Global Product Manager

Company Name:
American Express
## Description
We're looking for a Big Data Platform Manager who finds creative solutions to tough problems. A real Renaissance architect, who's not afraid to pave the way for bigger and better things,. If you can sculpt brilliant strategies from a mountain of data, we are looking for you. We'll put you to work as our resident genius, our data visionary. Through subject matter expertise, proactive engagement and a strong product management skill set, you will be expected to drive innovative data strategies that foster a high degree of confidence in our data across our global client base.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of business partnering to deliver quality work efforts, the ability to influence others, strong collaboration skills and a keen understanding of how to drive results within Operations, Finance, IT and/or Sales teams. You are a skilled navigator with demonstrated success leading work efforts across diverse, geographically dispersed teams to quality business outcomes. You are a thought leader; passionate about focusing relentlessly on the customer experience to deliver implementable ideas into all aspects of the business. You are capable of managing complex continuous improvement and transformation within business processes.
Job Responsibilities:
Own product strategy, lead product development efforts, and contribute to the growth of the business
Provide direction in product development and operational support/execution while engaging at a necessary technical level to guide delivery
Be a subject matter expert on the product''s business and determine competitive landscape
Serve as the product representative to customers in determining needs, Product planning, and communicating value propositions
Manage "business as usual" activities including product performance, product effectiveness, metrics, P&L;, issue and defect resolution with vendors, American Express Technologies and other internal stakeholders, internal training, product materials, documentation, and internal and client communications
Manage budgets, funding requests, contracts, vendors, project and issue prioritization and execution
Execute maintenance releases and work closely with Product Development Managers in major functionality releases
Perform strategic product assessments, and define business needs for new capabilities, enhancements and to meet future growth needs
Influence multiple business and technology groups driving delivery of strategic objectives
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
## Qualifications
3+ Years experience managing product and capability portfolios with a strong technology focus
3+ Year experience in the Travel industry
3+ Years experience in project management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be fluent in English
Ability to work in a fast pace, dynamic, virtual environment with many global stakeholders and stay calm under pressure
Consultative and negotiation skills to manage challenging situations
Experience with vendor and contract management
High level of technical aptitude
Highly organized and detail oriented
American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.
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Job: Marketing
Primary Location: United States
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 12, 2014, 3:26:53 PM
Req ID: 14009161

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