Jul 02, 2019
Director, Product Development/Management
Job Locations US-NY-New York Job ID 2019-3182 Category Product
Are you looking to own product development from inception to launch? Do you have a passion for cutting-edge products and solutions? Do you want to join a world class team and contribute to our continued success? The Director of Product Management will drive innovation and lead the team responsible for building uniquely differentiating capabilities
We are looking for a great leader who is fearless about picking up new technologies, can take on complex problems, and can play a significant role in transforming and revolutionizing our platforms to drive significant growth.
You will be responsible not only for roadmaps across multiple business critical systems; but also, for working with a world class team to develop industry leading ideas and to turn these ideas into live products. You and your team will be responsible for crafting the vision, defining and defending product roadmaps, and driving those roadmaps from business requirements through post-launch analytical analysis to determine if success metrics are met.
Own the product vision for your area. Ensure that it aligns with the overall product and company vision. Evangelize the vision constantly so all stakeholders are aligned, have context and understand where we are going
Lead cross-functional teams to develop roadmaps, create product definitions, establish milestones and manage the implementation and evolution of the product development cycle.
Collaborate across teams. The Director plays a critical role in creating alignment between teams and stakeholders.
Drive continual product improvements and inform the product roadmap with new ideas based on ongoing customer research, market/competitive analysis, and product performance
Identify new key performance indicators and monitor those KPIs
Work closely with operational, marketing, and sales teams to understand their needs and incorporate them into the broader set of requirements
Clearly communicate product plans, benefits and results
Partner with engineering to drive technical projects and provide leadership in an Agile development process, setting scope, prioritizing features & stories, managing daily progress, and defining acceptance criteria
Collaborate with other Product Managers, UX/UI Designers and Engineering teams to drive successful integrations across products
Bachelor’s Degree required.
5-7+ years’ experience in Product Management, Product Marketing, Consulting or Strategy
Experience launching products across multiple platforms.
Experience defining product vision by producing clear product requirements, user stories and architecture diagrams.
Experience communicating in-depth with engineering staff and leaders about implications and trade-offs of decisions.
MBA is a plus, but not required.
Confident leader with relentless focus on results and outcomes, ability to develop a vision and strategy, influence leadership to support that vision and execute that vision.
Motivated self-starter with a proven track record of taking products to market from idea conception to launch in a fast-paced environment.
Exceptional communication and leadership skills and proven ability to mobilize resources, as well as inspire and lead across distributed and cross-functional teams.
Strong analytic skills and ability to consume complex information develop recommendations, and secure resources needed to achieve business results. Conversely, ability to work with resources at hand, and prioritize highest impact programs to achieve results.
Tenacity, determination and desire to win.
Experience working in a sales-driven, client-facing organization is a plus.
Travel Industry experience preferred, not required.
Proven ability to prioritize and delegate.
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