Product Management Associate
Higher One - New Haven, CT

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Higher One Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ONE) is a leading company focused on creating cost-saving efficiencies for higher education institutions and providing high-value services to students. Higher One offers a wide array of technological services on campus, ranging from streamlining the institution’s performance analytics and financial aid refund processes to offering students innovative banking services, tuition payment plans, and the basics of financial management. Higher One works closely with colleges and universities to allocate resources more efficiently in order to provide a higher quality of service and education to students.

Founded in 2000 on a college campus by students, Higher One now serves more than half of the higher education market, providing its services to over 1,250 campuses and 10.5 million students at distinguished public and private institutions nationwide.

At Higher One, we believe that every employee is critical to our success! Our innovative services depend on the energy, values, hard work and dedication of our employees. As we continue to grow, we look for others who are also committed to retaining a small-company feel while moving us to the next level!

Higher One is not your typical financial services company. Our environment is open – we do not have offices – not even for upper management. We typically work in casual attire, and while our focus on excellence is anything but casual, we know how to have fun, too. Teams have been known to plan surprise nerf gun attacks on other departments. We work hard – and we have fun while we do it.

Higher One’s Product Management Associate will manage the product mgmt team client and market insights agenda. Support product directors with market analysis, business case development and competitive tracking. Lead smaller product enhancement efforts - defining requirements, business benefit, etc. working with Project Mgr and cross functional team.

The successful candidate will be able to analyze consumer trends and expectations, industry best practices, current gaps, market trends based on their research.

*Reviews, analyzes, and prepares evaluations of business opportunities for Higher One’s consumer and client segments.

*Engages in consumer/client research and identifies market needs in order to provide tactical support to the Product Management team in the management and prioritization of the product roadmap.

*Gathers and helps analyze requirements around user experience and unmet needs, and steps toward developing or enhancing current technology projects, in alignment with the company’s annual business plan and strategic goals.

*Has the ability to assist in translating user and market needs into potential and viable opportunities

* Assist Product Management team with understanding new technologies with in-depth research and documentation.

* Monitor competitive landscape for the consumer and client business.

*Other projects to support the Product Management team as assigned

Requirements:

Excellent communication skills

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Exceptional ability to manage details without losing sight of ‘the big picture’

Adept at synthesizing large amounts of information and relating it to business priorities

Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline

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