Company: The Myers-Briggs Company
Posted on: March 18, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Bachelor's degree in or equivalent experience in a commercial
- MBA desirable
- Formal product management training via Pragmatic or equivalent
- Thorough understanding of principles of product management and
- Strong commercial awareness and data-driven decision
- 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
- 5-7 years of product management experience or experience in
- Demonstrated leadership ability.
- Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall processesAdditional Job
- Problem-solving skills
- Decision-making skills
- Excellent written, verbal, time management and
- 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.
Keywords: The Myers-Briggs Company, Memphis , Product Manager, Executive , Memphis, Tennessee
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