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Product Director

The Access Group

The Access Group

United States
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 2519938

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day.

Are you ready for the challenge?

What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organizations rely on Access software to help their organization thrive.

About you:

· You are an experienced and very successful senior product leader with a proven pedigree in managing a complex portfolio of products.

· Highly commercial in your decision making.

· You are curious and an avid learner.

· You will have a can-do positive attitude to deliver and are comfortable working in a high tempo environment.

· You must be a team player who can support others and be able to take on support when offered, you will thrive on working in an agile environment, be ready and expectant of new, sometimes short notice challenges.

· You extol the virtues of Thinking Customer, Being Exceptional and Succeeding Together.

· Able to lead from the front, developing your team and those around you.

Day-to-day, you will:

· Play an active part in the Divisional Management Team, responsible for the management of the Division, contributing to the achievement of growth and client satisfaction targets. Taking a holistic view to support Corporate as well as Divisional objectives.

· Use in-depth understanding and appreciation of the Market, customer problems and competitive landscape along with research and metrics to inform decisions.

· Shape the product vision and delivery of solutions for the Division, formulating fact-based, compelling, innovative, and forward-looking vision and roadmap. As a product expert, able to do pre-sales demos of all your products.

· Define and communicate a compelling product vision and strategy, creating the product roadmaps for your market sectors aligned with the company Strategy and Vision.

· Provide significant contributions to increasing the profitability of the divisional portfolio, developing innovative new products, and utilizing the wider company portfolio to provide new propositions.

· Work with Product Directors & Heads of Product to understand the company portfolio, and contribute to the overall product strategy, integration, and cross sell.

· Sponsors all functional development projects within the Division.

· Work with stakeholders to define the Divisional go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer.

· Responsible for Initiating and supporting engagement with clients through Special Interest Groups, User Groups, and other events.

· Effectively manage the Division’s Product Management Team to ensure best practice is followed and the team deliver value, effectively, efficiently and to a high standard.

· Lead, motivate, develop, appraise, and manage the performance of the Divisional Product team to ensure that they have the skills and support to achieve their potential and meet the company’s needs.

· Work with the Chief Commercial Officer on acquisition opportunities for your division, including Analysis of the completive landscape, target meeting, due diligence, and integration to agreed set goals.

As a well-rounded Product leader, your Skills and Experiences likely include:


· A minimum of 10 years of commercial experience, with a sound understanding of product Go-To-Market (GTM). Experience and understanding of the drivers of commercial performance in a business environment, working with stakeholders to support commercial success and maximize customer value.

· Excellent leadership, motivation, and team development skills – across multiple teams & locations - able to cross boundaries and collaboratively drive positive change up & down the chain of command.

· Excellent communicator able to communicate at all levels and adopt a flexible & consultative approach.

· Ability to think strategically whilst achieving results in own Division with consideration for the wider company strategy and objectives.

· Innovative thinker with the ability to identify opportunities and execute strategies to deliver.

· Excellent understanding of Product Management principles, and able to deliver complex projects across multiple workstreams to time, budget, and quality.

· The ability to adapt to a changing business and marketplace.

· Strategic direction setting for the Products within the Division, defining the overall strategic product roadmap based on market and competitive trends.

· Collaboration and influence at Senior Management level to achieve best results for division and department.

· Growth mind-set with a willingness to learn and adapt to new and better ways of doing things.

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

The base salary for this position is $185,000 - $225,000 annually. Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. In addition, this position may also be eligible to earn performance-based incentive compensation.

On top of a competitive salary, if you join our team, you’ll soon discover that we excel at building strong, enduring relationships, including those with our employees. On top of a competitive salary, if you join our team, you’ll receive the following benefits and much, much more:

  • 22 days paid time off
  • 11 company paid holidays
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • 5% 401(k) company match
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Flexible work environment

At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves.

We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe that having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Access will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.