Product Manager- Chicago, IL

Our client company, a leader in software products that provide financial analytics to hospitals and healthcare systems in the United States is seeking a talented Product Manager to be part of a team that is charged with increasing the value of existing products to delivering new products for their market. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on market feedback.

As Product Manager, you must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market. In this role you will communicate with all areas of the company and work with product development to define product requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, regularly working with the sales channel and key customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Managing the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
• Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
• Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.
• Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.
• Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.

REQUIREMENTS:

• 3+ years of software marketing/product management experience.
• 2- 3 years’ experience in healthcare technology
• Computer Science or Engineering degree
• Comfortable and capable in an entrepreneurial work environment; and
• Advanced written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
• Excellent presentation and listening skills, with ability to think quickly and deliver consultative response

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