Product Development Manager


Job Responsibilities

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development & Innovation Manager to join our Wiley team in Singapore. Reporting into our Senior Director, Asia Education, this position will be responsible for customer research, and product planning, delivery, and marketing throughout the product lifecycle. The Product Development & Innovation Manager will develop a vision and roadmap for the new product-based customer and market research and industry insight and provide the leadership for other roles involved in developing, supporting, marketing, and selling the product.

How you will make an impact:
- Understand and represent target customers and users: their issues, pains, desires, how they think, how they work, and how they decide to buy, to assess viability and benefits of new products
- Define new product strategy and roadmap by evaluating opportunities and determining what gets built and delivered to customers in Asia
- Lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products and features
- Manage product and customer discovery, proof-of-concept, product prototyping, pilot, user testing process, and facilitate internal and external stakeholder management
- Write business case for investments and gain internal approval
- Write Product Requirements and Market Requirements documents
- Create specifications and user experience design, with the first iteration of production designs (MVP), and continuously improve and further test new development efforts
- Collect, manage, and maintain traceability of requirements from all stakeholders across product testing and releases
- Monitor, report and improve product performance


- Strong education and academic achievements
- At least 3 to 7 years of ‘field’ and actual product development/management experience, preferably with experience from early-stage products within a startup or as part of a larger enterprise
- Good experience in interacting with C-level customers with ability to probe, uncover and understand customers’ needs and expectations
- Proven track record of understanding product innovation and development processes, rapid testing, development, and experimentation framework
- Experienced management of product strategy, customer discovery, product prototyping and user testing with multiple examples of new product development and launches
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects with a broad range of internal and external constituents simultaneously
- Intellectually clear, smart, creative, and persistent with excellent analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills.
- Possess good business acumen and a great problem-solver with an open and ever-curious mindset
- Passionate and interested in building EdTech business and shaping the future of Education

About the Organization

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

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