VP, Product - Employee Apps for Work.com
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Salesforce is where passionate, energetic people can make an impact, win as a team, and find their dream job. Our success is fueled by a long-standing commitment to innovation, customer success, and giving back. We were founded sixteen years ago with a new model for technology and corporate philanthropy. Today, Salesforce is the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem and the largest provider of CRM software.

Join us at Work.com! We're working on exciting, market-leading solutions for the work-from-anywhere world, so that all companies can better support their workforce across a range of products for IT and HR.

As the leader of the Employee Apps product org, you'll drive strategy and execution for key solutions we're creating as part of our Work.com offering. You will have a passionate team of product managers in your org, and the freedom to create a vision for which additional Employee Apps the team should deliver. As Salesforce continues to grow its presence in the Employee Experience and HR market, the work you and your team will do are critical to our success.

We are looking for an exceptional and experienced product leader, with deep domain knowledge in the Employee Apps space. The products your team owns cover categories such as Talent Development, Wellness & Safety, Employee Productivity, and more. We are focused on delivering a modern, employee-centric, and conversational employee experience. We're also working with many ecosystem partners to quickly build a deep offering, so another key aspect of your role is also being strategic about creating and leveraging partnerships around our core employee experience areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading a team of product managers through all aspects of the product lifecycle. This includes: market needs, product vision and strategy, roadmap creation and communication, release planning, requirements gathering, functional specification, all the way through to customer enablement and success.

  • Develop and execute a go-to market strategy & plan in collaboration with marketing, sales, sales enablement, sales support, and product teams.

  • Maintain a strong, cohesive, and collaborative culture across product and engineering teams. Focus on continuous improvement of product planning and delivery practices across the organization.

  • Strong collaboration with product and technology leaders across the Salesforce ecosystem.

  • Develop and nurture a high performance team of product managers and link performance to overall business objectives.

  • Participate in strategic planning for and expansion of Employee apps into new and existing markets.

  • Pragmatic approach, as this team moves fast, and your role includes helping to remove barriers so we can continually deliver customer value to the market.

  • Leverage market analysis, competitive knowledge, the Jobs To Be Done framework, and customer research to inform the product roadmap.

  • Champion and evangelize new capabilities and solutions with marketing, sales, support, professional services, partners and customers.

  • Engage directly with key customers during pre-sales and post-sales implementations to ensure the product will help them reach their desired business outcomes.

  • Actively participate in industry events, customer briefings, advisory boards, and social media communications.

  • Present technical product and roadmap to customer executives.

Qualifications:

  • Domain knowledge and experience creating and executing products for the HR market.

  • High energy and passion for the job.

  • Product Leadership DNA, proven ability to excite and lead a product team.

  • Experience managing product management teams and closely collaborating with engineering teams.

  • Experience delivering products that span from the application layer to the platform layer, with strong support for ecosystem partners. You will need to be comfortable at all layers of the stack for the product areas you own.

  • Equivalent of 15+ years of product management or similar experience. Deep experience of the fundamentals of agile execution and delivery and hands-on product management. Ability to wield influence effectively to drive outcomes.

  • Experience building, leading and working with teams spanning multiple geographies.

  • Experience working in fast-paced startup environments and also large enterprise enterprise software companies. Our team is often a mix of both energies.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience in high-level business discussions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines or equivalent experience in technical leadership roles. MBA is a plus.



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Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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