WestRock Sr. Product Owner, Automation and Portfolio Management – Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Sr. Product Owner, Automation and Portfolio Management – Atlanta, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE

Atlanta, Georgia, 30328

United States

Sr. Product Owner, Automation and Portfolio Management – Atlanta, GA

The opportunity:

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As the Sr. Product Owner for Automation and Portfolio Management, you will work closely with stakeholders, business partners, Automation and Portfolio Product Owners and development teams to bring new and innovative capabilities to our stakeholders around automation, robotics processing, portfolio management and strategic vendor roadmap development. + You will play a key role in the strategy and development of WestRock’s RPA Center of Excellence and operational model, including accountability for the product strategy, roadmap, requirements definition, functional designs and deployment of assigned products.
+ Establish the CIO Vendor Management Office to drive vendor performance management, software asset management and software license risk identification and mitigation.
+ Develop the Technology Business Management maturing roadmap and deploy core capabilities across the IT leadership team.
+ You will work across WestRock’s divisions to evangelize the RPA needs of our stakeholders and play a key role in the creation and transformation of how prioritization the deployment of RPA

across the enterprise. + In the Strategic Vendor Management area, you will play a key role in maturing our Technology

Business Management and vendor strategy.

How you will impact WestRock:

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Being the subject matter expert on assigned functionality and customer journeys. + Understanding and advocating for market, customer and business stakeholder needs to ensure we are building the right product functionality at the right time to deliver maximum value to our customers and business. + Collaborating with technology and business leaders on identifying RPA use cases and business outcomes. + Fulfilling the duties of a product owner on an agile development team, including requirements definition, story writing, backlog prioritization and feature roadmap creation. + Partnering with business stakeholder teams to identify objectives, determine initiative scope and document requirements.
+ Review and approve large requirements (Epics) and smaller requirements (Stories) based on feature strategy. + Embracing the concept of continuous iteration and negotiating with various business and IT solutions partners on delivering a Minimal Viable Product (MVP) to gain customer insights and other performance KPIs to influence future development cycles. + Collaborating with stakeholders and development teams throughout the product development lifecycle. + Maintaining a product scorecard to measure and report on the success of the experience.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Product Management, Information Systems, Business, Communications or other relevant areas.
  • CSPO Certification desirable.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in process analysis and redesign.
  • Proven experience with requirements analysis and definition, process improvement and project execution.
  • Success in designing and facilitating requirements elicitation sessions including use of interviews, document analysis, workshops, surveys, business process outcome modeling, personas, user centric design, task and workflow analysis.
  • Experience with working in an Agile development environment.
  • Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • A consultancy approach to your work and the ability to work independently and multi-task.
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and non-technical problems.
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams without direct report relationships.
  • Someone excited to facilitate organizational change.
  • Experience with RPA and Technical Business Management platforms are desirable.

What we offer:

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Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence. + Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities. + An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential. + A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Sr. Product Owner, Automation and Portfolio Management – Atlanta, GA

Georgia-Atlanta

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