Director, Product Manager (Platform)
We’re transforming the software industry. We’re Flexera. With more than 50,000 customers across the world, we’re achieving that goal. But we know we can’t do any of that without our team. Ready to help us re-imagine the industry during a time of substantial growth and ambitious plans? Come and see why we’re consistently recognized by Gartner, Forrester and IDC as a category leader in the marketplace.
Flexera delivers Technology Value Optimization solutions that enable some of the largest companies in the world to inform their IT so they can transform their IT. From on-prem to the cloud, companies can get the IT asset data needed to rightsize, reallocate spend, reduce risk and maximize ROI.
Flexera is a leading technology company that empowers businesses with comprehensive solutions for software asset management, cloud management, and technology optimization. Our mission is to enable organizations to make informed decisions, maximize ROI, and drive innovation through efficient management of their technology assets.
Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Product Management to lead our strategic offering, the Flexera One Platform. The Director of Product Management will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction, development, and market success of the Flexera One Platform. This role requires a visionary leader with a deep understanding of product management, technology trends, and a proven track record of driving successful product initiatives.
1. Platform Strategy and Vision:
- Develop a clear and compelling vision for the Flexera One Platform, aligning it with the company's overall strategic goals.
- Define and communicate the product roadmap, prioritizing features and enhancements that drive customer value and market differentiation.
2. Cross-Functional Leadership:
- Lead and mentor a team of product managers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
- Collaborate closely with engineering, design, marketing, and sales teams to drive cross-functional alignment and successful execution of product initiatives.
3. Customer-Centric Approach:
- Conduct in-depth market analysis and customer research to identify market trends, user needs, and competitive landscape.
- Translate customer feedback and insights into actionable product strategies that enhance the Flexera One Platform's capabilities.
4. Product Development and Lifecycle Management:
- Drive the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality features.
- Define detailed product requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria, working closely with engineering teams.
5. Go-to-Market Strategy:
- Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to develop compelling go-to-market strategies that drive product awareness and adoption.
- Define pricing, positioning, and messaging strategies that effectively communicate the value proposition of the Flexera One Platform.
6. Performance Monitoring and Optimization:
- Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to assess the success of the Flexera One Platform in meeting business goals.
- Iterate on the product based on data-driven insights, user feedback, and market trends to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
7. Stakeholder Engagement:
- Engage with executive leadership to provide updates on product strategy, roadmap, and performance.
- Present product updates and strategy to internal and external stakeholders, including customers, partners, and industry events.
- Master's degree in a relevant field; MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
- Proven track record of at least 7-10 years in product management roles, with experience leading and mentoring teams.
- Strong experience in software product management, preferably in Data Platform, SaaS or technology-related industries.
- Demonstrated success in developing and launching complex software products.
- Exceptional leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.
- Strategic thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data to drive decisions.
- Familiarity with agile development methodologies and product management tools.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and a customer-focused approach.
Location: This position has remote work flexibility.
Benefits: Flexera offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional growth and development.
If you are a visionary leader with a passion for driving innovative product solutions and want to shape the future of technology optimization, we invite you to apply and join our dynamic team at Flexera.
At Flexera, we foster a fun and engaged hybrid working environment where collaboration and innovation thrive. We value diversity and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in technology to apply.
Join our team to not only contribute to a world-class global product but also to grow in your career. At Flexera, we encourage continuous learning and provide opportunities for professional development.
Flexera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for open roles regardless of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local/national laws, policies and/or regulations.
Flexera understands the value that results from employing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We recognize that equity necessitates acknowledging past exclusion and that inclusion requires intentional effort. Our DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) council is the driving force behind our commitment to championing policies and practices that foster a welcoming environment for all.