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Product Manager APIs

Date:  Mar 27, 2021
Req ID:  40670
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  Practice Solutions
Division:  Eyefinity

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under general supervision, delivers products and/or services that are market-leading, and that maximize value for VSP Global and its customers.

Essential Functions

Lead the development and marketing of new and existing products for VSP Global’s customers

 

Develop product plans and strategies to ensure VSP Global’s ongoing competitive position in the marketplace

 

Propose enhancements; lead and ensure successful execution of development efforts and ongoing delivery of VSP Global’s product portfolio for their respective LOB

 

Identify and evaluate significant product ideas for market potential and practicality. Establish competitive positioning and strategies for the assigned product portfolio.  Make recommendations to management, executive team, and Board, and execute on approved product enhancements

 

Effectively lead a cross-functional and/or cross-LOB team to ensure successful delivery of product initiatives, including creating Product Requirements Documents, market positioning or strategy documents

 

Work with business partners and provide direction regarding market positioning, training, and communications by the public for assigned product portfolio

 

Serve as a central resource for all assigned products and initiatives, and coordinate with business partners to address and resolve product and/or client-specific issues and business rules

 

Conduct ongoing market and portfolio evaluation to ensure products remain competitive and meet operational, financial and market success goals


Track, evaluate, and provide company-wide reporting on product success, including market, financial, operational, and satisfaction success. 

 

Coordinate internal efforts to address product support, product issues, and care delivery. Respond to inquiries regarding product business rules and work with business partners to resolve product issues.  

 

Participate in the development of VSP's long-term product goals and competitive strategies.

 

Participate in the development of business, sales, and promotional strategies that meet the unique market needs.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience

 

Five to eight years of experience in product management, marketing or customer-focused health care

 

Five years of experience with project or program management and proven leadership skills

 

Demonstrated ability to analyze market research and financial information, evaluate profitability and identify trends

 

Demonstrated ability to handle broad, complex and unstructured tasks ranging from analytical to strategic in nature 

 

Superior knowledge of product and/or service development methodologies

 

Highly skilled at managing products across operational divisions

 

Highly skilled at effectively accomplishing objectives through others via influencing, delegating and strong working relationships

 

Proven ability to effectively communicate information to a wide variety of technical and non-technical individuals or groups at all levels of the organization

 

Thorough understanding of business implications, project interdependencies, and system interfaces


Proficient at facilitating meetings, and negotiating across all levels of the organization

 

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

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Preferred Skills

Experience with the practical application of modern product discovery and product delivery

 

Experience working on technology-powered products as either a product manager, product designer, engineer, or data analyst


Experience engaging with Engineering, UX, Marketing, and Leadership in a constructive and collaborative relationship

 

Comfortable in front of customers (internal and external) and curious about their pain points 

 

Experience working on product teams with competing priorities with aggressive timelines


Ability to learn multiple functional areas of business - engineering, design, finance, sales, or marketing

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Program Manager, Marketing Manager, Manager, Marketing, Healthcare, Management

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