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Sr. Product Manager – Learning Platforms

Thomson Reuters Product Management 11/1/2017 1:48:35 AM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description

The Checkpoint Learning product owner collaborates with the relevant Segment Heads and Technology leads to implement the vision for the product system, including integration with other systems or platforms as part of an overarching product transformation strategy for Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting.   Represents the voice of the customer and maximizes the value of the product.  Provides direction and team leadership to meet product, people and business objectives and deliverables. Establishes, builds and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers as a representative of the organization. Contributes to investment planning and capital and resource management for Learning Solutions

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains an excellent understanding of the market environment, including customers and competitors and promotes good market awareness within the team
  • Assist to drive Learning Solutions strategy and roadmap by analyzing and understanding market and customer needs within the context of their business drivers and as reflective of the overall market opportunity.
  • Leads in collaboratively implementing the near-term and long-term product and product platform vision and communicating that vision to project teams and to the organization.  Develops compelling business cases to obtain resourcing and funding necessary to execute. 
  • Drives innovation and differentiation across new and existing value propositions, product lines and services to address current and future client needs and position Knowledge Solutions and Tax & Accounting as a an information, workflow, technology and innovation leader.  Examine new technologies and how they can be incorporated into products 
  • Connects with clients throughout the development process, especially in discovery and proof of concept development.  Understands and effectively applies validation techniques (such as Lean Experimentation) to fully validate growth opportunities before seeking resource investment and funding. 
  • Initiates and translates product road map into manageable product backlog.  Manages product dashboard and communications to internal teams.
  • Liaises with segment product managers, technology leads, user experience leads, and editorial subject matter experts to establish a shared understanding of the features and changes in product requirements; supports release planning and sprint planning exercises.
  • Make (or work with businesses stakeholders on) strategic trade-offs to ship and provide quality products and services on schedule.
  • Maintains continuous velocity, ensures quality, eliminates escaped defects, and motivates the team; accountable for providing day-to-day support to the program development teams; daily interactions with development members; empowered to act quickly.
  • Work with technology during new product initiatives & development, to ensure product quality standards and delivery milestones are met.     
  • ​​Review implemented product enhancements for usability/functionality including review customer requests for enhancements. Assist in prioritizing fixes
  • ​​​​Monitor ongoing product line performance and recommend changes to product line strategy to achieve planned revenue and product line profitability

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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Locations
Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Req #: JREQ091513
Locations: Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Product Management
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