Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a passionate Product Management expert who will provide support to our Sales, Design, Development, Program Management and Business Analysis team. The Product Manager identifies market trends, issues and competitive environment and forms strategic plans for product brand or sub-segment. Leads the effort to initiate new product strategies in the form of supporting existing brands and/or sub-segment and creating new products. Evaluates the needs of product marketing and sales personnel on a global basis and initiates strategies that meet regional and worldwide requirements. A strong sense of responsibility, accountability, proactiveness and good communication skills is a must for this position. Please DO NOT APPLY if you do not possess such skills.
Setting the vision and strategy for products.
Conducting market research.
Collaborate with Engineering, Sales & Marketing teams in continued product development.
Bachelor’s degree in IT, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, English, or related field.
6 to 8 year(s)
Proven track record of driving Product Management for any organization and achieving desired results.
At least 6-8 years of experience in working with organizations, preferably IT/Software Development.
Sound knowledge on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google doc, sheets, Drive and Web Analytics Tools such as Google Analytics, NetInsight etc.
Experience of using Project management tool (e.g. Jira, Trello) is a plus.
Experience of working, communicating and managing remotely located teams is a plus.
Collaborating and communication experience with international vendors is a plus
Managing the product life life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research using multiple channels supported by on-going calls and visits to customers and prospects.
Prepare, maintain, and evangelize the product roadmap which defines product enhancements for short- and long-term releases.
Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, overseeing interdepartmental activities to execute plans.
Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.
Propose an overall product budget to ensure success.
Monitor and set prices on products in product line to meet revenue and profitability goals.
Work with sales management and other contributors to evaluate and prioritize opportunities and develop strategy.
Create feature descriptions to provide guidance to Business Analysts and contribute and approve the product-related Business Requirements Documents.
Validate detailed specifications and development costing versus market potential and future predictable revenue.
Become subject matter experts in product’s markets and provide vision and leadership to technology R&D efforts.
Responsible for product launch and release plans. Coordinates internal and external product launches working with Marketing Support and Training teams.
Help develop and deploy key market messages and communication strategies for the product line with Marketing Support team. (Including Release Notes, demonstrations, and Improvement Reports.)
Collaborate with technology to create strategies by which technology will be developed or adapted to meet market needs and leverage opportunities. (e.g., Buy/Build decisions)
Monitor and analyze new technologies and inform company of their potential applications to our business. Conduct and lead forward looking research studies.
Develop and when necessary deliver concise and meaningful presentations for internal and external audiences, including education and training of sales staff, training of support groups, train the trainer programs, and presentations at symposia, trade shows, and key customer accounts.
Act as liaison between Sales, Client Services, Marketing Support, and Technology teams to support product positioning and customer demand as part of new product development.
Work with Training team to develop product training plan internally and externally.
Consult with Client Services team to ensure appropriate service levels for the product line.
Act as a product champion within the company.
Create and maintain profit and loss documentation for products and services.
Additional Job Requirements:
Excellent writing & communication skills for effective collaboration.
The ability to consistently meet tight deadlines.
The ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and work in a fast-paced environment.
A portfolio of published articles/writings will be an added advantage.
Ability to relate with a diverse group of people.
Must possess Excellent Soft Skills and People Skills.
Strong aptitude to learn new technologies.
Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline : 31 Oct 2020