Wolters Kluwer Product Director, Nursing Solutions in Any US City, Pennsylvania

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of content for healthcare professionals, serving physicians, surgeons, nurses, allied health professionals, pharmacists, academics, payers, and the life sciences with solutions for research and development, the point-of-learning, the point-of-dispensing, and the point-of-care. Wolters Kluwer Health has three market-centered business units to serve the needs of its diverse customer base: Medical Research, Professional & Education, and Clinical Solutions

The Product Director, Lippincott Solutions primary responsibilities include:

  • Directs and Manages the following for all nursing solutions products:

  • Market Research/Customer Insight

  • Forecasting for Product/Product Lines annually

  • Three- year planning of sales and signings for revision and new products

  • Completion of Business Plan which details market trends, customer needs, competitive landscape and publishing plan related to these elements

  • Acquiring new products and further defining/enhancing computer-based simulation product line

  • Complete business cases for internal review and approval, including sales forecasting, costs (working with Product Managers) and P&Ls

  • Sponsoring the Development process

  • Working with the Product Managers, as well as any technical project managers/technology managers

  • Mitigate any issues that come up during the development process related to competitive, market and customer developments, and/or author/resource issues

  • Drive the requirement for high level epics needed by the scrum team to deliver successful agile development

  • Sets and monitors product KPIs

  • Ensures products comply with required norms in the target markets, ie accessible, discoverable, integrated with EHR and LMS solutions, reporting as needed by the customer

  • Management of the P&L

  • Monitor sales and costs lines of the P&L ensuring sales and costs are on target and on budget by:

  • Oversee sales opportunities, working with sales colleagues to ensure the meeting of budget targets, and ultimately the increasing revenue.

  • Working with marketing and sales colleagues for effective product launches and sales support for all disciplines including creation and execution of Market Development plans at the beginning of the Product Development life cycle

  • Travel to visit customers in hospitals, and exhibit travel to ensure a depth and breadth of market/customer needs and new opportunities for product

  • As a manager, the Product Director, Lippincott Solutions has three direct reports -- the Clinical Director, Nursing Informaticist, and Senior Product Manager

  • As a manager the Product Director, Lippincott Solutons will be responsible for:

  • Conducting quarterly performance discussions focusing on employee development

  • Managing performance

  • Completing and Conducting annual reviews

  • Goal setting

Education: College degree (Master's degree or higher); relevant experience required.

Required Expereince:

  • 10 or more years of experience in product management with 3 or more years in a leadership role. Knowledge of trends, developments, and professionals/authors in nursing, nursing simulations

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of digital platform development.

  • Experience of working in agile development framework

  • High degree of professionalism.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to develop strategic business plans

  • Ability to develop (and/or work with associated personnel to develop) user requirements, user experience

  • Ability to determine travel plans relating to use of resources to meet goals

  • Ability to determine customer needs and market trends

  • Ability to create and manage budgets

  • Attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines

  • Negotiating and problem solving skills

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively to meet business goals and objectives

  • General computer literacy and specific demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office software -- Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team.

Preferred: Experience:

  • Clinical experience as a healthcare professional within the last 3 years along with experience working with EHRs and LMSs.

  • General knowledge of the healthcare market

  • Experience of the nursing professional development market in the US

ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.

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