Product Manager, Refined (Oil)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 17 Feb 19

Product Manager, Refined (Oil)

JobDescription :
The Role: Product Manager, Refined (Oil) - Product Development & Management

The Location: Singapore

The Team:
As a member of the S&P Global Platts Product Management team, you will be responsible for delivering an exciting new digital, customer-centric portfolio of commodity information offerings across multiple markets and geographies. You will work closely with colleagues in Commercial, Content, Marketing and Technology to execute on product enhancements that meet customer's needs.

The Impact:

  • Own product solutions for specific market sectors.
  • Champion the product development process from understanding customer needs, to project management and Agile development, through to go-to-market and driving customer adoption.

What's in it for you:
This position provides the opportunity to bring revenue-generating products and/or product enhancements to market. You have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert in the market sectors in which you are assigned and lead the cross-functional resources necessary to plan and execute on the product roadmap.

The Product Manager is responsible for executing on product strategies, ultimately driving revenue by meeting the needs of current customers, displacing competitors, penetrating new markets, solving new problems, or selling to new client bases. The primary objective of this role is to build and deliver the best possible product for our clients, including:
  • Interacting with customers frequently to develop a deep understanding of their needs, workflows and problems.
  • Driving product execution by serving as project owner on high-profile, high-impact deliverables
  • Defining requirements that pinpoint business challenges and identify the technical and business changes required to address them
  • Create and maintain a product backlog, prioritised according to business value or ROI (Return on Investment)
  • Developing and executing on go-to-market plans for product roll-out/launches
  • Working closely with sales to identify opportunities and agree sales plans
  • Analyzing customers' product usage and translating into actionable enhancements for the product roadmap
  • Managing the ongoing product maintenance and content changes within the portfolio
  • Acting as Product Owner when required to provide vision and direction to Agile development teams

What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications
  • Proven track record as a Product Manager or Product Owner at an information business or a related business
  • Knowledge of commodity markets, such as Oil (Refined preferable), Energy, Petrochemicals, Agriculture, Metals or Shipping including markets, supply chain and workflows.
  • Understanding of technology, languages and applications
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Experience influencing without authority
  • Strong customer mindset with demonstrated ability to engage directly with customers
  • Working with a cross functional team that spans several time zones
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant Product and/or Commodity experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years + of relevant Product and/or Commodity experience
  • Experience working with Agile scrum teams as the Product Owner preferred
  • Strong experience of Energy markets (5 years +)
  • Experience focused on Refined products/Oil

S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit