REMOTE - Debit/Credit/EMV- Product Manager-Contract-$42/hr in St. Petersburg, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/25/2020

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Job Description

This is a 100% remote role. EMV/Debit/Credit experience is required.

Basic Function

This position is a strategic product line owner in the company and is responsible for overall growth and profitability of assigned product lines (examples: credit, debit, fraud, digital). The position will design the product vision, cultivate and execute strategies, create business plans, and deliver sales support to drive profitability and penetration results. The incumbent will develop and manage budget for each assigned product and any associated marketing campaigns. In addition, this position will gather and prioritize product, market drivers, customer requirements, and launch new solutions to help deliver winning payment solutions to the industry.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Create, manage, and implement an annual strategic plan, marketing plan and budget and administer all plans to ensure alignment with company objectives
  • Responsibility for forecasting line revenue and profitability by gathering and analyzing internal capabilities and capacity, market demand, and external competitive information
  • Manage and direct development of all product commercialization duties, including of sales strategies focusing on solution differentiation, pricing comparisons, advertising methodology, marketing approach, competitive comparisons, and cost/benefit analysis for solution participants

  • Partner with Marketing Services to create and prepare advertising and promotional materials for products and solutions for member credit unions and consumers

  • Partner with member credit unions and advisory group credit unions for select market evaluation, research, surveys, focus groups, and pilot testing
  • Be an expert on market trends effecting solution offerings to maximize market opportunities and minimize the negative effects of competitive activity
  • Create and publish or present thought leadership regarding trends and usage of assigned product lines.
  • Ensure effective communication of pertinent information to internal staff and external member-owners relating to new solution initiatives and existing solution enhancements
  • Lead and participate in meetings to support the executive committees throughout developmental stages to track and communicate progress; participate in various PSCU, Vendor, Partners, or other advisory groups or committees
  • Maintain current knowledge of the latest industry trends and integrate them into product line where appropriate; consult credit unions on best practices relating to product
  • Report and routinely update solution performance information for reporting to Senior Management
  • Represent and support PSCU personnel at sales meetings, vendor and partner meetings, trade shows, and association functions
  • Direct the development of product documentation, procedures, training and marketing materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


Five (5) to Eight (8) years' experience in specific job function's industry (example, Credit, Debit, Fraud, Digital). Three (3) to Five (5) years product management experience required. Two (2) years product marketing related experience required. Three (3) to Five (5) years budgeting and forecasting experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to think strategically and globally regarding the development and implementation of assigned products and solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats and give presentations utilizing various audiovisual support aids
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work in market-driven, fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and negotiation skills required; contract negotiation experience required; ability to influence others
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, reasoning, and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of processing systems directly related to the specific job function, as well as the industry at large, preferred
  • Proficiency in the various MS Office applications
  • Travel Percentage Required: 25% +
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in making decisions and interact effectively and positively with all levels of personnel, credit unions, partners and vendors
  • Product training and product demonstration/presentation experience required