Salesforce Product Manager (New York)

Compensation

: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Salesforce Product Manager - Direct-Hire/Permanent/FTE - New York, NY.

This individual will be responsible for working with diverse stakeholders to identify new capabilities, refine processes, and prioritize initiatives for the platform. They will collaborate with business leaders, users, in-house developers and third party support to help bring the vision to life. This will include understanding the people, process, technology, and data required to execute. This leader is responsible for the development of product features and functionality aligned with the overall product roadmap. They will lead software development teams and partner closely with the Technology organization in jointly managing individual projects forward. They continuously build colleagues' confidence and effectiveness with new CRM capabilities through listening to, communicating with, and teaching their colleagues as an ambassador for change.

Responsibilities

  • Understand business & how to improve it through technology enablement
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the wealth management space, the financial advisory market, and strategy to succeed
  • Establish relationships with key business stakeholders and analyze their goals, needs and workflow
  • Develop business cases for each component of the business that describe how to improve their revenue, profitability, or client satisfaction through enabling technology
  • Identify KPI's and produce insightful analysis / reporting to enable executive decision-making
Ensure that Salesforce enables the business effectively and creates value
  • Assess the effectiveness of Salesforce in enabling all major business workflows and user experiences
  • Contribute to the development of a vision and roadmap for Salesforce and related technologies
  • Initiate and lead projects to achieve components of that roadmap
  • Engage stakeholders across the business and technology organization to understand their needs, gain support for initiatives, and assess the impact of those initiatives on the business
  • Over time, optimize the functional fit, user experience and cost of the product to maximize business value
  • Collaborate with the Salesforce Center of Excellence (COE) to align our two orgs in terms of business goals, workflow, and technology implementation.
Design & guide the development of new features
  • Engage a variety of business stakeholders to understand their needs
  • Translate ambiguously expressed needs into well-visualized requirements, stories and workflows
  • Work closely with developers to deliver product features based on clear, concise user stories using Agile Systems Development Methodology
  • Manage projects, lead multi-functional teams and fill the role of Scrum Master as needed
  • Ensure that the system meets high standards for user-friendliness, efficiency, quality and maintainability
Drive adoption & monitor value realization
  • Identify the key behaviors that indicate adoption and will drive increased sales, optimal service, and greater client satisfaction
  • Design, develop, and deliver training and communications materials to teach colleagues how to get maximum value from the products
  • Engage business leaders and user communities to effect change throughout the organization
  • Work with professional trainers to scale up the training to larger populations of users
  • Measure the effectiveness of these changes on KPI's

Basic Qualifications

  • BA / BS degree required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of experience planning, implementing and managing enterprise-wide CRM projects
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a related field (financial services, CRM / customer relationship management) required
  • Salesforce.com Certifications in areas appropriate to the role (e.g., Admin, Solution Architect, etc.)

Abilities, Job Skills and Knowledge

  • MBA preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Passion for the client and user experience
  • Must be able and willing to work outside of normal working hours/days in order to provide a superior customer service experience
  • Successful track record of leading highly engaged teams of direct reports and diverse cross-functional colleagues to achieve ambitious strategic goals
  • Experience managing products at all stages of the product lifecycle and ability to manage complex, high-profile projects end-to-end
  • Skilled relationship manager effective at collaborating and influencing across internal and external partners
  • Proven ability to influence without authority when balancing the demands of multiple diverse stakeholders
  • Sharp analytic skills with an ability to arrive at logical and quick conclusions, and to facilitate structured decision-making for teams and stakeholder groups
  • Strong group and individual training experience
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to take on increasing scope and level of responsibilities as this role evolves
  • Regular travel required between main New York and Los Angeles offices, and smaller remote offices. Additional travel required to attend trainings, seminars or conferences
  • Preference for experience with Agile systems development
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Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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