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Inês Ribeiro

Company Description

We are in Business for People, empowering people in service organizations with innovative Enterprise and Business software solutions. We’ve innovated and taken a new approach to delivering ERP that works for people. Self-driving, adaptive and intuitive software that is changing the way people work. Our solutions empower people and deliver a better people experience so people can spend time on meaningful high value work they live for.

Read more on our website about how we transform work and how people feel about it, so our customers and their people can thrive.

Do you want to contribute to our purpose and growth to deliver innovative enterprise solutions to people so they can focus on what really matters? Now you can because we are seeking a Local Product Manager North America based in the US. 

This is a key role in our Product organization and you will get to work with the most innovative solutions for our customers.

So, are you a Product Manager with an accounting background who can bring together and deliver on our customers’ vision? Can you manage functional and technological foundations so we can establish significant growth in our Go-to-Market? Finally, would you like to invest in your personal development and want to be part of an international fast-growing organization that is one of the leaders in business software? Join us and apply now!

Job Description

  • You will manage the product(s) and business case portfolio targeting the US and Canadian market, and co-ordinate Product Management activities
  • You will build engagement with Management, Product Marketing, Sales, Solution Consulting customers and independent market sources
  • You are responsible for defining the functional product roadmap, collaborating with management on product strategy and business use cases
  • Create business requirements documentation and lead and maintain prioritization across all business requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring that product solutions meet customer business requirements/market requirements during development, in close coordination with Engineering and Quality Management
  • Plan and execute on creating appropriate pre-sales material in close cooperation with Product Marketing
  • Support Product Marketing interacting with key external customers, partners and events to maximize adoption.
  • Represent business stakeholders as senior member of the Product team for one or more functional areas for the North American market
  • Work directly with internal/external stakeholders to refine the roadmap for the targeted markets
  • Identify and map the regulatory changes and requirements for the given market
  • Accountable for market acceptance of solutions in assigned functional areas without compromise to product integrity, scalability, and maintainability
  • Partner with the others to plan the commitment for product increments, manage development and delivery of features according to plan, and provide business with estimates for broad scope roadmap initiatives
  • Build out and manage feature backlog, balancing priorities of these business requirements with technical feasibility and scalability
  • Coordinate feature delivery with other agile teams, identifying project inter-dependencies and work with other Product Managers/Owners to determine the most efficient and elegant solution sequence to deliver the features
  • Prioritize and drive sound business decisions during delivery of a product increment
  • Triage defect queue for assigned functional areas with client support and drive defect resolution with engineering teams according to SLA
  • Coordinate delivery of sprint reviews and presentations to key customers/stakeholders and senior management to elicit feedback on the product increment

Qualifications

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in relevant field.
  • 2+ years experience in a similar position in relevant field.
  • You have leadership experience with Product Management, Product Marketing and/ or software development and services related to business software.
  • You have experience with mobile and/or cloud or SaaS products. 
  • You have proven experience in executing multiple simultaneous Product Management projects
  • You have excellent communication skills, and can articulate business benefits to top management level, domain experts, software architects, consultants and customers.
  • You have a commercial mindset
  • Experience of ERP Systems would be a key differentiator
  • You a have excellent English writing and verbal skills. The ability to communicate and write in French would be a key differentiator.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Effective relationship builder-ability to partner cross-functionally, cross-enterprise and work effectively with various levels of the organisation as well as various personality types.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-moving work environment with a positive attitude and solid work ethic.
  • Understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
  • Technical acumen with a keen understanding of broader business needs and strategy.
  • Exposure to working in a large organisation with many stakeholders.
  • A passion for digital innovation and commitment to superb client experience.

Additional Information

A chance to participate in the development of an international leading software firm. At Unit4, you have the freedom and autonomy to be successful. An attractive salary while working in a challenging international environment. Enthusiastic colleagues who like to learn from each other. At Unit4 we invest in your personal and professional growth. We don't focus on how many days you work, we trust you on delivering results - thus, we have an unlimited vacation policy.

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Unit4 is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for everyone. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages and celebrates the diversity of our employees, where they all are seen as a real value to the company. We guarantee a fair consideration for employment, without discrimination. Thats why we make our hiring decisions solid based on merit, qualifications and current business needs. We invite you to be a part of this diversity and join our community!

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