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Wolters Kluwer Senior Technology Product Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Technical Product Manager

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and execute the roadmap for our Patient and Member facing tools. The ideas for new product concepts arise from three sources – (1) user research you conduct, (2) Voice of Client feedback, and (3) sales input scoped and prioritized from our Business Product Manager. Working with these stakeholders, the Senior Product Manager will Develop horizons based roadmaps for multiple applications, develop solution design, lead cross functional / cross departmental projects. They will provide a convincing demonstration of business value, participate in the project estimation process. For approved projects, the Senior Product Manager will develop the story backlog based on input from users and other subject-matter experts, will prioritize the backlog, and will serve as owner/acceptor of feature stories completed by the development teams. The Senior Product Manager will also work with peers, engineering, and management to cross-prioritize projects that require resources from other engineering teams.


  • Develop and drive the vision for our Patient tools through a comprehensive understanding of requirements acquired from customer success, engineering, innovation, and external product sources.

  • Become the company expert on workflows, features, functionality, and requirements related to the related platforms and operational processes.

  • Independently assemble platform requirements from multiple sources and communicate requirements to product development to achieve rapid deployment and adoption of the software.

  • Develop business cases, product concept documents, engineerable specifications, and story backlogs to drive the development of Editorial and Design platform features.

  • Support Product Marketing, Customer Success and Implementation teams to launch products through each phase of the product life cycle (early adopter, limited market release, general availability)

  • Supported by senior leadership, prioritize competing projects to create an appropriately ordered and streamlined workflow for Editorial and Design teams.

  • Product evalangelist for UpToDate Engagement tools and products

  • Provide peer leadership and mentoring

  • Develop and deliver client facing presentations, lead early adopter client onboarding, develop product launch plans



Bachelor's Degree in a scientific, medical or engineering field, supported by education, training, and/or certification in agile product management. Master’s degree is a plus.

Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of consistent experience as a Product Manager for software projects and/or software teams, preferably with healthcare related products.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with high and low level non-technical stakeholders and clients as well as technical development teams.

  • Deep experience with Product Ownership in an Agile environment, including development of story backlogs and product concept documentation.

  • Strong prioritization, organization, and communication skills

  • Ability to form relationships across functional areas including content, engineering and technology, product management, product marketing, sales, service, and operations.

  • Analysis, modeling, and knowledge representation.

  • Experience with clinical informatics and electronic workflows in the health IT domain.

  • Experienced with the roles, responsibilities, and practices of Agile scrum teams.

  • Energetic and dedicated to the WK core values


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.