Product Manager : 19-00695

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 02/11/2019 Job Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture Job Number: 11859184
Akraya is looking for a Product Management (Supply Chain industry)for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly to Aman at 408-907-3219, If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.
 
Primary Skills: Product Management (Supply Chain industry), Agile, Logistic
Duration: Full time
Contract Type: W2

 
We are looking for a Product Manager who...
Develops products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, development priorities and schedules, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.

Responsibilities:
  • Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company' s product to competitors' products
  • Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives
  • Obtains product market share by working with Head of Sales to develop product sales strategies
  • Assesses product market data by meeting with customers, with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results
  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests
  • Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product roadmaps; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing priorities and time schedules with engineering
  • Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production
  • Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing development, production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized development
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Requirements:
  • 3+ years relevant Supply Chain industry experience
  • Energetic personality with a passion to go the extra mile to get the job done and to delight the customer with innovative product solutions
  • Naturally inquisitive and a proven desire to understand and exploit the latest technology innovations
  • Expertise in written and interpersonal communications, relationship building, consensus building, and in collaboration in a cross-functional team comprised of diverse personalities, skill sets, and levels of experience
  • Self-starter with the ability to assess and respond to competing priorities
  • Analytic mind & strong problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities, and competitive threats
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and a focus and attention to detail
  • Presentation skills to communicate complex subjects to C-level executives, including public speaking
  • BA/BS required or equivalent in computer science or engineering discipline
  • Comfort with Agile software development processes

Summary of Skills and Qualifications:
Product Management, Team Collaboration, Understanding the Customer, Agile Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Financial Planning and Strategy
 
    Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Aman at 408-907-3219
 
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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