HIRE GRAY MATTER

Director of Product Management - Toronto

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Active since 07-12-2015 Job category Marketing
Location Toronto Level Senior Management
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary C$125-130K + 18% bonus

POSITION SUMMARY

Our client, a leading developer of Human Capital Management software, is seeking a Director of Product Management.

The Director of Product Management is the Senior Product Owner accountable for the direction and management of a product portfolio. The Senior Product Owner will collaborate with other Senior Product Owners to define the product vision, strategy and plan for the company. This role will lead a team of Product Managers responsible for
articulating market requirements and delivering, on time and on budget, commercially successful products that delight customers. The Senior Product Owner’s team will support organizational readiness and launch activities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Accountable for the commercial success of the product portfolio.
  • Leads product strategy, planning and roadmap definition by aligning market and customer needs with business goals and priorities.
  • Acts as the voice of the customer, taking a data-driven approach to articulating market needs through direct client interaction, market research and interfacing with Sales, Service and Technology teams.
  • Where appropriate, helps develop strategic partnerships with software/service providers and manages existing relationships with alliance partners as they relate directly in their respective domains.
  • Leads a team of Product Managers, providing direction to SCRUM teams including articulation of requirements, definition of minimum viable product, backlog management (grooming, prioritization and refinement), delivery management and ongoing quality management.
  • Supports product launch and market-facing support activities.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

 

  • 8+ years of experience in a market-facing software and enterprise solutions product management role.
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams. Must be capable of managing multiple stakeholders on the best course of action for the product.
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology an asset.
  • Ability to navigate complex, matrix environments and deliver results through influence.
  • Executive presence with excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to conceptualize, negotiate and sell ideas internally and externally.
  • Ability to implement concepts, ideas and plans while functioning in a flexible, constantly changing environment.
  • Must be a strong collaborator, team player and individual contributor.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent in education and experience. MBA and/or advanced Technical Degree preferred.


LOCATION: Greater Toronto Area

 

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Marketing
Industry / Industries Business services
Region Canada
Keywords Product Marketing, Human Capital Management, Product Owner, Software development, software marketing

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Name Ron Jamieson

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