Director Product Strategy - Spend
Location:
Pleasanton , California
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
JR-20603
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Job Description
Do you thrive in very fast-paced, dynamic and highly collaborative work environments? Are you a Product Strategist, a Product Management leader, and subject-matter expert in Procurement applications? Have you built software product roadmaps and presented those to prospects, customers or partners?

Our Product Strategy team is growing and we are looking for a Director of Product Strategy - Spend Applications. 

Our Product Strategists drive market analysis, requirements definition, roadmap planning and prioritization, and overall vision for our applications. They support marketing, sales, and the broader Workday ecosystem on calls and with formal presentations.  Product Strategists also work with our customers to help define our strategy and vision. 

This is a very hands-on and dynamic position where you will:
  • Drive analysis to determine the strategy for Workday Spend applications, such as Procurement and Expenses. 
  • Research competitive products and business strategies to determine how we drive unique value and sustainable market advantages.
  • Collaborate with product management to influence the product roadmap and design.
  • Work with product marketing to establish positioning and support sales enablement.
  • Engage with customers and prospects frequently to present our strategy and roadmap and understand their requirements. 
  • Support Workday sales force to articulate strategy and roadmap in key sales pursuits and help evaluate prospect requirements

If you have
  • 7+ years' experience in product management, product strategy, or product marketing for packaged financial enterprise applications, especially in the Procurement area
  • Experience working with Procurement and Accounts Payable solutions
  • Experience developing well-researched product and business strategies
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • A Bachelor or Master's degree in business, marketing or related field; MBA a plus (but we also love brilliant people who didn't go to business school)
  • The ability to travel 20%

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About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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A little about us:
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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