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Senior Manager, Product Strategy

Indeed

Our mission:
As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team:
We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people’s lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job:
As a Senior Manager, Product Strategy for Indeed you will lead a small team of Business Strategy and Operations Associates focused on delivering insights to support key business decisions, delivering on strategic initiatives, and supporting the product organization by helping to identify value-creation opportunities across the business. You will be comfortable solving ambiguous problems using both quantitative and qualitative data, and synthesizing information to deliver key insights. Successful candidates will have strong analytical skills and emotional intelligence.

Typical projects include:

  • Identifying and measuring core business levers and helping to identify, and size opportunities they present
  • Deep-dive analysis across functions and products to deliver detail-oriented analyses to business stakeholders
  • Collaborating with product, technology, sales, and ops teams to prioritize and deliver strategic initiatives
  • Driving adoption of new business management processes, focused on increasing velocity of cross functional teams
  • Supporting strategic planning with internal and external company analysis
  • Assessing competitive challenges and delivering clear strategic recommendations
  • Analyzing business development opportunities including partnerships and acquisitions
  • Supporting business-critical projects – such as understanding sudden changes in core business metrics and delivering clear recommendations to reverse negative trends / accelerate positive trends

About you:Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in management consulting, investment banking, corporate strategy, or business development
  • 1+ years management experience with demonstrated progression in size and/or scope of area of management
  • Experience working with senior leadership – serving as a thought partner with a bias towards practical execution
  • Experience developing team members through clear definition of roles and career paths, supporting day-to-day growth through engagement and feedback, and advocating for development and training
  • Experience scaling a team a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Economics, Finance, Technical Engineering, or a related quantitative field; MBA preferred

Other qualities that will give you a head start in our team:

  • Strong analytical skills across multiple types of data from financial / accounting data to product data
  • Ability to query and manipulate your own data – (SQL proficiency)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver simple and actionable analysis
  • Experience working in Germany and Japan markets preferred
  • Ability to break down ambiguous/complex problems, create discrete work streams for associates, and deliver a cohesive recommendation
  • Great emotional intelligence – must be able to build relationships across the business and provide strategic support to all department leads
  • Passionate about creating a great work environment and supporting peers / reports
  • Passionate about helping people find jobs and helping employers find great talent

Product Strategist

Two Bulls

At Two Bulls we look at the landscape of emerging technology and create innovative products that become tomorrow’s solutions. We are a band of roughly 80 people with offices in Melbourne, New York, and Berlin. We ship early and we ship often, believing that experiences are better off in the hands of real people than on a whiteboard. We make important things with a playful mindset and attract brands who share our ambitions.

Products we’re working on include: a global telco’s smart cities infrastructure initiative, a multi-country industrial IoT system that connects and monitors remote sensors over a low power, wide-area LAN (LPWAN), a European high-end kitchen provider’s smart appliance ecosystem. In addition, we’re rethinking & building new technology to improve the school food ecosystem for a company that covers over half of all the children in America. For each of these platforms, we connect intelligent edge devices to each other, to the cloud, and to front-end interfaces on mobile, web, and custom hardware.

We develop strategy, design, and systems in house as fully-integrated teams. We push our clients to embrace the latest technologies and embrace an Agile methodology so that we can deliver client value iteratively.

The Role:

A Product Strategist at Two Bulls provides our clients Product Owners with formal product management support. They guide a development engagement towards a successful client outcome, while reflecting commercial and product priorities back to the development team. The role is part agile product manager, part innovation consultant, and part client outcomes manager. The Product Strategist is more concerned with business outcomes of the software delivery, rather than the delivery itself.

  • Lead product discovery and innovation workshops either as part of the Inception client-onboarding process or ad hoc as required by a delivery engagement.
  • Define clear and feasible success metrics that can guide the client and the development team alike, and allow Two Bulls to demonstrate clear value.
  • Steer the client organization to a clear Product Owner relationship with the development team, and support that Product Owner throughout the engagement with formal product management skills and consulting advice.
  • Work with the Delivery Manager/Lead and the multi-disciplinary Development Team to maintain client priorities and manage towards client success.
  • Maintain a clear expectation with the client as to their outcomes and codify this in an agreed and current Release Plan at all times during the engagement.
  • Work with the Accounts team to ensure that the Two Bulls account direction and client product strategy are aligned at all times.
  • Monitor Two Bulls expenses and staffing costs related to the delivery of the engagement.

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in working with clients in product development & consulting, with an understanding of what makes a digital product which is second to none
  • 3+ years in managing or ideating large scale, technically complex, and designerly products
  • Experience as a client-facing engagement or project manager in an agile delivery team context, in either consulting or product development contexts
  • Additional experience in delivery team coaching, business analysis, user research or experience design is well regarded

Benefits

Based in our DUMBO studio, we are excited by beautiful solutions, solving difficult problems, creating great user experiences and being at the forefront of everything that we do.

Two Bulls will provide you with a small company work culture, big company clients, and the ability to work on cutting-edge projects. You will be working within a team of highly talented engineers and designers to build amazing products.

Your work can range from helping large corporate clients look to deliver their customers innovative product experiences, through to working in conjunction with innovative start-ups to realize their new product ambitions.

Two Bulls embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. If there is anything we can do to create a more comfortable interview experience for you, please let us know.


Product Strategist/Manager

Globant

At Globant, we dream and build Digital Journeys that matter to millions of users. We do that by leveraging engineering, design and innovation with our own industry-leading practices, like our Agile PODs and specialized Studios.We want you to join us in creating these journeys for the biggest clients in tech, retail, travel, banking, ecommerce and media, revolutionizing and growing their core businesses while helping them (and you!) stay ahead of the curve.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Globant (www.globant.com) is a new-breed technology services provider focused on delivering innovative software solutions by leveraging emerging technologies and trends. We combine strong Engineering and creative Design to deliver digital products that are appealing to large audiences. Globant is the place where engineering, design and innovation meet scale. Over the past 12 years we have created a top tier organization of over 6.000 professionals working for companies like LinkedIn, Electronic Arts, WT, Zynga, and Google to name just a few.At Globant we engage at all levels with passion, innovation and a near obsession on adding value to our clients with each interaction. As such we seek people with similar drive and ethics to join our growing team. Right now we are seeking an exceptional Senior Product Strategist to join our Consulting team that is presently working with one of our clients in the automation engineering industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a strategic lead on large, complex, high risk assignments, often multidisciplinary in nature, delivering on time and on budget, in line with project and client requirements.
  • Act as a CX/UCD evangelist, seeking opportunities and creating initiatives to inspire clients and build long-standing, consultative, senior relationships.
  • Guide product consulting efforts, including product discovery, product strategy planning and go‐to‐market strategy development.
  • Collaborate with business, design and technical teams to thoroughly understand market needs and product requirements.
  • Represent the product in the design and development process, ensuring product integrity throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Author product documentation, including product strategies, product roadmaps and market analysis
  • Communicate product concepts to both highly technical and non‐technical audiences at all organizational levels.
  • Define internal tools and processes for Product Management and Customer Experience Consulting
  • Participation in pre sales and business development actively seeking new opportunities.
  • Lead sound agile product management/ownership aspects and tasks such as vision, inception, product strategy, release plan, backlog management, agile requirements, lifecycle management and change management.
  • Serves as client advocate, providing expertise to technical and business audiences to help resolve client or team issues as well as highlighting risks.
  • Lead new business pitches from new and existing accounts.
  • Participates in thought leadership exercises and suggests opportunities for improvement.
  • Participates in the staffing of new teams or new open positions.

Our ideal senior product strategist:

  • Must have 5+ years of experience in product management, product manager, implementation experience or consulting
  • Must have worked in agile projects in the last 4 years
  • Experience as Scrum Master (CSM), Product Owner, Product Consultant and/or UX Consultant desired
  • Background in engineering or industrial automation highly desirable
  • Experience as a Developer, Technical Manager or Technical Consultant desired
  • Must have experience delivering software or services in large organizations.
  • Must have experience in customer research – ideally both qualitative and quantitative
  • Must have strong experience in facilitation and leading large workshops
  • Must have a passion for technology
  • Is comfortable ‘being thrown in the deep end’ and navigating complex and ambiguous challenges

We seek to deliver the optimal blend of engineering, design, and innovation capabilities to harness the potential of emerging technologies and trends to meet our clients’ needs. We look at the software development process from these three different but complementary angles in a constant quest for new insights.

We want you to join us in creating these journeys for the biggest clients in tech, retail, travel, banking, ecommerce and media, revolutionizing and growing their core businesses while helping them (and you!) stay ahead of the curve.

We are interested in hard-working, fast-learning talents and we have the know-how and scale to help you make your own career path. If you seek an entrepreneurial, flexible and team-oriented culture, come join us.


Senior Product Strategist

Xaxis

Position Overview

As a Product Strategist, you will specialize in one advertiser vertical and align Xaxis’ media solutions to clients’ KPIs. You will also serve as the subject matter expert and key stakeholder of a high-profile product or platform solution. At Xaxis, you will work collaboratively across Operations and Account Services teams to propose products on media plans and ensure campaign performance. Most importantly, you will educate our clients on Xaxis’ offerings – you must be comfortable presenting and have strong intrapersonal skills. Similarly, you should be eager to gather our clients’ feedback in order to continually improve and innovate as you will work closely with Product Development in the creation and rollout of new Xaxis products. Overall, you will operate as an individual contributor amongst a team that is continually learning and improving Xaxis’ media solutions.

The role requires a strong understanding of programmatic and the ability to explain technical concepts to a diverse set of stakeholders. You must understand client objectives and customize media strategies that enable advertisers to achieve their desired outcomes. You should be a strategic thinker, ambitious, and eager to make your mark!

At Xaxis, you will collaborate with a group of quick-witted, fast-paced, resourceful, and extremely dedicated coworkers and clients who are all passionate about digital media. The Xaxis work environment is inviting. You will work in an open modern space where you will often find groups in casual brainstorming sessions sharing ideas and strategies for new initiatives. Everyone has a voice at Xaxis, and we are open to new ways of thinking, especially those that will contribute to the overall success of Xaxis. Opinions and ideas are always welcome, in fact, they are encouraged!

We believe in the power of digital media to transform the way businesses and consumers interact. You must believe as well.

Responsibilities

  • Drive adoption of Xaxis Media Group’s products and platform solutions
  • Contextualize Xaxis products and solutions to advertiser verticals and KPIs
  • Build and share knowledge of an advertiser vertical (i.e., retail, travel, etc.)
  • Serve as a product expert who understands products’ technical capabilities and value
  • Become Product Strategy’s subject matter expert of a high-profile product or platform solution – oversee its performance, improvements, collateral, etc.
  • Propose and activate Xaxis Media Group (XMG) products across internal teams
  • Independently present Xaxis products to agencies and clients
  • Have a strong understanding of your vertical accounts, agency stakeholders, and where Xaxis can provide strategic value
  • Ability to independently receive client feedback and use it to improve Xaxis products and/or collateral
  • Educate internal teams on Xaxis products and solutions
  • Collaborate with the Product Development team and provide client feedback
  • Develop vertical case studies highlighting how Xaxis products can achieve client outcomes

Essential Qualifications

  • 3-6 years of digital marketing experience; preferably using buy/sell-side technology
  • Presentation and storytelling skills; experience in business development or product marketing a plus
  • Experience developing presentations, effectively communicating complex concepts, and crafting recommendations on the spot
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape and major players in the marketplace; experience in an advertiser vertical a plus
  • Sound business judgment and commercial acumen
  • Analytical mindset and strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet or beat assigned targets and deadlines
  • Strong intrapersonal skills; ability to speak to multiple stakeholders with different needs and viewpoints
  • The ability to learn quickly and shift priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a passion for digital marketing and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Must have a self-starter attitude, be a quick-learner and a team player

About Xaxis

Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers and publishers to audiences across all addressable channels. Xaxis combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with the brightest team of audience analysts, data scientists and software engineers. Advertisers working with Xaxis achieve higher ROI from digital marketing campaigns. Xaxis works with over 2,700 clients across 40 markets in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information, visit www.xaxis.com.

Xaxis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Product Strategist, Manager

Fiserv

Position Description
As a Product Strategist, Manager, you can look forward to: Supporting Product Management functions and presales support efforts for Institutional products.You will provide support and align with the Product strategy and provide robust delivery and technical oversight for all Advantage Fee Product Owner Team projects. Collaborate in a very efficient manner with Product Development, Professional services, QA, PMO and Product management. You will perform pre-sales support activities like RFP responses, pricing proposal, product collateral management and product demo preparation. Conceptualize the conversion of the installed software to a SAAS based solution which will involve solution delivery and roll out. You will formalize an efficient process to provide high level T-shirt size estimates for new business opportunities and implement appropriate agile implementation methodologies to ensure on- time high quality deliverables for all client and internal projects as well as lead internal and client presentations for technical deliverables specially for application GUI design patterns, user personas, user navigation, system workflow and reporting.

Basic qualifications for consideration:

  • Create and review requirements for the POT which includes multiple products – Advantage Fee, UWP and possibly TradeFlow.
  • Collaboration with the development, professional services team, Fiserv enterprise technology group and product management team to ensure implementation of the most optimized design patterns.
  • Lead the Kanban agile Project Owner team to creatively build solutions which take on market problems and harness the organization’s competencies.
  • Create and build integration solutions for Investment Service products – Revenue management and fee billing, Advice products, workflow management. Sound foundational knowledge about key programming languages like SQL reports, Data Cubes, and other reporting platforms.
  • Lead the Fiserv offshore Bangalore/Pune team for project implementations. Lead and prioritize the work intake, participation in SCRUM calls and delivery management of client projects.
  • Lead the innovation design and implementation of new Advantage Fee solutions which have a high resalable opportunity across the client segment and collaborate with the core architecture team.
  • Ability to handle complex client demands and provide functional and technical specifications for client queries. Provide detailed subject matter expertise on Fiserv investment services products..
  • Create the process to forecast, prepare, review, and approve project cost estimates, assist in business case plans and work on go to market plans.
  • Have the ability to travel 15%

Preferred qualifications for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or computer science and/or related field required.
  • Master’s degree in business or computer science will be preferred
  • 5 + years’ experience in development, business analysis and product management with a large organization.
  • Experience with SQL Server

Who we are:

The Investment Services business at Fiserv provides integrated technology solutions and services to professional money managers and financial advisors – providing connectivity, scalability and support for the managed accounts and investment management industry. Our solutions cover the entire investment lifecycle, from planning and trading to reporting:

  • Financial Advice Management
  • Performance and Investor Reporting
  • Portfolio Management and Trading
  • Wealth Management Network

We are the only technology provider to offer integrated, front-to-back solutions and deliver on the unified managed household (UMH) concept: a single view of total assets, liabilities and investment data for each customer household.