The Product Manager will be responsible for discovering a product that is valuable, usable, and feasible. The Product Manager will craft the product vision of the company and work across the organization to bring that vision to life. A focus on company revenue growth is key for this position, and the Product Manager must possess knowledge of how to drive revenue growth through the alignment of the product strategy with sales and marketing strategies. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of functional experience in the Architect, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) profession. Must possess software experience supporting the AEC profession and permitting agencies especially in the area of permit/construction inspection.
The Product Manager will:
Discover the inspection product that is valuable, usable and feasible to add to the company’s compliance software product roadmap by analyzing and identifying emerging market technologies, vendor product capabilities, competitive landscapes, and customer requirements. Utilize the insights from this analysis to craft strategic actions for product development, product delivery, pricing, and positioning.
Provide end to end leadership for ongoing product management and development, including: identifying market need, business case development, product definition, and go to market planning.
Keep the Product Team focused on the customer and the market by researching, understanding, and communicating customer needs and behavior.
Gather feedback from existing and prospective customers in the field and gauge future product enhancements based on this feedback.
Work closely with product developers and interface designers to ensure that the product vision is being successfully implemented, and support feedback channels that will allow development and design work to help fine-tune the product roadmap and product strategies. Exploit the latest technologies to ensure that products are responsive, dependable, and perform up to company and customer expectations.
Manage relationships with key vendors and partners to establish product positioning and integration opportunities to enhance the product and broaden the potential reach and audience for company products.
Define key product features and benefits to support the development of marketing materials, customer collateral, and training documents that will resonate with customers.
Work to establish the company as a thought and market leader for compliance products for the AEC profession and state, county, and municipal government by participating in industry events, authoring articles for industry trade journals, and via social media outreach. Position the products and their value to the press, investors, and analysts.
Success in this role will require someone who can utilize research, analysis, and stakeholder input to create and bring to life a product vision that will continue to drive increased unit and revenue growth. The person in this role must be a well-organized self-starter who is adept at working cross-functionally across all levels of the organization; take initiative to identify problems and develop practical solutions; is focused on delivering results; possesses key AEC and government functional experience, and who has in-depth, hands-on product management experience.
Specific requirements include:
Bachelor’s Degree and related work experience in a discipline directly applicable to software product management or the AEC profession, Government permitting software, inspection software. Master’s Degree highly desirable.
Must have Project Control Experience
7+ years of product management experience supporting software development for the AEC profession and state, county, and municipal government marketplace.
Experience with product development, including uncovering product needs, business case development, product requirements definition, product delivery, pricing, and positioning, and go-to-market strategy.
History of building and maintaining product roadmaps for the AEC profession and permitting agencies.
Strong analytical skills.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven ability to understand the technology and translate that to customer benefits.
Experience managing a team of project managers, designers, and developers.
Experience creating a product culture that fosters the design and development of outstanding products and promotes innovation, collaboration, and success.
The position will primarily be centered at the e-PlanSoft headquarters in Irvine, CA.
Additional Salary Information: (1) Flexible Time Off: (a) Generous paid time off with 8 company paid holidays (b) 4 months of pregnancy/paternity leave for all full-time employee’s (c) Accumulative sick time (d) A week off for Christmas Break
(2) Attractive Insurance Options: (a) 60% of medical insurance paid by the company for full-time employees (b) Low-Cost Vision and Dental Care (c) Paid Disability Plans (d) Life Insurance Coverage for all full-time employees
(3) Competitive Compensation: (a) Generous salary (b) Bonuses/Commissions for those that qualify (c) 401K savings plan for all full-time US employees
(4) Social Perks: (a) Plenty of snacks and beverages for in-office employees
(b) Team outings, lunches, and happy hours (c) Annual Year-End Party (d) Having a great team to interact with
e-PlanSoft™ develops industry-leading cloud-based electronic document review software that assists governmental agencies, construction and manufacturing industries, developers, and owners with their plan review, design review, product review, construction, and asset review management in real-time.