PPL Corporation Tech Product Manager/Development in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Tech Product Manager/Development
Sets and owns the long-term vision and strategy, with their stakeholders and team, for our company’s products.
Defines the mission, goals, OKRs, KPIs and charter for their product(s) to ensure success
Communicates this mission and strategy to all of the relevant participants and stakeholders to ensure alignment
Manages the product lifecycle of their product(s) through a human centered design process in an agile and matrixed organization
Uses a qualitative and quantitative data driven approach to shape project priorities and feature definition
Collaborates closely with our lead experience designer(s) to ensure we are building the right experiences.
Manages and mentors product analysts and developers and empowers their teams for success
May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.
The Tech Product Manager / Development leads and manages the product analyst(s) and developers, within the products they support. They will have a focus on enhancing the definition and growth of their product(s) in our organization and/or market. The role is the primary driver of the team’s product vision; overseeing the development and management of the product’s roadmap based on the adopted strategies and vision they aligned on with their stakeholders. They ensure our products are clearly defined, have clear missions, and objectives and that those objectives are met. They will be the voice of our customer and ensure we are building what our customers need, not just want.
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.
This position is a safety-sensitive role. Upon acceptance of a conditional offer, all individuals in safety-sensitive roles are obligated report the use of any medication that may impair their ability to perform the job in a safe manner.
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience.
3 years leadership experience.
Knowledge and expertise across multiple spectrums of large scale business operations, preferably in the Utility Sector.
Excitement, curiosity, and passion for shaping the future through digital technology.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.
Regular or Temporary:
Experience establishing a product ownership practice.
Experience in creating and defining products in an IT organization.
Willingness to be transparent about your prioritization and roadmap process.
Confidence to be able to say “no,” but explain why in terms that stakeholders understand.
Contributes to thought-leadership knowledge sharing through internal blogs.
Acts as a ruthless “prioritizer” while balancing the needs of customers and stakeholders.
Brings evidence-based decision-making to your communication.
Ability to work as part of a team and build collaborative relationships.
Possesses strong decision-making ability.
Excellent communicator both oral and written.
Good at dealing with ambiguity with strong analytical skills.
Experience in agile methodologies and working on an agile team.
Full-time or Part-time:
As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities - Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities - provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad.
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