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IT - Product Manager - Senior
Ref No.: 18-11108
Location: San Francisco, California
Product Manager - Senior
San Francisco, CA
2-3+ Month contract


Required industry experience:
• Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Product Manager Required technical experience
• Knowledgeable in technology.
• Computer Science or Engineering degree or work experience a strong plus.
Required education and certifications
• Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred).
Additional requirements
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
• Must be able to travel up to 40% of the time

The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company's overall strategy and goals.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Define the product strategy and roadmap
• Deliver market requirement documents and product requirement documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification
• Work with external third parties to assess integration and licensing opportunities
• Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples
• Be an expert with respect to the competition – possess deep knowledge and awareness of industry
• Able to reach out to Peers within the industry regarding customer/consumer trends
• Drive technical direction and provide product leadership
• Engage in several large mission critical projects simultaneously
• Acts as mentor to more junior personnel
• Present product progress to key leaders within the company
• Work with sales/marketing personnel to gain feedback from potential and current customers in order to keep products at the top of industry
• Develop a budget for new product development and/or new version development.
• Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.

Comments/Special Instructions
This product manager will be overseeing the development of a decision support system that uses analytics and statistical methods to provide informed decisions to business leaders. We would prefer to see someone with a background in algorithms, big data, informatics, and optimization.