POSTED 21 Apr
Product Manager
at Upland Software
ProductFull TimeUSA
Are you looking for an opportunity to accelerate your career and work with a team of friendly, creative people?  Upland Software offers a collaborative work environment full of smart, positive, and passionate people who are respected for their unique talents and empowered to do their jobs well.  As a member of this close-knit team, you are encouraged to take good ideas and run with them, pursuing the best outcome for our customers while having fun along the way.  If these things are important to you and you're driven by delighting customers, we want to talk with you! Opportunity Summary:This will be a Product Manager role for our PowerSteering Product. The Product Manager is internally and externally recognized as an expert. Has broad and detailed domain knowledge, functional and/or technical understanding of the product’s capabilities and those of our competitors. Drives the direction of the product by interacting with internal teams as well as customers to prioritize areas of investment to maximize return and stakeholder satisfaction.  Familiarity with Project Management and Continuous Improvement Practices a plus.Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develops detailed project schedules and plans for intra-product initiatives that span departments across the organization to monito and track progress
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and insuring technical feasibility
  • Manages changes to project scope and schedule using appropriate verification techniques
  • Conduct market research to identify trends and patterns in the PPM software industries.
  • Assess product strengths in comparison to competitor products and provide recommendations on product direction based on assessment.
  • Define market strategies and roadmaps to satisfy market requirements and internal objectives.
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers within the Upland Software product lines for cross-product initiatives and market strategies.
  • Coordinate and perform the full SDLC such as kickoff, business analysis, requirements elicitation, design, user testing and release activities ensuring compliance with Upland Software’s methodology
  • Work in an agile hybrid environment using scrum framework and acting as a product owner
  • Gather business and technical requirements from internal and external clients.
  • Define and prioritize product backlog in user stories based on elicited requirements.
  • Conduct release and sprint planning for software development iterations.
  • Collaborate on product design with UI/UX designers.
  • Collaborate with development team during iteration cycles, including but not limited to requirement clarifications, test plan and test case review, desk checks and feature approval
  • Provide regular project status and schedule updates.
  • Provide product information and material for use by marketing and sales, training, deployment and consulting departments.
  • Host internal and external presentations to inform stakeholders of upcoming features
Requirements:
  • Proven working experience in product management
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
 
 Upland Software (Nasdaq: UPLD) is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable more than one million users at over 9,000 accounts to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. All of Upland’s solutions are backed by a 100 percent customer success commitment and the UplandOne platform, which puts customers at the center of everything we do. To learn more, visit uplandsoftware.com.
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