Bright Horizons Director, Product Management in Newton, Massachusetts
We’re hiring a Director, Product Management!
Director, Product Management will drive delivery of product roadmap to ensure provision of world-class products and services, ensuring business results of revenue growth, profitability, employee growth and retention, and client satisfaction. Enhance user experience and efficiency by developing ability to rapidly deliver enhancements and assess and deploy new solutions and services. Evaluates and resolves barriers related to business and technical feasibility, ensures design optimization, and supports troubleshooting of production issues. Develops and maintains a solid knowledge of the needs of customers, clients, competitors and the industry. Identifies potential new product opportunities, develops business cases and analyzes feasibility. Works cross-functionally across the enterprise to ensure alignment in design, technology, product development, and vendor strategy.
Bright Horizons is a leading education and care company, trusted by families and employers around the world for high-quality child care and early education, back-up care, and workplace education. We partner with some of the world’s best companies to provide services that help employees perform their best and support families to thrive both personally and professionally.
What you will be doing:
Take a leadership role in defining the product vision and strategy
Identify opportunities to improve or enhance the product - primarily focusing on opportunities that create strategic advantage (ie. improved customer/user experience and increased revenue).
Prioritize requirements based on market needs to develop a robust product backlog in support of overall product roadmap.
Maintain and communicate the product roadmap, including scheduled enhancements, status, new opportunities, changes in priority, etc. to all stakeholders.
Conduct financial analysis and develop business cases as needed.
Work with QA, Development, PMO, Implementation, Training, Support and Marketing to execute release activities.
Acquire a deep understanding of the business and industry and keep abreast of competitive offerings
Develop and execute effective approaches for gathering feedback, product and market research.
Provide support and coaching to Product Managers to ensure that product solutions are meeting end user and business requirements, to ensure that work is prepared for collaborative teams in a complete and timely manner and to ensure that product management tools and processes are effectively implemented and managed.
Ensure that critical information and updates are shared with team of Product Managers.
Evaluate effectiveness and return of enhancements after launch based on established SLAs and success measures and propose adjustments as needed.
Collaborate across lines of business to maximize enhancements for all products
What we hope you will bring to this role:
5 years Product Management experience, 5 years leadership experience
Goal-oriented, must be able to demonstrate success meeting and exceeding business objectives.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to use data to spot and address risks and opportunities.
Direct management experience of three person or larger teams required
Knowledge and practical experience of product development life cycle and agile development methodology is required
Knowledge and practical experience of mobile product development, including iOS and Android preferred
Ability to align key stakeholders toward a common goal, drive results and facilitate change
Experience negotiating with vendors and ability to manage external relationships
Self-starter with ability to drive decisions and lead projects from start to finish
Exceptional decision-making, prioritization, and time management skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to build and maintain business relationships across all organizational levels, i.e. peers, vendors, clients
Adaptability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.
The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.
Life at Bright Horizons:
Our home office employees support all facets of our business — and no matter which department you join, you’ll be part of a passionate team doing work that makes a difference in the lives of children and families.
Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the clients we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending) plus childcare discounts, education assistance, and so much more. Join us to experience how we support our people to realize their passion, possibilities, and purpose both at work and at home. All in a workplace where you can be you. Come build a brighter future with us.
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Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and EEO – Spanish (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeosp.pdf) along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) (https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf) .
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or email@example.com . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Passion, Potential, and Possibilities
All three await you in a Bright Horizons ® career. Whether you work in one of our child care centers, a corporate office, or a family’s home, you’ll be part of a company named 20 times as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” (https://youtu.be/IkTDOR2cFHA) Join a team driven to make a difference, one child, one family, and one organization at a time. Come build a brighter future with us .