Our East Bay client is seeking a Sr Product Manager III to join their efforts in transforming their business. They have an extensive program (all-encompassing) with several, key sub-programs that roll up into the Program and looking for a Sr Product Manager III to oversee/run one of those programs/platforms.
Key areas of focus:
-Define product line-up strategy and roadmap
-Oversees all product strategy and roadmap development. Ensures organizational alignment and project prioritization based on a sophisticated understanding of business objectives.
-Thoroughly understands the needs of customers, evaluates market trends and competition, and uses this information to determine what features to build.
-Establishes a compelling vision for the product or a general framework for making product decisions.
-Develop product requirement definition and feature identification
-Oversees the development of product requirement definition and feature identification, including documentation of prioritized feature sets. Uses cases based on internal customer needs and business value, revising cases as needed.
-Educates the team on recommendations, using influence to guide discussions to consensus and drive action items.
-Leads brainstorming of creative solutions and problem-solving to balance product deliverables and resources with business needs, contributing substantial knowledge of these areas to the discussion.
-Develop product/service definitions and marketing plansBachelor's degree in marketing, business, design, or related field preferred; or equivalent experience
7+ years product management experience required, preferably with business application systems
Experience in an IT department or related field preferred
Ability to interact and communicate with customers of varying levels of expertise
Ability to communicate complex technical information to less technical users
Ability to communicate in-depth business processes to technical resources
Ability to create very complex process flow diagrams or flowcharts that demonstrate business or system process flow
Ability to gather and synthesize requirements effectively; document requirements and confirm observations with business owners
Ability to perform fit/gap analysis based on requirements
Ability to create detailed and complex test plans for medium-sized initiatives
Knowledge of SDLC
Ability to develop and manage multiple enterprise-wide project plans, meeting established deliverables and timelines
Ability to execute based on directions from senior team member