Oracle Product Mgmt/Strategy Director-ProdDev in Deerfield, Illinois

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.

Oracle is an 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 and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

With tremendous market success in our Cloud Applications, especially in ERP Cloud, Higher Ed institutions have expressed unprecedented interest in embarking a cloud adoption journey with Oracle. Student Information Systems, a critical functional area to compete in our SaaS footprint for Higher Ed, is one top investment priority for Oracle.

This role is responsible for user-centered product design, research, execution for Student Cloud. This role works with both internal teams (e.g., product strategy, product management, development, UX, marketing, internal sales reps, consultants, development etc.) and external audiences (e.g., customers, analysts, system integrators/partners, etc.)

Responsibilities include:

Developing the vision for the Product based on market analysis, customer feedback, sales channels, and technology innovations.

Defining the roadmap for the offering to maximize customer adoption and customer value

Analyzing and integrating external customer requirements into the product. Suggest and justify product directions and requirements

Working and influencing various development teams and stakeholders to ensure the product is developed and delivered as planned

Communicate product positioning and influence the go-to-market teams to ensure the product is effectively sold

Requirements include:

You have high level of energy and initiative. You can work in dynamic, global environment, partner across organizational boundaries and influence development direction

You can communicate well - you can take abstract technical and business concepts and drive them into concrete and agreed-to specific requirements

You can articulate technical issues in terms of business risk

You are able to influence senior leadership on innovative ideas

You work independently and solve problems and are willing to do what it takes to get things done

You can engage customers, partners, and sales teams

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Product Mgmt/Strategy Director-ProdDev

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 18001G12