"Manage a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.As a Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 of software engineering or related experience preferred.*This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.**Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.*Position:*Senior Manager Product Management & Strategy*Department:*CEGBU Product Strategy*Reports To:*Senior Director of Product Management & Strategy*Location:* USA*This is a critical leadership role within product team with a focus on the success of Oracles Construction and Engineering Textura Solution.THE ROLEAs a manager in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.As an overview, this will include:* Being a thought leader in the space, creating strategy with strong commercial and technical focus.* Strong planning and tactical execution and the ability to manage and drive priorities across departments.* Create compelling business cases that direct investment towards new growth opportunities* Working directly with customers to understand needs, answer queries and get feedback.* Build the product roadmap based on market and stakeholder feedback.* Work cross functionally with product marketing, sales, customers success, user experience, software development, program management, cloud infrastructure.* Gather and analyze commercial and operational metrics to ensure the product is successful.* End-of-life planning for products as required.knowledge and ExperienceEssential* Demonstrated knowledge of the global construction ecosystem, stakeholders and business processes* Software-as-a-Service product management leadership experience* Ability to distil internal and external customer requests and market needs into an innovative product vision, roadmap and set of themes.* Ability to distil customer data and present insights as clear and useful business information.* Familiarity with Agile approaches, design, engineering and testing methodologies.* Ability to proactively engage in continuous process improvement.* Structured problem solving and facilitation approaches.* Ability to listen and communicate clearly with different areas of the business and customers.* Clarity of verbal and written communication to unambiguously define goals and plans.* Experience in B2B / Enterprise markets.* Ability to manage multiple parallel initiatives and stakeholders.* Ability to work with User Experience teams and have an empathy for good design.* Ability to work with incomplete information, and comfortable with uncertainty.Desirable* Commercial or infrastructure construction job-cost accounting, project controls, procurement or prequalification experience* Formal product management training (Pragmatic marketing, Silicon Valley Product Group, etc.)* Working with globally distributed teams.Qualifications & previous Experience* 7-10 years of practical experience as a Product Manager, Product Owner or Business AnalystKey Behaviours and personal attributes* Resourceful, resilient, self-motivated and able to be successful in a non-traditional entrepreneurial team-based environment.* Comfortable working with all levels of management and be approachable to team members.* Comfortable working with local and international virtual teams.* Ability to take people on the journey to ensure they understand and feel part of the vision.* Look beyond the team you work with and build influential relationships with other parts of the organization.Key Responsibilities* Understand the market, customers and users, their problems and their needs, and be their advocate within the company.* Understand our current product suite and ensuring any platform changes map to the wider vision.* Drive the creation, management, prioritization and communication of a strategic direction, product roadmap and backlog for the team. Make decisions based on specific and deep market and metrics analysis.* Build collaborative relationships with customers, users and stakeholders to understand their problems and communicate our solutions.* Lead customer and product discovery activities.* Support Sr. Director in developing commercial and go-to-market plans and cross-business unit initiatives* Be an advocate for product quality and ensure that our products provide value and meaningful experiences for our customers.* Work with the other product portfolios to integrate their products into the roadmap.* Advocate for platform initiatives to be integrated to other portfolios roadmaps.* Resolve with stakeholder input any ambiguities and conflicts with other existing or new functionality.* Work with remote and cross-functional teams and customers.* Ensure customer-facing departments understand the changes we make to our products.* Contribute and review user documentation.* Gather metrics and feedback from analytics sources, customers and stakeholders to improve the platform.* Be a subject matter expert in our products and platform.* Proactively contribute to ongoing process improvement and ensure high-quality outcomes for our internal and external customers.* Ensure commercial success of each product and maximizing overall return for stakeholders (as measure by customer adoption, retention, satisfaction and commercial return).Key Relationships* Product Strategy* Product Marketing* Sales* Product Experience team* Cloud Development (Engineering)* Cloud Operations* Cloud Development (Infrastructure)* Support Service* Clients/Customers/UsersAt Oracle, we dont just value differenceswe celebrate them. Were committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people work together. We believe innovation starts with diversity and inclusion.https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/diversity.html**Job:** **Product Development***Organization:** **Oracle***Title:** *Senior Manager Product Management & Strategy***Location:** *United States***Requisition ID:** *21000AU3*"