Oracle Senior Product Manager in Chesterfield, Missouri
Work as part of a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.
As a member of the product development division, you will define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.
This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.
Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Global Business Unit (CEGBU) is transforming the world by helping organizations plan, build and operate critical assets. The CEGBU serves over 125,000 customers globally ranging from small subcontractors to the largest general contracting firms and asset owners. CEGBU solutions support our customer's ability to propose, prioritize & select strategic investments as well as control, manage and execute related projects. CEGBU solutions easily integrate with financial, human resource, supply chain, asset management and other enterprise and niche solutions. We process over 6 billion dollars in subcontractor payments monthly, manage billions of documents & pieces of correspondence while managing over 8 trillion dollars in project value. As a relatively small business unit within Oracle we strive to deliver excellent results by attracting and retaining the best people, delivering the best technology in the industry and focusing on delivering exceptional service to our customers.
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We are looking for an energetic and talented individual to be a pivotal member of the product team with a focus on the success of the Oracle Construction and Engineering products. This role is focused on the Oracle Construction and Engineering Jobsite Mobility product.
The Product Manager is responsible for defining& communicating the strategic direction & roadmap, engaging with customers, preparing & executing commercial, go-to-market, and end-of-life plans for each product as necessary. They work with other Product Managers, the User Experience team and Development leads to help ensure success of each product and maximise overall return for stakeholders.
As an overview, this will include:
Being a thought leader in the space.
Working directly with customers to understand needs, answer queries and get feedback
Strong strategic thinking, planning and tactical execution and the ability to manage and drive priorities across departments.
Help build the product roadmap based on market and stakeholder feedback
Working with the PM, UX and Development teams to deliver the agreed roadmap
Gather and analyze metrics to ensure the product is successful
End-of-life planning for products as required
knowledge and Experience
Ability to distil customer requests and market needs into an innovative product vision, roadmap and set of themes
Ability to distil customer data and present insights as clear and useful business information
Familiarity with Agile approaches, design, engineering and testing methodologies
Ability to proactively engage in continuous process improvement
Structured problem solving and facilitation approaches
Ability to listen and communicate clearly with different areas of the business and customers
Clarity of verbal and written communication to unambiguously define goals and plans
Experience in B2B / Enterprise markets.
Ability to manage multiple parallel initiatives and stakeholders
Ability to work with User Experience teams, and have an empathy for good design.
Ability to work with incomplete information, and comfortable with uncertainty
Practical knowledge of web-based technologies
Previous experience with web product development
Previous experience creating mobile applications on Apple and Android devices
Industry experience in the construction, facilities and/or resources industries
Tertiary qualifications in Business or similar. MBA Preferred
Working with remote teams
Qualifications & previous Experience
- 5 years of practical experience as a Product Manager, Product Owner or Business Analyst
Key Behaviours and personal attributes
Resourceful, resilient, self-motivated and able to be successful in a non-traditional entrepreneurial team-based environment.
Comfortable working with all levels of management and be approachable to team members.
Comfortable working with local and international virtual teams
Ability to take people on the journey to ensure they understand and feel part of the vision.
Look beyond the team you work with and build influential relationships with other parts of the organization.
Understand the market, customers and users, their problems and their needs, and be their advocate within the company
Understand the competitors’ products in terms of positioning, features and benefits, and account acquisition strategies
Understand our current product suite, and ensuring any product changes map to the wider vision.
Participate in the creation, management, prioritization and communication of a strategic direction, product roadmap and backlog for the team. Make decisions based on specific and deep market and metrics analysis
Understand the commercial and product management strategy and convey these contexts to the team.
Build collaborative relationships with customers, users and stakeholders to understand their problems and communicate our solutions.
Lead customer and product discovery activities.
Support the Portfolio Lead in developing commercial and go-to-market plans.
Be an advocate for product quality, and ensure that our products provide value and meaningful experiences for our customers
Work with the other product & UX portfolios to integrate their products into the roadmap
Collaborate with user experience and interaction designers and engineering to transform ideas into functional software
Monitor progress during sprints. Resolve with stakeholder input any ambiguities and conflicts with other existing or new functionality
Work with remote and cross-functional teams and customers
Work with the team and stakeholders to understand team capacity and realistic workloads
Work with product marketing, go-to-market, account teams, service, internal and external communications teams to clearly communicate any product information
Ensure customer-facing departments understand the changes we make to our products
Contribute and review user documentation
Gather metrics and feedback from analytics sources, customers and stakeholders to improve the product
Be a subject matter expert in our products
Proactively contribute to ongoing process improvement and ensure high-quality outcomes for our customers
Proactively contribute to ongoing process improvement and ensure high-quality outcomes for our internal and external customers.
Ensure commercial success of each product and maximizing overall return for stakeholders (as measure by customer adoption, retention, satisfaction and commercial return)
Product Strategy / Management
Product Experience team
Sales and Client Operations
Job: *Product Development
Title: Senior Product Manager
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 200013LL
Other Locations: US-PA,Pennsylvania-West Conshohocken