Payment Gateway Product Manager
Phoenix, AZ or Remote

The Opportunity:

Through market-leading credential-driven privileges and innovative payments, Transact enables every aspect of student life across campus.  We partner with institutions to deliver a mobile-centric, personalized student and family experience both on and off-campus.  We are the only true enterprise-class cloud platform, enabling mission-critical capabilities that support student success by powering every aspect of campus life along with data for meaningful institutional insight. 

Transact is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and has served the education community for over thirty-five years. Visit transactcampus.com to learn more. 

The Responsibilities:

The Product Manager owns the effective planning and lifecycle management of our payment gateway solution. Product Management responsibilities include awareness and analysis of market, client and operational needs. Requires the ability to prioritize and align product deliveries to those needs and ensure the solution adheres to scope, schedule and cost. 

Specific Responsibilities will include:
Manages the life-cycle ownership of multiple assigned products or product lines
Responsible for virtual product P&L health including revenue, cost, margin, inventory, pricing and other financial aspects
Creates and maintains product roadmaps
Ensures managed products are aligned with the company’s strategy and business objectives
Works closely with internal and external stakeholders to gather market requirements, consolidate into product requirements and use cases while ensuring technology reuse
Collaborates with product marketing team on GTM, launch strategy and market positioning
Works with Development team to identify emerging technologies and trends to incorporate into product roadmap 
Directs products from Ideation to Development, monitor product health throughout its life, and manage EOL and transition
Represents products in governance meetings to secure additional funding for roadmap build-out and feature enhancements
Ensures that business vision and goals associated with feature sets are communicated clearly to the engineering and sales teams and that delivered products address business value.
Serves as a product champion within the organization to continuously ensure development activities are optimally aligned with market needs
Helps set pricing guidance based on market, competitive environment, and cost restrictions
Acts as Subject Matter and Industry experts at internal and external forums
Provides product-related content to the product marketing organization for the creation of collateral, sales tools and marketing programs
Helps drive build vs buy analysis and decisions related to product development
Participates in due diligence exercises relating to partnering and M&A opportunities
Identifies strategic market gaps to develop new product concepts
Develops business cases for new product concept proposals
Presents business cases, roadmaps, and product-health updates within the product review (QBR) meetings

The Requirements:

Four-year college degree, or equivalent, plus a minimum of eight years in a product management role
Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups including executives, engineering, and sales
Must have a minimum of 3 years of payment gateway experience 
A mixture of technical, business and interpersonal skills to work closely with internal and external stakeholders as well as customers, management, vendors, partners and the industry
Must be very detail orientated and be able to plan and work flexibly to a deadline
Has an interest in and aptitude for business strategy and considerations, the latest concepts in product design, and an understanding of the latest technologies in the web and cloud computing areas 
Can conceptualize features and functionality from idea stage to implementation and communicate complex information to different target audiences 
 
Preferred skills: 
PMP certification
Aha! certification or deep knowledge of tool
Ability to learn how to perform software product management within an agile development environment 
 
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  

Transact Campus Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected military/veteran status, or any other protected factor. 

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