Product Manager Peopleclick
Product Managers act as the internal customer and market representative for Product Development. In this capacity, Product Managers are responsible for making product functionality decisions from the beginning of requirements through the life of the product. Expertise in HR and talent management including recruitment, performance management, succession planning, compensation and communications solutions is critical to succeed in this position. The Product Manager is responsible for the delivery of a product, which meets customer expectations and supports the Company?s business objectives for the product.
? Own the ?conceptual design? for the product in the early part of the product life cycle. The conceptual design should provide a functional overview for the product and the objective the product seeks to achieve during it lifetime. This involves developing and maintaining requirements documents.
? Develops and maintains the product delivery plan and calendar based on product requirements, application expertise, and knowledge of Development resources and constraints. Creating the delivery plan requires determining the subset of functions to be delivered in various scheduled releases.
? Manages the consolidation of deliverables, in addition to the product delivery plan. Deliverables include the software, documentation, beta program, training materials
? Assumes overall ownership for deciding which bugs/enhancements should be fixed per release. Doing this successfully requires an active role in all phases of a release from initiation to launch.
? Writes functional specifications for new features and enhancements to the product.
? Develop Product Specification documentation and other related material on ?how? the product will work. This documentation will be used as internal training tool for all departments.
? Educate internal departments on the business purposes behind the features of the product, both in advance of and upon product delivery.
? Work with internal departments (i.e. Professional Services, Marketing, Sales, Support) to ensure that the product functionality that is delivered results in a sellable and usable product that meets customer expectations.
? Works with other Product Manager?s to ensure integrated functionality from a requirements and delivery availability perspective.
? Responsible for staying up-to-date on industry trends and developments affecting the products for which s/he has responsibility.
? Excellent application knowledge in credit management and overall credit industry experience.
? Excellent written communication skills.
? Very good verbal communication skills.
? Previous Product Management and/or Project Management skills required.
? Marketing awareness
? Good technical aptitude. This does not refer to programming capability but to an ability to understand technical cost factors, read design documents, etc.
? Good overall knowledge of the Company?s business model ? how we sell, how customers derive value from our products, etc.
? Organizational skills
? Strong matrix management skills as there are many cross functional team dependencies
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