Global Director of Product Management
GXS - Gaithersburg, MD

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Job Description:
GXS is seeking a Global Director of Product Management.
The Global Director of Product Management guides a
cross-functional team working as a business unit charged
with the contribution of a product line. This
responsibility extends from increasing the profitability
of existing products to developing new products for GXS.
As the Director you will build products from existing
ideas and help to develop new ideas based on your
industry experience and your contact with customers and
prospects. You will spend time in the vertical markets
to understand their problems, and find innovative
solutions for the broader market. Using your unique
blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture
vision and drive, you will make that vision a reality.
Your typical work month might include data modeling,
prioritizing investments, meeting with customers,
gathering and prioritizing market requirements,
influencing product direction, influencing product
engineering, services and product support, researching
risks and opportunities, and aiding in the planning of
promotional activity.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from
strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Specifying market requirements for current and
future products by conducting market research
supported by on-going visits to customers and
non-customers.
  • Driving a solution set across development teams
(primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing)
through market requirements, product contract, and
positioning.
  • Developing and implementing a company-wide
go-to-market plan, working with all departments to
execute.
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the
product.

Perks:
  • Excellent upward career potential due to visibility
of working at corporate headquarters
  • Opportunity to work for an international leader in
managed services and cloud technology
  • State-of-the-art corporate offices located within
walking distance to shopping and restaurants in
Washingtonian Center
  • Free covered parking
  • Comprehensive benefits to include 401k plan with
matching and tuition reimbursement

Job Requirements:Preferred Experience for Maximum Success Include:
  • 5-10+ years of software marketing/product management
experience.
  • Experience in SaaS, outsourcing, and or B2B
infrastructure.
  • Knowledgeable in technology.
  • Computer Science, Business, Finance, Engineering
degree or applicable work experience
  • Availability for both domestic and international
travel (approx..10-20%).
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, as
well as research and analytical skills to help
defend investment ideas.
  • Strong executive presence and professional maturity.
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Proficiency at building an investment thesis (to
include financial modeling).
  • Strong skills in using MS word, MS excel, and MS
PowerPoint.
Req. Code : 2168
Organizational Unit : CSD

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