Senior Director, Product Strategy 🔥
Ceridian is a global leader in Human Capital Management technology. Simply put, we allow our customers to do the most complex things well (HR, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Workforce Management and Talent Management) and do them to scale. Makes Work Life Better is our brand promise, not only to our customers, but to our employees as well. Our flagship platform, Dayforce, helps leaders make smart decisions based on data, strategy and intelligence that create value and maximize productivity. How do we make work life better?
By delivering an award-winning product, conceptualized and developed by award-winning leaders, that result in award-winning customer employee experiences
By hiring highly innovative, diverse talent that fully embraces and embodies our core values in everything they do: Customer Focus, Equity, Shared Ambition, Agility, Transparency, Optimism
By using modern technology, such as voice-activation with Dayforce Assistant and access to your money as soon as you earn it with Dayforce Wallet to stay in rhythm with the evolving demands of our 4 million global users
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Location: Work is what you do, not where you go. For this role, we are open to remote work and can hire anywhere in Canada or the United States
About the Opportunity
Senior Director of Product Strategy is responsible for developing long term product strategy, providing thought leadership, and designing long term plans for portfolio of products at Ceridian. Reporting to Head of Product Strategy, this individual will be part of the Product leadership team, working closely with Product Management, Corporate Strategy, Sales, and Corporate Development teams. The position is virtual and will be working across multiple time zones.
What you'll get to do
Build a long-term view of emerging technologies, market themes, and the ecosystem, and product portfolio's role in it, with the intent of building long term product strategy around those vectors (e.g., Blockchain as an identity management technology)
Lead key select projects or major workstreams related to Ceridian's overall product strategy to ultimately drive recommendations to the Product & Technology Executives
Partner with other members of the Product leadership to frame cross-product strategy question and drive strategy projects and initiative flowing from that
Work closely with regional Sales and Services leaders and be a strategic partner and resource to them on all aspects of Product Strategy
Assess and drive product portfolio needs, pricing & objectives of the product portfolio under management and drive the strategy for build, buy, or partner.
What's in it for you
Encouragement to be the best version of yourself at and away from work:
YOUnity diversity and inclusion programs
Amazing time away from work programs
Support for your total well-being through our Live Well, Work Well programs targeting all aspects of your life
Recognition for your contributions through excellent pay, perks, and rewards
Giving where you're living: volunteer days, Ceridian sponsored events, and our very own charity, Ceridian Cares
Opportunities to fuel your career growth through numerous internal and external programs and events
Skills and Experience we value
The ideal candidate will bring 15+ years' experience with at least 10+ years' experience in management consulting and / or product strategy.
Has superior strategic, analytic and problem-solving skills, and is capable of clearly communicating a long-term vision across the company and clients.
Is integrated into the HCM ecosystems, stays current on competitive and market trends, and brings those insights to inform Product strategy
Natural collaborator, with excellent communication skills and strong executive presence. Must be disciplined and comfortable with ambiguity, possessing the maturity and capability to interact and influence across multiple levels and a global matrixed organization
Exhibit relevant and consistent leadership behaviors in team management, customer communications and internal interactions with peers, senior management, clients and third-party vendors.
Ability to structure, manage, and coordinate multiple complex cross-functional projects and processes with multiple stakeholders at both senior and junior levels
Experience collaborating and working in a global team is desirable, as is knowledge of business architecture and transformation
Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique.We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs,great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success.We encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Beware of fraudulent recruiting activity! If you are contacted by a Ceridian Recruiter or other Ceridian employee, you will be provided with email. If you are contacted by someone who uses any other email domain, despite their use of our company logo or company name in their social media handle/profile, the contact could be fraudulent. Please also note, Ceridian will not request or send money and/or a check at any time during the recruiting or hiring process, ask you to order any equipment or supplies, or ask for any sensitive personal data, such as National ID numbers, via email or phone. Sensitive personal data is only collected post-hire, via new hire forms directly in Dayforce. If you have been asked for any of the above, or believe you have been contacted by someone posing as a Ceridian employee, please refer to our fraudulent recruiting statement found here: