The Director Product Strategy will be responsible for overseeing strategic projects, product management and may also manage a team.
They will be responsible for directing product vision from product evaluation, design, enhancement, implementation and performance monitoring and lead multiple initiatives spanning cross functional teams.
Responsible for delivering on high profile projects which may be within a single team or span across multiple functions, divisions or capability sets within Moody’s Analytics.
Projects may include all aspects of the product lifecycle
Ensure the voice of the customer is reflected in product roadmap and designs
Collaborate closely with all teams engaged in the product development process
Independently develop and lead business plans with accountability for targets and KPIs for sales, development and engagement.
Build investment cases to support long term strategic plans and roadmaps
Subject matter expert on products including Bureau van Dijk capabilities and functionality. Responsibilities may include overseeing the education of sales force, the collection and prioritization of product requirements across the portfolio, and development of go to market plans.
Anticipate and implement necessary operational infrastructure to ensure product integrity and support product expansion
Monitor competitive developments and develop strategic responses in support of educating and informing the organisation of opportunities and threats
Report to senior management on the financial performance and strategic positioning of key products
Represent Moody's Analytics at internal and external meetings and conferences
Support the assessment of new and emerging opportunities to grow the business including joint ventures, acquisitions and partnerships
May manage a team
This position sits within the Content team within Moody’s Analytics.
Undergraduate / bachelor’s degree required in a business related discipline, Information Systems or Engineering. MBA / Post graduate qualification desired
Extensive strategic experience preferably gained in management consulting or investment banking
Ability to lead and manage cross functional working groups
Experience in hiring and managing staff
Experience in leading projects end to end
Strong understanding of global capital / credit markets
Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent communication skills, including presentation and public speaking
Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel
Demonstrable experience of leadership and developing a team
Experience or knowledge of product management, marketing, strategic planning or product development required