Ovation Travel Group is an independently owned, $1.3 billion travel company with experienced travel professionals in more than 30 locations throughout the US and UK, and operating in 100+ countries. With over 660 employees, Ovation provides business travel services, bespoke luxury travel experiences and meeting and special events planning for over 700 corporate clients and over 200,000 travelers. For over 35 years, Ovation has provided seamless, cost-effective travel solutions to individual travelers and professional organizations in such industries as finance, law, technology, biotech, advertising, entertainment, consulting and other professional services firms.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager, to work with our Sales and Account Management teams, to demonstrate travel-related technologies to our clients.
As a Product Manager, you will play a critical role in planning and executing the product strategy and roadmap for our product solutions. This is both a strategic and hands-on role focused upon optimizing the revenue stream from our product offerings, while looking for opportunities to continually improve all aspects of these product offerings, to meet evolving market needs.
In this role, you will not only be tasked with driving top-line revenue growth and bottom-line profitability, but you will also create the business case that drives further investment in our products’ capabilities. Once innovation or enhancement opportunities are identified, and accepted for funding by the executive leadership team, you will manage the product through the entire product lifecycle, including refining the product vision, articulating or adjusting the product strategy, gathering market and business requirements, and actualizing the product roadmap. Your efforts must be aligned with the company’s overarching business strategy and goals.
You will need to actively engage with customers and prospects to gain a deep understanding of their needs, in order to identify quantifiable opportunities. Targeted market research and ongoing customer contact will help you develop lucrative ideas and bring them to market.
The Product Manager will lead the analysis, documentation, and management of business requirements, and will ensure that requirements are fully understood by the client and the technical team, in order to facilitate the design and implementation of competitive software solutions. The Product Manager will participate in defining and developing new features of the application, will work to enhance existing application features, and will oversee the development of those features from inception to release.
The Product Manager is responsible for defining detailed actionable requirements at the feature story level, from the high-level requirements gathered. The Product Manager will lead the product roadmap initiatives through the software development cycle, including design, development, testing, documentation, release and training. You will serve as the internal and external advocate for your product offering, ensuring that customer satisfaction is met.