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IT PRODUCT OWNER

Description

The Business Application group within Koch Global Services is seeking an IT Product Owner to join our facilities management and corporate security product team to implement and support leveraged, enterprise applications across the Koch Industries companies. Our facilities management team provides full real estate lifecycle services from identifying strategic real estate opportunities to optimizing spaces and managing facilities. Our corporate security team partners with all our locations to manage their security risks.

As we look to transform these two business capabilities, it will be your job to align with the business vision and strategies to lead delivery of an enterprise solution throughout Koch. You will maintain focus and provide clear direction to the team members and be the product champion. This will include vendor management for technology leveraged with an external service provider. You will be accountable for guiding the success of the product. 

You will also have the opportunity to perform the role of a business system analyst in supporting initiative across our product portfolio. This will include but not limited to driving the product vision and strategies, development of the technology roadmap, seeking alignment with business stakeholders and determining our total cost of ownership.

To be successful in this role, you will need relational skills, the ability to manage multiple activities/projects at once, and strong communication skills. You will excel by building relationships and communicating with high-level business stakeholders to understand their strategies and match them with the right solutions.


·Partner with the facilities management and corporate security teams and external service provider to ensure the vision and strategies are clearly understood and being implemented within the product

·Interfacing with the facilities management teams to define priority, business needs, and requirements

·Development and prioritization of the roadmap, which aligns with facilities management team's vision

·Providing direction and prioritization to the product team including the external service provider that aligns with the stakeholder’s vision

·Driving accountability with our third party service providers or product vendors for project deliverables

·Understanding the market and leading practices within the marketplace for the product

·Understanding product costs and determining the cost recovery mechanism

·Developing detailed knowledge and understanding of the business process

·Working with customers, vendors, and IT teams to appropriately implement technology solutions

  • Working with the business to develop training plans and training materials that will be used in the training of end users on new systems and enhancements
  • ·Collaborating with business stakeholders in working with technology vendors to understand their capabilities and strategic roadmaps

    ·Managing project scope by thoroughly understanding the business culture, environment, and people

    ·Identifying opportunities to leverage applications across the organization to minimize duplicate systems within the organization

    ·Engaging in analysis and decision-making processes for new initiatives

    ·Communicating with leadership and stakeholders on current initiatives

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