Director, Product Management

Chicago, United States

Job Description

You have hands on experience creating business value by delivering software products to market. You have managed product teams, mentored product managers, and thrive in matrixed environments where your authority comes from the influence you wield. You are an exceptional communicator, turning ambiguity into concrete action.

We are looking for an individual to challenge our processes to ensure leading practices, create consistency where it matters to drive successful delivery and business outcomes. You would guide our managers in developing individual team members as well as raising the bar for the overall product management organization. This role is a blend of tactical work, operationalizing tools and processes, and building forward looking strategy (evolution into organizational change, digital transformation, and data analytics). As a leader of the practice, you would advocate for Devbridge and product management in the local tech community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide career development, coaching, and mentorship frameworks for the product management practice, from associates to group product managers, and providing spot mentorship and coaching support as requested by managers.

  • Audit, document, evolve product management processes and artifacts.

  • Establish and execute practice training initiatives on an annual basis.

  • Collaborate with Sales, Managing Directors, and other practice leads on evolving service and practice offerings to current and prospective clients.

  • Evangelize the practice with clients and local community.

Requirements

  • 8+ years in product management, successfully shipping products to market across B2B, B2C, Enterprise, Internal products

  • Experience in both consulting and software product organizations

  • Experience in scoping and sizing product investments, and quantifying business value

  • Exceptional understanding of web and mobile technologies, agile methodologies

  • High standards of quality and stellar communication and problem-solving skills

  • BS or BA degree

Benefits

  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great leaders and team players

  • A chance to work with award-winning teams

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

  • Four weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays

  • 401(k) plan

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Gym membership

  • Team building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen

Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.