Senior Manager, Product Management

Reston, VA
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Debra Powell

Job Description:

The Senior Manager, Product Management is a key senior leader on the Product team and helps define and drive the ongoing Product Strategy, including developing and maintaining the product roadmap, conducting analysis and in-market activities to validate and prioritize the roadmap, and scaling up go-to-market initiatives. The Senior Manager will play a leading role in ongoing business management, business performance analysis, and developing & executing strategies to achieve the revenue and margin goals for the Program; and is expected to provide support to ongoing product strategy initiatives across the broader Assessment Products organization.


Key Responsibilities:

• Develop and Manage the Product Roadmap

• Be an active participant in developing the Product strategy

• Develop and maintain the product roadmap based on competitive industry analysis,

market research and business analysis

• Validate roadmap initiatives through combination of approaches such as in-market tests,

pilots, analysis and research

• Develop business cases and analysis plans to prioritize roadmap initiatives for execution

 •Lead Market Launch

• Scale up and lead go-to-market initiatives

• Lead and manage multiple internal and external partner groups in go-to-market planning and


• P&L Management

• Conduct ongoing business performance analysis and create shared understanding of key

revenue drivers across the organization

•  Develop actionable strategies, based on market feedback and business analysis, to support

the revenue and margin goals

• Operational Management

• Business lead, and manage ongoing business operations and issues with internal and external

stakeholder and partner groups

• Other responsibilities and duties, as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in core Product Management
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university in related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, with a keen focus on quality


Exceptional organizational, project planning, and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team setting, and across external and internal stakeholder groups
  • Ability to guide and influence others in resolving complex issues
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Comfort with multi-tasking


Desired Skills/Experience:

Master’s Degree in business, marketing, or related field; MBA preferred

Strong understanding and demonstrated experience managing the 4Ps of the business (Product, Price, Place and Promotion)

Experience with Agile, Lean Start Up and Test & Learn approaches

Strong understanding and comfort with technology products and solutions

Strong analytical ability and experience with Business Intelligence/Analytics Software

Expertise in planning and analyzing market research

Ability to create actionable strategies based on market feedback and insights from data analysis

Proven financial skills in the development of business cases and market entry plans

Strong business judgment and experience with P&L management

Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work across cross-functional and matrixed


People management and/or mentoring experience a plus