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Vice President, Software Product Management/R&D



Job Description

The Vice President of Product will lead the product marketing, product management and product development team. In this role, you will manage a team that is responsible for all facets of the product life cycle, with a focus on driving long-term growth. The VP will develop a strategic vision and roadmap, enhancing the value of Globys products for existing clients and will bring new products to market. The role will ensure that existing products meet client requirements and develop new products that align with the evolving needs of the market.

The successful candidate will possess a combination of strategic vision, business acumen, and strong execution skills. The ideal candidate has experience in incorporating client perspectives into product roadmaps and strategies and building relationships with executive stakeholders.

The VP of Product will develop go-to-market strategies, product value propositions and positioning/messaging to target prospects. You will serve as the internal and external advocate for Globys solutions, working with Sales and key clients. This is a highly visible, impactful position that will play a meaningful role in supporting the growth of the business.

This remote role welcomes candidates anywhere in Canada and the US. This role will involve working in either the PST, EST or CET (Europe) timezone. Travel up to 25% between Canada and the USA is required. A valid passport is necessary for this travel.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the entire product life cycle, from strategy to tactical activities, placing heavy emphasis on market trends and client needs.
  • Lead the ongoing evaluation of market conditions, via market research and customer relationships, to evaluate growth opportunities and strategies and identify product improvements and new solutions.
  • Identify, validate and prioritize product development initiatives, building business cases as appropriate.
  • Oversee product pricing, including refining existing models and developing new ones as appropriate.
  • Work with our customers and cross functional teams to define and execute a roadmap for Globys’s products product development, taking into account market trends and emerging technologies.

Strategic Vision & Leadership

  • Develop and communicate a clear and compelling software product development vision and strategy aligned with the company's overall goals; with a focus on value creation and value capture.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including professional services, support, marketing, and sales, to ensure alignment and successful product delivery.
  • Manage the product budget and financial performance, ensuring products are delivered within budget and contribute to overall company profitability.

Product Roadmap & Scalability

  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify market trends, customer needs, and competitive threats, and using this information to inform product decisions.
  • Incorporate user experience and design thinking principles into the product development process.
  • Foster an agile and adaptive development environment, promoting rapid iteration and responsiveness to market changes.
  • Drive continuous improvement in product development, resilience, and operational activities
  • Be a thought leader, contributing product information and technical updates for both internal and external audiences.

What we are looking for:

  • At least 8+ years of experience building well-crafted and successful features and enterprise software solutions.
  • At least 6+ years of experience in people management or leading a team with a focus on people development.
  • Experience overseeing design with a solid understanding of user experience (UX) and its value in product design.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills by communicating clearly and comprehensively to senior executives and technical teams.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining key product metrics to evaluate overall usage as well as the efficacy of features and workflows.
  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic.

What we can offer:

  • 3 weeks' vacation and 5 personal days
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits starting from your first day of employment
  • Employee stock ownership and RRSP/401k matching programs
  • Lifestyle rewards
  • Remote work and more!

About Harris:

Harris is a leading provider of mission critical software to the public sector in North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (“CSI”, symbol CSU on the TSX), Harris has become the cornerstone for CSI’s investment in utility, local government, school districts, public safety, and healthcare software verticals. Our success has been realized through investments in our proprietary software and market expertise. This focus, combined with acquiring businesses that build upon or complement our offerings, has helped drive our success. Harris will continue to growth through reinvestment – both in the people and products that we offer and making investments in acquiring new businesses.

About Globys:

At Globys we engineer and deliver world-class, industry leading B2B portal solutions for the world’s largest telecom carriers, including AT&T, Lumen, One.NZ , TELUS, and Telstra. Via their carrier, business customers rely on Globys’ solutions to enable and optimize the bill presentment, analysis and payment processes for their telecom devices and expenses. Our Integrated B2B Portal Solution employs a unique approach by bringing together a carrier’s existing data systems and is designed and tailored specifically to the needs of the business user. We know the complexities of carriers and their end-user business customers and are industry-leading experts at tackling them head-on to transform the digital experience for both.

Advice from our career coach

As the Vice President of Product at Globys, you will be responsible for leading the product marketing, management, and development team to drive long-term growth and enhance the value of our products. To stand out as an applicant for this role:

  • Highlight your strategic vision, business acumen, and execution skills.
  • Showcase your experience in incorporating client perspectives into product strategies and building relationships with executive stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate your ability to develop go-to-market strategies, value propositions, and positioning to target prospects.
  • Emphasize your experience in managing the entire product life cycle, evaluating market conditions, and prioritizing product development initiatives.
  • Illustrate your expertise in overseeing product pricing, product roadmap development, and fostering an agile product development environment.
  • Share examples of your leadership in developing and communicating a clear product vision aligned with company goals and collaborating with cross-functional teams for successful product delivery.
  • Highlight your experience in user experience design, establishing key product metrics, and thriving in a fast-paced, changing environment.

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Jun 7, 2024


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