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Senior Director, Product Management
Ref No.: 18-00028
Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/30/2018
 
Responsibilities
·         Own and drive the strategy, roadmap and lifecycle of the Rates management and Electronic bill of lading products
·         Hold the full P&L responsibility of the products and actively drive results in terms of revenue through customer engagement and competition differentiation
·         Know the competition. Identify the whitespace. Become subject matter expert in the products business areas.
·         Lead conceptualization through launch creating actionable plans, work streams and take the products successfully to the market
·         Drive cross-functional teams (including development, Sales, marketing, analytics, designers, and legal) to build profitable, well-selling innovative products driving innovation in the maritime industry with appropriate sales and marketing element
·         Lead a team of product owners and support them in sprint grooming, prioritization, and definition efforts. Interface with the IT team to drive the creation and execution of the product plans across the development process.
·         Be the subject matter expert to provide input to sales and marketing on product differentiation, target segments and value propositions for the product.
·         Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the organization's ability to meet its strategic, financial, and technical goals.
Qualifications
·         10+ years' experience in senior product management with successfully managing and growing the P&L
·         Experience leading product teams in an agile development process with extensive and demonstrable experience in bringing well-selling commercial products to the market.
·         Entrepreneurial spirit and motivation to roll up your sleeves and try different things with minimal direction
·         Knowledge of supply chain management and in particular expertise in the subject matter of Ocean shipping
·         A demonstrated record of partnering with teams across the organization and influencing to achieve business results across multiple teams who may have different goals
·         Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and champion opportunistic new ideas with technical and non-technical employees.
·         Desire to work in a fast-paced environment, consistently adhering to strict deadlines and evolving priorities
- Knowledge of SaaS based product development and Blockchain are preferred
- Technical knowledge (including HTML/CSS/JS/SQL) a plus
- Proficient in Confluence, Jira, Excel or similar applications
- Bachelors/ Undergraduate Degree

·         Outstanding writing skills and verbal communication as well as excellent time management skills