Product Manager

Job ID 2021-2797

Product Management New York, New York


Description

MedscapeLIVE! from WebMD is seeking a Product Manager to join our team!  This role will work closely with the Live Events and Educational teams to create and maintain software for conducting live events, a field of rapid growth within Medscape. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to have full oversight of the product development and delivery process. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, well-rounded technical knowledge, and is capable of taking high-level business needs and turning them into engineering requirements. Additionally, they should have a track record of successfully launching products that have required the coordination of multiple teams and technical components.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the engineering team and business stakeholders to create and refine requirements that satisfy the business request and maintain a positive impact on the user.
  • Organize and run weekly grooming and sprint planning to ensure your team has a healthy backlog of prioritized work
  • Write product documentation for internal team and external stakeholders in event operations
  • Maintain the quarterly roadmap and ensure timelines are met
  • Ensure products meet specification
  • Keep all stakeholders regularly informed of product and development status
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, and be a very strong and confident communicator, able to translate easily between business, editorial, sales, and engineering teams
  • Show expertise in cross-platform (desktop and app) UX/UI
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving, analytic, and decision-making skills, and the ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and formulate effective action plans to resolve issues
  • Prioritize time effectively and manage multiple products simultaneously
  • Be a passionate advocate for their products within the larger company

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Marketing, Digital or Graphic Design, Media Studies or related field or a total of at least 7 years' experience in product/ management
  • 3 + years’ experience in Product Management with online Products
  • Demonstrated experience in online and software product management and development
  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and documenting product requirements for development teams, business rationale, user stories, functional specifications, and wire-framing
  • Working knowledge of iOS devices/operating systems, and understanding of general UI guidelines and best practices
  • Excellent organizational skills plus strong and confident communication, able to converse easily among cross-functional business, editorial and development teams
  • Experience working in Agile environments
  • Awareness and high-level working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Working knowledge of Native iOS
  • Strong knowledge of mobile devices and user experience
  • Skills and experience in mobile app development is a strong plus as is experience in the medical information sector.

Preferred:

  • Experience in the conference industry
  • Experience in the medical education industry
  • Experience with mobile app development