Director of Product Management - Analytics

CentralSquare   •  

Lake Mary, FL

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

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Summary

The Director/Sr. Manager of Product Management Analytics Product Line will identify new and expanded market opportunities in the Public Sector space, show ownership of requirements definition and design of products / solutions that meet demonstrated market needs, project management of creation and delivery of products / solutions, coordinating with development, quality assurance, business leaders and other stakeholders; and drive a Analytics product roadmap that sets CentralSquare up for success in the market.

The individual filling this role must have a passion for Analytics and designing innovative new products and solutions, and a love for hands-on Agile-style product management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage Analytics Product Line strategy and execution.
  • Create product roadmap to support our business strategy, leverage strong process and project management abilities to envision and manage product lifecycle from idea inception, support go-to-market plans, and lead with a customer first mindset.
  • Become an expert within CentralSquare on the Public-Sector market segment, current and future. Provide SaaS thought leadership and direction as new SaaS applications are created and for the re-engineering of existing capabilities.
  • Develop the requirements for highly differentiated Public-Sector solutions, products, and / or services, including strategy definition, requirements analysis, and delineation of the market opportunity.
  • Provide timely and effective reports of product performance – specifically for development and product release plans.
  • Collaborate with team to get feedback from the field on new feature requirements and enhancements - in efforts to drive product utilization.
  • Conduct market research, monitor competitive activity, and identify customer targets and their needs; apply learnings to current products and in ideation sessions for the development of new products or solutions.
  • Participate in sales, business development, and existing customer calls as or meetings as appropriate to hear and understand first-hand the needs and requirements of prospects and customers.
  • Ensure product development processes adhere to Agile (or similar) principles and align with company resource planning and allocation efforts.
  • Articulate new product features and benefits to internal groups, including marketing and sales.
  • Stewardship of Products from Concept to Launch
  • Manage the P&L of the product line and demonstrated success in expanding into adjacencies.

Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of Business Analytics tools, IBM Cognos Analytics, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Microsoft Power BI and other industry leading tools.
  • Passion for and ability to understand customer needs and deliver great solutions. A track-record for building software that is both efficient and effective with exceptional user experience.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and prioritization skills. Ability to create a winning roadmap to achieve business goals while making difficult trade-off decisions
  • Demonstrable organizational and project management skills are required.
  • Must be able to know how to do research, mine data and apply strategic thinking to executive-level pitches and presentations.
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communications and presentation skills required.
  • Experience with defining, designing, implementing, and managing various product management and development methodologies
  • Thorough understanding of Product Management skills, processes, best practices and ability to teach others.

Education and/or Experience

  • 5+ years of software Product Management experience in analytics tools space.
  • Master’s in Business or Computer Science preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified is a plus
  • Strong understanding of Agile/Scrum techniques
  • Hands on design experience with enterprise B2B applications for both technical and business users
  • Experience defining technical product features; from inception to execution
  • Demonstrated experience developing Software products.
  • SaaS experience is preferred.