At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.
We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.
Technology is changing the way we connect, communicate and learn. At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. We're always on the lookout for trailblazers who are ready to imagine the future of education and hungry to do breakthrough work. For over a century, we've tackled challenges head on to advance education and better serve our learners. So freethinkers, innovators, status quo haters, challengers call them whatever you want, we call them our team. If you're relentlessly curious, endlessly inventive, and ready to take risks as we reshape education through technology, you're one of us. Let's Be Unstoppable. Do you dare to reinvent the future of education? As a Product Manager, you will pioneer products that transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion. Are we right for you? We are A-players who bring our unique talent and POV to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, everything we do, we do for the learner.
As the VP of TPM you will be accountable for building and executing a technical platform strategy that can meet the Online Skills objectives and key results. As a part of the Online Skills Leadership team, you will take an active part in overall strategy development so that it flows seamlessly into the execution of strategy at a platform and product level for the academic online learning channel, direct to consumer, and corporate channels. You will build and manage the growing TPM team using the same rubric as the overall Cengage TPM team as outlined below. Building and developing each individual on the team is a core part of this senior level people leadership role.
Know the User:
Know their workflows, needs, value drivers, decision making process, and unstated intent and goals.
Know the market:
Understand the market, the products, major course areas, our competitors, and the route to market.
Know our business:
Understand our business context – mission, strategy, competitive differentiators, activations, sell through, sources of activations growth, business resources.
Make bold business decisions:
Decisions will move us forward while understanding the business risks associated with them and implications for all other stakeholders (Discipline Product Managers, Production, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Architects etc.).
Be an Integrator:
Lead cross-functionally at all levels. Push information and drive understanding of the strategy and path of execution.
Own and Lead the digital delivery process:
Understand the overall process and their role in the ‘idea to build’ process.
Know our platforms and systems:
Demonstrate foundational understanding of our systems and architecture – importantly how they impact our decision-making process.