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Wolters Kluwer Commercialization Business Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Under general direction, responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

  • Accountable for implementation and effective adherence to Product LifeCycle Processes (PLC) spanning - Product Planning, Product Execution, and Lifecycle Management (LCM)

  • Work closely with Product Line leadership to ensure strategic and business goals are achieved consistently.

  • Ensure new product idea velocity and quality are maintained at an high level

  • Support progress of ideas in the pipeline

  • Help ensure quality of idea management process deliverables and review readiness

  • Transition mature ideas into business releases through product release planning

  • Maintain metrics associated with idea planning processes

  • Support timely initiation and effective cross-functional execution of business releases into PLC phases

  • Drive the GTM or Launch efforts associated with a business release

  • Coordinate across PM, Segments, and Services, effective execution of Pilot/Beta Programs for a Product Line

  • Preparation for phase gate reviews

  • Ensure ongoing success of launched products through ongoing market management

  • Track and maintain ongoing performance post-launch

  • Support coordinated efforts to support sales and channel to drive customer adoption and new market entries

  • Support product retirement initiatives, as appropriate

  • Support communications of Product Line health

  • Development of reports and periodic management updates

  • Maintain performance management information related to end-to-end Product Development through Metrics and dashboards, and periodic management reports

  • Ensure effective and efficient PLC operations

  • Maintain most current version of Product Line Business Briefing Book (Market-related, Historical Finances, Product-related – which change slowly)

  • Maintain a calendar for the Product Line across all PLC activities; Proactively orchestrate activities to ensure timely and high quality execution of the PLC processes

  • Works closely with the Product Management and PMO to shape day-to-day product team operations (topics to be reviewed, prep required, follow through) and information portal

  • Act as the connective tissue for your cross-functional product team, ensuring stakeholders are aligned around a common business goal and coordinated in achieving them

  • Communicate insights to product line leadership, who will use them to guide business decision-making

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.

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