Director of Product Management Granicus
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Granicus is the leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) that helps promote government transparency, encourages citizen participation, and increases workflow efficiency. We are the market originator and award winning provider of an integrated platform that combines webcasting services with legislative workflow solutions, leveraging mobile devices and the social grid. This platform allows the public to dynamically interact with their local, State and National government and increases efficiencies for public entities.
About the Director of Product Management Position:
We are seeking an experienced, hands-on Director of Product Management to play a central role in spearheading Granicus' product strategy and execution. This position will report to our Chief Product Officer, and will lead a team of Product Managers responsible for our current and evolving product lines. The right candidate will bring relevant prior experience in a similar role, leading a highly motivated team within an Agile methodology to deliver world-class SaaS solutions. We're looking for a high-energy, confident, respected leader to define and deliver against a product vision that will catalyze the next stage of aggressive growth for our company. To qualify, you will have worked with a broad and rapidly growing portfolio. You will feel at home in a fast-paced, customer-focused, team-oriented environment. You will be tenacious about meeting or beating all commitments. And you will exemplify a passionate commitment to best-in-class usability, a mobile-first mentality, and a seamlessly integrated portfolio of highly valued products.
Director of Product Management Responsibilities:
Own and drive our product strategy, product roadmap, and product priorities. Maintain an 18-month rolling roadmap, and execute aggressively against it. Drive an intense focus on delivering highly innovative, intuitive and differentiated products at a start-up pace.
Collaborate with senior technical staff on architecture direction, ensuring that our technical investments anticipate and support our product needs.
Own our products. Drive a clear focus on profitability, market penetration, competitive stature, field quality, SaaS/on-prem operational efficiency, and customer success.
Establish and maintain a process of continuous input ? from customers, Sales, Services, market direction/opportunity, win/loss reports and competitive positioning.
Embrace the Product Owner role across all Scrum teams, ensuring a well-informed, highly responsive process that delivers maximum value. Take a holistic view of all product releases, focusing on the entire customer experience. You will be personally responsible for one of our suites in order to gain in-depth understanding of our products, customer needs, and competitive landscape.
Manage the entire product lifecycle, from early concepts and prototypes, to our go-to-market strategy, to deep market penetration, to an established dominant position delivering an ongoing value stream to a loyal and referenceable installed base.
Leverage our deep domain expertise to establish Granicus as the recognized leader and preferred SaaS provider in the public sector.
Serve as a strategic leader and "go to" person internally, and a key point of contact for customers, partners, and analysts.
Desired Experience for the Director of Product Management Position:
5+ years of product management experience within a successful software venture, preferably a SaaS business model.
Prior management experience within a Product Management discipline, owning product roadmap and product success.
Prior demonstrable success in managing product strategy in a high growth environment. A proven ability to recognize technology and market trends and translate them into proven customer value.
Start-up experience is a plus, particularly if you played an instrumental role during the company's rapid growth stages.
Experience managing multiple product releases through the entire product lifecycle.
Demonstrable track record of managing Agile development processes and weekly, monthly, and quarterly release cycles. Strong technical acumen is a plus.
Exceptional knowledge of marketing, sales, and development processes.
Success in a project management or matrixed management role is a strong plus. Building strong cross-functional relationships is critical in this key leadership role.
Prior experience with streaming video, enterprise-class workflow-based products, social media, mobile products, and/or SaaS-based products is a strong plus.
Key Traits for the Director of Product Management Position
A hands-on, entrepreneurial approach, exemplified by a strong work ethic, high intensity, perseverance, and a healthy dose of paranoia.
An uncompromising commitment to operational excellence and flawless execution.
Recognized leadership skills ? strong cross?functional influence, infectious passion and conviction, and a "take the hill" intensity in everything you do.
Highly effective communication skills. An ability to articulate a vision, to translate complexity into easy-to-understand terms, and to keep others well-informed of your progress against commitments.
An effective and respected coach, able to raise the Product Management bar measurably among your team of deep domain experts.
An ability to scale as the company grows. And to ensure your team does the same.
Must have a BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field. MBA strongly preferred.
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