Product Manager, Unified Communications
Location:
Stamford , Connecticut
Posted:
December 14, 2017
Reference:
205581BR
JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for supporting the product lifecycle and development initiatives for our Spectrum Enterprise Hosted Communications portfolio. This role will focus on documenting product and business requirements that are used for new development or enhance existing products. The Product Manager will also have responsibility for product acceptance by writing test plans for cross-functional teams and reviewing the results upon completion of various QA tests.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Deeply understands industry best practices in product development process specific to the cable or telecommunications space and translate appropriate steps for unique organization and market position.

Informs and assists with gathering information to translate high-level process goals into specific sub-processes with appropriate documentation, develop communication plan for stakeholders and process participants.

Supports the development and communication of product strategies dependent on new services/features to drive financial results.

Document user stories, test plans and manage customer trials of new products as needed.

Works with engineering, product management peers, marketing stakeholders and key market areas on implementing strategy.

Leads product launches and enhancements of products across Charter’s service and application portfolio, including working cross-functionally with Engineering, Marketing and Operations divisions within Charter.

Ensures communication with all stakeholders is being managed effectively.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
Ability to manage and foster change
Ability to work with large, cross-functional teams in order to achieve business goals and results
Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties


Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Good organizational and office management skills
Excellent cognitive and communication skills
Excellent analytical skills
Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results

Education
BA/BS technical degree related to the telecommunications field or operational/process optimization

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Product development/management 3-5
Cable/telecommunications/software/online services 3-5

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
MBA degree

Related Work Experience
Enterprise PBX, Unified Communications, and/or contact center solutions 3-5


WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment
Limited travel


A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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