Director Product Management

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Description


The Company:

Diligent Corporation is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company specializing in secure productivity and collaboration tools designed to streamline board meeting management, and facilitate better board communications. Diligent Boards is the world’s leading board portal solution, providing admins, executives and board members with the technology to increase board engagement, promote effective decision making, and improve corporate governance. With more than 140,000 users worldwide, supported by a dedicated 24/7/365 customer success team, Diligent has set the standard for excellence in product and service for the world’s leaders and boards.

The Role:

The Director of Product Management is responsible for driving and delivering a world-class strategy for a suite of Diligent products. This person employs a unique blend of business & technical savvy, the drive to make vision a reality, and the desire to invest in the development of the individuals on their team. Works closely with Engineering and Development teams to develop and drive delivery of the product strategy. The Director of Product Management partners cross-functionally to define product release requirements and execution strategies. This role works with marketing communications to define toe go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. The Director Product Management also supports product marketing as an internal and external evangelist for the product, while also partnering with the direct sales & customer success teams, and key customers.

The Responsibilities:

Define, lead, and communicate product portfolio strategy in line with the business goals.
Ensure rapid pace of moving from strategy to execution of product initiatives.
Synthesize ideas on strategy, planning and execution to identify new market opportunities & create the next generation of products. Building consensus and driving execution along the way.
Work with a team of Business Analysts and UX Designers to drive agile execution of new product launches. Develop a strong understanding of stakeholders to drive decisions.
Oversee the ongoing evolution of a solution oriented pricing strategy and competitive positioning.
Ensure ongoing product growth and expansion by gaining and exploiting marketing feedback from customers and prospects.
Evaluate market share, and drive competitive analysis across a suite of Diligent products.
The Company:

Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA or equivalent preferred.
Minimum 5+ years’ experience with a combination of product management, product development, product marketing in a software solutions oriented business. Experience in a B2B SaaS company will be an advantage.
Ability to conceptualize, negotiate and sell ideas internally and externally.
Strong understanding of user-centered design principles.
Proven track record for developing, managing and launching large-scale cloud-based software products.
Strong technical and data-analysis skills.
Familiarity with aspects of lean methodologies, including customer development, hypothesis-driven planning, and evidence-led product design.
Exceptionally strong writing and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational, project and resource management skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
The Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a start-up environment.
Experience with .Net architecture, MS-SQL Database, etc.
Background in the SaaS, software or technology industry is highly preferred.
Diligent offers a strong compensation and benefits package, including health, vision, dental, 401k with a strong match, health club reimbursement and much more. We are a casual but professional team, with this role working in our amazing new midtown offices.

In lieu of a cover letter, candidates should submit 4 bullet points outlining why they would be an excellent fit for this role, along with their resume.

No recruiters or phone calls, please. We are a Drug free Workplace.



Posted

Oct 7, 2016

Company

Diligent

Location

New York, NY

Keywords

b2b
mba
Product Management
Saas