Full Time Job

Product Manager, Employee Experience

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 05-12-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Product Manager, Employee Experience

Would you like to help EA build innovative games by creating experiences that attract and develop the best talent? Are you passionate about how technology can enable employees to do their best work through collaboration and productivity? Are you strategic in your vision yet hands-on in your delivery?

Responsibilities:

You will report to the Product Management Director of Employee Experience in IT and be responsible for building the next generation of products to prepare our organization for the workforce of the future. Partnering closely with People Experience (HR), game teams, and other critical business groups, you will identify impactful opportunities and work with delivery teams to make solutions come to life!

Create product line vision, objectives and roadmap based on solving customer's biggest problems
• Uncover underlying customer needs by understanding end user perspectives and pain points (focusing on the ''why'')
• Influence others to make the case for change and decide what problems to invest in
• Collaborate with stakeholders to define objectives that drive cohesive end to end experiences
• Determine product strategy and roadmap that aligns with EA's complex product ecosystem, considering industry trends, vendor marketspace, and organizational priorities

Determine what capabilities and delivery approach will have the biggest return on investment
• Transform specific customer requests into prioritized capabilities that solve the underlying need
• Define, document & effectively communicate customer journey, process maps, and detailed user stories/requirements
• Partner with engineering, UX, and external vendors to assess build vs. buy options, focused on delivering simple and scalable solutions with a reasonable time to value
• Clearly communicate trade-offs and fit gap analysis to drive product decisions and set stakeholder expectations
• SME in people experience/HR domain- Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Learning Management, Total Rewards

Manage delivery cycle to take idea from concept to implementation
• Refine requirements based on prototyping, hands on testing, and iterative feedback, acting as a bridge between customer desires and technical realities
• Drive end to end product release including feature design & development, integrations, data migration, cutover from legacy applications, and stabilization/support
• Proactively manage sprint plans, issues, and decisions, anticipating risk and ensuring focus stays on maximizing value within timeline and resource constraints
• Manage resource allocation, budget and spend
• Track and communicate progress while managing user/stakeholder/leadership expectations

Manage change and continuously improve product to adapt to changing customer needs
• Facilitate collaboration with stakeholder groups on process, people and policy changes to enhance product changes
• Build awareness, excitement and knowledge of new features through communication and training material creation and facilitation of training sessions
• Solicit feedback and analyze data to constantly test, learn and evolve product and approach

Qualifications:
• Business / I.T. Degree or equivalent professional qualification
• Deep subject matter expertise in collaboration and/or productivity technology
• 3-5 years industry experience with leading system evaluations & implementations in either product, business analyst, or program management roles (agile experience preferred)
• Ability to work independently with little direction as well as to manage the work of others
• Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals and tangible objectives in a complex, ambiguous, and fast paced environment through:
• Proactive, organized, and detailed planning including timeline & budget considerations
• Attention to detail and comprehensive end to end thinking
• Anticipation of potential issues with ability to drive creative solutions
• Strong decision making and prioritization skills
• Being adaptable to changing business models and organization structures
• Excellent verbal and written communication and influencing skills to convey ideas and manage conflict including:
• Facilitation of small and large meetings/workshops
• Creation of written deliverables (presentations, requirement documentation, emails, etc.) for core team, stakeholders and executives
• Communication of current and future product capabilities

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0eyme-3-234-244-105-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.