Spherion Staffing is interviewing experienced candidates for a Product Strategy Manager role in Bismarck, ND.
The Product Strategy Manager establishes the strategic business plan, which includes KPIs for product financials, go to market timing, price & position, and content, and defines roadmaps for execution. The position is responsible for working with global, cross-functional teams to identify business opportunities, define targets and plans to achieve them. The position will also establish documentation and communication methods to ensure product line strategy is accepted and executed. Driving alignment to and execution of the product business plan ensures Company products compete optimally in the market, allowing Bobcat to achieve sales and financial targets.
Salary $115-120/year DOE
-Define and maintain a five-year (at minimum) product line Business Plan, aligned to company objectives
-Drive organizational alignment to product business plans by developing documentation and communication methods ensuring awareness to leadership and to product development planning teams
-Refine existing or develop new product roadmap management processes that govern product strategy activities and facilitate cross-regional, cross-functional collaboration
-Conduct industry analysis and forecast, including competitive dynamics, strategic feature/benefit targets and price/position targets supporting overall product positioning strategy
-Identify and validate new business opportunities through existing or new research avenues
-Ensure product line project plan is aligned to product roadmap by reviewing prioritization of strategic NPD and R&D projects as part of the PMO AOP process
-Activate strategic projects at the right time to achieve business and regulatory objectives
-Communicate strategic project targets to product development teams for inclusion in NPD project scope via Project Business Cases
-Drive creation of a holistic product roadmap by collaborating with Product Development teams to align near-term as well as long-term execution plans
-Drive accountability to product line business plan by defining strategic annual KPIs supporting LRP targets and regularly monitoring execution progress
-Continuously monitor business performance and identify opportunities by collecting, organizing and analyzing product line sales, margin, market share and competitive dynamics
-Maximize business performance by proposing product line price / position changes and model portfolio / configuration changes, including AOP and mid-year pricing proposals
Working hours: Various Shifts Available
-Bachelor???s degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Economics, or applicable degree field
-7+ years of experience in Product Development, Engineering or Market Development
-Must understand product/commercial positioning in the construction industry
-Has a commercial/sales mindset
-Ability to analyze varied data to make decisions and quantify business opportunities
Must be aggressive and driven in pushing change, and is capable of presenting a complex message in a simple way
To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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