Product Management Director

Alstom Power Inc   •  

Grain Valley, MO

Industry: Energy & Utilities

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Product Management Director leads a team of Product Managers responsible for the development of Alstom's Freight & Mining and North American Transit products. He/she is responsible for leading our Product Management team to drive the competiveness of our products in terms of features, functionality, price, and quality. This role could be based in Grain Valley, MO, Melbourne, FL or Rochester, NY

Essential Responsibilities

Program Guidance

Lead the Product Management team to:

  • Define and prioritize product features in cooperation with Commercial Marketing, Sales organizations, and Engineering
  • Create and maintain Product Marketing Plans
  • Collect, analyze and specify user requirements
  • Develop the product concept proposals for new development programs and releases
  • Produce the appropriate content for demos, manuals, marketing material, etc.

Sales Support

Lead the Product Management team to:

  • Provide consultation & support for internal and external key-customers (solution proposals, feasibility studies, lockout specs, tender responses, etc.)
  • Support tradeshows and demonstration presentations
  • Provide internal product training

Competitiveness

Lead the Product Management team to:

  • Continuously seek ways to optimize the benefits and cost of the product offerings and collaborate with the Solutions teams to incorporate these into Alstom Reference Libraries
  • Analyze competitive offerings in our industry and available technologies outside our industry that could translate

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Engineering, Business Administration or related field
  • 10+ years experience in product marketing, product development, or related field

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated aptitude for a leadership and product line ownership role in a highly dynamic cross-functional environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical and process skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment
  • Deep Product Management / Marketing expertise, including: market trends / analysis, Product development process, product roadmap development, product life-cycle management
  • Leadership skills to lead teams and shape/lead growth vision and marketing strategy
  • Innovation – develop new ideas through collaboration and execute on creative ideas
  • Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to work globally-Proven ability to influence and negotiate internally and with customers