VP of Product Management
Company: Software Services, St Louis, MO
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 18, 2019
DESCRIPTION Company is a fast-growing SaaS accompany focused on providing security and law enforcement officers with SaaS-based software solutions to keep their people, communities and campuses safe. Company 's suite of products ensures safer tomorrows by providing software solutions across a myriad of industry verticals including law enforcement, healthcare, higher education, K-12, gaming, hospitality and corporate. Overall, our products enable customers to better protect their people, safeguard their brand, and secure their property and assets. Company is seeking an experienced product-focused executive to lead a team of product managers/specialists in managing public safety and security software for a wide range of industries. The individual is charged with the task of developing new product ideas based on market research/analysis, feedback from customers, prospects, internal stakeholders and industry analysts. You will find innovative solutions for broad market segments and must enjoy spending time with customers to understand their challenges and needs. Under the guidance of Company executive management, you will rationalize and prioritize new product development and existing product enhancement for increasing profitability. The individual will report directly to the CEO and partner closely with the CTO, who is responsible for the comprehensive Company product development strategy and execution to achieve aggressive business growth goals. Responsibilities: Lead the development of the overall Company product vision, strategy and roadmap that delivers a differentiated solution based on market and competitive conditions and customer demands for Law Enforcement, Health Care, Education, Hospitality, Gaming and other industries Coordinate with Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Client Success and Account Management to manage priorities and concerns of the major stake-holders Perform market research to guide the development of short-term and long-term strategic product plans Work closely with Marketing Communications to develop the core positioning and messaging for the product Monitor competitor activities to support strategic and tactical business planning Work with internal and external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities that can accelerate the growth of the business Manage the product life cycle from product introduction to retirement, such as new product launch, end of life product, etc Support Sales Teams and channel partners through the development of presentations, demonstrations, and other materials Assist in developing corporate standard technical presentations and documentation to ensure consistent messaging Assist Sales in the development of sales forecasts for the assigned product portfolio Support the company 's regulatory efforts Other tasks as assigned by the CEO REQUIREMENTS Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Excellent time management skills, including multi-tasking and prioritization Excellent analytical skills Excellent verbal and written communications skills Energetic, passionate and creative leader who values people, relationships, and performance Positively contributes to building a great culture Proven ability to drive activities to closure while pursuing excellence Respects, then questions the status quo looking for opportunities to continually improve Innovative mindset that seeks to exceed expectations Must be an effective leader capable of achieving results: motivate and coach team Ability to travel up to 25% Qualifications: Required - Strong understanding of the product development lifecycle, particularly Agile product management Experience bringing a new product from concept to market and optimizing existing products Product owner experience or management/supervisor experience managing the development of products Product, analytics, and UX experience with large scale web and mobile products Must have commercially managed a complex / technical business and have strong P&L and related technical capabilities Proven ability to lead cross functional teams with and without formal authority Advanced written and verbal communication skills At least 8 years ' experience in a progressive Product Management capacity Preferred - Master 's Degree in Business Administration Strong understanding of a software development technologies Successful track record of delivering software products using Agile
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