Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

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Senior manager, product development provides customer and business value context for sprint planning, work prioritization, and financial / business / operational decisions.

Senior Manager, Product Development Duties & Responsibilities

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Be a leader within the Chase Commerce Solutions team, reporting to the Director of Product Strategy and Development
Support the creation of the product road map, competitive landscape analysis and merchant mapping in support of product strategy for the ChaseNet team
Understand market trends and merchant needs as input into identifying ideas for new product strategy opportunities
Ability to translate product strategy and concepts into tactical executable plans
Support the development of executive presentations and updates
Operate closely with the Business Development, IT, Digital and Strategy teams to understand the needs of the firm and our clients in order to create and maintain a competitive suite of products that drive value for all stakeholders
Be responsible for outlining key product requirements, project plans, budgets, milestones, and deliverables
Oversee product introductions from beta through roll-out
Continuously re-evaluate product performance and make informed decisions on product expansion, iteration, maintenance or termination
Manages the PLC input, updates and reporting for the purpose of identifying issues, developing recommendations and ensuring resolution of open issues

Senior Manager, Product Development Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Manager, Product Development

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Education for Senior Manager, Product Development

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

Skills for Senior Manager, Product Development

Desired skills for senior manager, product development include:

Customer and technology
Financial services industry and associated products
Reporting/analytical applications
Sprint demos
Sprint planning
Basic insurance product pricing principles and financial metrics
Excel
Financial services industry
MVP
Manufacturing and product construction

Desired experience for senior manager, product development includes:

Partners and collaborates with Design and Merchandising to prepare for all PLC meetings
Manages and tracks the development ratio from Concept through Line Close and updated communication to all cross-functional partners
Knowledge of fabric, garment construction, and design aesthetic
Strategic thinker who can identify and analyze opportunities, build solid business cases, gain buy-in and launch new initiatives
Proven track record of successfully leading large, complex initiatives with quality results
Is clear, concise, accurate and timely in written and verbal communications

Senior Manager, Product Development Examples

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Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior manager, product development. 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 senior manager, product development
  • Identifying and exploring opportunities and threats
  • Partnering with teams in TD/IT/Network/Field/Call centre/Marketing to understand key challenges, barriers and implications associated with product management activities
  • Managing project with all BRS governance processes by providing timely and accurate input to budgeting & planning exercises
  • Manage the team responsible for data, warehousing and entitlements
  • Product planning, development & approval - Ensure that the Product Development (PD) process for all licensees is understood and adhered to throughout the relevant EMEA team and by our Agents
  • Working collaboratively with Design, responsible for delivering Creative and Product Development workshops, training and summits to all Agents and invited licensees across EMEA - as per the operating plan mentioned above
  • Working with the Category teams in London and at local level, ensure that kick-off meetings for top tier licensees happen in a timely manner and that all participants in those meetings, including Designer/s, are given due notice to attend
  • Approve top tier submissions personally as agreed in the process and assist the Product Development Executives with approvals of other submissions, as needed/requested
  • Supply design recommendations for licensees where a Designer is not assigned on a case by cases basis, working with category team to assess priorities
  • Business development & support - Take active steps to secure a solid understanding of the brand, category and local business strategies and objectives to ensure product development is in line with the business expectations
Qualifications for senior manager, product development
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in design, product development, and or sourcing with a specialty retailer
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills and a well-developed knowledge of current project management methods
  • Strong communication and leadership/management skills, including people management experience, to be able to effectively delegate work, and motivate and coaching teams especially without direct reporting lines
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 15 years of development experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the footwear industry, shoe making, sourcing, costing, and manufacturability
  • Demonstrated ability to think in an innovative way
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Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior manager, product development. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior manager, product development
  • Recommend improvements based on the traffic insights gained through Google Analytics, usage of the bespoke design service and anecdotal feedback
  • Organize regular competitive and retail trend reports from key EMEA markets to share with the CNE and FM/Creative teams
  • Systems - Managing our online approval system to ensure this runs efficiently as possible and identifying where improvements should be made
  • Implement a system for sharing practices and information across EMEA
  • Manage a team of Product Development Executives and Associates, providing training, direction and support as needed to deliver an excellent Product Development service to our licensees
  • Develop skills in the team through training programs and mentoring
  • Run the 15+ member PLAY! cross functional taskforce
  • Collaborate with Product management, Logistics, Digital marketing, and Operations on managing the monthly needs for PLAY!
  • Partner with Procurement, Logistics and Operations to reduce / avoid operational costs and strategically scale operations
  • Problem solve as needed to ensure smooth program operations and an excellent consumer experience
Qualifications for senior manager, product development
  • Generally requires 8-11 years related experience (Product Development related Activities)
  • Mature, professional communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Mature ability to understand and effectively manage technical and business perspectives
  • Cross-functional management of delivery between vendors, operations, engineering, sales, systems development teams
  • Strong, detail-oriented project management skills
  • Meeting facilitation both in person and via phone
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Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior manager, product development. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior manager, product development
  • Manage PLAY! budget and P&L
  • Work with the Integrated Marketing team on the management of sample sourcing
  • Leads and participates in strategic, process improvement and technology projects working closely with product owners to support product development, operational design, and requirements documentation
  • Performs market research and analysis to assess innovation opportunities and identify barriers to bringing innovation to market
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to develop detailed business plans including acquisition analyses, technology development assessment, roll out communication strategy and training
  • Works with the IT team as a Subject Matter Expert in the design/implementation of new products and applications
  • Works with Product teams to implement best practices
  • Leads testing and coordination of new system features and fixes related to product development
  • Manages and optimizes product SharePoint site and works cross functionally with product owners, operations, sales and marketing to align product support with business needs
  • Develops and manages the care coordination competitive intelligence program that factors in both current product scope and future product design
Qualifications for senior manager, product development
  • Knowledge of development processes, tools and methodologies in an Agile environment
  • Ability to handle multiple streams of work simultaneously
  • Good level knowledge of C++ or Java
  • Product Owner certificate or experience
  • Experience working in international/multicultural teams
  • Demonstrated analytical and technical skill set, with an ability to synthesize and analyze product-related data across an array of sources
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of senior manager, product development. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior manager, product development
  • Lead the overall product line and distribution strategy for the business
  • Explore new product categories and new product constructs with Card member relevance and identify current and future consumer needs and business opportunities
  • Project management for new product and capabilities development across all stages and gate approvals
  • Product portfolio management and planning, product enhancements, cardmember communications, metric development and analysis, forecasting and reporting (monthly, annual and long range plans)
  • Manage multiple insurance partner relationships (inclusive of contract negotiations, Quarterly Business Reviews, partner strategy, escalations)
  • Manage the embedded insurance benefit portfolio, and relationships with card product teams and actuarial partners
  • Prioritize development of the software products in alignment with business objectives
  • Establish and maintain US Accounts Receivables assigned capabilities roadmap supporting business and technology priorities
  • Own the Operational and Sales feedback mechanism ensuring successful adoption and incorporating required changes
  • Develop the portfolio strategy and initiatives that will underpin our growth, profitability and customer experience aspirations from this product portfolio
Qualifications for senior manager, product development
  • Product Development and Deployment experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience on consumer-facing products, with proven success stories in launching consumer-facing digital products
  • Proven ability to develop, communicate and gain consensus on a roadmap for a consumer-facing, digital product
  • Collaborative, energetic and hands-on team player comfortable collaborating with a wide range of partners
  • Strong analytical skills with supporting examples of using metrics to drive decision making
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, high growth environment
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Senior Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior manager, product development. 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 senior manager, product development
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of agreed portfolio roadmaps – time, quality and cost
  • To be responsible for leading the development of a new IP Communications service, in partnership TSO and also external vendors
  • To own the business case for the new service through its development and then the P&L of the launched service
  • Lead the development of the operating model with the vendor and once in-life managing the service to optimise long run contribution over the product life cycles
  • To work with “in-life” product managers for access products and CPE to ensure cross portfolio compatibility
  • Wherever possible simplify and standardise the portfolio, re-using common capabilities and ensuring products are interoperable with other products to enable the building of customer solutions
  • Build the business case for investment (people and/or budget) required to deliver the product portfolio strategy and roadmap
  • Propose pricing strategies and commercial arrangements that maximise revenue and profitability
  • Manage strategically important supplier/vendor relationships for these products
  • Gather requirements from our customers be tuned into market trends
Qualifications for senior manager, product development
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of baby and junior market, trends and color sense
  • 7-10+ years of experience in Mortgage Insurance/Mortgage Banking
  • MBA or equivalent job experience
  • A minimum of five years of marketing experience with solid business acumen
  • Financial acumen, including experience with planning, forecasting, and P&L management
  • Strong analytical skills, with proven ability to turn data into insights

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