Head of Product Management

Company Description

Lingraphica is a leading provider of AAC technology (augmentative and alternative communication) looking for a Head of Product Management to oversee Product Management and Design, and collaborate effectively with Product Development.  Lingraphica is a mission-driven organization who provides speech-generating devices to help improve communication, speech, and quality of life for people with speech impairments. We look for candidates who enjoy working in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment, and who share our commitment to helping improve the quality of the lives of our clients and their families. 

Job Description

Purpose:
The Head of Product Management is a member of the Executive Team working collaboratively with other functional leaders to set the strategy for Lingraphica, and work with our teams to execute and meet goals aligned with the strategy.  This role is responsible for leading the product management, product design, product training, product support, and research teams, driving the strategic direction of our consumer AAC device and applications. Collaborates closely with cross-functional teams to define product roadmaps, prioritize features, and deliver high-quality products that meet the needs of our users. Plays a key role in partnering with the product development team in implementing and optimizing CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) processes to ensure efficient and seamless product development and deployment. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor the Product team, providing guidance and support to help them succeed in their roles, meet goals and develop professionally 

  • Develop and execute on the product strategies that align with company strategy 

  • Collaborate with engineering, sales and marketing in Clinical and Consumer business units, and other stakeholders to define product requirements and priorities 

  • Drive empowered product teams from the process of ideation to launch, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality products that meet users’ needs and improve the quality of their lives 

  • In partnership with Vice President, Technology, implement and optimize continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to streamline product development and deployment 

  • Monitor key performance metrics and use data-driven insights to iterate on product features and improve user experience 

  • Stay informed about industry trends and competitor offerings to identify opportunities for innovation and differentiation 

  • Serve as a champion for the voice of the customer, advocating for their needs and preferences throughout the product lifecycle 

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

  • Masters degree in Product Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Proven track record of success leading a Product Management function and moving consumer software products from concept to launch 

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of AAC preferred 

  • Experience working in agile development environments and familiarity with agile methodologies 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams 
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to prioritize, and communicate the why behind decisions and priorities with various stakeholders 

  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in using data to drive product decisions 

  • Strong understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices in product development 

  • Knowledge of UI/UX design principles and methodologies preferred 

  • Passion for technology and innovation  

Additional Information

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
In this role, individual has the option to work remotely anywhere in the U.S. or work from the Princeton, NJ office. If working from home, expected to maintain a safe, productive work environment with secure internet access. Must be able to operate a computer with or without a reasonable accommodation.   

Travel: 
Travel within the U.S. is required approximately 4 – 6 times per year for in-person Product team and Executive team meetings, conferences, user-testing, and the annual all-company meeting.   

Accommodations:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and physical demand satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/ or ability abilities and physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To learn more about Lingraphica, visit:

www.lingraphica.com

www.linkedin.com/company/lingraphica/

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