Product Manager - Oil and Gas Information Management

Job Location(s) US-MA-Boston
Requisition #
2018-16752
Category
Product Management
Type
Full-Time
Work From Home (Virtual)
No

Overview

Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
 
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
 
Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Responsibilities

Are you an expert in the upstream Oil and Gas industry with Sub-surface Data Management experience, Product Management experience and a Team Leader?   We are seeking a dynamic professional with Oil and Gas Information Management experience to innovate and manage key products within Iron Mountain’s Oil and Gas Solutions portfolio. This role is based in our Boston, MA, headquarters location and will allow you to use both your people and product leadership skills. For the right candidate, we would consider an alternative location.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with proven experience managing products and services in the upstream oil and gas sector as well as experience working with major and super major energy companies. S/he maintains a strong understanding of various industry trends, analyzes and evaluates market drivers, identifies product opportunities and trends, including digitization, cloud and artificial intelligence initiatives. S/he will be a subject matter expert, working closely with customers, supporting key sales opportunities, accelerates our digitization strategy, develops key partnerships and refines our go to market strategy. The ideal candidate will coordinate and analyze market research findings and collaborate on the generation of product concepts while also being able to communicate concepts persuasively to a variety of audiences.

Responsibilities of this role will include:

Service Line Strategy and Roadmap

  • Drives the development and execution of short-term and long-term product and service line strategies and roadmaps, validating with customers and modifying accordingly
  • Business-plan generation
  • Facilitates build, buy, partner decisions for product line expansion

Product Planning and Development

  • Manage the definition and development of new product features, manage cross-company efforts to ensure approval, and coordinate their introduction
  • Conduct market opportunity and requirements analysis and definition using market research firms and customer/prospect visits
  • Leads cross-functional team in product development and service enhancement initiatives
  • Develop new service offerings by market testing, market research, market assessments, competitive evaluations, and service line development activities
  • Gather input both internally and externally to define product concepts, develop detailed requirements, feature definitions and implementation plans
  • Prioritize requirements and resolve conflicts during the product development process
  • Package, price and bundle service offerings

Service Line Management

  • Analyzes the performance of current service offerings including win/loss analysis, concepts for new services (including forecasts for those new services), and service offerings of competitors and drives portfolio changes as appropriate.
  • Provides geographic and/or global product management leadership for the service offering.
  • Analyzes current product and service offering financial performance
  • Manages product and service life cycles
  • Provides strategic recommendations to management.
  • Provides the “voice of the customer” to ensure marketability of products, establishing and tailoring of value propositions for appropriate market segments
  • Collaborates with geographic Product Marketing and/or geography leadership to define value and prioritize future product requirements and roadmap.

Organizational integration, leverage and alignment

  • Must have the ability to lead and influence the goals of senior business leaders across functional areas.
  • Foster close working relationships with Service Line Executive Leaders, Sales, Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, Field Marketing, PR, Corporate Marketing, Executive and Operations teams to effectively leverage expertise and resources, and utilize cross functional teams to maximize and focus resources on the achievement of Marketing and business objectives.  

Leadership and People Management

  • Exercises effective leadership skills for assigned subordinates in the areas of coaching, personnel development and performance management as well as the related management responsibilities of staffing, work assignment, planning, and communications.
  • Provides leadership and manages senior level initiatives and strategic North America initiative plans and programs.

Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of experience working with major and super major energy companies
  • Strong experience working with sub-surface data and related assets
  • Experience in product management
  • Strong executive facilitation skills and experience related to strategy development and problem solving
  • Solid strategic analytical skills (i.e., market and competitive dynamics, business performance)
  • Comfort in a rapidly changing environment with competing and shifting priorities
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to quickly develop domain and customer expertise
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills (including presentations), as well as listening and interpretation skills
  • Excellent people management skills, with an intense focus on the firm’s culture and values: Act with Integrity, Own Safety and Security, Build Customer Value, Take Ownership, Promote Inclusion and Teamwork
  • Ability to work well in a highly matrixed team environment
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Results oriented
  • MBA a plus

 

Compliance Obligations:

 

It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

  • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies
  • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
  • to complete required training within the allotted time frame