• Location: New York, New York
  • Salary: Up to $125000 per annum
  • Technology: Microsoft Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 7th Jul, 2021
  • Reference: srnfi07072021

Product Manager, Consumer Platforms - $125k



Combining consumer surveys, retail point-of-sale data, and cutting-edge analytics, this company delivers trusted retail industry research to the world's most successful brands and retailers. They also offer careers that reward innovation and provide growth opportunities for forward-thinking problem-solvers who join their team. Speed your career growth, while working with the best and brightest in the market research industry.



Position Overview


The Product Manager, Consumer Platforms, will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing the product strategy, vision and prioritization for Consumer services. As a member of the newly created Global Product Platforms team, this individual must possess a strategic, forward-thinking mindset in order to assess the competitive landscape, and make thoughtful recommendations on how the company can further align Consumer services on a global scale. The Product Manager, will work closely across the company's Global Product organization and cross-functionally with the Commercial, Technology, Operations, and Research Science teams.


Responsibilities:



  • Develop and implement product strategy for Consumer services in partnership with the Executive Director.

  • Take a leadership role in the reinvention of the company's global foodservice consumer tracking services.

  • Improve global alignment across products and services by developing new or standardizing existing processes and methodologies

  • Perform regular assessments and audits of all Consumer services to ensure global alignment, looking closely at data granularity, cycle time, methodologies, pricing, coverage, and competitive landscape.

  • Develop Innovation prototypes and provide recommendations to bring forward to production, focusing on quality and accuracy.

  • Follow product development processes from ideation/client discovery and prototyping to general availability launch, where applicable.

  • Implement global methodologies in collaboration with Research Science teams.

  • Ensure global alignment for all new launches, acquisitions, and enhancements.

  • Develop documentation of all policies in partnership with Research Science teams.

  • Proactively assess and evaluate new data sets across product portfolios.



Qualifications



  • Experience working with POS and Consumer trackers.

  • 5+ years' experience in Market Research, Consumer Goods, or Retail Buying Office.

  • Proven ability to analyze customer needs and goals and generate thoughtful, creative proposals that exceed customer expectations and expand revenue opportunities.

  • Solid organizational and project management skills; ability to manage and deliver on multiple project deliverables simultaneously.

  • Exceptional communication skills; demonstrates confidence, composure, and diplomacy when delivering any message.

  • Understands product features, components, and benefits and can translate usage to colleagues and clients with regard to particular needs.

  • Strong understanding of data and analysis, with the ability to translate the data into actionable business results for the client.

  • Ability to think and make thoughtful decisions quickly.

  • Expert in all MS Office products (Advanced level of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

  • Experience operating in Agile development frameworks.

  • Master's Degree preferred.



If this role is of interest to you, please contact Shannon today at s.roberts@nigelfrank.com