Senior Director, Product Management

Wolters Kluwer   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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11 - 15 years

Posted 152 days ago

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Job Description

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer that provides a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise to legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance challenges in dynamic markets and regulatory environments, globally. GRC Solutions serves more than 350,000 customers in more than 150 countries, including 70% of Fortune 500 companies, 92% of the world's top banks, 90% of the Am Law 100 and more than 300,000 small businesses. The division has a global footprint, with workforce in 28 countries. Our clients include corporate legal departments, insurers, small businesses, financial services companies, brand professionals, underwriters, governments and compliance and risk professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, drive and execute a differentiated product strategy for the Data Analytics portfolio of the Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) business unit within Wolters Kluwer
  • Direct the activities of the product management team to manage existing product portfolio, exploit new growth market segments and features and execute product development
  • Understand the market opportunity, develop and execute the product roadmap to meet the business goals of customer retention and drive new sales
  • Act as product champion, helping to ensure that product plans align with customer, market and sales needs are delivering a steady stream of product enhancements, new products and sales tools to deliver a differentiated product offering to drive new revenue
  • Manage a team of Product Managers responsible for the LegalVIEW portfolio of Data Analytic and Artificial Intelligence legal solutions
  • Support talent management processes through active leadership, coaching, recruiting and organizational development activity including talent review, training and cultivation of new leaders using available programs and tools
  • Provide strong leadership in structuring projects, conducting market research, developing fact-based differentiated roadmaps and working directly with Product Development to deliver on the roadmap
  • Uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of the data analytics portfolio
  • Identify new and appropriate product line growth opportunities through market research, competitive analysis, customer data and customer research
  • Work closely with other product groups within business unit to create and execute synergistic product line growth plans enabling other product lines to leverage our LegalVIEW database
  • Conduct market research using traditional research methods as well as direct interaction with customers though customer visits, User and Industry conferences

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of ten years of related project management experience with at least five years of experience leading a team; preferably working within a multi-divisional organization with various sales channels
  • A minimum of five years of business-specific project management and/or marketing experience; preferably with enterprise software business-to-business product management experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience; Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Experience developing and launching new and existing product lines, running product line financial indicators, coordinating cross-functional groups to accomplish product and revenue objectives
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to identify customer segments and target products and promotions to each segment
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to work within tight deadlines and manage multiple complex projects
  • In-depth knowledge of new product development and market research methods
  • Highly-motivated with strong data analytical capabilities and the ability to develop a keen understanding of products and market segments and to design marketing strategy around that knowledge
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to develop relationships and work closely with other internal organizations
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

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