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Our world is changing. Our population is growing. Agriculture is transforming new plants, better crops, greenhouse growing, vertical farming, and the technology that makes it all happen. At Argus, this is our world. We’re driven by our vision to protect the environment, stabilize food security and improve human health by providing technology to growers and plant scientists who are making a difference.

For the last 35 years, we’ve been providing the world with the most advanced controls systems for horticulture. Our business has tripled in the last few years alone. And now we’re leaping forward with ground-breaking software, enriched data solutions and cutting-edge artificial intelligence tools that will change the way growers grow, and the future of agriculture.

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Department Summary

Marketing & Product Management (M&PM) is an integrated team of marketers and product management specialists. Our vision is to be a spearhead to profit and growth driving effective marketing programs and leading the introduction of new products for CEL companies, including Conviron and Argus Controls

Within M&PM, the aspects of new product development include Product Management, Program Management and Product Marketing. These functions all play a role in shaping and promoting a product portfolio and bringing new products to market.

Position Summary

The Senior Product Manager – Software (PdM) is responsible driving the development, launch, marketing, and improvement of company’s SaaS products throughout their lifecycle, which includes a mix of tactical and strategic duties. Working collaboratively with Sales, Engineering, R&D and other CEL department stakeholders, the PdM plans and manages the portfolio of new products from concept to launch right through to sunset.

Reporting to: VP Marketing & Product Management

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Research. Maintain knowledge of competitors’ product offerings and assist in identifying market opportunities to ensure the products remain competitive and differentiated in the marketplace.
  • Develop and Communicate Product Strategy. Investigate and articulate market requirements for new products, validate product plans with customers, prospects and internal stakeholders, define and prioritize user stories, working closely with engineering to deliver on the vision.
  • Build Business Case/Plan. Gather inputs from all stakeholders to create a business case including financial impact of product opportunities.
  • Product Roadmap. Develop product roadmap from MVP to launch and through product evolution and communicate to stakeholders
  • Guide Development Teams. Provide guidance to R&D, Engineering Sales, Service and Marketing strategies to fulfill product plans. Manage and track the status of requirements throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure timing deadlines and needs are met.
  • Develop and foster Internal Relationships. Network with and establish influence and trust with key leaders across the organization, including, engineering, support, sales and other functions.
  • Cultivate Relationships with Partners. Identify and align with partners that enhance or complement the product portfolio
  • Lifecycle Management. Monitor and manage the evolution of features and profitability of products after launch and through the maturation and sunset phases of key products
  • Product Champion. Evangelize your product/features to both internal and external customers, hosting customer conversations and attending/presenting at relevant events.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Controls Technologies, Engineering, Business, or a combination of thereof
  • 5+ years of experience in software, high-tech or highly engineered product sectors
  • 3-5 years of product management experience in SaaS enterprise environments
  • Experienced leading successful new product launches
  • Experience with Stage-Gate, Agile and Lifecycle management models
  • Proven ability to handle ambiguity and manage cross-functional teams through influence
  • Exceptional problem solving, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Experience working with agile development teams and create requirement definition/story breakdown for these teams
  • Involvement working with UX/UI teams designing a compelling customer experience in software

All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

About Argus

Argus is an entrepreneurial organization built on the expertise of our people we are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees to ensure we meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, benefits, and reward programs, within a dynamic work environment. Argus recognized that our continued success is dependent on the capabilities and self-motivation of our people, and therefore encourages and supports employees’ continual growth and development.

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Jun 15, 2022
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