Corporate Legal Product Manager

Thomson Reuters   •  

Carrollton, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Primary Objective: The Product Manager is responsible

  • Driving product vision and strategy to support corporate law department legal solution including Spend Analysis, legal research and guidance, e-billing, matter management, legal process automation to manage internal matters and matters sent to outside counsel as part of Legal Tracker Platform
  • Conceptualizing solutions, collecting of customer requirements, conducting market and competitive research, product planning, and launch activities. The product manager requires a blend of legal industry, accounting, and software expertise.
  • Enabling revenue generation across sub-segments by ensuring a high quality, high-impact product features and service delivered to new and existing customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Own the design, development and business success of the product. Champion legal products to Prospects, customers and internal stakeholders
  • Apply product management, industry, and market expertise to develop product roadmap and provide thought leadership on emerging industry trends.
  • Partner with Strategy, Sales, customers, internal stakeholders Legal Tracker Product Managers, internal stakeholders and customers to validate requirements and priorities and refine requirements for broad market
  • Work with architecture, technical leads and user experience to determine right technical solutions to develop faster, better and cost effective solutions
  • Manage complete product lifecycle including market requirements, product release plans, user story and success criteria authoring, and product launch activities
  • Work with key stakeholder (Product Management, Marketing, Proposition, Support and more) on collateral and campaigns, ensuring a well planned and executed go-to-market strategy
  • Collaborate with user experience, product development, operations, service, and support departments and define product design and plans that align to product priorities and meet market demand
  • Prioritize work and make strategic tradeoff decisions during the development cycle with a focus on delivering immediate business value with shorter release cycles.
  • Monitor market changes and trends to formulate and communicate competitive product positioning and identify opportunities for current and future business consideration

Skills

  • Self-starter who understands how to effectively deal with ambiguity and changing priorities.
  • Strong analytic skills required, including the ability to interpret customer and segment leads needs into application and operational requirements.
  • Good team player – must have a successful history of resolving team conflict, managing negotiations, providing feedback, and driving change management practices to achieve required outcomes.
  • Required experience in Agile Scrum Agile Development Methodology focusing on daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives and consistently improving maturity in agile practices.
  • Driven to provide quality work product that meets high-standards
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen throughout the product management lifecycle
  • Solid communication skills both written and verbal.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business-related field required: MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience delivering results in complex enterprise software, Familiarity with TR’s legal and Tax product portfolio in product management, proposition or solution role a plus
  • Strong project management background and ability to manage a cross-functional team to deliver software releases
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum software development desired
  • Experience in accounting, finance and/or legal operations
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) business experience highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to bring new product to market in a competitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to define product roadmap, to translate business problems into product requirements, and to launch products to stakeholders, the market, and customers

Req #: JREQ117555