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Product Manager - Education/Technology Direct Hire Massachusetts

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Job ID: 16292 Direct Hire Massachusetts

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Our client is a leading education and technology company focused on enabling non-traditional learners to achieve their academic goals and dreams. Located in Boston’s seaport, this mission-focused company has been undergoing a digital revolution to imbue everything about their business with cutting-edge technology and solutions.

Right now, they’re making their Product Manager opening a top-priority. This is a new role that reports directly into their VP of Product. The Product Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and building new applications, along with the enhancement of existing applications. The right candidate will be adept at operating in an agile environment, will have worked across a variety of products, and will be able move quickly and nimbly in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and define roadmap for learning applications (desktop and mobile)
  • Liaise between multiple business partners and subject matter experts to establish vision for new products and existing product enhancements
  • Act as Product Owner, utilizing SCRUM process in Agile by managing the backlog and creating/prioritizing user stories
  • Monitor product performance using Google Analytics, competitive benchmarking, data analysis, end user observation, testing, surveys, and usability studies  
  • Liaise between development teams and leadership on product performance and roadmap

The right candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in product management and/or business analysis roles
  • Strong oral/written communicator
  • Proven leader across technical and non-technical resources
  • Experience with b2c and b2b applications
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Analytical tools, such as Google Analytics
  • A strong UX background

Mobile Digital Product Manager Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16243 Direct Hire MA

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Digital Product Manager - Mobile or Ecomm experience required
Needham, MA 

We are seeking a Digital Product Manager to help create truly elevated experiences for our customers across our consumer-facing ecommerce platforms. We are a major consumer brand that is easy to be passionate about. And despite our big name, our company is nimble, fast and flexible. So we need someone who is happy to have a large impact, and can work across the organization with independence.This role is critical to the continued growth of the brand. We require either ecommerce experience or mobile experience - both is ideal but either is okay too! 

In partnership with business leadership, the Digital Product Manager will contribute to both large and small scale initiatives, assist in defining the roadmap for the program and advocate for both customer and business priorities throughout the organization. Product Managers help define and socialize the product vision from overall product strategy to day to day scope changes. They will have an acute sense of “what matters,” leveraging data and insight to optimize the customer experience and partnering closely with stakeholders to ensure solutions create best in breed experiences for our users and maximize benefit to the organization. A successful Product Manager will be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, at various stages of their development.

Essential Functions:

• Balance multiple objectives, projects and goals simultaneously

• Champion the needs of business teams and stakeholders throughout the development process, ensuring that what is delivered meets the original goals and objectives of the project--- and is able to operate in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity.

• Identify unmet customer needs and develop feature/functionality concepts that meet those needs while driving adoption of our mobile app

• Lead cross-functional teams through the entire product development lifecycle, identifying creative solutions for problems that arise along the way

• Anticipate upstream and downstream impacts of the project and work with internal business groups to adjust business tools and practices in order to support new features & functionality.

• Develop supporting business cases, including financial impact and benefits statements, to support feature/functionality concepts and sell the concepts to internal audiences through persuasive oral and written presentations.

• Write and manage user stories as part of an Agile project framework that:

• directly support the primary objectives of the project

• are appropriate in size for iterative development

• include clear and specific acceptance criteria

• take into account dependencies on other stories and/or projects & initiative

  • Collaborating with design, business and technical team members to identify         interdependencies, define and document requirements that adhere to        technical constraints

• Develop test plans, monitor key metrics and support analytics teams for continual   optimization of the product and business plan

• Partnering with key vendors and technology partners to solve technical and business challenges Skills Summary:

• BA/BS • 4-7 years of related e-Commerce / mobile experience • Experience with agile development

• Understanding of mobile and marketing technologies

• Self-starter with strong analytical, prioritization, problem-solving and negotiating skills

• Ability to identify, manage and track dependencies across multiple initiatives and teams

• Technical proclivity to learn new systems / technology for future incorporation or integration to the digital experience

• Obsession with creating great customer experiences

Sr. Product Manager Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16108 Direct Hire MA

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Our client is a recently acquired ecommerce startup who is paving the way for small businesses to boost their visibility. They are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join their team and lead and define critical products for the company. If you are looking to join a profitable, well-supported global organization, this could be a great opportunity.

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THE ROLE

Manage and lead the product management team: team management, KPI development, project prioritization, resourcing

Determine and drive product roadmap

Competitive assessment, market evaluation to determine product enhancement opportunities and new product viability

Responsible for testing product ideas to increase revenue, cross-sell and conversion rates. (UI, UX, workflows, functionality, pricing optimization, merchandising, and customer experience)

THE PROFILE:

5+ years in a product management role

Passionate about building great online applications

Solid analytical skills

Strong project management skills

Understanding of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS, etc) and the basics of SEO and UI/UX elements

Experience managing small teams

Head of Product Direct Hire NY

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Job ID: 15485 Direct Hire NY

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Our client is well funded startup, that is using technology and AI to change the way consumers think about one of the fundamental behaviors of their day – eating.  They are looking for a consumer product lead who will own the product roadmap across desktop, iOS, Android and mobile.  This high visibility role will be part of the leadership team driving strategy and growth through product enhancements and new features.

ABOUT YOU:

  • 8+ years experience in a product management role
  • Analytically-minded with a capacity for data-driven decision making
  • Experience working in Agile product dev environment
  • Strong UX/UI knowledge
  • Experience leading and mentoring staff
  • Startup experience a plus!