Program Manager

  • Visa
  • Mentor, OH
  • 02/08/2020
Full time IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development

Job Description

Company Description

Let’s face it. Everyone prefers shopping in their pajamas at home over traveling to the mall. CardinalCommerce, a Visa company, works to make online shopping as safe and easy as possible. For over two decades, we’ve been bringing merchants, issuers, and shoppers together in an experience where everybody wins. With singular focus, proven technology, and dedicated service, we are continuously raising the bar for payment authentication around the world. We put authentication first because we believe digital commerce should be safe, rewarding and engaging for everyone involved in the process.

Join us on this journey. At Cardinal, we’re a group of genuine, dependable, and hardworking people who are treated right with flexible work schedules, a fun company culture and unbeatable benefits. See why we’re one of the leading FinTech companies in Northeast OH.

Job Description

The Commercialization Program Manager will be responsible for defining and executing the Product Delivery and Commercialization Framework for Cardinal’s products and solutions. The goal of this individual’s efforts will be to manage complex, multi-disciplinary programs and projects through the entire lifecycle. This individual will identify and define commercialization opportunities, work cross-functionally with other departments and teams to keep commercialization efforts on track, and ensure intelligent, well-coordinated, and seamless rollout of product and feature packages. This person should have a mix of technical and business acumen, with an aptitude for telling a simplified story around complex solutions. This role is cross-functional, working with sales, product management, product development, design, corporate communications and marketing.The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can identify key stakeholders, search out and coordinate the right parties, while leveraging those entities’ skill sets to develop commercialization artifacts, go-to-market strategies, and messaging ahead or on timeline for go-live dates.

What You’ll Do
  • Identify, define, and lead commercial opportunities for Cardinal products
  • Lead the strategic development of product positioning and value propositions through the full product life cycle
  • Run cross-functional meetings to clarify, define, track, and champion commercialization efforts
  • At times, lead a cross-functional team consisting of individual contributors and managers who are conceptualizing, rationalizing, and driving multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ensure all aspects of a commercialization package have been intentionally accounted for, while reporting on status, progress, milestones, deliverable, outcomes, and lessons learned to all applicable parties
  • Develop and communicate key product messages and engage effectively with many diverse functional stakeholders
  • Develop clear and concise messaging that synthesizes complex ideas
  • Create and execute innovative, data-driven go-to-market strategies informed by market input that drives engagement, awareness and product adoption while ensuring a coordinated end-to-end approach across channels

What We Need You To Have
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Project Management, Marketing, Product Development, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, four or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • 4+ years of experience working in positioning, branding, product marketing or product development
  • Intermediate level experience in commercialization and management of large projects or programs, preferably technical and product related

What We Would Like You To Have
  • Payments industry knowledge
  • Experience working in cross-functional collaborative environments
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and effectively communicate and present
  • Proven track record planning and rolling out large-scale product launches

Physical Requirements

Additional Information

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms. Cardinal/Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Cardinal/Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Job Number: REF27522W