Director, Emerging Markets and Custom Services Products

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Nov 03, 2017
Closes
Feb 27, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Director, Emerging Markets and Custom Services Products
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of product life cycle management including understanding customer needs/demands/business models, technology trends, and the competitive environment for a diverse product portfolio.
  • Responsible for managing the strategic product roadmap, product development, product launch, and product analysis and support in order to gain maximum benefit from each product.
  • Expert in the product management field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals for products and for individual team members.
  • Leads and directs the work of others including product managers and product analysts.
  • Manage team of product managers and product analysts and provide the tools and support necessary to deliver on product plans and goals and individual professional growth.
  • Work closely with Marketing, Sales, IS, and other departments at company to ensure timely delivery of quality products.
  • Work with product managers to evaluate and prioritize product features for inclusion into product roadmaps.
  • Provides guidance in integrating feedback from customers to ensure a cohesive roadmap for the assigned portfolio that balances the needs of a variety stakeholder groups.
  • Develop product portfolio budgets and manage product portfolio P&L to meet and exceed goals.
  • Work directly with customers to translate customer needs into product requirements and document requirements.
  • Advocate and contribute to product vision and definition with the ability to "sell” ideas internally and foster ownership within the Product Management teams.
Requirements Education and Work Experience Required
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
10 years' experience
Specific Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; Strong presentation skills to both internal and external stakeholders, including executive level management
  • Proven ability to manage and lead multiple product management teams and diverse product portfolios
  • Ability to learn and articulate company strategy and ensure product initiatives achieve strategic goals
  • Ability to define and communicate product strategy (value proposition, solution, positioning) to technical requirements across multiple levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical orientation must understand product success criteria and make build, enhance, retire decisions
  • Deep knowledge and experience in the Product Management discipline
  • Proven ability to work in cross functional teams and with all levels of management

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