The VP of Product, Fulfillment Products and Services at Sterling will be a key strategic leader reporting to the Chief Product Officer, who will own leading a team in building successful products and services that power our customer’s needs as well as innovate the industry. We are looking for a senior leader to own and drive the product areas inclusive of Public Records/Criminal Products and Verifications Products.  You will provide strategic thought leadership and work cross-functionally to conceive and launch next-generation products and services in supporting innovation in the screening and identity industry. You will lead a team of product directors and product managers and partner with other product teams to deliver maximum impact on various product roadmaps.

 

Key Responsibilities & Deliverables 

  • Define, evangelize, and maintain strategy and product roadmap for Sterlings Product Fulfillment areas
  • Engage with Chief Strategy Office to refine a Data strategy along with a supply chain/vendor strategy to continuously improve fulfillment of products and services.
  • Align the Product Fulfillment vision with overall company goals and vision.
  • Lead, mentor and grow a team of fulfillment product leaders and product managers.
  • Engage cross functionally with product groups, engineering teams, client facing teams, professional services and champion recent releases and guide future product direction
  • Build strong trust relationships internally within Product and across Sterling with your partners and internal customers
  • Be responsible for internal and external communication on Sterling’s fulfillment products.
  • Partner with Product Marketing to bring visibility to the PR/Crim and Verifications product and features most relevant to customers.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and maintain current information regarding competitive activity
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to align processes and practices to improve operational efficiencies
  • Must be able to get into the details as well as hover up and lead

 

Desired Skills & Experience 

  • 8+ years in Product Management/Product Strategy with substantial experience in senior leadership and management positions
  • Proactive, action-oriented mindset with a proven track record of balancing the delivery of long-term goals and short-term objectives.
  • An authentic leader comfortable with constant change in a fast-paced market with a focus on delivery and accountability to senior executives
  • Move effortlessly up and down many levels of abstraction while communicating with different stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to properly translate and articulate positioning and technology
  • A humble leader who can listen and learn, building deep empathy for our customers and key stakeholders.
  • Embody curiosity and drive, a lifelong learner and quick study who keeps current on developments in product management and new technology
  • Track record of hiring and retaining top talent while keeping a focus on Sterling culture
  • Strong quantitative and business analysis skills to measure key performance indicators of the organization
  • Ability to prioritize numerous simultaneous tasks needed to fulfill Sterling’s business objectives and follow through to execution as required
  • Proven ability to work effectively with both local and remote teams in different time zones.

 

 

The pay range for this position is $170,000 to $220,000. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible to participate in the Annual Incentive bonus plan.  A full range of benefits including but not limited to medical, financial, unlimited sick time, 22 days’ vacation annually (for FT workers; prorated 1st year of employment), parental leave and other benefits are also provided. This information is provided per several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Sterling’s internal or external careers site.

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