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