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Product Offering Manager - Cloud Analytics in Austin, TX at IBM

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

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    Austin, TX
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Job Description

This person may work in EITHER the Austin, San Francisco/San Jose OR Chicago areas

At IBM, the role of the Product Manager is also known as the Offering Manager. This individual defines an offering and owns strategy of the offering within a market segment. You will set detailed direction and priorities across disciplines for the cognitive aspects for Business Analytics products, and be accountable for driving commercial results of the assigned offering(s).

Who You Are
The successful candidate will be tenacious, ambitious, and self-directed with a passion for product and offering management. Sporting a unique blend of strong relationship management and business acumen, you will also bring a track record of strong follow-through, project completion, and consistently keeping commitments to your stakeholders. You are...

  • Consistent in relying upon on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Broad in scope and impact: Capable of setting direction for innovative GTM strategies, determining marketing investment by channel, converting technical positioning into market messages against key competitors, and socializing offerings through differentiation by segment and cohort.

  • Adept in seeing "past the project": Leveraging market trends, offering performance, and internal feedback; you'll drive offering release retrospectives, next delivery and changes to sales process based on win/loss analysis.

  • Confident in your ability to drive

Core Responsibilities

  • Directs and reviews market opportunity analysis to contribute to segment POV.

  • Engages cross-discipline stakeholders and monitors trends to identify growth opportunities.

  • Outlines competitors’ SWOT, feature differences, and market share.

  • Leverages analytic tools (e.g., scenario analysis) to develop business plan and refine strategy.

  • Innovatively defines all offering cognitive elements and delivers offering to market.

  • Refines requirements with dev(elopement) and ensures offering is optimized for digital discovery, consumption, and extensibility.

  • Engages and partners closely with internal Industry teams to deliver offering appropriately.

  • Decides on release capacity given budget and negotiates dev team contracts, making trade-offs between capability and schedule.

  • Drives cross-functional (sometimes cross-division/cross-Unit) collaboration and consistency.

  • Develops Services strategy by type and geography.

Who You’ll Work With
You’ll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Development, Architecture, QA, Offering Management and Delivery to design and develop advanced capabilities. We come to work thrilled knowing it will never be the same day twice. This variety enables us to be innovative convergent thinkers who juggle competing requirements with agility.

Today’s operating environment demands a stack that’s responsive to the innovative enterprise – one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. By 2020, businesses will commit at least 50% of IT spend on cloud. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals. And, we’re hiring....JOIN US.

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