Operationalize the Product through training and necessary documentation both internally and externally
    • Keeping in touch with stakeholders of the product through regular communication
    • Communicate clearly and efficiently by coordinating product release communications
    • Provide sprint themes and new user stories for sprint planning along with acceptance criteria for those user stories
    • Be available for the development team in Scrum meetings
    • Work with the development team members as questions arise on user stories to ensure developers have all information needed to complete their change 

     

    Other Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Additional duties as assigned
    • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Experience:

    1 to 3 Years of relevant work experience.
    Relevant supervisory / managerial experience will appear here

    Education & Certifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree with Business Field of Study preferred.
    • High School Graduate required.
    • Other Education / Certifications: Information Technology


    Working Conditions:

    • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.
    • On-call availability required as necessary.
    • Professional, office environment.
    • Some travel required.


    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Able to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.
    • Possesses basic clerical and data entry skills.
    • Able to create and conduct formal presentations.
    • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
    • Possesses strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.
    • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
    • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    • Exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
    • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.
    • Able to use relevant computer system applications at an intermediate level.

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