Product Management Specialist

ProductRemote, United States


Description

The Product Management Specialist is responsible for assisting in the foundational initiatives required to support the Public Sector buyer and buying process. Responsibilities include identifying potential opportunities, conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications, delivery timetables, and time-integrated plans for product introduction as well as developing go to market strategies for multiple internal teams.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determine Public Sector (State and Local Government, Educational Systems, etc.) buying needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements, appraising new product ideas and/or product enhancements
  • Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products
  • Provide source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives
  • Obtain product market share by working with sales leadership to develop product sales strategies
  • Bring new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with development teams
  • Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, marketing, and operations
  • Assist in recommendations for product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing development costs; and anticipating volume
  • Help define the end-to-end operational requirements to support public sector clients – as well as assist in the establishment of processes to support public sector purchasing requirements
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related product initiatives and projects as needed

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES  

  • Experience in the Human Capital Management industry & benefits administration technology strongly preferred
  • Experience working with third party technology partners
  • Skilled using Confluence, Jira, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability for creative analysis and creative problem-solving

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years of experience working within a Product Strategy & Management team
  • Desired experience in Public Sector employee benefits including:
    • Understanding or experience with the requirements for public sector sales in the ben admin space.
    • Knowledge or experience regarding the sales process and business requirements for procurement with public sector employers.
  • BA in Business preferred or equal experiences

 

Disclaimer: Managers have the right to assign or redesign the responsibilities of the above-mentioned job description without notice and at any time

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