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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 152 – Product Manager / Owner – Transportation Software (Santa Ana or Berkeley, CA)

PM 151 – Product Manager / Product Owner (Chicago, IL)

PM 150 – Director of Product Strategy – Adhesives (Boston, MA)

PM 149 – Associate Product Manager – EdTech, Elearning, or Web-based Products (Costa Mesa, CA)

PM 148 – Director of Product (Consultant) – SAP/ERP – SAP/ERP (Foster City, CA)

PM 147 – Product Manager for Workforce Management Product (Richardson, TX)

PMM 146 – Market Manager – Lubricants (Chicago, IL)

PM 145 – Product Manager – Industrial Fluids (Atlanta, GA)

PM 144 – Product Manager – Big Data Analytics (Richardson, TX)

 

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Full Descriptions

PM 152 – Product Manager / Owner – Transportation Software

Location: Santa Ana or Berkeley, CA
Our Automobile Software client is seeking a software Product Manager with experience working in an Agile team to join their team. This position could sit in Santa Ana or Berkeley, CA. The ideal candidate has 5-7 years of experience as a product manager in a Scrum environment and can play a strategic role of both Product Manager and Product Owner for this team.
Here’s what you will do:

  • Lead the product strategy for the product, track ROI, and work with cross-functional teams.
  • Act as a product owner in a scrum-oriented framework of software engineers, testers, and scrum masters.
  • Translate market requirements into detailed functional requirements and use cases to support product design and development efforts.
  • Understand and articulate market problems to address future innovative solutions across the product line.
  • Analyze and understand the transportation market to help steer new product development.
  • Partner with the Marketing team to set launch priorities, assist with product positioning and messaging, develop pricing strategy, and assist with customer education.
  • Help with developing marketing collateral, user documentation, and sharing market research.
  • Participate in key customer visits to represent product portfolio and gather customer input/feedback for future product enhancements. Develop user experience profiles from this feedback.
  • Assist with product sales training for new and existing sales employees.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineering, sales, product support, and management to consult on current and future product demand.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Prefer someone based in Orange County, California to be considered.
  • 5-7years product management experience for hardware and software products.
  • BS in relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • MBA a strong plus.
  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) and CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) is highly preferred.
  • Experience with working as a product owner and/or stakeholder in a scrum-framework environment.
  • Experience in the transportation industry nice to have.
  • Able to travel 25%

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 151 – Product Manager / Product Owner

Location: Chicago, IL
Our client is hiring a product manager who is technically savvy, customer centric, and a great team player. This will be a hybrid product manager/owner role for someone who has a background in B2B, and cloud and has worked in an Agile environment. Experience with hospitality clients a plus.
Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Create and maintain a product roadmap that anticipates future needs and competitive alternatives
  • Establish a Go-to-market plan, including ROI analyses and establishing time schedules with operations/engineering
  • Work with sales to develop and implement strategies to achieve market share/revenue targets
  • Understand customer needs and the forces which shape them over time as well as the competitive landscape and directions expected from competitors
  • Manage product lifecycle process, including strategy development, market research, roadmap development, product planning, go-to-market, and market maintenance and growth
  • Provide insight for marketing communications and provide product marketing communication objectives
  • Manage Beta programs and product launches
  • Facilitate customer advisory groups
  • Work with sales and marketing to plan and create exciting partner events and to leverage partners, creating awareness and sales leads

Product Owner Role

  • Responsible for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the development team
  • Manage the feature backlog, including coordinating priority setting and timing
  • Interfaces with the development team to provide clarity around the backlog items
  • Ensures that the product backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all and leads in the development the backlog schedule

Here’s what you should have:

  • Technical educational background (BS in Engineering or similar field preferred, MBA a plus but not required)
  • Experience in the Hospitality, Building Management, or Energy Management industries a plus
  • Experience working with remote development teams and management
  • Experience with SaaS products
  • Experience with Agile development (Scrum, Sprints, etc.)
  • Experience with strategic thinking and planning
  • Accomplishment in prioritizing diverse objectives
  • Understanding of cloud technology, managed services, and IT functions generally
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time, work outside normal business hours as needed, and work a flexible schedule

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 150 – Director of Product Strategy – Adhesives

Location: Boston, MA
Our client is looking for a strategic product director to develop short and long-term strategies for their Adhesives division. You should have a proven track record in growing businesses and expertise in strategic marketing.
Here’s just some of what you’ll do:

  • Own the vision and growth plan for the division.
  • Lead the team on voice of the customer, market segmentation, and value propositions.
  • Own market research and intelligence gathering plan and related strategies.
  • Develop a clear strategy for global brands to leverage our worldwide position and drive sustainable growth.
  • Assist the division in developing a Go-to-Market strategy that fits its business model, channels, and customers.
  • Be the subject matter expert, coach, mentor, and develop talent and processes to increase marketing competence across the platform.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field; MBA preferred.
  • 7-10 years proven success (record of growth) in progressive Marketing roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project team through market assessment, customer needs, product creation that led to significant sales.
  • Must have knowledge of pricing theory and previous experience developing strategic pricing models.
  • Market growth/ expansion experience within the chemical industry required.
  • A proven track record of increasing market share through organic growth and creating new opportunities.
  • Proven application of analytical, planning, forecasting and budgeting /financial skills.
  • Competitive Insights experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 149 – Associate Product Manager – EdTech, Elearning, or Web-based Products

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Here’s a great opportunity for an associate product manager or business analyst to get some serious experience as a Product Manager. You will own this edtech product P&L, roadmap, and vision for a YouTube-type product.

This is a family-friendly company and culture fit is really important. They know how to take care of their employees from offsite retreats to onsite yoga.

Required Education/Experience

  • 2- 3 years of experience as a Product Manager for a web based software product, business-to-business required, direct-to-consumer desired
  • Experience with agile development processes and monthly or weekly product release cycles
  • Experience bringing new products to market
  • Natural ability to relate to customers
  • User empathy
  • User research and product design experience
  • Proficient with current business software, including Google Docs, MS Office, and project management software

Preferred Education/Experience

  • College degree in Marketing, Business or related area of study
  • Experience managing a subscription based service – nice to have

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 148 – Director of Product (Consultant) – SAP/ERP

Location: Foster City, CA
Our Mobile UI design client is looking for a VP or Director-level Product Management consultant to provide interim strategic direction and thought leadership. In this role, you will be working with a small team of marketing, solutions engineering and sales folks, as well as engaging with development engineering. This is a startup company that is partnering with SAP to create a platform for SAP business process applications.

You should have a strong background in product management leadership that includes outbound marketing. Your recent experience should be in mobile applications, ideally targeting business solutions around warehouse management, scanning, or ERP solutions. This is a 6- to 12-month Corp-to-Corp engagement located in Foster City, CA.

For consideration, please send your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 147 – Product Manager for Workforce Management Product

Location: Richardson, TX
As a WFM Product Manager, you will define and bring to market best of breed Workforce Optimization products. You will create industry leading products using your experience with Agile product development, technical knowledge, ability to quickly develop WFM product expertise and ability to analyze and synthesize feedback from customers and prospects. You will write requirements, use cases, define buyer and user personas, and the go-to-market strategy. You will also serve as the internal and external subject matter expert for the WFM offering.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Define technical and feature requirements for a new WFM product
  • Continuous delivery of requirements with prioritized business needs and justification supported by business case, market research, and new/existing customers’ feedback
  • Partner with Engineering to evaluate and select new technology for the WFM product
  • Own and communicate the product and solution roadmap
  • Work cross functionality to define target pricing and got-to-market strategy
  • Own the product life cycle from strategic planning to execution
  • Follow agile process with engineering to develop epochs, user stories and manage backlog
  • Participate and assist in go-to-market planning working with all stakeholders to execute
  • Use Agile Product Management methodology
  • Facilitate a trade-off analysis as it relates to scope, complexity and time-to-market

Here’s what you should have:

  • BA/BS Computer Science or related technical degree required
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with and knowledge of: – Agile Product Management – Creating and maintaining a product roadmap – R&D teams, processes and methodology
  • Enterprise (B2B) software product management experience necessary. Contact Center or WFM experience is “nice to have”
  • Strong technical skills and ability to partner with Engineering on design, architecture and functionality decisions
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough understanding of the competitive landscape to appropriately define and position products and services
  • Experience effectively using influence, negotiation and relationship building techniques to drive product decisions and effective execution
  • Current on technology trends, competitive data and market innovation within the enterprise software industry

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PMM 146 – Market Manager – Lubricants

Location: Metro Chicago, IL
Our industrial lubricant client is looking for a Market Manager to increase their global market share via penetration of existing and new markets with existing and newly developed products. This position will also be responsible for driving profitability via product management elements, such as providing pricing and margin analyses as guidelines.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Drive global release initiatives via new markets and new products by conducting ‘outside in’ voice of the customer market research, keeping abreast of industry trends, advancing our resources and capabilities, and guiding product development
  • Coordinate and help originate sales leads and targeted selling activities globally
  • Increase share in select existing market segments and geographies by identifying and providing support to all sales channels including, but not limited to, hands-on product, application and value-added sales training features and techniques
  • Optimize channel and product line profitability by providing product management elements based in data and good reasoning including, but not limited to, product recommendation guides, pricing guidelines and margin analyses, active PLS and use of other programs
  • Contribute to the company growth via interaction with other business units on key initiatives
  • Control expenses in concert with budget and business conditions
  • Promote, support and adhere to all safety, environmental and quality related policies and procedures

Here’s what you should have:

  • B.S. degree: Engineering, Science, or (Business with strong technical competency), MBA is strongly preferred
  • 6 – 10 years industrial B2B sales or marketing experience, concentrated in specialty chemicals or functional coatings industries
  • Strong listening and analytical skills to interpret information from field sales and customers and translate into selling requirements. Understanding of ‘value added’ selling is mandatory
  • Strong data analytics capabilities are mandatory. Microsoft Excel ‘Power User’, pivot table, macros etc.
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Must be competent with a computer, Microsoft Office products and CRM software
  • Professional presence and credibility to effectively interact with all levels of customer and company personnel
  • Ability to travel required (minimum 25%) both domestically and internationally

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 145 – Product Manager – Industrial Fluids

Location: Atlanta, GA
Our Atlanta client is looking for a mid-level Product Manager to lead their flagship industrial fluids product. You will leverage first-hand understanding of customer needs, product and applications expertise, excellent communication skills, and leadership instincts to drive product development activities and decisions that grow this product line.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams to understand voice of the customer
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data to understand business trends and make informed decisions
  • Establish product requirements
  • Work alongside a high-performance product development team though all product innovation stages to ensure strong competitive differentiation while also meeting time to market expectations
  • Work with the Marketing Communications Team to create and maintain marketing plans, advertising and sales tools including brochures, product descriptions, technical data sheets, web content, etc.
  • As required, establish partnerships to compliment the range of products, services and solutions that can be offered to the customer
  • Set pricing to maximize profitability
  • Manage the product life cycle

Here’s what you should know:

  • Must have a strong understanding and appreciation for chemicals in industrial maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) applications, usually acquired through a combination of completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing as well as 3 – 5 years of Marketing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have a passion for product ownership and business development
  • An advanced technical or business-related degree is desirable
  • Additional field sales experience would be considered an advantage
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a proven track record of thriving in a team environment
  • B2B and industrial channel experience is preferred

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 144 – Product Manager – Big Data Analytics

Location: Richardson, TX
Our client looking for a Product Manager with a deep understanding of providing insights across large data sets and can help bring a new perspective and fresh product ideas. You will be responsible for gathering business requirements, doing functional design, and presenting features to customers, prospects, partners and analysts.

Responsibilities

  • Use your background in telephone voice recording, data security, and surveillance to lead the ideation, development and launch of innovative features for your product components
    • Develop problem statements by persona
    • Validate problem statements with market (incl. prospects, customers, sales, support, Services etc)
  • As product owner in the agile (scrum) development process, own and groom the product backlog for your product components to ensure we are focused on the right problems and they are well understood
    • Maintain a prioritized up-to-date list of benefit oriented user stories (backlog) with clear acceptance criteria
    • Conduct periodic steering meetings with internal stakeholders to update backlog
    • Conduct weekly grooming sessions with scrum team to explain/clarify/refine user stories and acceptance criteria
    • Work with scrum team to define the scope for each agile sprint
    • Attend daily standup meetings to review progress as well as provide guidance/clarification on acceptance criteria
    • Conduct detailed reviews with Customers, Implementation Teams, Sales and Marketing, to ensure your projects have high marketplace impact and hit the mark for end users

Requirements

  • 5+ years enterprise applications experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus
  • Excellent understanding of advanced reporting and analytics
  • Experience with Performance Management reporting requirements for large enterprises, especially from the line-of-business executive’s perspective
  • Leadership experience, decisive, fast learner, detail oriented, enjoy fast paced work environments
  • Enjoy presenting product requirements and features to external audiences
  • Research, summarize, and prioritize customer business requirements
  • Experience creating detailed functional design documents and consider yourself a “product” person
  • Work closely with developers and QA to ensure the product you intended to have built actually gets built
  • Be the product champion and expert point of contact for implementation consultants, support desk, documentation, sales support, marketing, and product strategy
  • Work effectively within and across teams to get things accomplished
  • Review, comment, target and follow-up on bug and enhancement requests
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment when making decisions independently

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.