Senior Product Manager, Pricing at Numerator (Chicago, IL)
The Product Manager, Pricing will focus on developing our Pricing and Promotion solutions, including our SaaS business intelligence platform working directly with Commercial team on product training, pricing and creating new products. You will be responsible for continued development of our Pricing and Promotion solutions by conducting market research, gauging user feedback and needs, determining specifications for the product, enhancements to our solution, and managing the product road map to deliver updates and new features. This role will also require team management skills, a strong ability to communicate across different teams, ability to translate clients' needs to action, and a focus on execution.
User Research & Customer Needs – You should be able to understand user's needs to enhance or develop new features. You will independently conduct market research to identify the current landscape and gaps in a user's work flow, validate product ideas and understand if product ideas will address market needs.
Our Online Pricing Solutions and MAP Policy Pricing Enforcement is a comprehensive set of business intelligence tools and our users are data savvy. We expect our Product Managers to be able to analyze data and make sense of it. Whether its Client usage data on our platform or getting into some of the analysis that runs our Pricing solutions.
You should feel comfortable acting as an expert in the industry and be able to clearly articulate our product strategy and road map priorities in the context of the current state of the industry. This role also requires a passion for understanding trends in pricing and a desire to stay up to date on the ever-changing industry. Subject matter expertise with existing and potential clients.
Design & Development
Create user personas and user stories that address user's workflow and interaction with the product. Define the business requirements for all new features and enhancements. Collaborate with the Design team to develop mock-ups and prototypes. Work with the Product Owners to develop functional specs for the engineering team. Support testing of new features and iterate on newly built features before launch. Engage with internal and client users to capture feedback as part of the testing phase.
Road map & Planning
Define the Pricing and MAP product road map & communicate the road map to stakeholders (e.g. the Numerator Commercial teams). Work with both internal and external (client) users to identify and prioritize product road map items. Work with multiple teams (e.g. Data Sources, Data Analytics) to implement new features.
Managing Product Launches
This role will require meticulous planning of our go to market approach for all new features and enhancements of our Pricing and Promotion product, planning for contingencies and being able to communicate clearly for successful product launches and adoption.
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience; MBA preferred
- Ability to glean customer insights from quantitative and qualitative analysis
- Take action and hands-on experience in delivering business results
- Excellent communication skills – be able to present to customers and internal audiences
- Prior experience with delivering against aggressive timelines
- Prior experience developing product specifications
- Prior experience with B2B (business to business) product management is preferred
- Prior experience in the Retail Industry, market research, or with CPG (consumer packaged goods) firms is preferred
- Be comfortable with Excel, PowerPoint, G Suite (Google)
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.