Director Product Management and R&D Transformation

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
Position Type


RealPage is changing the technology real estate industry and our teammates know how to think big and leave their mark. If you want to join a globally progressive and inclusive company devoted to excellence, we are looking for you!

We are the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. We navigate clients toward the right decisions with data and technology insights they can only get from RealPage. Serving our clients is our highest priority and RealPage teammates are our greatest asset.

Come join a team where your work makes an impact every day!


The Director Product Management and R&D Transformation will join RealPage’s Transformation Office as a strategic operational leader, change agent, and strategic communicator. This individual will have a passion for product/customer success and business outcomes – turning strategy to life with scale. This is an exciting role in a fast-paced global company with the ability to impact cross-functional teams and deliver growth.  #LI-BW1 #LI-Remote


  • Product Management Practices: create/evolve and lead product management best practices throughout the lifecycle (e.g., roadmap governance, new product launch, product mgmt. onboarding etc.) in partnership with GMs and the product organization. Establish rhythm of the business and key success metrics to continuously evolve
  • Transformational Communications: build and lead transformation communications plans supporting multiple and complex, cross-functional programs/projects. Align on goals and objectives with senior leadership and provide a short and long-term change roadmap to achieve end state
  • Implementation: partner with initiative owners and teams to implement communications plan, inspire change agents, and drive mindset and behavioral change across functional teams. Creativity is a plus.
  • Subject Matter Expert: be a thought leader in business process improvement and product management and engineering development practices
  • Evangelist: partner with Corporate Communications to share change stories and create opportunities for key leaders to showcase transformation results. Communicate often within and across project teams and with executive stakeholders
  • Global Focus: foster global collaboration and drive unity within and across functional teams
  • Change Agent: be a role model driving transformation with a sense of urgency, flexibility, and passion for customer success


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred
  • 15+ years of advanced Project Management and communications experience and associated methodologies techniques, processes, and approaches
  • 5+ years of successful PMO experience driving product and technology transformations a plus
  • Consulting background with strategy and communications focus
  • Critical thinker and ability to connect the dots across Operational, Product, Technology, Customer, and Finance issues
  • Demonstrated experience of solving complex problems using a methodological, data-driven approach
  • Proven ability to use creative communication techniques, channels, and tools aligned to business results
  • Experience in leading initiatives that have end-to-end ownership of technology roadmap, from conception to delivery
  • Ability to effectively communicate vision, impact, and trade-offs to executive leadership
  • Experience with automation and best practice tools for transformation and product/technology programs
  • Experience leading global program initiatives or process improvements
  • Ability to combine strategic thinking, with solid attention to detail
  • Strong consulting and change management skills
  • Excellent communication skills that can influence decisions and actions among stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to travel, especially if not located in DFW area


At RealPage, we’re always looking for talented professionals who thrive in a learning work environment that continually supports individual greatness. We foster a culture of innovation and creativity. It is the things you do that bring out the best of you and RealPage.


RealPage considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all teammates feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it.


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