Junior Product Manager

Supporting the Product team on all aspects of the product lifecycle for the company’s portfolio, which includes multiple psychometric assessments, associated digital and print products, training courses and complementary services.

Work closely with Senior Product Manager and cross-functional teams, subsidiaries and global partners to help understand trends and translate these into tangible actionable product roadmaps and requirements. Help drive cross-functional teams towards on-time delivery of new digital products. Work (with support) to become an expert in the portfolio, advocating for benefits and capabilities of each offering to ‘wow’ customers and end users. Help manage legacy portfolio of products, including managing end-of-life issues. Provide recommendations and ROI analysis around translation requests.

How this role fits into the business

This role sits within the Global Products team. This team contributes to the overall success of the business by developing the next-generation of digital products and managing the existing product portfolio in support of the company’s strategic plan.

This role works closely with colleagues based on the west coast of the US and therefore the ability to work flexibly to accommodate late afternoon and evening meetings is essential (8-hour time difference).

Key responsibilities  

  • Support the business planning for new offerings within the portfolio, including development of supporting business cases with ROI analyses
  • Collect, analyse and summarise data in support of portfolio development and lifecycle management
  • Retire products as necessary to optimize portfolio performance
  • Produce product/market requirements
  • Develop and maintain product roadmaps
  • Collaborate with Product and Marketing teams to identify opportunities to cross-sell and upsell to complementary offerings
  • Work cross-functionally (with or without Project Management) to ensure on-time and tobudget delivery on a variety of Product initiatives 
  • In collaboration with the Product team, product marketing manager and other key stakeholders, determine pricing for core offerings (products, programmes and services) based on market analysis and customer feedback
  • Work with Business Analyst and sales leadership to create forecasts for new products, programmes and services
  • Drive and manage corrective activities for variances to anticipated product performance, such supporting services; product design; pricing; or combinations of techniques
  • Collaborate with global subsidiaries and distributors to address global needs and solicit market feedback.

 

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