Senior Product manager - Manager - Remote

  • Workiva
  • Sep 07, 2021
Full time Management

Job Description

  • Summary:

    The Senior Product Manager - Marketplace will drive the roadmap for new features on the Workiva Marketplace. This will include adding integrations and third party apps as supported listings on our new marketplace as well as developing and implementing a monetization strategy. This position will work closely with product management, engineering and design, as well as internal and external stakeholders. This is the ideal opportunity for a senior product manager at a product company with experience launching a new product line. Experience with the unique dynamics of a Saas marketplace is strongly preferred.


    The Senior Product Manager (SPM) title is intended for someone with substantial product experience and an established track record of successful product practices and delivery. The SPM leads multiple product teams or a large product group and is responsible for defining the product strategies and customer outcomes that their product team(s) work to achieve and ensuring that the products delivered meet the needs of Workiva customers.


    Senior Product Managers are responsible for leading decision making, product strategy, definition, and execution for one or more products or feature areas that impact multiple product development teams or business functions.


    As a Senior Product Manager, you will define and drive the end-to-end product vision and strategy for your area.  You will work closely with customers to understand their needs and pain points and prioritize and sequence feature development and releases leading to significant and tangible business value.  You will develop your ideas into real products that our customers use and love every day.


    You will build strong working relationships across multiple engineering, design, project management, and business teams, and work closely with senior leaders within product development and across the company.  You will be an advocate for your customers throughout the organization and hold a very high bar for building a high quality product.


    This role can be fully remote within the United States. This role is not available outside of the United States.


    Ownership & Responsibilities

    • Owns a significant and complex product or multiple products
    • Leverages product and customer discovery to inform product strategy
    • Contributes to organization's strategy
    • Demonstrates ability to navigate significantly complex / ambiguous situations
    • Regularly publishes product related content within the organization
    • Mentors Associate Product Managers and Product Managers



    • Partners with multiple product development teams, product managers and leaders, and functional leaders
    • Influences direction of cross-functional and cross-team dependencies
    • Builds working relationships with many engineering, product, and functional leaders at director level and above
    • Provides specialized technical guidance and domain knowledge to colleagues across the organization
    • Resolves most roadblocks on their own



    • Leads teams to consistently and regularly ship cross-product features with high business value
    • Drives significant incremental improvements of key business metrics
    • Helps teams design and incorporate cross-team process improvements on an ongoing basis
    • Successfully champions and drives consistency across multiple products
    • Plays important role in selection process for new hires within product management


    What You'll Need

    • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
    • MBA preferred


    • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager over areas of increasing complexity
    • A proven track record of leading the development of product vision and strategy


    • A self-starter mindset to execute in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction
    • Strong Leadership skills – the ability to influence and inspire across multiple teams and job functions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and prioritization skills
    • An excellent understanding of product development and how web technologies work
    • Ability to work collaboratively in an environment that promotes constant team communication


    Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

    • Ability to travel to meet with customers and/or key stakeholders, product teams in other Workiva locations (up to 20%)
    • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.


    How You'll Be Rewarded

    • Base Pay Range in Colorado: $125,000 - $161,000
    • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
    • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire


    The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.






    Where You’ll Work


    Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

    • Customer Success:  Always delight our customers.
    • Trust: Rely on each other. 
    • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. 
    • Collaboration: Share resources and work together. 
    • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. 
    • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. 
    • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

    We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.


    At Workiva, you’ll enjoy: 

    • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
    • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
    • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
    • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

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    Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  


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