Senior Product Manager
The Senior Product Manager role will be responsible for developing, managing and optimizing one or more products. The role includes, but is not limited to, contributing to and managing the product roadmap, overseeing the implementation and working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team to develop products that meet the needs of our consumers and clients. Manages small to medium-size products.
Identify, quantify, and effectively communicate customer market opportunities; analyze competitive landscape and validate solutions for future products.
Create and maintain product vision and roadmap; create business plans to secure funding; develop go-to-market strategy and value proposition.
Manage feature creation, involve Product Owners to ensure delivery team is aligned to features and feature acceptance criteria.
Product Management – Applies standard techniques and tools to identify new and/or enhancement opportunities for specified products. Supports problem resolution, resolves issues and acts on feedback and usage of in-life products. Works closely with marketing to develop product collateral, monitors results and feedback from product campaigns.
Requirements & Definition Mgmt – Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition, and prioritization activities for complex change initiatives. Follows agreed standards, applying appropriate techniques to elicit and document detailed requirements. Provides constructive challenge to stakeholders as required.
Relationship Management – Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information. Collects and uses feedback from customers, stakeholders, and leadership to help produce issue resolution and/or inputs into product pipeline. Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships. Develop strong relationships with Product Owners.
Innovation – Facilitates and executes the innovation pipeline. Encourages and motivates innovation communities, teams and individuals to share creative ideas and learns from failures.
BA / BS degree in related field and 5 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Minimum 3 years of experience working cross-functionally with a variety of different groups, including Architecture, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, and Business Development.
Minimum 3 years experience working with engineering teams to deliver products.
Minimum 3 years of work experience in design, development, and implementation of product plans.
Requires and applies a broad knowledge of business, product performance and industry principles, practices, and procedures.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that can be applied across a diverse set of audiences.
Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology.
Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
Working experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.
Working experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.
Working experience in identifying KPI's and other analytics to measure product value.
Experience with an accounting SaaS product or ERP systems
In depth knowledge of accounting practices.
Automotive dealership knowledge a bonus.
Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
There’s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.