Product Manager

Accruent is looking for a Product Manager who is:

  • An Entrepreneur – self-driven, individually accountable, managing the business of your product
  • A Scientist – data-driven, objective, questioning
  • A Creative – aware of, but not limited by boundaries
  • A Team Leader – leads and follows, highly collaborative, cross functional leader
  • A Results Driver – breaks down blockers, focused on delivery, creates value
  • A Guide – contributes to the direction of the product through deep knowledge of users and can influence others to get there  

This is a critical role in our products organization as you will lead the day-to-day activities of engineering teams to define, build and deliver our software solutions to a diverse group of customers.  A main focus of this role will be to help re-imagine our application’s analytics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with senior product team members to conduct opportunity assessments and market analysis for your portfolio and markets
  • Actively contribute to defining the users (personae) of your solutions both quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Be the lead advisor for your portfolio and drive recommendations for the product lifecycle planning process
  • Own the ideation and planning of user discovery activities to define business problems and test/validate solutions
  • Drive analysis projects to transform data into actionable information – ultimately feeding into strategic business planning
  • Be a user story expert – deliver stories that accurately define the work and how objectives will be achieved, as well as serve as a model for teams
  • Own the negotiation and tradeoff process to produce a groomed, prioritized backlog that aligns our work to specific business outcomes
  • Lead the day-to-day activities of your engineering team(s) across the agile software development process – artifact production, ritual management, quality outcomes
  • Lead, and be personally accountable for building in the voice of the customer / user feedback throughout your product lifecycle
  • Define, recruit for and execute early adopter programs
  • Support the transition from one lifecycle stage to the next by leading activities like fit/gap analysis, migration planning, end of life planning, etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and product spokesperson for your product portfolio
  • Clearly and confidently communicate via demos, feature summaries and other artifacts to both internal and external audiences
  • Support go-to- / in-market activities like win/loss analysis, roadmap planning, and competitive analysis

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, human factors, or business field
  • 3 years of work experience in a product management role within a software company
  • Proven application of agile software development practices (e.g., scrum)
  • Proven application of user testing and prototyping paradigms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Business Intelligence/Analytics- expertise in helping determine how to best present insights to customers to enable business actions
  • Certifications: Agile, Pragmatic Marketing, Project Management, Scrum Master

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional travel ~10%

 

 

ABOUT ACCRUENT

Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its innovative, industry-leading cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management, from capital planning through to IoT-based monitoring and control. With a proven track record across two decades, Accruent has created the only integrated SaaS-based framework and reporting platform for full lifecycle physical resource management. More than 7,000 global customers depend on Accruent solutions to drive out hidden costs, extend asset lifecycles, protect their brands, ensure compliance and deliver on the missions of their organization. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Accruent serves a wide range of industries in 149 countries around the world.For more information, visit www.accruent.com

Accruent is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. A background check may include: verification of education, past employment, criminal background reports, motor vehicle driving records, reference checks, civil suit records, drug test and/or investigations into incidents involving theft, fraud, harassment and workplace violence. The company is the sole determinant of a successful background check.

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