Randstad Product Manager in Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Skills: Experienced Product Manager with Experience in Web Development and creating on-line solutions.
Industry Background: Technology industry more than anything; Medical, dental, pharma or Animal Health background helpful but not required
Functional Experience: Primarily Product Development and Product Life Cycle
Work Experience: Someone with experience in systems development lifecycle (SLDC) methodology preferred
Other skills: Solid Leadership skills, Collaboration, Influencing Others, Presentation Skills, Strategic Thinking
Profile of Company - Assignment
Location: Yardley, PA
Volume: $43M to $44M environment
Employee Pop.: 77 employees
Employee Profile: Typical software environment: Developers, Tech Support, Veterinarians on staff; however population is mostly software developers
Products: Web-based and on-line solutions
Product Manager Summary
Assists in ensuring the growth and development of product platforms through Marketing, Sales/Operations, Product Development, and Finance activities.
Works closely with development, operations, and account management teams in developing realistic development plans and schedules; creating product requirements; evaluating and prioritizing request for product changes or enhancements; and determining objectives for any testing involving clinics, and vendor partners. Assists sales in demonstrating the products, sales presentations and closings. Maintains close relationships to customers for awareness of customers needs and perspectives. Extensive involvement in assuring satisfaction of current customer base and installs.
Works closely with sales, marketing communications, and customer/product support to resolve issues that will affect product s success. Directs creation of release materials and may assist in new product release.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor s Degree in Business, Sales, Marketing or other related area. May consider someone with equivalent, combination of education and related experience.
Requires a minimum of 2 years of product support, product planning or consulting environment or related work experience.
Skills and Abilities
A seasoned, experienced professional with an understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, manager-level position. Excellent PC skills and general understanding of various software languages.
Expert on Practice Management software product line, with thorough knowledge of all products within a product family, company policies and practices a must. General understanding of database architecture, with basic knowledge of all Non-Diagnostic Integrations and process. Knowledge of Practice Management client services, processes, equipment and veterinary terminology are desirable.
Experience in Web Development and creating on-line solutions"
Experienced in Product Life Cycle
Strong Product Development experience
Professional communication skills and ability to negotiate a must.
Knowledge of short- and long-range planning techniques.