Senior Product Manager

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

Coupa delivers leading Business Spend Management (BSM) capabilities to our customers, enabling them to maximize the value of every dollar they spend.  A key differentiator for Coupa is the application of community intelligence, branded as Community.ai, which allows Coupa to leverage over $3T of business spend data from over 2,000 businesses and 7M suppliers in Coupa’s community to deliver valuable information to its customers.

Community.ai is a cornerstone to Coupa’s product  strategy for business spend management.   As part of our expanded strategy, we are forming a new team focused on amplifying the value of our community insights and developing innovative, industry-disruptive, game-changing product solutions.

This new role in Coupa’s Product Management organization requires a comprehensive skill set including product management, creativity, analytical thinking, structured problem solving, and project management.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Own the end to end product lifecycle of a new product, from ideation through detailed designs and implementation
  • Establish subject matter expertise for business management topics, curating prescriptive insights on a category by category level
  • Identify and define best practices across business spend management topics and productize these capabilities for the customer base
  • Develop business requirements for products that help customers quickly comprehend and tackle their greatest spend inefficiencies 
  • Develop product-designs and product-mockups
  • Perform quantitative analysis on spend data to derive prescriptive best practices
  • Lead the strategic direction related to the application of community intelligence as it drives category management 
  • Perform market research and develop product strategies against competitive spend analysis & category management tools
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    Qualifications:

     

  • Required: 3+ years of  product management experience in medium or large size corporate environments with strong customer-facing, project management, quantitative analysis, planning skills.
  • Preferred: 3+ years of domain related experience in procurement, category management, sourcing, contracting,  business spend management  
  • Preferred: Experience delivering data science projects and products
  • Superior problem solving skills including ability to apply structure to ambiguous problem statements
  • Ability to perform research and analysis to derive new points of view, frameworks, and provide thought leadership
  • Strong project management skills including creating work plans or project plans, conducting status updates, taking meeting minutes/notes, and proactively following up on open items to ensure completion of tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to structure ideas and effectively present findings
  • Data analysis experience with statistics, identifying trends and correlations, probabilistic modeling, deriving meaningful insights
  • Working experience with computer programming and database languages such as python and SQL
  • Strong spreadsheet analysis skills including knowledge of advanced functions.
  • Advanced PowerPoint/Google Slides presentation experience with the ability to create effective story-telling collateral.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, engineering, operations, Master’s degree (MBA) preferred
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    At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
    We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
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