Product Manager - Upstream Costs & Technology
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As Product Manager for Upstream Costs & Technology, you will responsible for leading commercial strategy, product maintenance and innovation, and go-
to-market motion. This position is responsible for driving profitable revenue growth of product(s) through extensive understanding of market needs and requirements to solve customer problems.
In doing so, this position interfaces with existing and potential clients, market leaders, sales, software development, product marketing and customer care to develop and deliver innovative solutions for the market.
This position requires demonstrated understanding and experience in the upstream energy industry.
Our Upstream Costs & Technology products provide forward-looking market analysis, indexes and insights on project costs, service and equipment markets, and technology development.
They enable E&P companies to plan and manage costs within a project portfolio, to better source and manage strategic technology development, and to optimize procurement with strategic category and supplier management.
They also support oilfield service, equipment and technology companies with their upstream market strategy, business development and contract negotiations.
General Job Duties :
Creates the product vision and resulting development strategy
Manages product life cycle from inception through retirement
Responsible for documenting market requirements to support customer workflow problems
Responsible for product road maps and prioritizing enhancements to existing products
Develops development investment business cases for management approval
Evolves the product through buy, build or partner strategies
Creates and maintains competitive pricing schedules that reflect product value
Mentors customer-facing staff development and training on product technology and sales information
Works with Product Marketing to create effective customer value propositions that result in customer purchase and adoption of new products or enhancements to existing products
Specific Job Duties :
Act as Subject Matter Expert on the Costs & Technology products within Upstream Insight business line, and these products’ place in customer workflows
Interacts with members of product development, sales, customer care support, and directly with customers to provide and resolve any issues that may arise
Coordinates with other Energy product teams to exploit synergies and opportunities to share technologies and / or integration of products
Participates in customer focus / advisory and or user groups
Education / Experience Requirements :
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a client-facing commercial role
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or Geology, MBA preferred
Experience in upstream oil and gas with a deep understanding of the E&P life cycle
Experience in B2B Product Management
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Must be able to work effectively as part of a product team and foster team cooperation, often remote
Stays current with rapidly changing industry and client needs
Other skills :
Ability to articulate product positioning to both a business and technical audience
Strong written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to all levels of internal and external stakeholders
Sales and business development experience with oil and gas insight and analytics products beneficial
Experience with strategy, procurement & supply chain and technology persona within client industry beneficial
Experience and familiarity of IHS Markit products and line of business beneficial
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