Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

Why NetSuite?

Picture yourself building a successful career at NetSuite-working alongside other talented, driven individuals to help fast-growing mid-size organizations and larger enterprises achieve their business goals with the world's #1 cloud-based business management suite for ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce and more.

Summary:
  • Own the creation of the winning vision and a successful strategy for NetSuite's products targeted to Professional Services, considering the varied needs of all users of the Suite in those businesses. Lead cross-functional teams to identify product gaps, create feature backlogs and prioritize product investments by making smart, decisive tradeoffs using data-driven analysis and sound judgment.
Responsibilities:
  • Deeply understand the operational, statutory and organizational needs of Professional Services/Consulting businesses and create the product and market-facing strategy to win against competitors in that market and clearly define future needs in the product
  • Lead the creation, definition and update of Vertical/Industry roadmaps assuming the mantle of presenting those roadmaps internally and externally in an intelligent, knowledgeable and passionate fashion
  • Willingness to draft Business Requirements Documents in support of your required feature functionality enhancements and backlog
  • Manage status reporting and the provision of release updates within the Vertical Product Management and SuiteApp teams you lead
  • Be the recognized expert on the Professional Services target market functionality within the Suite supporting Sales, Professional Services and all other teams in supporting our customers and prospects in the best use of the software and training as appropriate on new features
  • Participate in the New Product Introduction process across representative teams from Product Marketing, Sales, Professional Services, Support to align Market-specific execution plans to successfully rollout our products and ensure a great end-to-end customer experience
  • Collaborate with NetSuite executive management to get input and alignment on the vision and roadmaps and present to executive management on your vertical to engage them in the vertical and seek their approval for your initiatives and proposals
  • Presentations to individual customers and at customer events are a key part of your role as a Vertical Product Manager. You should be able to do these with confidence, knowledge and panache
  • Be a thought leader within and beyond NetSuite on the role of Cloud-based Business Management systems in transforming business operations
  • Support the definition and standardization of process across the VPM team through use of your experiences and
Qualifications/Skills:
  • Relevant business experience working within the professional Services industry consulting, finance or operational role a must. International experience in these areas an advantage
  • Good understanding of ERP, PSA applications and technologies and their role in the efficient operation of a modern services company highly desired.
  • Experience in managing and understanding of the implications of project management, project budgeting & reporting, resource management, revenue recognition and all project financial requirements within the services industry required
  • 5+ years as a Product Manager or Professional Services Consultant within the product market space highly desirable
  • Product Management experience around PM skills, processes, and best practices, and ability to teach to others important
  • Passion for and ability to understand customer needs and deliver great solutions. A track record for building products with exceptional user experience
  • Excellent strategic thinking and prioritization skills. Ability to create a winning roadmap to achieve business goals while making difficult tradeoff decisions
  • Excellent communication and cross-functional teamwork skills
  • Business / Accounting / Computer Science / Engineering degree required. CPA and Project Management certification viewed as a huge plus and Pragmatic Marketing certification viewed as a very positive bonus
Travel: (required)
  • Domestic and International travel is required and is expected to be around 25%. International travel may be required to perform the responsibilities of the role and a passport is therefore required

Lead 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 member of the product development division, you will specify, design and implement major changes to existing software architecture. Define project needs. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to ensure consistency, testability and portability across products in general.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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