edX: Director of Product Management - edX for Business
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Cambridge, MA 02139

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As the Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for overall product strategy, execution, and success of the edX Business team. Reporting to the VP of Product, you will ensure that the business product offerings are aligned with overall edX product strategy. You will also lead and grow the Business product team, and act as a coach and mentor to product managers across the company.

In addition to leading the team, you will also play a hands-on role as product owner for the new edX Business product line. You will understand deeply, and champion, the unique needs of edX for Business and White Label customers. You will monitor and analyze market conditions, assess the competitive and technology landscape, and gather input from stakeholders to evaluate, size and prioritize opportunities to inform the product roadmap. You will manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the roadmap is well-understood and effectively executed.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive overall product strategy for the edX for Business team and deliver a product that meets or exceeds organizational and customer goals
  • Influence the overall edX product strategy to ensure Business customers are well-served, and identify opportunities to leverage the Business product to enhance the overall edX experience
  • Define and deliver against the roadmap the Business teams products, in partnership with UX, Sales Partner Management, Marketing, and engineering.
  • Drive prioritization of the most valuable right initiatives, identifying and solving the most important customer problems first.
  • Measure progress toward goals and achieve target outcomes.
  • Interact directly with partner leadership and course teams, edX Sales and Business Development, other product managers, and key stakeholders from across the company to understand emerging product needs and incorporate these into the roadmap.
  • Define the engineering backlog, technical requirements, product requirements that will achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Define MVP, examine tradeoffs, and manage risks.
  • Work with engineering teams to define the execution plans for the user stories.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 8+ years of experience as a product manager at a software company, preferably overseeing complex, new to market products.
  • Experience leading and managing product teams that partner effectively with engineering, UX and a broad set of stakeholders.
  • Excellent cross-group collaboration skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Experience creating user stories, acceptance criteria, and other artifacts related to Agile.
  • Be data driven and iterative - has audacious hypothesis, yet invests in testing and learning along the way.
  • Strong understanding of technical concepts, especially in web technologies.
  • Experience with education technology and/or enterprise products a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate product roadmap progress to multiple audiences complex concepts to multiple audiences including C-level executives

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Sherisse Viray
Sr. Accountant

“What I enjoy most about edX is the people. They are so friendly and often reach out to learn more about what each other's interests and hobbies are outside of work (IE world travel, hiking and skiing/snowboarding).” 

Julia Henderson
Manager of Learner Support & Operations

"I am thrilled to be working at a company where my bias to action is appreciated and encouraged. I feel truly empowered to make important decisions, and know we'll reflect and adjust our ideas continually, so we can provide great resources and a high level of support for our learners and partners."

Carol Tong
Principal Tech Writer

“I love working at edX. The work environment is diverse, open, and collaborative. I’m inspired by edX’s mission, as well as by the fact that it’s open source and a nonprofit.”