Offering Manager

Job Description
We are looking for a highly talented, experienced Senior Product Manager who will act as an entrepreneur, strategist, technical visionary, cross-functional team leader, mentor, and client advocate for IBM Planning Analytics.
The candidate will have strong functional knowledge of the TM1 engine, and the supporting ecosystems such as Windows, OIDC, Docker, and RDBMS. Linux experience a bonus.

Responsibilities will also include owning the administration and operational management roadmap which will allow for administrators to monitor and manage a complex enterprise cloud or local Planning Analytics environment.
Familiarity with IT operational activities for enterprise application software, such as server configurations, database connectivity, dev/test/prod deployments, and server performance monitoring, and WAN/LAN/Internet network performance. The candidate will also be responsible for integration between many IBM and 3 rd party products such as IBM Cognos Analytics, SPSS, and Decision Optimization.

The product manager will be reporting to the Director of Product Management for Financial Operations and Performance Management solutions.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an agile Product Management discipline
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and experience using IBM Planning Analytics as well as IBM TM1.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and experience using IBM Cognos Analytics solution.
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting process using OLAP data engine.
  • Technical knowledge of various budgeting, planning and forecasting applications.
  • Knowledge of Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting and Dashboarding version 10 and higher.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IBM cloud-based planning analytics solutions and its competitors.
  • Knowledge of Docker
  • Knowledge of Rational Team Concert collaboration life-cycle management solution.
  • Demonstrated successful track record of releasing in-market local and cloud based solutions.
  • Participated in conferences and face-to-face demos to customers and internal stakeholders: speaking in public, to large groups, via electronic media and web based presentations.
  • Demonstrated excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in a global organization with decentralized teams
  • Knowledge of Offering Management discipline.
  • Knowledge of Pragmatic Marketing disciple.
  • Knowledge and experience applying IBM Design Thinking process.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an agile Product Management discipline
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting process using OLAP data engine.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Technical knowledge of various budgeting, planning and forecasting applications.
  • Knowledge of Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting and Dashboarding version 10 and higher.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IBM cloud-based planning analytics solutions and its competitors.
  • Knowledge of Docker
  • Knowledge of Rational Team Concert collaboration life-cycle management solution.
  • Demonstrated successful track record of releasing in-market local and cloud based solutions.
  • Participated in conferences and face-to-face demos to customers and internal stakeholders: speaking in public, to large groups, via electronic media and web based presentations.
  • Demonstrated excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in a global organization with decentralized teams


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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