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symplr Product Manager - symplr Compliance - 1429_46976919610_11-7441 in Topeka, Kansas

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Product Managers possess the deep product domain and market expertise needed to make strategic product decisions, develop the product roadmap, and determine product feature priorities. This position will analyze the total addressable market and competitive conditions and lay out a product vision and roadmap that is differentiated and delivers value based on customer demands and market drivers. This role will then act as the evangelist to build awareness and understanding while representing the company vision externally to our customers by attending conferences, customer visits and facilitating collaboration boards and other customer engagement sessions. This role will also represent the vision to sales, customer success and other internal key stakeholders.

Additionally, Product Managers represent the company by having a presence with key customers and industry leaders to solicit feedback and create buy-in for the product vision. In order to maintain the big-picture vision, this role prioritizes the new products and features, and requires ranking against strategic goals and initiatives by making difficult trade-off decisions based on the value that new features will deliver to customers and to the business. Product Managers also ensure that feedback and requests are appropriately integrated into their product planning and development of features.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the product development life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Stay on top of current trends and competitive threats impacting the product line and develop long term plans to ensure product success
  • Set product strategy, develop roadmap and create features by defining the why, when and what of the product line
  • Translate product strategy into high level requirements and prototypes
  • Create business case to include overall budget for development efforts and monitor to remain within budget requirements
  • Own the creative and analysis process of generating, developing, and curating new ideas
  • Drive the effort to determine which ideas should be promoted into features to push the product strategy forward - namely those that will achieve key objectives for the product line and business including financial and positioning objectives
  • Clearly define what the teams will deliver and the timeline for implementation based on the product roadmap
  • Create feature descriptions, provide guidance to Product Owners, and approve the product-related requirements/user stories using Agile methodology
  • Assist the Product Owner in managing the Agile team\'s User Stories and release milestones
  • Contribute to setting prices on products in the product line to meet revenue and profitability goals and track return on investment to ensure success
  • Clearly articulate the product\'s business value to the cross-functional team so they understand the intent behind the new product or new feature(s) in a release
  • Update key stakeholders on product releases and coordinate training as needed
  • Evaluate sales campaigns to ensure that they are consistent with product strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed
  • Actively participate in the development and execution of go-to-market plans
  • Analyze potential partner relationships for the product

Skills Required

  • Have a constant focus on solving user problems in the best way possible
  • Conceptual product thinker that can connect strategy with execution
  • Understand and execute on the steps required to successfully launch a software release or application
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team without formal authority
  • Excellent time management, resource organization and priority establishment skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with diplomacy and tact while managing a large group of stakeholders, including when responding to resistance
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Qualifications Required:

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  • Bachelor\'s degree in Business or related field
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products
  • 3+ years of prior software development experience as a Product Manager and/or 5+ years of Product Owner/Senior Product Owner experience OR 3 to 5 years working in a clinical or hospital administrative setting

Qualifications Preferred:

3+ years of prior software development experience as a Product Manager and/or 5+ years of Product Owner/Senior Product Owner experience

Master\'s degree in Business or related field

Healthcare industry knowledge