Associate Director, Product Management

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Houston, TX
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Summary:

As Product Manager, you will responsible for data management, spatial data and commercial SDK products in the Geoscience product portfolio.This position is responsible for driving profitable revenue growth of product(s) through extensive understanding of market needs and requirements to solve customer problems.  In doing so, this position interfaces with existing and potential clients, market leaders, sales, software development, product marketing and customer care to develop and deliver innovative solutions for the market.  The Product Manager manages the product lifecycle and is responsible for the product strategy, vision, and technology roadmaps. This position requires thorough understanding and experience in the upstream Energy industry specific to the domain supported by the product.  The ideal Product Manager also has experience in the development and management of Oil & Gas software. 

General Job Duties:

  • Creates the product vision and resulting development strategy
  • Manages product lifecycle from inception through retirement
  • Responsible for documenting market requirements to support customer workflow problems
  • Responsible for product roadmaps and prioritizing enhancements to existing products
  • Develops development investment business cases for management approval
  • Evolves the product through buy, build or partner strategies
  • Creates and maintains competitive pricing schedules that reflect product value
  • Mentors customer-facing staff development and training on product technology and sales information
  • Works with Product Marketing and Commercialization to create effective customer value propositions that result in customer purchase and adoption of new products or enhancements to existing  products

Specific Job Duties

  • Subject Matter Expert on Kingdom providing the market requirements for our Geological and Geophysical solutions.
  • Interacts with members of product development, sales, customer care support, and directly with customers to provide  and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Coordinates with other Energy product teams to exploit synergies and opportunities to sharetechnologies and/or integration of products
  • Participates in customer focus / advisory and or user groups

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years experience in a geoscience and/or software development role
  • Masters Degree in Geology or Geophysics
  • Experience in upstream oil and gas company with a deep understanding of the E&P lifecycle
  • Experience in software Product Management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a product team and foster team cooperation
  • Stays current with rapidly changing technology and applies it to business needs
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel

Other skills

  • Ability to articulate technology and product positioning to both a business and technical audience
  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to influence others
  • Strong written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to all levels of  internal and external stakeholders
  • Sales and business development experience with oil and gas data products beneficial
  • Experience and familiarity of IHS products and line of business beneficial.

Req ID: 85932

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