Dir Sr, Internet Products in Anchorage, AK

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

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Anchorage, AK 99501

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


15+ years

Posted 56 days ago

GCI's Senior Director Internet Products provides leadership for a team charged with the responsibility for product strategy, product development, on-going life-cycle management, and the overall market success of assigned products & services.

Essential Duties of Position:

  • Product Strategy:
  • In consultation with company leadership, develop and document a strategy for assigned product portfolio.
  • Develop a long-term product roadmap, associated capital plan and operating forecast.
  • Develop a long-term product roadmap, associated capital plan, and operating forecast.
  • Evaluate new opportunities and concepts submitted for roadmap inclusion.
  • In support of a long-term strategy, develop and regularly maintain a short-term tactical development roadmap for assigned.
  • Coordinate with other Product Management Portfolio Directors and other departments to align efforts to ensure the coherence of GCI's product offerings.
  • Portfolio Development:
  • Oversee the development of business cases, product pricing models, product requirements, launch plans, operating models and product documentation.
  • Negotiate contracts for products within the assigned portfolio.
  • Ensure that assigned products and services maintain both legal and security compliance.
  • Portfolio Life-Cycle Management:
  • Develop and present routine portfolio performance reviews to ensure that customer experience and financial goals are met.
  • Develop and maintain on-going vendor relationships to ensure product stability and maximize product financial performance.
  • Oversee the management and resolution of material product deficits and issues escalated from other parts of the organization.
  • Ensure product documentation is kept current as changes and subscribers forecasts for assigned products.
  • Oversee the management of end-of-life activities for assigned products.
  • Oversee the ongoing evaluation and optimization of portfolio products during each life cycle stage (launch, growth, harvest, retire, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience - Proven experience with retail & small business cellular/mobile telecommunications products and services.
  • Financial Analysis - Demonstrated experience leading teams in the development of business cases and/or complex customer proposals.
  • Persuasion - Demonstrated ability to influence key corporate decision makers while maintaining relationships.
  • Analysis - ability to analyze problems and technical situations leading to optimal solutions.
  • Organization - the ability to develop the organization necessary to meet the group mission and to interface with other units within the company.
  • Communication - Must have the ability to articulate design and technical information, verbally and in writing, to internal and external customers.

Experience required for the Senior Director of Internet Products:

  • A minimum of fifteen years of professional experience with increasing responsibility in one or more of the following areas:
  • Product Management/Development
  • Engineering
  • Product Marketing
  • Operations
  • Service Delivery
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory/management experience required.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Economics or similar emphasis is required.
  • In addition to minimum experience required, a degree may be substituted with relevant exempt work experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • A Master's degree in relevant field may substitute, on a year-for-year basis, for professional experience.
  • Industry specific certifications are highly valued.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16