Product Manager

  • Evergreen Park, IL 60805, USA
  • Sep 04, 2017

Job Description

The Product Manager will work with Product Leadership to set the vision and strategy while internalizing and articulating the needs of users and advertisers. You must be flexible as a results-oriented leader discovering, developing and facilitating cross-product strategy and implementation, working across Product, Technology, Marketing, Sales, Business Development and Finance. This individual must be both an entrepreneur and a CEO at heart passionate about their product and willing to wear many hats to ensure its success. Vision/Strategy/RoadmapDefine overall strategy and prioritized roadmap.Gain business support for the roadmap/plan.Define and set success criteria for product KPI s.Participate in rich discovery processes, including market opportunities, user/customer research and prototyping to identify, evaluate and define products and features that are valuable, usable and feasible.Manage consumer facing as well as revenue generating products mainly focused on our local markets at franchise dealers.Bring thought leadership and innovative thinking abilities in the product management space.Be fully accountable for defining the roadmap and executing against it.Management/CoachingAssist product teams in the integration and prioritization of product vision, business case and roadmap work products.Lead cross-functional teams and efforts focused on establishing Automotive Digital Marketing Company in the space and creating an entirely new product line.Collaborating with Marketing, Sales, Operations and Senior leadership on roadmap alignment, execution and new ideas Required Skills Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for developing new productsStrong product management domain knowledge, including a grasp of core Web technologies and ability for informed participation in technology, user and business-oriented discussionsPassion for delivering value to both site users and advertisersFinancial/business acumen and analytical competenceMust have the appetite to take risks for self and the team. Show managerial courage in effectively collaborating through the organizationAble to be a leader to all parties involved in the product life cycle product, UX, technology, marketing, finance, salesAble to manage priorities against needs of product teams, internal customers and internal partnersAnalytical and critical thinking skills to quickly make and measure decisions and define goals across products during planning and executionConfidence to leverage intuition to translate the unknown opportunity into an actionable planExcellent communication skills and experience working effectively with senior leaders, peers, and direct reportsExperience with Agile methodologies, comfort with short/real-time planning, and ability to maintain a consistent focus on short-term tactics and long-term goalsMust demonstrate pragmatism and sound judgmentMust be an approachable, respected, well-rounded leader Required Experience A minimum of 8 years of broad business experience4 years of experience in a product organization, with at least 2 years as a product manager2 years of product management experience at a digital media/ecommerce/web-centric companyExperience with Agile methodologies, is preferredExperience in eCommerce is preferredExperience with a digital media business is preferredExperience in automotive is preferred
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


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