Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

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Product manager / strategy provides leadership for project closure and incorporate lessons learned into the project processes, best practices, methodology and tools.

Product Manager / Strategy Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be the expert on industry trends, competitive threats, expansion opportunities and internal performance to identify potential new growth segments within the digital learning technology market
Lead quantitative and qualitative analysis and customer research to support business case development
Drive analytical and presentation development for Product Council and Product Strategy committee meetings
Develop strategy presentations and reports for senior executives as needed
Collaborate in advisory capacity with other Product Strategy Program Managers, PSTL’s, BU Heads, and other key stakeholders to cultivate cross-BU/PST opportunities to maximize synergies for in-line performance
The PSPM will also actively work with the PSTL to manage and influence the operational, planning and decision-making aspects of the PST to ensure strong alignment between BU/ Product/ Lifecycle strategy and operational execution (the latter via close interaction with PST-aligned Global Development Team and other PST-aligned Project Teams)
Drive major new product initiatives, for different distribution segments
Assist in formulating product development and Pricing framework
Present new product proposals to appropriate approval entities (LOPC, IPC, SMDs, Funds’ Board of Directors)
Manage direct reports and provide guidance, undertaking performance management of direct reports, identifying training and development needs

Product Manager / Strategy Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Product Manager / Strategy

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: C2, PMP, GTM, CTP, PMI, CX, SCM, PM, PO, CISSP

Education for Product Manager / Strategy

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the product manager / strategy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Software Engineering, MBA, Technical, Marketing, Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Education, Technology

Skills for Product Manager / Strategy

Desired skills for product manager / strategy include:

Web technologies
Design patterns and best practices
UI components
Effective and unique User Interface techniques/tools
Software development processes
OAM and OID
OIM
OSB
Project management best practices
Higher Education industry

Desired experience for product manager / strategy includes:

Provide input for the creation of effective sales support tools and sales team training
Regularly present to advisors, sales team and occasionally clients on key products including investment aspects and positioning
Leadership of a two person team (1 direct report)
The Product Strategy Program Manager (PSPM), with support from manager, is responsible for ensuring the translation of BU/Product Strategy into clear and actionable plans to effectively drive Product Strategy Team (PST) performance
Strong market research skills, including experience with secondary research, surveys, focus groups and interviews
Ability to “connect the dots” and frame up complex issues for comprehension by a wide set of stakeholders

Product Manager / Strategy Examples

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Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product manager / strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for product manager / strategy
  • Define and develop KPI Metrics including product, cost down and inventory KPIs
  • Ensure that all appropriate products are localized in terms of packaging, product specifications, marketing collateral, for the U.S. , European and Asia Pacific markets
  • Perform ongoing market research through direct customer contact and surveys, trade shows and journals, sales evaluations, monitoring competitors and industry trends, store visits and vendor contact
  • Direct key product teams to drive and manage key initiatives
  • Engage with strategic partners in ongoing business development / alliance and partnership management activities including preparing for quarterly reviews, conducting metrics tracking, identifying joint marketing efforts and organizing internal reviews
  • Prepare and present proposed directions to management for buy-in
  • Cultivate strong relationships within strategic partners, managing day-to-day activities to drive key initiatives agreed to by both parties prepare for quarterly reviews, conduct metrics tracking, identify joint marketing efforts and organize internal reviews
  • Leads special divisional projects related to company initiatives – assortment architecture, collaboration/integration across markets & channels, assortment localization, Ensures documentation of initiatives to deliver product growth strategies by cross functional group
  • Identify and build strong relationship with marquee customers and innovative deployments worldwide
  • Drive customer programs and lead strategic events through close collaboration with user groups, partner community and sales
Qualifications for product manager / strategy
  • Organize and analyze extensive amounts of historical data
  • Top-tier generalist” able to quickly get up to speed on unfamiliar subject areas
  • Broad business acumen to tackle a wide range of issues in an integrated fashion
  • Proven ability to influence through effective “client-ready” communication and presentation skills
  • Six years of experience in digital banking is required, although strong digital skills in a different field may be accepted
  • Six years relevant experience with digital product management, business case development, cost and risk analysis, and/or estimation
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Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product manager / strategy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product manager / strategy
  • Instigating the necessary projects with them to meet our business needs
  • Be knowledgeable of the commercial terms of our partnership
  • Accountable for ensuring an end to end project plan is drawn & maintained
  • Accountable for ensuring budget and spend rate are monitored and managed
  • Responsible for surfacing and escalating any risks and issues to the organization for awareness/remediation
  • Responsible for agreeing the roll-out strategy with the regional operational teams
  • Responsible for coordinating the requirements gathering effort
  • Responsible for agreeing and supporting the communication strategy for the product
  • Autonomously manage multiple projects concurrently along with day-to-day tasks
  • Provide concise and actionable product dashboards and project status reports
Qualifications for product manager / strategy
  • Functional experience in corporate strategic planning, management consulting, or an investment banking technology practice, preferably with consumer internet and/or digital media exposure
  • 5-7 years digital operations and strategy experience is a must
  • Previous enterprise telecom experience, roadmap development is an asset
  • BS in Computer Science, or BA in Business Management with coursework in Engineering or a background in technical roles within an application software environment
  • MBA or Master’s degree is desirable
  • Skilled in advanced analytics techniques
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Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of product manager / strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for product manager / strategy
  • Be a launch planner, working closely with the AD of Strategy
  • Market- and Business Requirement Documents with focus on China market
  • General Product Collateral for Pre-Sales, Advocated Offers, Playbooks
  • Partner Relationships for the Hospitality Products with focus on China market
  • Assist the regional direct Middleware Cloud Platform and Technology sales force by developing and rolling out lead generation programs and with their strategic deals
  • Market and Business Requirement Documents with focus global focus
  • Market specific solution collateral for sales channels, Advocated Offers, Playbooks
  • Assess the state of current fiscal legislation for PMS systems in Latin American countries and evaluate if changes are required in current fiscal developments
  • Lead product design labs to help product strategy, product managers, architects and development teams to think through requirements, validate/test ideas (personas, prototypes, wireframes, sketches ) and designs
  • Promote internally and externally impactful outbound product management content activities via field marketing, public relations, website, channels
Qualifications for product manager / strategy
  • Ability to identify internal capabilities/assets and work with internal teams to create new business models addressing changing dynamics in the industry
  • Preferred related applications knowledge for represented product
  • MS in Computer Science, MBA a plus
  • Hands-on programming experience with various components in the Hadoop ecosystem (MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark etc) Java
  • Hands-on programming experience with SQL, Python, R, or other common languages for data analysis
  • Strong presentation skills and experience interacting with business leaders development teams
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Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of product manager / strategy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product manager / strategy
  • Customer feedback, and
  • Internal feedback from our Sales, PS and Support departments
  • Investigate and recommend required Country-specific changes to core application features, Tax Engine, Reporting, Multi-Currency
  • Collect, analyze, maintain and distribute information about competing products for the local market
  • Provide product information to meet a variety of internal and external needs including sales collateral, press releases, web site copy and internal training
  • Create value proposition by identifying industry trends, competitive practices and consumer needs
  • Gather information, consult those who need to be involved, develop and articulate rationale for recommendations, and put decisions into action
  • Identify and achieve financial goals for product lines while understanding market pricing dynamics
  • Identify and target potential customers and/or markets for products in conjunction with Marketing
  • Managing the product value chain from start to finish to optimize the tradeoffs between complexity, risk and cost
Qualifications for product manager / strategy
  • Experience creating business requirements based on request – asking probing questions and providing recommendations for stakeholders
  • Experience managing small portfolios of products including product roadmap creation and budget planning
  • Excellent ability to collaborate with diverse team members in multiple functions and multiple countries
  • Experience across multiple GDSs
  • Understanding/awareness of end to end travel lifecycle
  • Ability to identify operating problems and quickly apply tactical solutions contributing to fundamental/strategic changes
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Product Manager / Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a product manager / strategy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product manager / strategy
  • Facilitates all Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meetings and activities for both industry and products while enhancing relationships with the global industry leaders
  • Creates Business Segment Plan (Strategy Playbook)
  • Provide industry thought leadership
  • Establish competitive marketing research requirements - at levels ranging from tactical to strategic – for multiple internal customers
  • Conducts research and collects and synthesizes disparate data from multiple direct and indirect (internal/external) sources
  • Provides standardized general marketing intelligence products (reports, briefings, ) on a periodic or episodic basis
  • Maintains an understanding of select competitors, their organizational constructs, financial results, and strategic intent
  • Conducts Win/Loss Reviews
  • Engages in go-to-market planning and execution
  • Key liaison to Marketing for PR, Marketing campaigns, website content
Qualifications for product manager / strategy
  • Technical Pre-sales or Sales experience in the area of Data Integration is a plus
  • Knowledge of standards relevant to the software industry (e.g., ISO, Six Sigma, CMM)
  • Knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles (e.g., agile, iterative, waterfall)
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the field and be knowledgeable about each data- driven product and go-to-market strategy so that you can comfortably present to both internal teams external stakeholders (industry analysts
  • Post-secondary degree in Business (preference will be given to B.Comm, B
  • Undergraduate technical degree in CS or equivalent

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