IHS Markit Director Product Management in Houston, Texas

As Product Manager, you will responsible for leading Upstream Insight 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. (CERA)

General Job duties:

  • Creates the product vision and resulting development strategy

  • Manages product lifecycle from inception through retirement

  • Responsible for documenting market requirements to support customer workflow problems

  • Responsible for product roadmaps 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 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 lifecycle

  • 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 data products beneficial

  • Experience and familiarity of IHS Markit products and line of business beneficial

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IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

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