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Director of Product Management

Company: Analysts
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Req #: 651223Job Description: Director of Product Management Location: Bay area, near Petaluma. Hybrid, work from home and in the office several days each weekJob Type: Three-month Contract-to-hire Key Responsibilities: Plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives by performing the following duties. Design, implement and monitor effective marketing strategies that align with our client's business goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Product Management Responsibilities:Participates in overall product strategy, research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.Coordinates technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production.Manages day-to-day progress of product.Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions.Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product.Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product line.Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line.Establishes dealer networks and creates and manages alliances with manufacturers.Participates in key sales situations for the product.Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line. Marketing Responsibilities:Develop and implement a cohesive marketing plan to increase brand awareness.Set current and long-term goals for internal teams.Design and review the Marketing department's budget.Build relationships with media and stakeholders through creative PR strategies.Monitor all marketing campaigns and improve them when necessary.Prioritize marketing projects and allocate resources accordingly.Prepare regular reports and presentations on marketing metrics for the CEO.Conduct market analysis to identify challenges and opportunities for growth.Provide guidance and ideas to organize effective marketing events.Forecast hiring needs for the Marketing department.Participate in the quarterly and annual planning of the company's objectives.Track competitors' activities. Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.Achievement Focus - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. Recognizes and acts on opportunities. Sets and achieves challenging goals. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.Business Acumen - Aligns work with strategic goals. Conducts cost-benefit analyses. Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition. Displays orientation to profitability. Understands business implications of decisions.Business Ethics - Inspires the trust of others. Keeps commitments. Treats people with respect. Upholds organizational values. Works with integrity and ethically.Managing Customer Focus - Develops new approaches to meeting customer needs. Establishes customer service standards. Monitors customer satisfaction. Promotes customer focus. Provides training in customer service delivery.Strategic Thinking - Adapts strategy to changing conditions. Analyzes market and competition. Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals. Identifies external threats and opportunities. Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses.Visionary Leadership - Acts in accordance with vision. Communicates vision and gains commitment. Creates a clear, compelling vision. Displays passion and optimism. Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience:Master's degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Ability:Read, analyze and interpret business, professional, technical or governmental documents. Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and the public. Mathematical Ability:Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability:Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Computer Skills:MS Office Certificates and Licenses:None Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise and oversee product management and marketing department. Diane DouglasSenior Technical Recruiter 303-521-7100 About Ascent: The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences. As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve. Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization. Become one of ASG's candidates and experience the difference!

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