RELX Group Director Product Management in Sacramento, California

Director Product Management

Category: Product Management

Location: Sacramento, California, United States

Director Product ManagementLexis Nexis is looking for a Director - Product Management to operate in a leadership role that is responsible for our State Net product line, a market leading legislative and bill tracking solution. The Director will develop long term strategic plans and manage offerings from concept and initial design through to market launch and roll out. They will work extensively with customers, external stakeholders, marketing and product development, and cultivate new product ideas and evaluates their potential. The Director will also coordinate and monitor all stages of product development including ideation, design, engineering, marketing, finance, and manufacturing prior to market introduction. Leads other product managers or program managers to coordinate activity for an entire product line.As the Director - Product Management, your key roles and responsibilities will include: Manage the team that performs the following:Create and implement product vision, direction, and business plans, including product plans, product migration and evolution, and product life cycle and retirement. Develop conceptual and evolutionary product plans that meet measurable benchmarks of customer satisfaction and will exceed customer expectations for flexible and exciting functionality and user interface. This includes managing expense budget plans, developing business cases, identifying and assessing business opportunities and determining strategic fit conditioned by technical feasibility. Identify, develop, and manage contractual, technical, and consulting relationships with strategic partners and providers, including joint ventures and subsidiary relationships and projects. Gather, validate, and evaluate product/market requirements through market and customer research, competitive and product research. Develop functional specifications for assigned product features to include effective product and user interface design, rapid prototyping, product validation testing, and usability testing, while ensuring that the product strategy is adhered to throughout the product life cycle. Develop and deliver materials to the appropriate marketing and sales organizations which convey the purpose and details of the product, definition of its user, benefits to the customer, customization capabilities, and competitive comparison. Manage the ongoing life cycle responsibilities for businesses products Determine appearance and function of new products. Evaluate new functionality that should be applied to existing products. Monitor the release process and placement of new products or enhancements in a release.

Basic Qualifications BA/BS; MBA, JD or equivalent advanced degree preferred. 10 years of experience leading product management function, preferably in an electronic information industry or publishing. In-depth knowledge of product development and evaluation processes. Strong oral and written communications skills Solid understanding of financial responsibilitiesCompetitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package to include:Medical/Dental/VisionQuarterly 401K MatchPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysTwo Paid Volunteer DaysEmployee Stock Purchase PlanEmployee Assistance ProgramHealth Spending, Flexible Spending & Commuter Spending AccountsPosition is based in Sacramento, CA or Raleigh, NC.LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis and Nexis services. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.