Product Manager

  • 520 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

KENTECH Consulting Inc., is an award-winning private investigative company.  We are the creators of innovative projects such as eKnowID.com - 1st consumer background checking system of its kind, C.L.E.A.R. (Criminal Link Exchange and Reporting) and ClarityIQ an intelligent high tech / high touch investigative case management system.

MISSION

We're on a mission to help the world make clear and informed hiring decisions

VALUE

In order to achieve our team, exhibit the behaviors and core values aligned with this mission http://www.ekentech.com/core-values

IMPACT

As a small agile company, we seek high performers who relish in the idea that their effort will directly impact our customers and help shape the next evolution of background investigations.

Job Description

As a Product Manager with KENTECH, you will drive the development marketing of a new product in risk managment technology on a big-picture vision. You must posses a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a keen eye for detail, the courage to dive into challenging projects and the drive to make a product a reality. You are a creative at heart while understanding the shear need of vetting for universal truths and facts for deliverying an exceptional product.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a fast paced and competitive environment and will work closely with senior leadership to plan and drive effective marketing campaigns.  This person will be responsible for driving the success of a new product and brand promise for our Investigative Technology in the marketplace.

How you’ll contribute

Complete build out of a new product that connects to and enhance product offering, such as:

  • Be customer-focused and obsessed with solving problems and looking for opportunities to improve user experience,
  • Collaborate regularly with leaders across the business to ensure that product vision aligns with business needs and requirements,
  • Build relationships with different people across all teams, partnering with internal stakeholders across the business to understand new feature needs and bring those features to life,
  • Create and own the vision and roadmap for your area of the product portfolio, prioritising based on bringing maximum value to the business,
  • Build knowledge and expertise in your product area and continuously assess problems and opportunities to feed into your roadmap,

Qualifications

Campaign Strategy Implementation

  • Understand product, competition, industry landscape, marketing goals and objectives
    Review and analyze competitor sites and understand their organic search approach
    Define a campaign strategy and deliverables plan that meets or exceeds expectations
  • Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and discusses potential impact with team on client work including:
  • Keyword strategies for optimal on-site performance
    Detailed site analysis and technical recommendations
    Detailed content recommendations
    Comprehensive linking strategy


Understand Importance of Optimal Funnel and U/X Design

  • Strong portfolio featuring examples of product and interaction work
  • Ability to think about high-level product vision and contribute a vision of a fantastic user experience
  • A strong, clean visual design sense, valuing usability, simplicity, and consistency
  • Great design communication skills; able to tell the story of a design from end to end
  • Solid grounding in fundamentals of HCI, human cognition, and user-centered design principles
     

Skills/Experience Required

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience required, graduate degree a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in organic search engine marketing, agency experience preferred
  • Strong data analytics and strategy background
  • Ability to think strategically and drive solid results to grow the business
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of an organization, fostering strong cross-functional teamwork

Additional Information

KENTECH offers competitive compensation and seeks to promote an optimal balance of work and personal development.

Here's a sample of just some of the benefits offered:

WELLNESS

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Paid Vacation and Major Holiday including a personal day
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Sick Time Off

COMMUNITY

  • Weekly Bonus Perk Rewards provided by your Peers
  • Flannel Thursday's / Casual Fridays
  • Company Outing & Events

GROWTH

  • Leadership, Skills & Cross Training
  • 1st Notice on all Job Openings
  • Peer Development
  • Company Wide Training and Support
  • 401k