Product Manager SciQuest
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The Product Manager (PM) will be responsible for delivering successful products to market in support of the company?s financial and strategic objectives. This position is part of the team responsible for ensuring that SciQuest products deliver value to our customer?s success/satisfaction, enable new revenue growth, retention, ROI realization, and adoption.
The PM is the domain expert that will drive the strategic direction, product roadmap and market delivery of existing products and identifying new products, product features, and related services. The responsibilities require a unique mix of business and technical savvy and a strong drive to understand the challenges of the target markets and to specify the market and product requirements that deliver innovative and profitable solutions.
The Product Manager is responsible for managing a product line, part of the SciQuest product portfolio and charged with increasing the profitability of existing products and developing new products for the company. The PM must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand the business problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.
Primary responsibilities in the role are:
- Manage the product roadmap.
Drive product innovation and facilitate product investment decisions by identifying and proposing business cases that include Build/Buy/Partner analysis.
Track product profitability; understand user adoption and revenue projection.
- Be the domain expert that guide the development and architecture teams in the product development process to ensure quality and on-time delivery
Be an end-user and process expert in the designated product area: understanding the users, their processes, problems and needs.
Collect and translate market requirements into product requirements in the form of problems, user personas, and scenarios.
Identify what is 'important' and what is not, prioritizing development requirements effectively in line with the overall business plan and market problems that need to be addressed.
Facilitate scope decisions across the stakeholders.
- Support successful market launch of new and enhanced products:
Define and articulate the distinctive competence and differentiators for the products.
Help train the internal Sales, Implementation and Support organizations.
Be a credible expert in sales calls, prospect and client meetings.
Key measurement criteria will be based on strategic road-map development, successful product suite growth and market segment revenue.
Advanced degree is preferred.
5+ years of experience in technology product management is required.
Supply chain technology experience preferred with expertise in Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Procurement or Accounts Payable.
Demonstrated knowledge of the software development life cycle, agile methodologies, and Pragmatic Marketing.
High level of customer focus, establish and maintain good customer relationships as an organizational leader.
Analytic and strategic thinking, solid decision making skills in the face of imperfect data.
Strong planning, written and verbal communication skills (incl. public speaking & teaching).
Strong sense of ownership and dedication to accomplish goals and succeed.
Proficient in system analysis, procedure analysis, and problem resolution is required.
Collaborate effectively with executives and around the business to get to a consensus on roadmap and deliverables.
Must have a track record of meeting or exceeding target goals.
Strong organizational skills, including demonstrated prioritization skills in a rapidly changing environment, required.
Ability to travel up to 25% is required
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