Election Systems & Software

Product Manager

Job Location US-NE-Omaha
Posted Date 1 day ago(2/21/2018 8:40 AM)
Job ID
2018-1223
# of Openings
1
Category
Product Management

Job Description

Salary Grade 19

Hiring Range    $76k    $97k

 

  

A Product Manager is responsible for developing and implementing product roadmaps and ensuring that market and customer requirements are met for assigned products.  This position works across functions to ensure continuity in product offering and go-to-market goals.  The Product Manager is responsible for adhering to and promoting the company values by performing duties in a manner that is consistent with being a team leader who supports the achievement of company objectives.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Function as the product and target market subject matter expert (SME) by having a thorough understanding of the positioning and interaction of assigned products within the portfolio and their integration with other product offerings that promotes achievement of the strategic plan.
  2. Actively contributes to the strategic planning process for assigned products including but not limited to conducting market research, customer interaction, competitive research, tracking legislative activities and tracking technology trends. Effectively shares this information across the organization with particular focus on the sales, account management and marketing teams.
  3. Collaborates across the company to define project scope and prepare business cases to build and enhance product offerings to populate product roadmaps. Includes revenue, expense and contribution margin analysis.
  4. Works closely with all departments participating in the product development, certification and delivery processes to ensure that business cases are being fulfilled and that product related project questions and issues are addressed.
  5. Manage the product lifecycle through all stages including active, mature, sunset and end of life to ensure company financial and performance objectives are being met.
  6. Work with the Business Analysts to initiate high level business requirements that frame the capabilities to be included in new products and enhancements to existing products.
  7. Assess and make recommendations with respect to partner relationships for the product.
  8. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications:

 

Education:   Must have a bachelor’s degree in business or technology or equivalent experience

 

Experience:          

At least 5 years experience including:

Direct experience with product management and product development processes.

Management of complex software and hardware products in a technology environment.

Familiarity with business analysis processes is highly desired.

 

Competencies:    

Technical capacity

Problem Solving/Analysis

Ability to operate in a matrix environment

Personal effectiveness/credibility

Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to present to all levels of internal and external audiences.

 

Licenses/Certifications Required:  None

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Travel:  Approximately 20% travel is expected.

 

Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.

 

EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

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