Finastra Product Manager, Sr. in Lake Mary, Florida

WHY DO WE LOVE COMING TO WORK EVERY DAY?

With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers .

We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers .

Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovation that challenges the status quo and feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results , develop and grow their careers.

Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.

The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.

For more information, visit Finastra.com

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Provides strategic product direction to the rest of the organization. Manages the product/solutions life cycles of assigned products or services with the goal to optimize profit, meet client expectations, and corporate growth objectives. This includes business case development, market research, collaboration with product marketing on development of marketing strategies, advertising, promotion, and drives strategies associated with new and existing products(s). Manages new product and product enhancement planning activities for the product line(s). Assess market requirements and competitive intelligence; develops recommendations for technical product direction, and may establish pricing plans for strategies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Serves as the key contact for strategic vision and new product ideas for assigned products/solutions.

  • Provide direction and sets priority for product enhancements, including delivery of 1, 2, 3 year product road maps. Creates recommendations and feature definition based on research to address market opportunities.

  • Develops and recommends product/solutions positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long term success.

  • Gathers and aggregates business/market requirements to define why and what the product set should be doing

  • Works with product marketing to develop effective communication activities and programs including advertising, events management, product positioning and collateral development for assigned product(s).

  • Works with Development, Project management and other stakeholders on disciplined product launches for the entire product lifecycle

  • Lead user conferences sessions on assigned product(s) and general industry topics.

  • Administers company policies and procedures which affect assigned product(s).

  • Works with the Group Leader and PMO to identify continuous improvement opportunities for Product Management processes.

  • Assist other departments in the resolution of escalated customer problems when needed.

  • Provides appropriate guidance to the sales organization regarding pre-sales and sales efforts

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

  • Strong financial services industry strategic vision with a focus on the future.

  • Ability to recognize potential problems and proactively take steps to mitigate them.

  • Strong organizational and planning and skills with a history of successful execution.

  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills needed.

  • Ability to work independently and maintain stable performance in an evolving work environment.

  • Proven presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to react quickly to complex situations; work with employees, customers and outside organizations in a professional manner.

EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in Product Management or equivalent financial industry experience.

  • 5+ years Financial Industry experience in related product vertical [to be specified depending on hiring need – Core, Channels, Payments]

  • Proven track record of product management accomplishments and initiatives with demonstrated success in product lifecycle management end end-to-end execution of go to market strategies.

  • Prior experience with the Agile (Scrum) development process a plus.

  • Prior experience in working in a matrixed organization.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related field.

  • Pragmatic Marketing certification a plus (Level II or higher) a plus.

OTHER

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to receive, express, or exchange detailed information through oral and written communication.

  • Ability to see and operate a computer.

  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, stoop, bend, and lift and carry up to 25 lbs. of weight (laptop, projector, suitcase, etc.).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is performed in a general office environment.

  • Occasional International travel may be required.

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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.

The Future is Collaborative . The Future is Open. The Future is Now.

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.

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