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Product Manager

Company: The Myers-Briggs Company
Location: Memphis
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


Product ManagerRemote position located anywhere in USAt The Myers-Briggs Company we are driven with a desire to help people understand themselves and others better so that they can lead more productive and fulfilling lives. As a certified B Corp, we are leaders in transforming what it means to be a successful business by focusing on the well-being of all of our stakeholders (our employees, the communities in which we operate, the environment, our customers as well as providing a return to our shareholders). We are in the midst of an exciting business model shift that is transforming our company from a publisher of assessments and ancillary materials to a leader in digital, interactive people development products that will help democratize our expertise by making our insights available to more people across our global footprint. We are looking for bright, creative and balanced professionals who want to help lead this transformation in an environment that fosters collaboration, teamwork and caring.By joining our Product team, you will be an integral part of a product team that is dedicated to our values and our customers as we build a product-focused organization. This is an opportunity to have an outsized impact at a growing company in a supportive environment.Position Summary:Responsible for all aspects of the product lifecycle (conception, definition, development, release and post-release activities) for assigned solution portfolio, which includes multiple psychometric assessments, associated digital and print products, training courses and complementary services.Combine current customer, market and competitor insights with both industry and internal expertise to ensure a solution set with a remarkable customer experience as the ultimate goal.Work closely with cross-functional teams, subsidiaries and global partners to help understand trends and translate these into tangible actionable roadmaps and requirements that drive cross-functional resources towards the on-time delivery of market leading solutions. Be the expert in the portfolio, advocating for benefits and capabilities of each offering to 'wow' customers and end users.This role sits within the Global Products team. This team contributes to the overall success of the business by managing the product portfolio and developing new products to achieve strategic business goals. This role works closely with colleagues based in different time zones and therefore the ability to work flexibly to accommodate some evening meetings is essential.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the business planning for new offerings within the portfolio, including development of supporting business cases with ROI analyses.
  • Collaborate with global subsidiaries and distributors to address global needs and solicit market feedback.
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize data in support of portfolio development and lifecycle management.
  • Provide recommendations to expand product base and vision.
  • Retire products as necessary to optimize portfolio performance.
  • Produce product/market requirements.
  • Develop and maintain product roadmaps.
  • Work cross-functionally (with or without Project Management) to ensure on-time and to-budget delivery.
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, determine pricing for core offerings (products, programs and services) based on competition and customer feedback.
  • Work with Business Analyst and sales leadership to create forecasts for new products, programs and services.
  • In collaboration with Marketing, drive and manage corrective activities for variances to anticipated product performance, such as modification of messaging and marketing activity; sales approach; supporting services; product design; pricing; or combinations of techniques.
  • Collaborate with product management peers and marketing to identify opportunities to cross-sell and upsell to complementary offerings.
  • Knowledge of education market desirable but not necessary.These job duties and responsibilities are not intended to be all inclusive. Other job duties may be assigned by department manager.Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in or equivalent experience in a commercial environment
    • MBA desirable
    • Formal product management training via Pragmatic or equivalent Experience Requirements:
      • Thorough understanding of principles of product management and product marketing.
      • Strong commercial awareness and data-driven decision making
      • Ability to develop business and product plans that accelerate sales growth and solidify market presence.
      • Track record of developing innovative products (and services), features and functions - and delivering those products with an uncompromising eye towards the customer/user experience.
      • Proven ability to multi-task in previous work environments and be able to set priorities, stay focused and establish clear milestones.
      • 5-7 years of product management experience or experience in similar role
      • Demonstrated leadership ability.
      • Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall processesAdditional Job Requirements:
        • Problem-solving skills
        • Decision-making skills
        • Excellent written, verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills.
        • A "self-starter" who is comfortable working with minimal supervision and minimal direction. Ability to work collaboratively across departments.The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between:SF Bay Area: $120,200 and $156,200 /year;Outside of SF Bay Area: $101,200 and $131,500 /year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for discretionary annual company bonus plan based on achievement of company goals in addition to a full range of health insurance, life, disability, retirement (including 401k) and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, volunteer time dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.Our corporate culture is mission driven. We are a certified B Corp and a California benefit corporation, taking all stakeholders (including our employees, community, customers, and the environment) into account to make a positive difference. We have a culture that is emotionally intelligent, aligned, results-focused, cross-functional and committed to the professional development of all employees.While we're best known for our products like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment (MBTI), our reach extends well beyond a single instrument. We are a group of professionals who provide expertise in the talent development industry, as well as to career counselor and educators and individual consumers. We offer solutions to help improve individual and organizational performance and address whatever people development challenges businesses and professionals face - from team building, leadership, coaching, and conflict management to career development, selection, and retention. Perhaps this is why millions of individuals in more than 170 countries use our products and services each year. Our customers include the majority of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as businesses of all sizes, educators, government agencies, training and development consultants and consumers looking to understand themselves better.Working at The Myers-Briggs Company gives you the opportunity to make a positive difference, be accountable, experience genuine respect from your colleagues and peers, and feel valued and supported. We work to create an environment that fosters excellence and encourages employees to contribute, learn, and grow throughout their career.Our company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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