SUMMARY: Under limited direction from divisional Product Development Director, accountable for all aspects of product management across the division collaborating strongly with business areas, marketing and the divisions existing and future customers. Responsible to define the product roadmaps short, medium and long term.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drive product strategies that address market trends, customer needs and competitive positioning. Manage the entire product lifecycle, from strategic to tactical activities.
Define and develop product strategy and direction; define and prioritize product requirements, features and functionality in collaboration with the development teams, develop product roadmaps; recommend product direction that ensures aggressive product presence and continued sales success.
Direct development groups during the development cycle to ensure product meets customer requirements
Collaborate with marketing to create internally and externally focused product collateral and to define the product message including necessary branding and marketing strategies
Assist in the generation of statements of work and specifications; estimation of product or service costs and negotiation of contract prices, financial terms and program requirements
Provide direction, guidance and in-depth assistance to program teams working on major programs
Research market conditions and regulatory requirements, nationally and internationally, to determine potential sales of product
Prepare product comparison for performance, customer preferences, market size, trends, forecasts and recommendations; utilize the comparison information to drive and improve competitive position of products
Prepare and deliver presentations to management on area involved in marketing plans and analysis, product selection, and changing business environments
Represent the company at conferences and trade shows
Key point of contact for any sector or segment product management activities or initiatives
Develop close working relationships across the business at division, sector and segment levels
Significant experience in strong technical and execution role.
Through understanding of products and product development.
Significant exposure to customers and customer relationship management
Business focus with strong technical background, well developed analytical skills and excellent project management skills. Demonstrated ability to interact and cooperate with all levels.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication skills at all levels and across audiences internal and external
Ability to execute on multiple priorities to be successful in this fast-paced company environment.
Innovative forward looking behavior, focused on customer requirements and solutions.
Proven teamwork, people leadership and collaboration skills.
Experience with large, complex organizations.
Domestic and international travel will be required.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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