Product Manager

  • Ascend Learning
  • 701 S 4th Ave 9th floor, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Ascend Learning is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1400 employees is also a core principal realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S. and in the U.K.MedHub is the leading provider of health care education management solutions for graduate and undergraduate medical education, schools of nursing, and health science disciplines. MedHub offers health care education solutions, used by more than 600 organizations to address the complex tasks and interactions between trainees, educators, programs and institutions. Both were developed to enhance institutional oversight, improve educational outcomes, reduce redundant administrative effort, and mitigate institutional risk and liability.MedHub is hiring a Product Manager. As a Product Manager, you will drive the creation of solutions from idea to market. The Product Manager is responsible for defining, building, launching and selling solutions. To support your work, you will oversee a team of Product Owners to help execute upon the product strategic direction. You will work directly with SMEs, technical engineering teams, and other functions to ensure the solutions are developed to specification and meet the market segment demands. The Product Manager owns the product life cycle from concept phase through development and launch. This position will be specifically focused on driving net new solutions for our Degreed Health Sciences education market. Minneapolis, MN is home office, but remote based applicants will be considered.Specific Responsibilities:Partnering with key stakeholders, define the product strategy and translate that into product roadmaps supported by external analysisLead a team of product owners who create product requirements and documentation to support road-map executionResearches, documents and advises on competitive products and industry shifts that may affect product, pricing, and marketHelp define product solutions that support growth and product evolutionWork across the organization to develop integrated offerings that meet the needs of priority customer segments, tailored by marketDevelop business cases for new products and services for considerationDevelop business requirements for new product and enhancements to existing products; work with technical engineering teams on functional specifications and feature/function prioritizationDrives the creation of holistic, epic-level product requirementsWork with Field Marketing to enable the market sales teamsCreate feedback loops within the client ecosystem including Advisory Boards, SME connections, and existing clients that allow for effective market connectivity.Drive overall execution of development and launch of products/solutions, including responsibility for budget performance of productEducation and Experience:Baccalaureate degree in related field5+ years in product management or related field2+ years of people management experienceExperience leading cross-functional teams to deliver on project deadlinesExperience working in agile development environmentsProven SaaS product launch experiencePragmatic Marketing Certified, preferredExpertise in healthcare/Degreed Health Sciences Education industry, preferredExperience with Aha! and JIRA platforms, preferredExperience with SAFe methodology, preferredSkills and Abilities:Ability to synthesize market and customer feedback and existing products into market solutionsAbility to think strategically and execute methodicallySuperior business acumenSelf-starter with ability to learn quicklyProven communication skills and ability to influence colleaguesIT and software development understandingUp to 25% travel time.Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.#LI-NK1
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