Product Development Manager
Location:
Jersey City , New Jersey
Posted:
August 27, 2016
Reference:
283788654
About American Express Global Business Travel:
Positioned at the intersection of commerce and travel, American Express Global Business Travel offers its customers a comprehensive network, service dependability, and deep insight to help move people and businesses forward. American Express Global Business Travel provides leading travel solutions, integrated consulting services, proprietary research, and end-to-end meetings and events capabilities. These innovative offerings enable clients to optimize the return on their travel and meetings investments. With locations in 140 countries worldwide, American Express Global Business Travel is one of the world's largest travel agency networks.

About the Role:
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a team that is finding innovative ways to bring the business travel experience to a completely new level. We are a dynamic team with a start-up culture, passionate about digital and mobile, and dedicated to making a significant impact on the next generation of business travel solutions. In this role, you will be responsible for leading product & capability development efforts from ideation to launch. This includes defining new product strategies, managing development with internal and external partners, and bringing to market integrated end-to-end business insights solutions. The position requires a unique blend of strategic thinking, business and technology savvy, creativity and energy to drive change and innovation. Specific experience working with technology partners to build products, experience with Agile development and comfort with data/analytics driven products is a big plus.

The position requires a unique blend of strategic thinking, business and technology savvy, creativity and energy to drive change and innovation.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications
• Experienced in product and project management to quickly convert new ideas into objectives, set priorities and successfully deliver new products & solutions to market
• Strong business and marketing acumen to convey key benefits to customers and successfully launch new solutions in the market
Must have development experience (e.g. technical backlog, JIRA, product development, schema)
• Self-starter who is able to combine exceptional problem-resolution and critical thinking skills with a strong ability to apply a business lens to recommendations
• Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills combined with an ability to interact effectively with senior leaders, client-facing teams and Technologies
• Innovator and driver of change; able to energize others about new opportunities
• Very comfortable with new technologies, fast prototyping and iterative developments
• Track record of building strong relationships with external partners, technology, service delivery and client management teams to ensure that solutions are delivered on-time, on-budget, and provide clear value to customers
• Previous experience within the corporate travel space preferred

Educational Requirement
• MBA preferred

Preferred Additional
• 4+ years experience in product management or new product development

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Location
United States>New Jersey>Jersey City

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

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