The Vice President of Product Development role is a leadership position on the division executive team. This role carries responsibility as a people manager with management level direct reports and requires functional expertise in one or more specific R&D disciplines such as: Product Development, Architecture, Quality Assurance, cross industry and/or cross product lines. The role is accountable for multiple direct reports, ongoing and new projects, multiple products within a vertical specific portfolio, processes, and strategic direction within the R&D team. This role interacts internally and externally with division executive level management, including business leadership, product management, hosting infrastructure, sales, and professional services. The described interaction will at times require negotiation of extremely critical matters where the perfect outcome is what is best for the business overall. The VP of Product Development will set the specific vision and strategy initiatives for the development group(s) within the business unit(s) for all R&D activity within the Field Service portfolio. The expectations for the VP of Product Development is that they become recognized as an influential leader inspiring action, coordinating multiple simultaneous initiatives while curating the intellectual property of the division and company.
Position will be located in our Provo, UT office.
R Reporting Relationships:
Reports to the Business Unit President
Directly reporting up to this position can be Product Management, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Architecture, Information Design and User Experience teams
People Management – interpersonal leadership, coaching, feedback, career development, performance assessments, objective setting, business goal alignment, hiring and disciplinary action as required.
Leadership – Communication within R&D, leadership peers, as well as leadership across Business, conflict resolution, meeting management, change management, adheres to ECi Solutions Leadership Standards