Job Description :
Job Title: Product Manager- Retail/Merchandising Location: San Francisco, CA remote for now due to COVID Duration: long term opportunity 6-month contract to start, but expectation is longer than 6 months and it's a potential to convert down the line Interview Mode: Phone and Video Visa: USC, GC and H-4 (Need Genuine Visa Only) This group owns three applications: PLM Product Lifecycle management All data regarding Product design & development, product data, etc. MDM - master data management Item Data, Prices on website RMS Retek retail management system Item Master, Pricing in store, Promotions Top Required Skills: Agile Product Management experience full gamut of creating stories, working with developers, working through testing/UAT 8-10+ years of Product Management experience, WITH RETAIL EXPERIENCE Experience in Supply Chain, Merchandising, Purchase order, inventory, itemization Understanding of "whole item master data" (promotions, pricing, SKUs) Understanding of ITAM or SKU data management and pricing/promotions Understanding of MDM and/or RMS Oracle Pricing and Promotions JOB DESCRIPTION Experience in supply chain, Pricing and Promotions, MDM and/or RMS Oracle Pricing and Promotions experience is a plus Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization to provide product and user experience solutions to meet the business needs Ability to identify the business organization's strength and weakness and suggests areas of improvement. Responsible for developing and creating requirements, providing product/project leadership and expertise Expert-level knowledge of product management best practices, functional design and application delivery methodology Customer focused with high quality standards, must possess excellent presentation skills Possesses and often shares subject-matter expertise or in-depth technical knowledge, uses expertise to further development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways Provides tactical work direction to team members Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal, business communication and project management skills Works on complex issues of highest complexity and strategic value where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including a broad understanding of current business trends Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as advisor to associates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements; may have budget responsibilities Strong decision making capabilities can help organization achieve results and can impact the short-term and multi-year goals of the company Frequently interacts with customers, and/or functional peer group IC'S/managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company Regularly interacts with business leadership at all levels Often leads a cooperative effort among members of a project team Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments Provides work direction to other associates in group