Product Manager
Cvent - McLean, VA

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Position Description:

Cvent is looking for a Product Manager to join our rapidly growing enterprise. As a Product Manager, you will manage the vision and definition of the product roadmap. You will lead cross functional teams to execute projects while demonstrating sound judgment, critical thinking skills, leadership, and a sense of urgency. Fostering a team environment of shared ownership and being able to drive decisions effectively within the technology and business teams is essential.

The scope of responsibility includes:
  • Develop and evangelize product strategy
  • Support the product lifecycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Partner with systems analysts and project managers on needs analysis, business requirements documents, business process flow diagrams
  • Work with development on product requirement clarifications and definitions
  • Escalation point and decision maker regarding business rules or clarifications during development and certification cycles
  • Oversee development, testing and deployment to ensure product adherence to original specifications and successful deployment
  • Act as a liaison between product end user communities (internal and external users), business partners, and the technology team
  • Proactively manage and balance multiple stakeholders expectations regarding feature request prioritization and deployment
  • Participate in release meetings with senior management, providing insight and business perspective for new features
  • Communicate and provide training on new product enhancements
  • Support sales efforts with participation in prospective client/partner meetings as required
  • Lead competitive analysis efforts as it relates to marketing, sales and product strategy
  • Develop and maintain a keen understanding of competitive products and offerings
  • Participate in market and industry research to keep abreast of event planning and meetings management, applying market intelligence findings into product features and enhancements
  • Manage vendor relationships as required
  • Create business requirements documentation
Skills/Qualifications we are seeking :
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent major with strong academic performance
  • 4+ years of product management experience in enterprise software
  • Solid understanding of Relational Databases, the Software Development Life Cycle and the design of modern, web based User Interfaces
  • Proven ability to interact and collaborate across the organization, including working closely with marketing, sales, professional services and customer support
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to drive clarity and precision in product requirements
  • Highly detail oriented and analytic skills required
  • Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks, while driving results
Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, stock options, bonuses, 401K, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at .

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