VP, Product ManagerApply Job ID: R-016548 Date posted: 10/20/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill
Would you like to work on a disruptive product at the intersection of the fast-growing finance and technology space? Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!
LPL’s Business Solutions is seeking an VP product manager who will join our rapidly growing Marketing Solutions team. LPL’s Marketing Solutions creates products and services to support our 18,000 small business financial advisors who are customers of LPL and we’ll be expanding to target other small business outside of financial advice. We allow them to outsource the technology related aspects of running their small business to grow faster, more securely and operate more efficiently. Your scope includes enhancing and customizing external software technologies for these small businesses, building software for them and even hardware opportunities as needed.
What you will do
Determines customers' needs and desires through customer interviews, market research, competitive research and insights from our sales and delivery teams to support the technology needs of our small business customers
Continue to ensure success of existing products
Take an innovative and agile approach to building new products partnering with vendors and LPL technology including defining wireframes, functional specifications and user stories
Define and continually refine key attributes of existing and new offerings including the product pricing, business case, economics, operational model
Manage a product development and delivery team
Sourcing latest technologies and maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending conference; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies
Provide input on and adhere to mid and longer term product roadmaps, key features/capabilities, and manage the development cycles with clear schedules, deliverables and milestones
Lead process improvements linked to the delivery of a winning client experience for your product
Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements
Champion the vision of where the product is going next with key stakeholders to identify potential roadblocks and plan for scaling such roadblocks within the delivery of services, products and features
What does your success look like in the first 90 days
Assess our existing product portfolio
Build relationships with your team and broader organization
Ensure continued satisfaction of existing customers
Define important metrics and cadence
Set a vision for your product and lay the foundation to execute against
Skills, experiences, and education
Experience working with small businesses technology or in Financial Service valued
- Experience working in a call-center or outsourced marketing agency a plus
Previous experience working with technical product teams to develop product strategies
Previous experience working with internal/B2B team tools, social media schedulers, blog post automation, personalized marketing at scale a plus
Previous experience working with service as a product, subscription business, and small-medium sized business owners
- Previous experience in process management, process improvement, quality improvement or continuous improvement a plus
7+ years of professional technology or business experience within product management, business analysis or project management roles
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.