Product Manager

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust | Canandaigua, NY

Posted Date 5/15/2024

Product Manager
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

Location: Hybrid role

Education, Training and Experience

A B.S. or B.A. degree in business administration, marketing, or other-related field required; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. MBA preferred.
A minimum of five (5) years' experience in product management and banking/financial services strongly preferred.

Essential Duties

Responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management for assigned products and services. Consistent with the company’s strategic direction, identify customer needs, determine and communicate the value of features, prioritize those features, create roadmaps, and break down barriers preventing teams from delivering essential results, while also determining metrics for success. Responsible for implementation of new products and features, creating strong synergy amongst cross functional teams, while complying with regulatory requirements and operating policies and procedures.

Focus will be on promoting an optimal digital user experience emphasizing the value of 24/7 availability and real-time processing. Plans, designs, and launches efficient specific digital services systems in support of customer needs, of which the following duties are illustrative.

  • Develops and maintains knowledge of industry trends, requirements and customer service experience expectations including emphasis in the areas of digital customer interfaces, payments technologies, data management and software processes.
  • Manages assigned products and services delivered throughout the product life cycle with emphasis on planning, implementation and performance management including maintenance and upgrades.
  • Meets with internal stakeholders to define and develop customer, business, financial, technical, risk and operational goals and requirements.
  • Collaborates in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new products and services, and enhancements to existing products and services that will add value and take advantage of market opportunities.
  • Leads analysis of “make/buy” decision and manages external suppliers and partners related to product management function.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Conducts market research and performs competitive analysis in order to make recommendations for new and enhanced products and services.
  • Annually or more often, adjust product and service feature and function roadmap and budgets for existing and planned expenditures.
  • Provides direction for, implements and amends product and services processes including customer/marketing requirements, pricing and other related policies.
  • In conjunction with the lines of business (Retail, Business Banking, Wealth), manages creation and execution of marketing/sales plan. Collaborates with Marketing to develop marketing plans, including pricing, and sales. Create and maintain appropriate collateral specific to electronic products, as well as participate in development of effective advertising and marketing campaigns.
  • Prepares and delivers reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas within assigned digital service platforms.
  • Designs, develops, and validates compliance in conjunction with information systems and risk management departments.
  • Plans and/or recommends operational and fraud management processes.
  • Works with both internal and external auditors to respond and reply to audit related inquiries.
  • Trains and supports sales force including customer site support; may design and/or conduct workshops for existing and prospective customers as warranted.
  • Acts in the capacity as a functional contributor alongside the Project Management Office (PMO) for launch activities and life-cycle program management thereafter ensuring:
  • Uses product management best practices in the development and delivery of
  • Effectively plans, budgets, and allocates resources required to implement the product vision.
  • Work to implement product and service roadmap for existing and planned expenditure needs.
  • Implements marketing promotions according to sales plans
  • Directs activities of Product Management Associate, as assigned.
  • Collaborates with other areas of the business, including Retail, Finance, Information Technology, Project Management, Information Security, Compliance, Fraud, BSA/AML, and Corporate Risk for product launches, as well as ongoing enhancements and support of existing products.

What makes working at CNB different?

At CNB, we are Investing in You. Our strong corporate culture is based upon seven Core Values: Honesty and Integrity, Responsibility, Teamwork, Respect, Innovation, Professionalism, and Commitment. Our culture nurtures passionate employees and offers great rewards including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA options for both part-time and full-time employees. Medical coverage is also offered for domestic partners.
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time.
  • Retirement benefits that include a 401(k), Profit Sharing, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Training & Development Opportunities.
  • Tuition Assistance.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Award Winning Wellness program that promotes a solid work/life balance.
  • Banking perks and discount programs.

Our goal is to ensure that our bank, employees, and our community thrive and grow, now and for the next 125 years. We're in it for the long haul. What truly sets us apart from other financial institutions is the quality and commitment of our employees. We've assembled a diverse team of people who share a primary focus: to provide exceptional service for our customers.

As an organization, we are committed to hiring, training, developing, promoting, and celebrating employees from historically disadvantaged groups. At CNB, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and culture.

As the only local, full-service, community-owned financial institution in the Rochester area, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is Investing in You. If you want to be a part of something special, join us today!

Compensation range- $77,000-$95,000
The actual salary offered within the range is dependent on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, qualifications, skills, level offered, and performance expectations.

Canandaigua National Corporation and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Employment Type
Full Time

Share this job