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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 158 – Jr. Product Manager / Product Owner (Richardson, TX)

PM 157 – Product Manager – Chemicals (New Jersey or East Coast remote)

PM 156 – Applications Product Manager – Automation Software (Hoboken, NJ or Remote)

PM 155 – Associate Product Manager – Chemicals (Kansas City, KS)

PM 154 – Product Manager – Chemicals (Kansas City, KS)

PM 153 – Lead Product Manager – EdTech (Cambridge, MA)

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

 

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PM 158 – Jr. Product Manager / Product Owner

Location: Richardson, TX
Our client is looking for a new Product Manager with capable 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.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • 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
  • Familiar with the competitive landscape of Performance Management systems
  • Research and monitor current and prospective competitors
  • Work closely with product marketing to develop competitive differentiators

Here’s what you should have:

  • 2+ 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


PM 157 – Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: New Jersey or East Coast remote
Our client is looking for an experience Product Manager to meet and exceed their growth and profitability goals and ensure that the business remains a market leader. This position leverages first-hand understanding of customer needs, product and applications expertise, excellent communication skills and leadership instincts at all times to drive product development activities and decisions that maintain their position in the market as a premium supplier of maintenance chemicals and the highest level of customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough customer and applications understanding through personal chemical application experience and voice of the customer research, working closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process, and developing and implementing marketing plans to meet revenue and profit targets for the product line defined. This position is also responsible for providing regular communication, support & training to the sales and service organizations.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of customer’s buying tendencies in highly fragmented market.
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • 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.
  • Leverage the company’s social media channels and marketing events to support the brand as a leader in the industry.
  • As required, establish partnerships to compliment the range of products, services and solutions that can be offered to the customer.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Set pricing and general sales policy for the product line(s).
  • Manage product life cycle and assist with the communication and expectations setting with customers.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Must have an understanding and appreciation for chemical products to targeted industrial manufacturers; Marine, Alternative Energy, Transportation 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.
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a proven track record of thriving in a team environment.
  • Ability to deliver results through exceptional project management skills and natural leadership capabilities.
  • An advanced technical or business-related Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited institution is desirable.
  • B2B and industrial channel experience from a chemical business is preferred.
  • Experience in new product development and technical program management.
  • New product commercialization experience.
  • Knowledge of Strategic Product Planning and Product Road mapping.
  • Marketing and collateral development, including specification and technical writing.
  • Must have a desire to travel as required, occasionally on short notice. Travel amounts will vary depending on where the product is in the life cycle, but could involve anything from day trips to 10-day international excursions. Expect on the order of 25% travel.

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 156 – Applications Product Manager – Automation Software

Location: Hoboken, NJ or Remote
Our client is looking for a Product Manager to own the Robotics Process Automation line of business. This is a customer-faciting position that includes strategy and pricing. Experience as an applications product manager in an enterprise software business is required.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Own and lead the product management activities for Robotics Process Automatio. Full product management responsibilities (requirements through end of life)
  • Own and communicate the product and solution roadmap. Balance between short-term (customer needs) and long-term (roadmap)
  • Define Go-To-Market and work with marketing to define messaging
  • Own pricing and packaging of products
  • Serve as market and solution expert

Here’s what you should have:

  • Minimum 4 years experience as an Applications Product Manager in an enterprise software company
  • Experience in a contact center and back-office environment is a plus
  • Experience successfully launching high quality technology products
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience influencing cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written)

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 155 – Associate Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: Kansas City, KS
Our client is looking for an Associate Product Manager help them meet and exceed the growth and profitability goals and ensures that the business remains a market leader. This position works closely with the Product Manager and Manager of Product Management to perform product analysis and lead product initiatives.

In this position, you will develop a thorough customer and application understanding through voice of the customer research. You will work closely with cross-functional teams throughout the product development process, and develop marketing plans to meet revenue targets for the product line defined.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • 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.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing.
  • 3-5 years of Marketing, Field Sales, or Applications Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment and other job related applications including web-based applications, social media and the Internet.
  • Experience working with a CRM system a plus.
  • Strong competitive drive to win balanced with the ability to work directly and through others to implement strategies and goals.
  • A self-starter attitude, able to self-motivate and work independently. Acts with a sense of urgency to drive results; is goal oriented. Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and willing to take initiative.
  • Strong listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to work for short periods of time in environments where there may be exposure to heat, cold, or controlled chemicals.
  • A desire and ability to travel as required, occasionally on short notice. Travel amounts will vary depending on where the product is in the life cycle, but could involve anything from day trips to 10-day international travel. (25%)

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 154 – Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: Kansas City, KS
Our client is looking for an experience Product Manager to meet and exceed their growth and profitability goals and ensure that the business remains a market leader. This position leverages first-hand understanding of customer needs, product and applications expertise, excellent communication skills and leadership instincts at all times to drive product development activities and decisions that maintain their position in the market as a premium supplier of maintenance chemicals and the highest level of customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough customer and applications understanding through personal chemical application experience and voice of the customer research, working closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process, and developing and implementing marketing plans to meet revenue and profit targets for the product line defined. This position is also responsible for providing regular communication, support & training to the sales and service organizations.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of customer’s buying tendencies in highly fragmented market.
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • 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.
  • Leverage the company’s social media channels and marketing events to support the brand as a leader in the industry.
  • As required, establish partnerships to compliment the range of products, services and solutions that can be offered to the customer.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Set pricing and general sales policy for the product line(s).
  • Manage product life cycle and assist with the communication and expectations setting with customers.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing
  • Must have a strong understanding and appreciation for chemicals in industrial maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) applications
  • 7-10 years of Marketing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Leadership competencies with supervisory experience
  • An advanced technical or business-related degree (MBA) is a plus
  • Additional field sales experience would be considered a plus
  • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment and other job related applications including web-based applications, social media and the Internet
  • B2B and industrial channel experience is a plus

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 153 – Lead Product Manager – EdTech

Location: Cambridge, MA
We have a great opportunity for a full-time position as a Lead Product Manager for college test preparation software company. This is a profitable, growing technology-centered company looking for Product Management leadership. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong desire to get things done and make smart tradeoffs to focus on the big picture.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Own the product roadmap and product launch
  • Conduct customer and market research and integrate findings into product requirements
  • Collaborate with engineering and QA
  • Develop marketing materials for channels
  • Manage P&L and develop a strategic business plan to grow the product

Here’s what you should have:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience
  • Ability to work with technical teams to rapidly produce prototypes and iterations
  • Experience owning a P&L
  • Familiarity with the test prep industry and products helpful

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


*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.