RELX Group Product Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina

Product Manager

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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Basic Job Function:

This position exists to understand and respond to the content and technology needs of targeted customer segments or other business opportunities and to develop tactical plans to serve these constituencies. Included in this position is the development of business cases, content, and technology product development plans.

Accountabilities:

  1. Create and implement product vision, direction, and business plans, including product plans, product migration and evolution, and product life cycle and retirement.

  2. 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.

  3. Identify, develop, and manage contractual, technical, and consulting relationships with strategic partners and providers, including joint ventures and subsidiary relationships and projects.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Manage the ongoing life cycle responsibilities for businesss products

  7. Determine appearance and function of new products.

  8. Evaluate new functionality that should be applied to existing products.

  9. Monitor the release process and placement of new products or enhancements in a release.

Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS minimum; MBA or equivalent preferred.

  2. 5-7 years of experience in a product marketing function, preferably in an electronic information industry or publishing.

  3. In-depth knowledge of product development and evaluation processes.

  4. Strong oral and written communications skills

  5. Solid understanding of financial responsibilities.

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. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. 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.