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Director, Product Manager, Supply Chain Planning



Product, Operations
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Who are we and why this opportunity?

SparkCognition, Inc. delivers world-class AI solutions that allow a business to solve their most critical problems, empowering them to run a more sustainable, safer, and profitable business. Our award-winning AI solutions predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and prevent cyberattacks. We partner with the world’s industry leaders to analyze, optimize, and learn from data. We augment human intelligence, drive profitable growth, and achieve operational excellence.

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We are seeking an experienced Director, Product Manager to join our team as we develop cutting-edge AI-based supply chain management software solutions. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the end-to-end product definition. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to define product requirements and ensure successful implementation.

As a Director, Product Manager, you will drive product strategy and roadmap planning, considering market trends, competitor analysis, and customer feedback. You will collaborate with engineering teams to prioritize features, define user stories, and deliver roadmap items on time. Additionally, you will be responsible for defining and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product success and make data-driven decisions.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in the supply chain management and have performed multiple roles in supply chain management. The candidate will also have experience with the use of software in demand and supply forecasting, supply chain control tower, and logistics and warehouse management planning, as well as ERPs. You will have a proven track record of delivering solutions, meeting customer needs, and driving business growth. Exceptional communication and leadership skills are crucial for this role, as you will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams and presenting product updates to stakeholders.

You Will:

  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to identify new opportunities and stay ahead of industry trends.
  • Gather customer feedback, contribute to proposals, provide input to product pricing, and help drive customer adoption.
  • Drive product strategy and roadmap planning, considering market trends and customer feedback.
  • Collaborate with engineering and design teams to prioritize features and define user stories.
  • Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product success.
  • Lead the end-to-end product development process.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to define product requirements and ensure successful implementation.
  • Present product updates and roadmap plans to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to develop go-to-market strategies and support product launches.

You'll Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related industry specific field; MBA is a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience in product management, preferably delivering solutions within the supply chain management.
  • Strong understanding of users, buyers and operations in supply chain management. Experience in the supply chain management is required.
  • Proven track record of delivering successful software products and driving business growth.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Startup and growth stage experience preferred.

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

SparkCognition prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

SparkCognition is committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you.