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21/06 Ashish Sharma
CEO at Axtria India Pvt Ltd

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Axtria - Director - Product Management - R&D (12-30 yrs)

Overseas/International/US Job Code: 1114084

Director - Product Management (R&D)

The Role :

- The role of Director, Product Management is responsible for driving and delivering a world-class strategy for a suite of Axtria products. This person employs a unique blend of business & technical savvy, the drive to make vision a reality, and the desire to invest in the commercial success of their product. The Director of Product Management partners cross-functionally to define product release requirements and execution strategies.

- Works closely with Engineering and UX teams to develop and drive delivery of the product strategy and roadmap. This role works with marketing to define go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer.

- The Director Product Management also supports product marketing as an internal and external evangelist for the product, while also partnering with the direct sales & customer success teams, and key customers.

- This is an individual contributor role with the potential to have people management responsibilities in the future as the company grows and the product portfolio expands.

- This role reports to the Product Management Leader. Location is Berkeley Heights, NJ. Travel expectation up to 25% as needed.

Key Responsibilities :

- Define, lead, and communicate product strategy in line with the business goals.

- Ensure rapid pace of moving from strategy to execution of product initiatives.

- Synthesize ideas on strategy, planning and execution to identify new market opportunities & create the next generation of products, building consensus and driving execution along the way.

- Work within a team of Product Managers, Engineers and UX Designers to drive agile execution of new product launches. Develop a strong understanding of stakeholders to drive decisions.

- Actively participate in Scrum ceremonies working with team members in the US as well as in India.

- Ensure ongoing product growth and expansion by gaining and exploiting market feedback from customers and prospects.

- Evaluate market share and drive competitive analysis across a suite of products.

Required Experience/Skills :

- Bachelor's Degree required / technical undergraduate degree preferred, MBA or equivalent preferred.

- Minimum 7+ years experience in product management, with a combined 12+ years industry experience including product development/technical role/product marketing in a software solutions oriented business.

- Experience in a B2B SaaS or software company specifically in data/analytics products and/or omni-channel marketing.

- Ability to conceptualize, negotiate and sell ideas internally and externally.

- Strong understanding of user-centered design principles.

- Proven track record for developing, managing, and launching large-scale cloud-based software products.

- Strong technical and data-analysis skills.

- Exceptionally strong writing and presentation skills.

- Excellent organizational, project and resource management skills.

The Preferred Qualifications :

- Experience in leading Agile/Scrum adoption in prior roles as a Product Owner.

- Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

- Experience working on large scale data integration products is beneficial in providing product strategy guidance to R&D teams and architects.

- Familiarity or work experience in the Pharmaceutical space is highly desired but not required.

- Background in the SaaS, software or technology industry is highly preferred.

- Prior experience managing people is beneficial.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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