International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is a not-for-profit professional association with over 29,000 members worldwide. IIBA supports the business analysis community and discipline through the development of standards of practice, certification programs, as well as on-line and face-to-face networking opportunities through our website, local Chapters and conferences.
IIBA is the world’s leading association for business analysis, dedicated to advancing the profession and uniting a community of professionals to deliver better business outcomes.
IIBA is a rapidly growing organization, and, as such, any candidate hired into this position should find opportunities for a rewarding career with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We have a great compensation and benefits package and employ self-directed go getters who thrive on innovation and best in breed practices. If you are passionate about supporting a growing profession, then this may be the place for you.
For more information on IIBA or to join our association please visit our website at: www.iiba.org
IIBA’s Product/IP Development team is looking for a seasoned BA Professional with experience working in data analytics and/or business intelligence initiatives to work with IIBA’s global community to deliver high value products and services to our global community as a Product Manager. The role helps identify, co-create, manage and update products and services as needed. This role makes a difference by supporting BA Professionals and organizations drive innovation to deliver measurable business value.
The Product Manager manages the complete product lifecycle by identifying community needs, conducting market research, discovering product requirements, determining product specifications, developing production timetables, and recommending pricing strategies. Additional responsibilities include helping: identify marketing strategies, develop fully-integrated product launch plans and complete launch activities.
Business Analysis Subject Matter Expertise
Provide expertise on business analysis topics
Monitor trends and new developments in the BA Discipline, Practices and Profession and determine how they impact IIBA products
Support the global BA Community with product-related information and recommendations to address their needs
Assess Community Needs
Determine product requirements through engagement and collaboration
Finalize needs and requirements based on sound requirements elicitation techniques and/or research with the global BA Community
Perform competitive research and analysis to identify gaps and potential for new IIBA products
Research market information to develop business case for updating or creating new products, ensuring they will be financially viable and sustainable
Recommend changes to existing products or services
Manage Existing Products
Manage product lifecycle from conception through launch and assist with product growth to retirement
Provide source data for product-related communications to support product marketing and communication objectives
Help develop appropriate marketing and sales strategies
Assess product-related market data by engaging the Global BA Community and evaluating feedback
Provide information for management by preparing product sales forecasts, reports and analyses; as well as responding to questions and requests for information
Launch New Products
Identify new and innovative products to leverage opportunities and address challenges as identified through information elicitation activities and community engagement
Plan and market new products by developing integrated plans in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders
Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data, reviewing production and sales costs, anticipating volume, forecasting sales and revenue
Manage product development working with key stakeholders and engaging volunteers, as needed
Bring new products to market as per agreed delivery schedules and drive towards the return on investment (ROI) depicted in the business case
Launch products as planned, completing marketing and communications activities to support product launch
Create product information and support materials for IIBA members and Chapters
Participate in discussions on social media in support of IIBA products, as needed
IIBA is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
CBAP certification is required – if not currently certified, applicants must be in a position to become certified within one year of hiring
3-5yrs experience with data analytics or business intelligence initiatives
Bachelor’s degree, college diploma or equivalent work experience
7+ years working as a business analysis professional
Experience working with senior stakeholders
Strong presentation skills
Strong communication and writing skills
Excellent relationship building skills
Experience with product/program research and development
Personality to motivate and engage diverse stakeholders
Strong leadership skills and achievement orientation
Ability to network with other organizations/professionals on a global scale
Ability to manage a diverse, virtual team
Experience working as a Product Manager and/or Product Management training would be considered an asset.
Experience working with a global organization and with local and global volunteers would be an asset
International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) is a not-for-profit professional association with over 29,000 members worldwide. IIBA is the world’s leading association for business analysis, dedicated to advancing the profession and uniting a community of professionals to deliver better business outcomes. IIBA supports the business analysis community and discipline through the development of standards of practice, certification programs, as well as on-line and face-to-face networking opportunities through our website, webinars, local Chapters and conferences.
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