Here’s the scoop:
As a Senior Product Manager at GovSpend, you’ll help us achieve our long term strategy and mission by developing a strong understanding of the market and the challenges our customers face, identifying achievable opportunities to solve those challenges, translating those opportunities into actionable projects with measurable outcomes, and then working cross-functionally across the organization to deliver those solutions for our customers.
What you’ll do:
+ Collaborate cross-functionally within the organization to identify product enhancements that will generate new business opportunities and growth within our target markets.
+ Drive the execution of projects through our Agile software development lifecycle, acting as the Product Owner and setting priorities for the team with an emphasis on delivering value for customers.
+ Create clear and concise requirements in the form of user stories in partnership with engineering, data, and UI/UX teams.
+ Engage frequently (multiple times per week) with customers to understand their challenges and provide insight into our roadmap to both generate excitement and to validate our product strategy.
+ Work closely with our commercial team to solicit feedback and provide product training.
+ Regularly report project status and progress to GovSpend’s leadership team (Sprint Review presentations, weekly project health).
+ Other job duties as assigned to meet the business needs.
What you’ll need:
+ Bachelor’s degree in business or related area. Proven work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
+ 5-7 years of Product Management experience
+ 3+ years of experience working with internal Sales and Relationship Management teams.
+ 3+ years of experience working directly with customers.
+ Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies, ideally with experience in a Product Owner role.
+ Familiarity with Federal/State/Local Government procurement preferred, but not required.
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills, for technical and non-technical audiences.
+ Strong problem-solving and motivational skills.
+ Strong organizational skills.
+ Professional written and verbal skills.
+ Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams.
+ Ability to work effectively in a remote team environment, as well as working independently in a self-directed manner in order to meet short- and long-term goals.
+ An agile approach and creative spirit to understand, document, highlight, and prioritize issues as they arise.
+ Start-up experience is a plus.
SmartProcure/GovSpend is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and promoting qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any category protected by federal, state or local law.
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