Our global business provides vital information, analysis and data solutions to business professionals across a wide range of sectors including financial services, aviation, chemical and agriculture. Through our solutions, we help customers achieve improved outcomes, save money, stay compliant and reduce risk. Flightglobal tracks 350,000 aircraft data as well as the world’s airline schedules to help airlines, airports, banks and manufacturers make critical business decisions.
At Flightglobal we pioneer fluent data integration and analytics with our global commercial aviation and travel customers, to enable them to optimise profitability and maximise cost efficiency. We create value for our customers through our unique combination of trusted content and passionate and innovative people. We are looking for an experienced Product Management leader to become part of our team and help shape our exciting future in online data solutions and analytics products.
Working at Flightglobal is dynamic, exciting and full of compelling opportunities and challenges to address. Our ideal candidate will be solutions oriented with a positive approach to life and work and a thorough willingness to embrace and lead change.
The VP Product Management will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of products that not only help keep our strong current position but will also ensure our future growth. We believe that the right leader will able to craft a product vision by working with both our customers and internal domain experts. They will be able to utilize a lean-driven product discovery process to swiftly determine solutions with good product-market fit, can collaborate effectively with our tech partners to deliver products quickly to market.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, Flightglobal, and a key member of the Flightglobal senior leadership team you will be responsible for shaping the strategic direction of our product portfolio across the four key sectors that we serve. You will have direct responsibility for the go-to-market strategy of this portfolio and will be expected to ensure that our current and future products meet the future needs of our customers.
The successful candidate will also clearly need to be a strong product leader, with the ability to collaborate across multiple stakeholders, have a passion for our customers and the ability to make decisions in order to accelerate delivering new products to market.
Key accountabilities / responsibilities include:
Lead, build and develop the product management team for Flightglobal.
Deliver and develop a customer-centered, lean and agile product development process
Develop a deep understanding and relationships with our customers.
Direct commercial management of all Flightglobal products
Set and deliver the product vision and strategy
Own the business plan for new product launches
Set pricing strategy for portfolio
Owns customer value proposition and product positioning
Delivers win/loss analysis and makes timely decisions to ensure we fail fast and cheap.
Drives product innovation methodologies to improve product new product pipeline.
Works across and collaborates with the Flightglobal Senior Leadership team to ensure all aspects of the go-to-market plan are delivered on time and on budget.
Significant senior level commercial product management experience (10 years + as a guide), ideally gained in the online product or information solutions industry.
Strong preference given to candidates with Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Big Data experience,
Aviation market expertise preferred but not essential
Proven track record in successfully delivering the go-to market strategy of large and / or complex product launches.
Demonstrable experience of creating product strategies and roadmaps
Strong commercial acumen with proven track record of cross-functional collaboration
Strong financial acumen with experience of managing product profitability
Analytical with strong decision making skills
Experience in developing, coaching and mentoring product talent to achieve their highest potential.
Positive Impact & Influence
Innovation and Creativity
Collaboration and Team work