Senior Director, New Product Management, HR Practice
Corporate Executive Board - Arlington, VA

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Description

CEB

(NYSE: CEB) is the leading member-based advisory
company. By combining the best practices of thousands of member companies with
our advanced research methodologies and human capital analytics, we equip
senior leaders and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to
transform operations. This distinctive approach, pioneered by CEB, enables
executives to harness peer perspectives and tap into breakthrough innovation
without costly consulting or reinvention. The CEB member network includes more
than 16,000 executives and the majority of top companies globally.

We currently have an opening for a

Senior
Director, New Product Development

in our HR practice. This
individual plays a key role in driving new product growth within the HR
Practice. The Senior Director manages a portfolio of practice-level, new
product and business growth initiatives, while also helping the practice’s
leadership team investigate and launch new products to support the HR Practice
strategy. The Senior Director also ensures there is a rigorous,
transparent and successful approach to product development, new product
launches and any product exits.

Key
Responsibilities

Working
with CEB’s Corporate Strategy and Development team and the CLC Leadership team,
develop and deliver a product strategy for our HR Practice, exploring new
product and platform opportunities and evaluating their revenue potential.

Work
with HR Practice leadership to develop, update and internally communicate a
clear articulation of the 3-5 year growth plan.

Own
market sensing for topics and services to be added or removed from the program
bundle and potential monetization/productization of particular
components/services.

Build
and leverage relationships with senior executives through virtual and live
interactions to ensure customer input into the product development
process.

Building
strong, collaborative relationships with cross-functional product development
teams within the practice and across the firm.

Manage
multiple product development processes, in different stages, from initial
investigation through commercial launch and early quarters in market to point
of transfer to Market and Program Management Team.

Identify
and manage evaluation of competitive landscape and provide practice leadership
and market-facing teams with appropriate competitive positioning and
intelligence.

Efficiently
manage and deliver projects on time, with credibility and to best outcome.

Represent the practice to the CSD team as
they manage the pipeline of inorganic opportunities.

Qualifications

Role Qualifications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to break down complex topics into understandable components and translate those into compelling online and off-line merchandising materials.

Superior interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships internally and externally at all levels; ability to work well within cross-functional teams.

Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines; ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.

Strong analytical skills, specifically, the ability to solve problems using qualitative and quantitative information and perform root cause and ROI analysis.

Demonstrated ability to innovate in product ideation and design while supporting short and long-term business objectives.

Strong business management skills including the ability to manage complex matrix and/or global operations and relationships.

Strategic thinker – able to advise senior leaders on strategic alternatives, evaluate scenarios and risks and make recommendations on 3-year strategic course for the practice.

Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness.

10-12 years of related work experience; past experience in management consulting, marketing or product management roles preferred.

BA required; MBA or equivalent a plus.

Compensation and Benefits Package

Competitive base salary and bonus potential.

Full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off (PTO), employee stock purchase plan, flexible spending, and tuition assistance

For more information on other exciting opportunities, please visit our

Careers

page.

CEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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