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This Product Manager is a single contributor reporting to the Director of Product Management for Print Products. The Print team is one of four Product Management teams within the Nuance Document Imaging organization. While not a direct reporting relationship, the role will require close collaboration with the other product management teams: Capture, Core Technologies, and Professional (legal) products.
As a Product Manager within the Print team, you will be responsible for leading the cross-functional team charged with delivering next generation products and solutions deemed necessary for the continued success and financial growth of the Company. Nuance Communications is a leader in imaging technologies, both within the capture and print space, and, as such is uniquely positioned in the market to provide customers with a suite of offerings that meets all of their imaging needs. We are looking for a seasoned product leader with demonstrated experience in the Print management market. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, have a proven history in delivering industry benchmark software offerings and work cross-functionally to bring Nuance Imaging into the future with a next generation integrated platform. This individual contributor must possess a strong background in matrix management and will interact daily with key global managers in the other PM teams, R&D, Sales, Support, business development, and Marketing. The keys to success for this position is to be a leader who can act on a global level to properly capture the needs of customers, prospects and channel partners; align and prioritize these needs to the growth objectives of the Company, clearly document and communicate these requirements to the cross-functional team for implementation and subsequent delivery, and drive successful launch of the products.
The key responsibilities of the Product Manager role include:
The successful profile for the Product Manager would include the following characteristics:
The successful profile for the Product Manager preferably also includes the following characteristics:
He/She will be an open-minded, progressive team player who is able to work effectively with colleagues possessing widely divergent skill sets. He/She will be passionate about the success and growth of his/her product(s), and how they contribute to the success of the company. He/She should have the ability to drive product vision, strategy, and life cycle execution and have a knack for generating excitement around his/her product programs.
A successful Product Manager at Nuance Document Imaging has excellent communication, organization, and time management skills. He/she is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while clearly articulating project purpose, status, and decision points. He/She is a problem solver that does not shy away from challenges and is comfortable leading a diverse group of professionals to achieve product goals.
This candidate must feel comfortable in front of both small and large audiences, internally, partners, and customers. He/She will be able to effectively present vision, strategy, roadmap, as well as highly technical product details and training sessions. He/she must also be strong listeners, understanding the feedback that is being given as well as conveying a sense of respect and value to those sharing their ideas. That being said, the Product Manager must also be able to distinguish between want and need, and effectively prioritize asked and unasked needs against each other and balanced against corporate goals, foundational investments, and existing commitments.
The ideal candidate will also have:
An undergraduate degree or equivalent is required; a Master's in Software, Engineering, Business or MBA is preferred.
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