Salesforce

Manager/Sr Manager, New Product Success

Salesforce

April 30, 2021


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Job Category
Products and Technology
Job Details
We are looking for a smart, motivated, and scrappy individual to drive successful product launches across the Salesforce portfolio. This individual will be responsible for leading product launch teams; partnering with product management and cross-functional teams navigate complex dependencies and timelines, assisting with the prioritization of projects and deliverables to align with overall business strategy, and project managing launch teams during the planning and execution phases of the process. This role will also be responsible for reporting out on the status of all projects regularly to key stakeholders & senior leaders.
The ideal candidate is someone with broad project management experience in a software or SaaS company, including product launch, project management & process management experience, excellent attention to detail, and executive-level presentation skills. You must be able to build trusted relationships across the product organization and partner with leaders across sales, marketing, operations, and finance.
Responsibilities:
  • Guide product and marketing leaders through the new product introduction process
  • Leverage best practices and key learnings from previous launches
  • Balance time across multiple business lines and multiple launches concurrently
  • Develop and execute project plans involving cross-functional stakeholders to ensure products achieve growth. Key stakeholders include product, sales, marketing, and operations
  • Build executive presentations, crafting the messages of sales, marketing, and product leadership
  • Provide input and consistently evolve and improve the new product introduction process
  • Standardize product launch approach at Salesforce across launches
  • Drive clear decision making to balance risk, effort, escalations and timelines

Required Skills/Experience:
  • BS/BA required; MBA a plus, but not required
  • 7+ years of work experience in program management and/or launching products
  • Prior experience in the software industry preferred
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication
  • Strong project coordination skills and desire to improve processes
  • Strong problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to structure complex problems, develop solutions
  • Results-oriented, self-starter, and a high degree of motivation to go above and beyond the task at hand
  • Strong executive presence and engagement skills; ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Highly collaborative style and team player
  • Flexibility and ability to re-prioritize to new demands; a sense of urgency

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