Product Manager - Emerging Products & Innovation

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Sceptre Hospitality Resources Houston, TX

Company
Sceptre Hospitality Resources
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.28D1172A0C7EAEFE
AJE Ref #
576135822
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Position Summary: The SHR Product Manager of Emerging Products and Innovation is a unique opportunity to be a key, high visibility individual that will determine the direction of the Product Roadmap for several initiatives and projects. The Ideal candidate will be accountable for all aspects of Product and Project Management including; product roadmap, pricing strategy, marketing intelligence, supplier engagement and creating a big-picture vision, as well as the drive to make that vision a reality. They must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for that market. The candidate will be strategic, revenue driven, creative and can excel in a new and minimally structured environment. The SHR Product Manager of Emerging Products and Innovation will communicate with all areas of the company. They will work with our Design and Development teams to define product release requirements and with marketing to define the go-to-market strategy, product positioning, and target customers. They will serve as the internal and external evangelist for our offering. Essential Responsibilities: Roadmap Product planning; Create a 12 month rolling Product Roadmap through analyzing data from various sources across the market, in order to identify genuine commercial opportunities. Specifying market requirements; Conducting market research and manages activities from product definition an planning through production, release, and end of life. Acts as primary point of contact to lead development and quality assurance resources to successfully release new products on time and within budget. Market Intelligence; Act as a go-to person for questions from all internal stakeholders. Provide an objective commercial viewpoint based on an in-depth understanding and analysis of commercial need and competitive information. Pricing Strategy; Conduct cost estimates to determine proposed contract pricing terms. Compile materials and price lists from product/services specification documents. Estimate equipment and labor costs, and calculate profit, gross margins and other pricing metrics. Strategic Supplier Relationships Responsible for maintaining key stakeholder relationships & contracts for suppliers, identifying their needs, creating, and securing commercial offerings, whilst working closely with internal stakeholders to ensure their successful delivery into each market. Driving a solution set across development teams through market requirements and product positioning. Developing a go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.