Product Management Directors

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Product management directors oversee the planning of products. They are responsible for managing the process of the product, which includes managing staff and overseeing their assignments. They work closely with product development managers and analysts, as well as other directors from marketing, engineering, sales, and finance departments, making sure that the road map for the product is followed, deadlines and goals are met, and that the company's standards are upheld.  

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Brand Manager, Business Development Director, Commercial Lines Manager, Market Development Executive
Duties Oversee the product management team, ensuring product process, standards, and objectives are met; create roadmap and timelines for the product; conduct meetings and share information with product stakeholders
Salary Range $75,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist throughout the country, with major metropolitan areas offering the most jobs
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
Experience At least 10 years of product management experience
Personality Traits
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
  • Realistic
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Vice President of Product Management
  • Product Management Director
  • Product Management Associate
  • Product Management Coordinator or Assistant