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Senior Director, Product Management

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH106696
  • Location: USA, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Sector: SMART Grid, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 21/11/2017
Role Description

The Senior Director, Product Management, B2B Analytics will develop and execute product & business strategies that support company goals, meet customer needs and drive a high level of customer satisfaction. Key objectives will be managing the product lifecycle, product portfolio management, product marketing and financial planning for Analytics products and core services of products sold directly to the B2B channel.

Product strategy definition & portfolio planning, road map generation & business strategy definition:

* Tracks, evaluates and communicates product portfolio performance against corporate objectives
* Oversees and coordinates multiple product portfolios
* Defines business strategy to establish industry leading solutions. Includes competitive strategy, key success factors, and identification of inorganic growth opportunities and partnership candidates, including defining the business model
* Defines product strategy for portfolio, including portfolio vision, solution definition, target market, and pricing. Supports development of product roadmaps
* Utilizes business analysis to define business cases for product development investment priorities, driving the development of product roadmaps, ensuring timely execution and alignment with constituents


Qualifications:

* Strong understanding of analytics products and data science
* Work as part of a team in an Agile development environment
* 10+ years of experience in product management for one or more commercial software products or IT services, ideally related to energy or sustainability
* 5-7 years of experience within the utility or energy industry preferred
* 4+ years managing people
* Ability to interact with a host of strategic partners and assimilate feedback into product strategy and also delivers client feedback back into partner product strategy
* Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to manage personnel and grow them in their careers
* Strong working knowledge of Agile/Scrum
* Involvement in all aspects of product launches, e.g., development of messaging and positioning, internal and external communications planning, testing, training, implementation planning, execution, user documentation
* Demonstrated ability to translate concepts into viable products or business solutions, including experience guiding or personally conducting and analyzing market research for product planning
* Entrepreneurial spirit and creative approach to problem solving

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