Director of Product Management (Chicago, IL)

Position Description

Are you an Ideal Team Player? Someone who’s Hungry – you’re self-motivated and driven to be the best version of yourself. Someone who’s Humble – you’re self-aware and realize you and others are imperfect, yet you strive to be your best and help others be their best. Someone who’s Smart – you’re pragmatic and demonstrate great situational leadership and emotional intelligence. Someone who’s Resilient – you embrace change and are able to keep things in perspective. Someone who’s Passionate – you enthusiastically approach life and business with purpose and enjoying serving others. Someone who’s Committed – you’re dedicated and focused on all that you due driven to create mutually successful outcomes.

If you embody these characteristics and are excited about creating and delivering value, then we’ve got an amazing opportunity for you. interviewstream is looking for a Director of Product Management to join our rapidly growing team. interviewstream is the HR technology industry’s leading interviewing technology provider. We exist to create experiences that transform hiring. We do this by simplifying interviews, inspiring change and enabling hiring to be done anywhere. interviewstream is a rapidly growing Chicago-based SaaS company looking for individuals who want to be part of a fast-paced, innovative and empowered team. We currently work with over 800 enterprise brands and 15 key partners across the US and internationally. We also deliver interview and interview prep solutions directly to the K-12 and higher education sectors partnering with many of the leading school districts and top universities across the world.

interviewstream drives a performance-driven meritocracy that fosters both personal and peer-to-peer accountability and recognizes individuals and teams for the positive outcomes they create and deliver. We encompass our core values to ensure we deliver our mutually aligned goals for internal and external customers, and partners. We Have Fun – we enjoy what we do, who we do it with and for, and the journey we share together not taking ourselves or others too seriously. We Keep It Simple – we are purposeful in making our business and solutions pragmatic. We Embrace Curiosity – we strive for personal, professional and business growth to improve people’s lives and be their best. We Foster Teamwork – we create consistent and valuable outcomes by listening to each other, collaborating, and encouraging being different and inclusive. We’re Trustworthy – we are authentic, reliable, transparent, and accountable with our intentions and interactions taking personal ownership for positive outcomes.

The Director of Product Management will work as an integral part of the Technology Team in building tools that expedite and facilitate the company’s efforts in product development. They are responsible for all aspects of our portal, mobile, IVR & interoperability product lines. This includes providing product vision, market analysis, requirements, development, pricing, launch, and marketing. You will have the autonomy, with alignment, to build and shape the product and team as we evolve and grow our business.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Represent interviewstream both internally and externally evangelizing our point of view, and product and solution value.
  • Work with the leadership team to drive the overall product vision and strategy.
  • Shape product ideas, gather market analysis, own the company’s product roadmap, and collaborate on its execution.
  • Lead a semi-quarterly “state of the product” meeting with interviewstream’s leadership and key stakeholders to review progress against goals, assess priorities, and ensure the team is focused on actions to improve the success of our products.
  • Build relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders, and evolve the product to meet their needs.
  • Participate and facilitate our Customer Advisory Boards.
  • Work with finance and sales to set annual adoption and usage targets.
  • Participate in quarterly business reviews with customers and partners.
  • Have a full grasp of product metrics and be prepared to communicate status and important changes.
  • Develop empirical prioritization processes – grounded in business metrics like incremental revenue, cost, profit, and customer lifetime value – for evaluating product investment decisions. Establish metrics to gauge the success of investments.
  • Collaborate and drive Agile principles.
  • Lead, in conjunction with the development team, all-company sprint reviews.
  • Drive daily collaboration with engineering and design teammates to scope, plan, document, prioritize, streamline and execute on cross-functional product development efforts.
  • Determine and communicate external release plans.
  • Oversee the UI design, UX design, and software development teams to transform the overall product design vision into intuitive, usable and engaging app experience.
  • Monitor product performance and identify subset products that no longer meet market needs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ Product Management experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills combined with very strong presentation skills
  • Familiar with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Salesforce, and Pardot preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Competencies:

  • Executive presence and influence to identify and meet the key decision makers
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, and personal accountability for results
  • Builds and maintains trusting relationships with customers, partners and analysts
  • Ability to convey a concept and its value to large audiences
  • Exceptional listener; ability to ask questions and probe for customer needs and pain points
  • Solid business acumen, communication & presenting skills
  • Conveys sense of urgency and drives issues and opportunities to closure

To apply:

Select this link to complete a brief On Demand Interview and send your resume to rwilson@interviewstream.com with the Subject “Product Management Leader Position.”

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interviewstream is dedicated to the success of more than 900 clients from emerging businesses, midsize companies, large enterprises, colleges, and universities.

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