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Requisition Number 19-0159 Post Date 4/19/2019 Title Product Manager City Princeton or Remote State NJ Description

The Product Manager will manage the conceptualization, testing, and development of digital development projects for language and culture programs to be deployed on a global basis.

The Manager will manage all phases of the analysis and development of the digitial language products for which s/he is responsible, including but not limited to market and user research, product conceptualization and design; project planning; recruiting, hiring, and managing contractors; collaborating and influencing internal and external stakeholders; managing project roadmaps, schedules, and budgets; and guiding product testing and quality control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • staying familiar and up-to-date with the global, customer, competitor and industry research on online and asynchronous language learning in order to leverage it to create the most effective, innovative, and competitive programs
  • collecting information from, and analyzing trends of, customers in a regular basis, either virtually or face-to-face in Berlitz language centers
  • managing the testing of new and existing digital products with Berlitz customers globally
  • determining user stories and technical specifications for new digital products with various stakeholders and vendors
  • managing and developing product roadmaps
  • finding and assessing various technology development vendors
  • guiding technology deployment to language centers in conjunction with global IT and platforms
  • partnering with platforms and UX and user research teams to conceptualize, build, and test digital products
  • partnering with content development team to determine and refine instructional design
  • making project presentations, getting feedback and buy-in from key global stakeholders and customers throughout the life of the project
  • developing rollout plans and supporting documentation in coordination with regional colleagues
  • tracking budgets and schedules; keeping projects going on time and on budget with the highest level of quality
  • DIMENSIONS /WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Report to Director, Online Learning
  • Direct interaction with all members of the GLP team
  • Collaborate directly with global IT and platform departments
  • Manage various freelancers
  • Interaction and management of various external partners and vendors
  • Requirements

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-5 years experience educational software conceptualization and development, with language and/or educational software development experience strongly preferred product management, software development, and/or UX/UI experience strongly
  • Experience building asynchronous online learning experiences on learning management systems, with strong preference for language learning experiences
  • B.A. or higher
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be pro-active with a sense of urgency, delivering results under pressure
  • High level of organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • ABOUT BERLITZ

    At Berlitz Corporation we improve peoples lives through language and culture. As the worlds leading language training and cultural education company, our mission is to empower people to communicate in a global environment in order to achieve their dreams. Berlitz Corporation supports two flagship education brands in the North America market: Berlitz and ELS.

    At Berlitz, our instructor-led training approach and multi-platform delivery is the most effective way to learn a new language. In 2017 we delivered almost 6 million language lessons for 53 different languages in over 70 countries to 350,000 customers.

    Join us on our journey to change the lives of people all over the world. For more information please visit www.berlitz.com.

    BENEFITS

    At Berlitz, we believe in providing with the most competitive benefits available, so we offer the following benefits for our regular full-time employees:

    Life Insurance

    Employee Assistance Plan

    Credit Union (McGraw-Hill)

    Discounted Berlitz Language Lessons

    Pre-tax Commuter Benefits TransitChek

    Medical and Prescription Drugs/ Dental / Vision

    Flexible Spending Account - Medical and Dependent

    Paid Time Off including Vacation, Holidays, Personal, and Sick Leave

    401K - Employer matches 50% of employee's first 10% of deferred contribution, uponmeeting eligibility requirements.

    Berlitz is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job.They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.


    Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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