Manager - Product Management

IT - Application & Software Development
Toronto, ON
Permanent
Dec 16, 2018

Our client is a global leader in financial technology solutions.  Located in downtown Toronto, they are seeking a manager to take over the product management practice.

In this role, you will support the business by owning all aspects of their assigned products within the Wealth & Capital Markets group, meeting established goals for the business unit and assigned products.

Responsibilities:

Understand the market, assisting with market strategy, building and executing a market roadmap, and supporting the full software development life cycle (SDLC) including gathering market research, product ideation, establishing business cases, gaining funding, gathering business requirement requirements (BRDs), establishing go-to-market strategies, providing pre-sales support, managing new product roll-out and providing level II product support.

You will lead a team of Product Managers that:

  • Ensure business hits revenue, sales, and OI targets while adhering to Fiscal Year resource plans
  • Assist defining and executing on assigned products and sales strategy maintain product roadmaps, and set development priorities
  • Help identify acquisition and partnership targets
  • Provide pre-sales product support
  • Evaluate pricing in relationship to competition and our profitability.
  • Build business cases for new products and enhancements
  • Develop strong product team with client and marketplace insights and thought leadership.
  • Work with marketing, sales and solutions to develop and refresh annual plans in support of our product strategy
  • Review/improve marketing and sales collateral
  • Support Business Growth Opportunities
  • Provide Level II Product Support
  • Ensure product sales, account management and development understand our strategy and business plan.

Requirements:

  • Education: Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree preferably in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Experience/Skills:3+ years of experience leading people within a high-impact product/process.
  • 5+ years in Product management. Solid understanding of at least one vertical in brokerage.
  • Track record of growing or launching new products.
  • 3+ years WCMS and/or the assigned products and services or area of expertise within the financial services/ brokerage industry required
  • 3+ years Product Management/ Business Analyst experience required
  • Strong sell-side back-office experience with in-depth knowledge of equity and fixed income products.
  • Solid understanding of SDLC.
  • Shown success in running a product
  • Ability to successfully lead a small team of product managers with varying degrees of expertise and experience
  • Self-starter, able to initiate relationships, processes and planning with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication and client-facing presentation abilities.
  • Experience with capital markets and/or wealth management technology systems and operational workflow.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to translate client needs into Broadridge solutions.
  • Strong analytical/math skills
  • Strong Knowledge of brokerage back-office
  • Understanding of the client needs and competitive landscape

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