Head of IT Product Management

  • Competitive
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 18 Feb 19

Head of IT Product Management

JobDescription :
The Role: Head of IT Product Management

For internal use only (Grade 15)

The Location: New York City OR Charlottesville, VA

The Team:
The S&P Global Engineering, Innovation, Data Operations team is a creative team of experts collaborating across divisions and driving continuous improvements in product innovation and usability. We are now looking for a leader in this space to drive growth and expansion of our platform capabilities.

The Impact:
This position will lead a customer-focused approach to implementing product platforms and to drive new sales and price increases. The position interacts with clients/prospects, engages with leadership and peers across the divisions.

What's in it for you:
This position provides the opportunity to play a highly involved strategic role across S&P Global. You will assess and prioritize platform needs, drive cross divisional integration and identify market opportunities and the competitive landscape to drive platform innovation and expansion.


  • Lead a team that establishes core platform features such as Search, Alerts, Charting, Login
  • Partner with the Division Product Managers to ensure successful delivery of the Platforms
  • Identify, prioritize and gain support for the platform product roadmap
  • Develop and implement product management strategy
  • Drive execution from concept through launch
  • Measure success

What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 10 years of product management and leadership experience
  • Prior experience in the financial services sector
  • Proven relationship building skills, previous experience working in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated ability to drive execution of large-scale initiatives within a complex organizational structure
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas effectively, strong verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree with a focus in finance, business, economics, mathematics or a related subject
  • High degree of comfort navigating a large organization, building relationships, selling ideas with diplomacy, working and communicating effectively with people at all levels of seniority
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Adept at moderating and facilitating product design discussions
  • Project Management skills - not necessary to be a certified project manager, but someone with a sense of urgency when required, and a head for scheduling and planning, who can efficiently and effectively guide a small group towards a goal, set up meetings, delegate, etc.

This position is still going through approvals and projected for 1st quarter placement. We are interested in starting conversations with those that meet our qualifications.