Sr. Manager, Product Development

Miami, FL | Permanent | Job ID #54901 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Senior. Manager, Product Development to work with one of our clients in the travel/hospitality industry located in Miami, FL! This person will have the opportunity to work with a culture driven first creative team for contract to hire.

This role will execute concepts that directly respond to consumer insights and understand what guests are looking for in order to innovate and define what's next in terms of the guest experience,while driving incremental profitability for the brand


  • Oversee and participate in the concept development, design and execution of all regional destinations within the Product Development Private Destinations team

  • Develop the vision for the team by using Consumer Insights to bring forward the voice of the consumer and drive product innovation for global regions by creating concepts that directly respond to consumer desires/needs

  • Build and develop the critical thinking and concept development skills of team members

  • Identify a clear short and long-term roadmap and effectively project manage complex timelines and deliverables

  • Assist the Insights & Analytics team with the creation of the questions that need to be answered to guide concept development that will drive incremental profitability for the brand long term and improve the overall vacation experience. Subsequently analyze this data to influence and develop the product

  • Drive product development process for global regions while working closely with Newbuild and Operations on concept development, programming and the accurate execution of concepts to ensure innovation and authenticity are maximized. Guarantee product specifications created enable a desirable and viable product for future guests

  • Oversee the creation of presentations showcasing the business environment, current product positioning, competitive landscape, insights and data findings to share recommendations with senior management

  • Over 25% International Travel


  • 8+ years architectural design, business, product/brand marketing or operations experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or similar required; MBA preferred

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  • proven track record of leading teams through ideation, design and delivery of guest experience products

  • Ability to apply strong analytical, financial, conceptual and strategic thinking

  • Strong project management skills, with heavy emphasis on development and execution

  • Experience in managing internal and/or cross functional teams

  • Experience developing strategic framework, planning, executing and managing projects

  • Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively at the senior most executive levels of a company

  • Past Management Experience preferred

  • Experience in the travel/cruise industry preferred

  • Past Experience working with Architects/Designers/Creative/interior design & Innovation Consultants a PLUS

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.