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Product Manager
Ref No.: 19-09474
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
The Product Manager executes on product strategy by using expertise and knowledge of the market, competitors, and partners to support revenue growth targets. They grow market share and generate revenue for their product portfolio. The Product Manager works closely with senior leaders across the company to develop the product, develop and execute the product marketing strategy and plan, including integrated marketing communication plans, value proposition development, product positioning and messaging, pricing and bundling, market segmentation and targeting, and marketing launch plans and campaigns. Success for the Product Manager is measured by achieving market success for assigned products within a specified timeframe and budget.

Duties, Responsibilities:
Define and advance products from concept to development to market launches as well as define business and technical requirements for products
Lead cross-functional core teams, communicate overall product strategy to various entities within the company and work closely with Marketing, Sales, Finance, R&D, Operations, and partners
Provide program management for initial customer launches to refine the process and understand resources and costs
Ensure all development and launch activities are completed such as documentation, support plans, and marketing launch plans
Train Sales & Support on products and new features and review support/helpdesk knowledgebase articles
Drive integration with the company "s other products
Provide cost analysis to support pricing
Review competitor's products and perform feature gap analysis
Provide technical presentations and product demonstrations at customer briefings, industry
Identify future growth areas in the market

Education and Experience Qualifications
Bachelor's degree (or 2 additional years' experience in lieu of a degree)
5 years of product management or similar full life cycle software product delivery experience including:
Defining, launching, and managing a successful technology product
Managing partner relationships
Collaboration technologies
User path mapping

Preferred
MBA preferred
NPDP or PDMA certification preferred
Certification in Product Management

Skills and Competencies
Passion about new technology and new product development
The ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and provide quick turn-around
Strong ability to work with remote cross-functional teams
Innovative thinking and creative problem solving with strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Superior organizational skills and high degree of initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work with minimal direction
Strong leadership skills with excellent ability to translate market insight into product direction and requirements
Superior communicator who is a strong, out-going leader and builder of consensus. Able to comfortably talk with customers, sales, engineering, marketing, and partners.
Ability to work in an unstructured problem-solving environment and synthesize strategy, plans, and solutions
Hands-on technical skills with the inquisitiveness to learn products, work with them, and determine ways to improve them
A work style that emphasizes a disciplined and organized approach to defining products, prioritizing features and activities, and driving execution
A desire to be part of a dynamic market segment and to lead the charge in establishing products as segment leaders
Able to work independently yet collaborate cross-functionally in a team environment
Detail-oriented but able to see the big picture