Product Management Director directs the research, design, and development activities for a software product development department. Ensures the product roadmap supports the goals and strategy of the business and reflects market intelligence and customer needs. Being a Product Management Director manages the technology lifecycle of new products, features or enhancements from conceptualization, requirements gathering, product specification, implementation review and release. Manages the product development process by translating user testing and feedback into feature/function requirements. Additionally, Product Management Director is responsible for product delivery schedules and tasks related to all aspects of product development by coordination with sales, marketing, development, and operations to successfully release new products on time and within budget. Interacts with customers to understand their needs and to promote new products. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Product Management Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Product Management Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.