The VP Product Management must be an expert on the marketplace, understand the market’s problems, and manage the delivery of products, features, and enhancements that solve for those market problems.
The VP Product Management is responsible for managing a team of product managers who are responsible for a roadmap of solutions and the artifacts necessary to develop, release, and market those solutions.
The VP Product Management collaborates with software development, sales, account management, and marketing to ensure the successful and timely delivery of solutions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Define and manage a product strategy and roadmap that reflects the priorities of the business and the needs of the market
Proactively identify technology and technology partners to drive innovative product solutions.
Engage with the marketplace to define user and buyer personas for your product suite
Be an expert on the competition
Drive innovation strategies for future roadmap opportunities
Maintain strong collaboration and communication with the leadership team on roadmap plans and progress
Develop and document the core positioning and messaging for the product suite
Work with Marketing to develop sales tools and collateral for product solutions
Support sales as needed with product reviews and client/prospect meetings
Represent LoanLogics’ capabilities at industry conferences
Conduct site visits and interviews with clients and prospects
Work with Finance on product pricing and profitability
Act as a leader in the company
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED / EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Minimum 15 years experience as a Product Manager or equivalent related position
Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products / programs
Strong people management and team development skills
10+ years experience in a job in the residential mortgage market
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s degree (MBA Preferred)
Excellent teamwork skills
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Must be able to travel 30% of the time
Ability to manage simultaneous initiatives in an entrepreneurial culture
Multi-task oriented with desire to work in a fast paced environment
Self-starter, challenger, strategic planner, analytical thinker
Leader doer requires ability to get into the details and think strategically and communicate at all levels of the organization.