Wolters Kluwer Sr. Product Strategy Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
To reduce the variability that stands in the way of effective care, Wolters Kluwer Health solutions deliver clarity when and where it matters most. Our trusted medical evidence and technology solutions engage clinicians, patients, students, researchers, and the next generation of healthcare providers to drive more effective decisions and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care. Our proven solutions include learning and research, advanced clinical decision support, patient engagement, surveillance solutions and more. Learn more at www.wolterskluwer.com/health.
Professionals, researchers, students, and information managers in the scientific and healthcare communities rely on Ovid for the information they need to explore a new theory, fuel a new discovery, inform ongoing research, and improve patient care. We provide customized clinical, research, and educational solutions that help each individual and each organization transform information into knowledge.
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
The Product Strategy Manager, Platform, is responsible for directing and prioritizing the development and implementation of the company's market-leading adaptive learning and study planning platform for medical students. He or she will be a key member of the Product Strategy team, contributing to the team's overall strategic vision and particularly contributing knowledge of HLRP's roadmap and maintaining close ties to technology, Publishing/editorial, and other development team members, in support of both the individual and institutional sales and implementation.
Identifying and working with interdepartmental, cross-functional stakeholders, the PSM will function as the business owner of assigned platform development initiatives, setting priorities and directing resources based on the commercial concerns and strategic objectives of the company. The PSM will coordinate all the activities required for successful planning, development, deployment, and communication of new platform-dependent features and products.
The PSM will support product development efforts across multiple undertakings, including the maintenance, upgrade and transformation of the platform and applications.
This position reports to our Boston MA or New York City office locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Working with key internal and external stakeholders to develop and deploy the vision and business case for key process, platform and product enhancements. This activity includes:
Discovering and validating market needs (both existing and future customers)
Ensuring that any platform product investment meets key business objectives of profitability and/or strategic objectives
Understanding and communicating the competitive landscape, including how our platform is positioned and functions vis-à-vis key competitive products.
Defining and prioritizing features and functionality and providing the voice of the customer in reviewing customer requests for bug fixes and enhancements.
Development and presentation of business case to stakeholders to obtain input and support from executives and key stakeholders
Partnering closely with internal technology partners to support the client experience and need of the planning and advisory offering.
Partnering with publishing /editorial teams and define the meet the requirements of end users and potential society partners and to assist in communicating those achievements to all stakeholders.
Working with sales & marketing to communicate developments to best effect
Education: Bachelor Degree
Min 5 years of experience in digital technology development preferably in the publishing or information services industry.
Knowledge of the academic/scholarly markets for online information products and services
Some experience with Agile methodologies or equivalent
Experience in medical education/residency publishing preferred
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
Above average verbal and written communication skills; good persuasive abilities.
Good presentation skills, ability to interact with colleagues at all levels and customers/clients.
Experience with web-based digital periodical delivery
Advanced certifications in software development a plus
Travel requirements: Primarily domestic with some international travel possible
Physical Demands: Normal office environment
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 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 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).
For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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.
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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