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CRM Product Owner Senior | Hybrid

Job Level:  Management

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  Marketing & Design
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3556


At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.


What you do:

The Senior CRM Product Owner works with stakeholders across the enterprise to elicit, understand, refine and communicate business needs so that business and technical delivery teams can deliver effective CRM related solutions.  They utilize an advanced understanding of internal and external customer needs as well as business vision and strategy to prioritize investment, business value and delivery.  They serve as the day to day decision maker on one or more scrum teams they are leading, providing guidance and support to ensure value commitments made by the teams are met.  They will work closely with business and IT stakeholders to regularly communicate the priorities for their product scrum teams, identify and gain approval for potential tradeoffs when needed, escalate as appropriate through governance structures and effectively share successes and challenges to enable continued value delivery.


  • Identify, engage, influence and lead business stakeholders and subject matter experts to effectively deliver on CRM product priorities.  The CRM product ecosystem includes, but is not limited to, Salesforce.com, Marketo, and Seismic platforms.
  • Shape and own the CRM product roadmap and ensure it is visible and understood by stakeholders and agile team(s) executing on it.  This includes leading and/or overseeing the development of themes, epics and user stories to deliver against the CRM roadmap.  Continuously improve and prioritize the backlog ensuring clarity of stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Collaborate with other product / project leads, legal, compliance and other colleagues to understand constraints, interdependencies and to determine optimal delivery options to achieve expected benefits.
  • Communicate with leadership and business on the progress of the work that is related to the product, roadmap, and any risks/issues.  Work closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization and beyond to communicate messages to different people about the product and/or project at any given time based on impact to the stakeholder.
  • Provide day to day leadership of cross functional scrum team(s) in partnership with the Scrum Master to achieve sprint plan objectives.


What you bring:

  • 6+ years’ experience required; 8+ years’ experience preferred
  • Experience working with marketing and sales teams, working on delivery and improvement of CRM and marketing automation solutions preferred
  • Saleforce.com experience/certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us.  We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us. Let's care for tomorrow.