Vice President, Product Management FitLinxx
Who We Are:
FitLinxx believes that everybody has the power to improve their health, they just need the right tools to support them. With this in mind, we are focused on developing wireless health and fitness devices, software, applications and data services that help people live more active and healthy lifestyles. We partner with leading health, wellness and fitness companies who integrate our technology into their solutions to:
Help individuals improve their health
Help employers and healthcare insurers improve employee health and lower healthcare costs
Help healthcare providers improve the health of their patients
FitLinxx is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut with regional offices in Westborough, MA, Hampshire, UK and Ridderkerk, Holland. For more information visit www.fitlinxx.net.
What You Will Be Doing:
The Vice President of Product Management will report to the CEO and be responsible for bringing FitLinxx health and fitness products to market in coordination with our partners. This will include owning the FitLinxx product portfolio and roadmap, and leading a strong multi-functional team to manage products from conception to release.
You will be responsible for defining the product roadmap, developing product requirements and coordinating the development and release of products. You will work closely with FitLinxx partners in the health, wellness and fitness space in addition to coordinating internal activity across Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Operations and Customer Support.
A deep understanding of the fast growing health, wellness and fitness technology space, strong relationship management skills, and experience marketing in a high-technology, dynamic environment is crucial to your success. You will develop long-term product strategies and shorter-term product marketing plans. You must be extremely results driven, customer focused, technologically savvy, and skilled at building internal relationships and external partnerships.
Lead a strong, high performing, multi-functional team.
Create the product roadmap and define product requirements based on market research, FitLinxx strategy, partner feedback, cross-functional input and competitive landscape.
Track general business indicators, including market size, market share, and competitive positioning.
Maintain executive relationships with FitLinxx partners
Coordinate product releases across FitLinxx partners and internal departments
Participate in product launch activities, including presentations, public relations, analyst briefings, sales training and partner training
Support the Sales and Marketing teams to develop product materials and advance key opportunities
A passion for health and technology
Minimum of 10 years of senior product and people management experience, preferably in the health and fitness technology space
Proven success managing new product ideas from conception to release
Strong leadership skills, with an ability to lead cross-functional teams without formal reporting relationships.
Excellent relationship building and negotiating skills.
Excellent written communication skills, including experience writing market requirements documents (MRDs), product requirements documents (PRDs), product functional specifications, product development plans and market release plans.
Strong oral communication skills, including public speaking
Undergraduate degree required; Graduate degree preferred.
Approximately 25% travel is required.
Why Work at FitLinxx?
We offer a competitive salary and enable you to make your own decisions and use your initiative to make things happen. This is an incredible opportunity to become part of a company that is entrepreneurial, fun, and active and that has a positive impact on people?s lives and the nation?s healthcare crisis.
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