Rimini Street, Inc

  • Director/ Sr. Director Product Management, SAP

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
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  • Job Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The Company was founded to disrupt and redefine the enterprise software support market by developing innovative new products and services, providing ultra-responsive service and delivering outstanding value to clients.


    We actively seek a Director/Sr. Director, Product Management, SAP Product Line. This is a remote role that can be based in any major city in the U.S., ideally in Pleasanton, California, Las Vegas, Nevada, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas or Austin, Texas.


    Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.


    Position Summary


    As the Director/ Sr. Director, Product Management for SAP Product Line, you will guide the strategy and product requirements of initiatives that align closely to client’s needs and objectives and then make sure they fit into Rimini Street's business model. You will collaborate closely with Product Marketing and Corporate Marketing to help them understand technical aspects of products, product positioning, benefits and target customers for Rimini Street support offerings.


    Top candidates will be well versed and experienced in managing product line life cycles from strategic planning to tactical activities of SAP service-oriented solutions. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy with the ability to develop new ideas based on industry and customer experience. In addition, the candidate must enjoy spending time in the market to understand client problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.



    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    The Director/ Sr. Director, Product Management for SAP Product Line will focus a majority of his/her time on defining strategic product requirements, positioning, key benefits, and identifying the target customer base for product support services at Rimini Street.

    • Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
    • Benchmark competitive solutions and market forces to derive product implications
    • Specify market requirements and product definitions for current and future products by conducting market research
    • Partner with development and design on product requirements and focus on delivering value to clients early and often
    • Work closely with Partner Management to research and identify suitable partner alliances to build out partner ecosystem
    • Communicate clearly and frequently with internal stakeholders through clear articulation of the value proposition and to promote buy in and product awareness
    • Deliver technical aspects of new and updated products to Product Marketing team
    • Assist Product Marketing organization with the development of annual and quarterly marketing planning to drive demand for Rimini Street Support Services
    • Responsible for reviewing product data to ensure that the field force is kept up to date on new developments regarding the companies or competitors’ products
    • Responsible for identifying and providing the sales organizations with the necessary technical expertise to enable and promote product sales


    Additional Duties and responsibilities

    • Excellent Communication and Persuasion Skills– Ability to work and communicate effectively across the organization at all stages of the product lifecycle
    • Polished Executive-Level Presentation Skills– Ability to simplify and present complex information and concepts with confidence to establish rapport, credibility, and trust with an executive-level audience
    • Self-Sufficiency– Ability to identify solutions and forge a strategic direction despite high degrees of ambiguity and uncertainty
    • Strategic and Tactical skillset - Ability to demonstrate both business and technical savvy as well as strategic and detail oriented points of views to the business and industry.





    This is a remote role that can be based in any major city in the U.S., ideally in Pleasanton, California, Las Vegas, Nevada, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas or Austin, Texas.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field, MBA preferred


    • Minimum 7+ years of product management experience
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
    • Positive, enthusiastic attitude and a passion for quality work
    • Strength in working with varied groups including executive management, operations, and marketing teams
    • Quick learner and must be able to respond to a variety of sales and marketing inquiries with tight deadlines
    • Ability to easily interact with a demanding group of sales and marketing team members, appropriately juggling requests from different individuals
    • Demonstrate high level of energy/self-starter 


    • Prioritization and problem solving skills – Ability to listen and solve problems quickly but also have the creativity and insight to the changing market requirements
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills - Ability to represent product requirements and strategic priorities to senior executives, sales, customers, top prospects, analysts and press
    • Excellent relationship building skills - Ability to work across the entire organization with senior leaders to build consensus on product management priorities. Must be able to develop and sustain relationships with key influencers, customers, top prospects and analysts
    • Priority Management and Agility- Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully execute projects under a heavy workload and fast-changing conditions is critical


    Desired Qualifications


    Product Management or Pragmatic Marketing certification preferred



    Company Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The Company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total maintenance costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,700 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.


    The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs, and to date, the company has saved organizations over $3 billion in maintenance costs.


    Be Treated Like the Best

    • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
    • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
    • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
    • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
    • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills


    Accelerating Company Growth

    • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI since October 2017
    • Added to the US Russell 2000® Index in 2018
    • Over 1,700 active clients, including 98 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
    • 2018 Q3 revenue results of $62.6 million, a quarterly increase of 17% year over year
    • Supports client operations in 119 countries


    Recent Industry Recognition

    • Received 33 awards in total in 2018, including 23 awards for excellence in customer service from the International Stevie Awards, the American Stevie Awards, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service
    • Honored with three Company of the Year awards in 2018, including two gold Stevie awards
    • Made the 2018 list for Bay Area Top Places to Work
    • The Rimini Street Foundation recognized with a Golden Bridge award in 2018 for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year



    To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com


    Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.


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