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Manager - Group Product Owner Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary
The position is responsible for guiding key product initiatives and leading product owners in vision, strategy, planning and execution through the lifecycle of the product. The person in this role will have the opportunity to drive cross-enterprise solutions that execute on enterprise capabilities, empowering both our customers and the business stakeholders that support them. The ideal candidate will have a strong blend of agile product ownership, personnel leadership, as well as prior experience with digital transformation and customer experience solutions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Accountable for creating value for the enterprise through the creation of digital experiences and capabilities that support Xcel Energy's strategic initiatives. Think and plan horizontally to deliver an exceptional experience across points of interaction / channels. Partner, consult and collaborate with senior leaders.
  • Accountable for the end-to-end effectiveness of Xcel Energy’s digital experiences, reducing customer effort and operational cost to serve. Oversee the product lifecycle management and performance of multiple Xcel Energy web and mobile channels.
  • Drive effectiveness into product delivery as a leader on the agile release train. Championing agile methodologies, supporting your team members in their product roles in daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning sessions, backlog prioritization, user story preparation and demos.
  • Responsible for comprehensive cross-functional planning and delivery. Work with technical, strategy, design, and business counterparts to define product release requirements and roadmaps.
  • Manage highly skill professional employees, develop leadership, attract, recruit, grow and retain best-in-class digital product expertise. Oversee external resources as necessary with responsibility for ensuring alignment to program and product objectives.
  • Serve as an experience subject matter expert and evangelist to stakeholders. Providing frequent and clear updates to senior leadership.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.
  • 8 or more years of experience with digital products, product management, project management, or related fields.
  • Previous experience managing high performance teams.
  • Previous experience building and leading digital products at scale.
  • Previous experience with agile methodologies, preferably SAFe.
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity and influence both tactical immediate decisions and longer-term strategies.



  • Experience managing and/or implementing CRM's
  • Experience with SalesForce
  • Previous supervisory or management experience



During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect when it is safe to move forward to return to the workplace. This position will participate in this new policy.






COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 41125:Experience Design || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $116,000 to $164,666 per year

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Requisition Number: 39919

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