Product Management
Chicago, IL 
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Posted 29 days ago
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Job Description

At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data-our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.

For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You'll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you'll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, cultures, thought and skills bring to our business, our clients, our people, and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates openness, collaboration, creativity, equity, inclusivity, and growth for all.

What will I be doing?

As a Product Manager, you will work closely with our Product Management Team to identify strategies that align and complement IRI's goals and objectives focusing specifically on our new product that was released earlier this year, IRI Opportunity Suite. This is a revolutionary automated insight and decision-making capability that provides companies and brands with recommendations based on granular data analysis and rigorous analytics, enabled by the world's leading B2B technology and data platform, IRI Liquid Data.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive overall roadmap and vision for IRI Opportunity Suite
  • Drive product releases by prioritizing team backlog
  • Act as gatekeeper for changes in direction and roadmap, and communicates impact to the team
  • Work with internal resources and clients to develop product requirements and use cases
  • Develop business cases for new solutions or solution extensions
  • Coordinate with Technology and Product Development teams, to ensure product release within time, quality, and budget constraints
  • Make recommendations to prioritize resources within and across multiple teams to meet client and internal objectives
  • Work with Data Science teams to develop appropriate methodologies and translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Assure solution documentation and release notes are in place for each new release and are updated throughout the release cycle
  • Engage directly with clients and internal sales and solutions teams to understand pain points, serve as a subject matter expert, identify future business needs and solution opportunities; ensure quality content and cutting-edge solutions are in continual evolution to compete with marketplace innovation and transformation
  • Participate actively in the sales process; provide sales enablement collateral for the sales team, and engage in client demonstrations and RFP requests
  • Develop training materials for IRI sales teams and clients

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Information Science, or related disciplines
  • 3+ years of software product management experience working with solutions focused on Data Analytics, Data Science, AI, or Machine learning
  • Experience managing a solution or service through the full product lifecycle; strong working knowledge of the product planning and release process
  • Comfort working in an Agile software development environment, with the ability to translate software backlogs and ranked requirements to sales/marketing schedules
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and persuasive skills, including the ability to communicate at all business levels
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Exceptional project management skills; able to maintain focus amidst competing priorities from multiple stakeholders
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously against tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to self-prioritize tasks/goals

About Us

As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal, and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care, and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal Development, Executional Excellence, Client Growth, Innovation, and creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

About Vestar Capital Partners

Vestar Capital Partners is a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and collaborates with incumbent management teams and private owners to build long-term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products. For more information on Vestar, please visit .

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IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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