POSITION OVERVIEW:

As a Senior Product Manager you will play a vital role in leading the definition, deployment, and optimization of StrongArm products for our end customers, which are materials handling, logistics, transport, manufacturing companies and insurers / brokers. 

In this role, you will manage multiple projects to ensure successful, high-quality delivery of IoT-related, data science, and software features. You will constantly be thinking about and looking for opportunities to improve, optimize, and expand on value to our end-users and customers. You will work alongside and report directly to the Chief Product Officer.

The ideal candidate for this position must exhibit the ability to breakdown complex problems, analyze the different factors, synthesize a lot of information, and be able to deliver a technical product to market on-time and in scope. There will be a requirement to have ruthless prioritization, being able to understand various inputs from business and commercial needs and blending them into the product output. The ability to communicate and collaborate across technical, commercial, and business functions are absolutely key.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Delivery of projects with quality and team awareness:

  • Define timelines, tasks, and critical path issues to ensure seamless / successful implementation, monitoring and management to ensure quality project completion, on time and on scope.

  • Collaborate extensively with designers, data scientists, and engineers to understand technical implementation complexities, identify challenges, and find ways to resolve them.

  • Jointly manage project teams with functional leads to sizing work, tracking progress and measuring execution.

  • Coordinate and manage releases to mitigate internal and external risk by owning QA for feature release to production.

 

Synthesizing Product Requirements and an advocate for Product Excellence:

  • Work closely with end users and client teams to understand, define, and articulating implementation requirements.

  • Being able to understand internal stakeholders limitations and priorities against business metrics to ruthlessly prioritize, being able to say “no” and building consensus with various team members.

  • Detailing precise measures of success, clear test plans, and articulating “why this body of work over another” with data driven or evidence based decisions.

  • Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing

  • Measure impact and iterate on existing products, driving continuous improvement aligned with business goals.

  • Help the Chief Product Officer maintain the product roadmap, collect insights, develop feature lists, and prioritize feature builds based on business and user needs.

 

Key Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4+ years of product and/or project management experience preferably enterprise SaaS or with an IoT, wearable with big data analytics.

  • MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Design, Marketing / Communications or equivalent preferred

  • Understand Design-Thinking with an eye towards user experience and user empathy

  • Strong talent for multi-tasking and managing competing priorities effectively.  Highly organized; attentive to details.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, execute and deliver products in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated success in translating complex qualitative and quantitative customer feedback into successful products/features/solutions

  • Proven track record for implementing innovative solutions to complex problems. Able to identify and assess customer needs, and how to validate them.

  • Impeccable written and oral communication skills, as well as a desire and capability to present new concepts, ideas and offers to various stakeholders (internal and external)

  • Self-directed, yet strong team player. 

  • Understands various product / project management tools and processes

 

StrongArm Technologies is an equal opportunity employer

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