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The 280 Group recruiting team is working with our clients to identify exceptional candidates for the positions listed below. If you meet the criteria and are interested in applying, email your resume and contact info to Recruiting@280group.com.

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Current Job Postings

PM 172 Product Manager – Telecommunications (Louisiana)

PM 171 Product Line Manager – Electrical Wiring Systems Team (Syracuse, NY)

PM 170 Product Marketing Manager – SaaS (East Bay, CA)

PM 169 Product Manager – Healthcare (Pleasanton, CA)

PM 163 Senior Director, Product Management – Wireless Products (Anchorage, AK or Seattle, WA)

 

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Full Descriptions

PM 172 Product Manager – Telecommunications

Location: Louisiana
Our communications client is looking for skilled, energetic, and enthusiastic people to work in almost every aspect of the telecommunications industry. Financially strong and growing, they are located an easy commute distance from both New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

In this position, the Product Manager initiates and manages products from inception through deployment, and throughout the product lifecycle. This includes: conducting market research, definition of initial product requirements, feature sets, business modeling and marketing planning, creation and prioritization of product backlogs with user stories, ongoing product collaboration with the engineering, operations, sales, and prospective customer site teams. The manager also prepares financial and product forecasts, using Company provided data and market research, monthly, quarterly, and yearly revenue projections on assigned products, and provides monthly analysis for actual revenue as compared to projections.

Here’s what you will be doing

  • Manages, promotes, plans, and coordinates activities for assigned product lines
  • Manages product portfolio, to include all life cycle stages, pricing and positioning, bundling, advertising, competitive analysis and tariff evaluation
  • Manages and negotiates third party vendor relationships to provide best in class customer solutions for products and services
  • Participates in the development of all marketing collateral, including website, product releases, brochures, advertisements, pricing sheets, sales materials, newspaper, radio, direct mail pieces, customer letters, etc.
  • Coordinates effective ad campaigns with Marketing Communications
  • Responsible for product financial results including revenue streams, anticipation of total cost, ROI projects and overall growth
  • Manages and maintains product budget process, including RGUs, revenue, and adds, and ensures budget objectives are met
  • Manages expenses related to product including vendor invoices and contacts. Analyzes product profitability
  • Recommends cost reduction and revenue enhancement solutions to management
  • Tracks industry trends, product segment growth, market share, and other pertinent data to provide basis for strategic planning and product development
  • Alerts management to developing opportunities or concerns and provides data to support decision-making
  • Maintains an awareness of the competition and other market forces affecting the product line, through effective networking and mainstream research
  • Provides key competitive information and product comparisons to market research team. Proactively seeks and analyzes competitive intelligence through personal experience on a consistent basis
  • Oversees all aspects of product policies, objectives and initiatives
  • Researches new products, product enhancements and product redesign that align the product development function with the goals of the organization
  • Evaluates the potential and practicality of products in development
  • Works closely with the entire company on implementation efforts, to ensure that appropriate testing, preparations, and training are in place for successful rollout and implementation of new product launches
  • Brings new competitive, innovative and customer desired products to market
  • Integrates Product Roadmap process into strategic plan and annual budgeting process
  • Prepares and refers to business case documents to determine strategies for marketing and selling product and/or services
  • Develops product applications, and pricing
  • Defines and develops promotional activities, plans and assists in implementation of product launch
  • Works collaboratively with other groups to roll out new product and enhancements
  • Prepares and conducts product specific training for workgroups throughout the Company; Training includes: product overview, technical overview, feature descriptions, future enhancements, product applications, benefits of product, overall product positioning, competitive analysis, pricing, and tariffs, promotions, maintenance procedures, and installation procedures, identification of target market, sales collateral, and service order process
  • Works with other Product Managers to ensure goals are set, reportable mechanisms are in place and measurable results are monitored
  • Develops and/or edits collateral material, brochures, ad copy, pricing sheets, and sales materials. Coordinates effective ad campaigns with Corporate Communications. Suggests ad copy, geographic coverage, ad medium and frequency information
  • Responds to requests from Sales to design and price large one-of-a-kind solutions to effectively meet customer’s needs. The request from Sales may come in the form of a verbal request or a more formal RFP process
  • Develops initiatives related to customer acquisition and retention
  • Analyzes churn trends, customer satisfaction, and dissatisfaction
  • Manages initiatives with internal departments to improve customer retention and churn
  • Communicates openly with internal departments to ensure product authenticity and intent are being followed and provides feedback when opportunities for improvement are available
  • Manages essential products, ensuring internal policies and external relationships are managed. Provides consistent services to customers, which meet all regulatory requirements
  • Communicates relevant information to all internal team members
  • Meets deadlines while maintaining attention to detail

Here’s what you should have

  • A demonstrated track record of new product innovations as well as managing the evolution of existing products
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all management levels, customers and other employees
  • Proven ability to define and market services offered by the Company
  • Must possess the ability to motivate teams to work toward common objectives in the face of adversity, time constraints and resource shortages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Must possess financial/forecasting ability, project and time management skills
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in marketing, with at least 2 years’ in Product or Project Management
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Database querying skills using Access, SQL, Crystal etc.

Preferred:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ communications industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably business, marketing or related field
  • MBA

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 171 Product Line Manager – Electrical Wiring Systems Team

Location: Syracuse, NY
Our client is a multi-billion-dollar global company with products sold in over 150 countries. The individual in this role is responsible for complete management of the assigned product line, including product development, sales support & training, promotional activities, forecast, inventory and operations performance, long-term planning, and budget planning.

Here’s what you will be doing

  • Product Development: field visits (VOC), meetings with customers (distributors, installer, specifiers, end-users), initiate research with engineering & operations, etc. to maintain a constant flow of new products and product enhancements.
  • Marketing & Sales Support: Prepare major launch collateral (sell sheets, instruction sheets, internal & external communications) at sales events, support pricing strategy, initiate & respond to training & support on-going sustaining initiatives. Coordinate with MarCom team to support development of catalogs, sell sheets, product bulletins & promotional campaigns.
  • Operational performance: prepare and lead monthly S&OP meetings for designated product line, monitor & act on inventory levels, production capacity, service rates, and production costs to meet or beat corporate targets
  • Long-term planning: lead the long term vision for designated product line, ensuring sustainable revenue growth, market share and profitability; maintain high awareness and research of market trends and competitive activity.
  • Budget planning: monitor & review product line performance & trends to evaluate budget
  • Product LifeCycle: Manage entire lifecycle of product including VA/VE, rationalization, and discontinuation in concert with operations and engineering functional teams
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.
  • Travel required 10% to 15%

Here’s what you should know

  • BS in Marketing, Business, Engineering or related
  • Min. 5 years experience in marketing or related field. Specific electrical or electrical industry knowledge a plus.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
  • Must possess excellent project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of projects at various stages of work.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customer’s needs and identify new ways to serve/satisfy customer.
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Promotes an environment that encourages cohesiveness and fosters trust and open communication with team, peers and all business partners.
  • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business. Must be proficient in negotiation and influencing skills.

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 170 Product Marketing Manager – SaaS

Location: East Bay, CA
Our client designs and markets popular solutions and services used by their enterprise customers nationwide. Their value is delivered via a SaaS model and through live customer interaction. They are a leader in their space worldwide.

RELEVANCE OF THE POSITION: The role of Product Marketing touches the broadest array of their teams. Our client’s Product Marketing Managers are the most knowledgeable people in the company regarding their market space, competitors, potential adjacencies, and strategic direction. Guiding the engineering team to create our future products, they have an outbound focus that enables the marketing team to correctly position, price and merchandise these products. They are the sales team’s best friend, helping them paint a compelling vision of value in their prospects and customer’s minds.

REPORTS TO: Chief Marketing Officer

Major Responsibilities

  • Ability to originate and manage through to revenue your own product ideas. Candidate can gather, translate and communicate product requirements—typically using tools such as native understanding of the marketplace, customer research, MRD’s and use cases that enable our engineers and designers to create viable products
  • Demonstrated history of creating unique/compelling positioning, messaging and leadership proof points that improve market position and business results
  • Ability to work with Marcom and Sales teams to produce selling tools and drive product engagement through a variety of modern marketing techniques
  • Create and train the sales organization with powerful selling tools
  • Native desire to meet customers and use our own as well as competitive products

Critical Criteria

  • 5+ years’ experience in product marketing in an enterprise software company with a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent
  • Deep understanding of SaaS business models, white label and indirect distribution channels
  • Familiarity and experience working in an engineering environment that featured some form of agile/scrum methodologies. History of successful collaboration with Product Management functions managed from the engineering organization

Preferred Criteria

  • Demonstrated ability launching innovative products vs. growing existing lines
  • Visionary in strategy, detailed-oriented in execution
  • High energy, charismatic, innovative, creative, low or contained ego
  • Strong organizational, communication and writing skills
  • Experience and comfort creating teams in which the team is the hero, not the leader

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 169 Product Manager – Healthcare

Location: Pleasanton, CA
Our technology startup client is hiring a product manager for their innovative suite of software products focused on the clinical, financial and resource enhancements for the healthcare marketplace. They are looking for a creative, passionate, and experienced Product Manager.

Here’s what you will be doing
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have a strong background in usability design, wireframe development, requirements gathering, technical writing, and exceptional verbal communication skills. You will:

  • Contribute to sales and business development activities, product demonstrations, solution architecture planning, and scope of work reviews
  • Develop clear specifications to explain product ideas and designs to engineering, external customers and sales prospects
  • Research new industry product trends to ensure our strategically competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Manage the product development process from conception, design through launch
  • Responsible for gathering requirements, managing and prioritizing product backlog, software acceptance, and release planning
  • Define, refine, and communicate customer requirements into design specifications that are actionable by engineers and that support QA test case development
  • Maintain and communicate product roadmap to all stakeholders
  • Draft release notes, including new product documentation and new feature training
  • Occasional travel (less than 25%) as warranted by project work

Here’s the experience you should have

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 4 years of product management or related experience
  • Ability to evaluate end-user business needs, translate them into technical requirements, and manage the development and delivery of new products, tools, or features
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Comfortable using prototyping/design tools, e.g. Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with SDLC project management tools, e.g. Microsoft Project, Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Business intelligence/reporting experience, including the implementation or management of BI platforms, creating custom reports, and data transformation and analysis
  • Hands-on technologist, with the ability to make informed decisions independently: solid operational management experience required, managing client-facing IT projects or enterprise software solutions
  • Experience with clinical software systems or electronic health record (EHR) systems, including certification, management, or maintenance of HITECH, HITRUST, and Meaningful Use criteria
  • Knowledge of industry standard healthcare message specifications, including HL7, FHIR and EDI X12 (e.g. 834, 270, 271, 837, 835, 999), and file formats (CCD, CCDA, CCR, etc.)

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 163 Senior Director, Product Management – Wireless Products

Location: Anchorage, Alaska or Seattle, WA
Our client has created a new Sr. Director of Product Management position to provide leadership for a team charged with the responsibility for product strategy, product development, on-going life-cycle management, and the overall market success of assigned products & services.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
40% – Leadership:
This is a leadership role which directs the work of several team members including managers and/or senior managers within a specialized area has profit and loss responsibility for the department and is accountable; works with directors, senior directors and/or vice presidents of given department in developing departmental short and long-range objectives, plans, budget and policies. Sets the tone for continuing training requirements of key individuals to ensure that the team is prepared to take full advantage of advances in the technologies used by the company to improve and add new services for our customers. Foster teamwork in support of procedures, strategic initiatives and policy. Responsible for hiring, leading, developing and managing the performance by those reporting to this position; establish and communicates clear performance expectations; and make recommendations for salary increases. Provides timely, accurate and thorough Performance Reviews for supervised employees and recommends and/or approves promotions, demotions, transfers or disciplinary actions up to and including termination and responsible for team results.

20% – Product Strategy:

  • In consultation with company leadership, develop and document a strategy for assigned product portfolio.
  • Develop a 5-yr high-level product roadmap and associated capital plan and operating forecast.
  • Evaluate new opportunities and concepts submitted by staff and stakeholders for roadmap inclusion.
  • In support of 5-year strategy, develop and regularly maintain 24 month tactical development roadmap for assigned products and services.
  • Coordinate with other Portfolio Directors and Marketing to align efforts and ensure products co-exist coherently
.

20% – Portfolio Development:

  • Oversee the development of business cases, product pricing and supporting models, product requirements, launch plans, operating models, product documentation, and negotiate contracts for products within the assigned portfolio.
  • Ensure that assigned products and services maintain both legal and security compliance.

20% – Portfolio Life-Cycle Management:

  • Develop and present routine portfolio performance reviews to insure both customer experience and financial goals are being met.
  • Develop and maintain on-going vendor relationships to insure product stability and maximize product financial performance.
  • Oversee the management and resolution of material product defects and issues that get escalated from other parts of the organization.
  • Ensure product documentation is kept current as changes to services are made.
  • Oversee on-going changes to operating, capital, and subscriber forecasts for assigned areas and services.
  • Oversee management of end-of-life activities for assigned services.
  • Oversee ongoing evaluation of portfolio products and optimization of products with respect to their lifecycle stage (launch, growth, harvest, retire, etc.

Here’s what you should have:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire through progressive management skills, to high levels of performance while maintaining moral and personal growth for employees.
  • Proven market segment/industry experience.
  • Wireless Products: Proven experience with retail & small business cellular/mobile telecommunications products and services.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams in developing business cases and or complex customer proposals.
  • Demonstrated experience selling to, and maintaining relationships with key corporate decision makers.
  • Excellent people skills – ability to manage performance, motivation, and counseling of different levels of employees in a varied Engineering and Technical environment.
  • Leadership – ability to lead a multi-function organization to high levels of performance while maintaining morale and personal growth for employees.
  • Analytical skills – ability to analyze problems and technical situations leading to optimal solutions.
  • Organizational skills – the ability to develop the organization necessary to meet the group mission and to interface with other units within the company.
  • Excellent communications skills – both verbal and written. Must be able to articulate design and technical information in presentation format in front of internal and external customers.

Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications:
Minimum of twenty (20) years of professional experience of increasing responsibility in one or more of the following areas; Product Management/Development, Engineering, Product Marketing, Operations or Service Delivery. Minimum five years supervisory/management experience required.

Level of Education required to meet minimum qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Economics or similar emphasis required. In addition to minimum experience required, degree may be substituted with relevant exempt work experience on a year for year basis. Master’s Degree in relevant field may substitute on a year for year basis for professional experience.

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


*Referral fee of $1,000 will be paid for any candidate currently not in the 280 Group candidate pool who is referred to the 280 Group for a full-time position that we have posted and accepts the position if offered from our client. Referral fee will be paid when we receive our fee.