If you are deeeeeep into web analytics and are ambitous to play in the top analytics league, look into this amazing job offer for Microsofts new Gatineau product: Microsoft Product Manager for Microsoft Analytics (Gatineau).
Lead a cross-functional team made up of world-class engineers, client services, business operations, legal, privacy and product marketers to develop the vision and business strategy for Microsoft APS’s Analytics platform - Author market requirements documents and publish an annual product roadmap, updating quarterly based on business performance, industry trends and market feedback - Articulate the Analytics product roadmap to key customers and partners, and aggregate industry feedback in a form that is actionable for development - Drive long-range, multi-release planning for Microsoft’s Analytics platform and products - Develop viable business models for Analytics products and investments. Analyze the impact of Analytics on Microsoft’s revenue streams Qualifications The successful product manager will have a good combination of strategy and execution skills that enables them to discover simple, elegant solutions to complex problems and manage several projects simultaneously. The right candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with: - 5+ years of online product management experience, preferably in the web analytics or online advertising industry - An analytical mindset, with the ability to think strategically and execute successfully. This will be demonstrated by a track record of creating product strategies or visions, winning support for your ideas from senior management and bringing products to market - Experience creating financial models and product requirements documents, and leading large, cross-functional teams - The ability to synthesize large amounts of information into crisp, coherent, actionable recommendations based on compelling, data-driven arguments - Excellent influence, persuasion and motivation skills that span presentations to large internal and external audiences, 1:1 meetings with key stakeholders and written communication. Projects will demand effective partnering and working relationships with customers, industry partners, senior executives, technical leaders, and other product & marketing groups within Microsoft. - A track record of delivering differentiated products with clear customer value propositions - The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of the web analytics and online advertising industry, including relevant product management experience - BA/BS required. MBA preferred.
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