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Title:  Product Manager - Remote

Job ID:  3243
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US

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Description: 

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Summary:

The Product Manager is a key player responsible for the planning and execution of the product strategy, working closely with engineering, sales, marketing, customer success and operations to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.  The Product Manager maximizes value and creates clear roadmaps that advance the business strategy and must:

 

  • Be transparent about your prioritization and roadmap process
  • Be able to say “no,” but explain why in terms that stakeholders understand
  • Be a ruthless 'prioritizer' while balancing the needs of customers and stakeholders
  • Bring evidence-based decision-making to your communication

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and represent market requirements with ability to turn them into actionable and high-value client deliverables
  • Conceptualize new ideas, research and evaluate them objectively from a financial and market perspective
  • Be the voice of the customer through in-depth qualitative and quantitative analysis, market research, and competitive analysis
  • Collaborate with engineering to deliver innovative and viable solutions to customer problems
  • Serve as product expert and evangelist, understand user workflow; and conduct product demonstrations to clients and internal audiences

Activities

  • Contribute to overall business planning activities
  • Define and maintain your product vision and roadmap
  • Maintain and prioritize your product delivery backlog
  • Define, measure & report on success metrics associated with in-flight product initiatives
  • Ensure business telemetry and metrics are defined and built into every engineering deliverable
  • Build a shared understanding of the problem we are trying to solve for our customers with our engineering teams
  • Build a shared understanding of the value proposition for new products, features, and enhancements with our Marketing, Sales, and Professional Services teams
  • Validate & test new product initiatives with internal & external stakeholders for value, demand, usability, and feasibility
  • Conduct competitor analysis to maintain an up-to-date view of our solutions to compete in the marketplace
  • Create and facilitate execution of product launch/nurture activities with the marketing team
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies to provide the voice of the customer
  • Participate in and represent customer voice in broader planning activities
  • Conduct backlog grooming & prioritization with your engineering squad
  • Conduct product discovery programs with our customers to validate and test new products and features

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technology
  • 5+ years of proven experience in B2B SaaS Product Management
  • Commitment to quality, strong attention to detail and respect for timelines & deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, web, and face-to-face communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple competing initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Strong understanding of Agile development methodologies, ceremonies, and software practices
  • Experience working with Azure DevOps and Aha a plus 
  • Backgrounds in any of the following areas is a significant plus:
  • Developing virtual dataroom capabilities
  • Knowledge of or experience in investment banking 
  • Positive nature, enthusiasm, motivation and a desire for continuous improvement

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

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