Lead Product Manager

  • Cox Enterprises
  • Mission, KS, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a Lead Product Manager to join our team for a full-time role in Mission, KS.Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like they're just that - family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation!Cox Automotive is looking for an experienced Lead Product Manager to become part of our Retail Engagement team. Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. The Retail Engagement products we create are designed for progressive and innovative automotive retailers to provide a seamless purchase experience that saves them time and makes the car purchase new and exciting.Have you worked on innovative product experiences? Are you looking to change an entire industry by solving key consumer problems for the largest automotive retailing partners in the world?We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record of developing great consumer experiences. The candidate will have deep knowledge of Automotive, Retail and eCommerce trends, prior experience contributing to and managing a product roadmap, and working in an agile environment with cross-functional teams who deliver high performing enterprise software.Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:* Manage and execute on our product strategy, perform deep customer discovery, and validate the market segment of the online retail transaction within Automotive.* Define, communicate and prioritize business needs for engineering team members to create a shared vision for the product roadmap and our desired product functionality.* Manage sprint releases from product definition and planning through operational implementations and releases with a focus on the minimum viable product.* Develop detailed client facing documentation that supports the what, why, and how we accomplish our goals.* Monitor and report on the product and feature performance in order to make valuable improvements based on data-based decision making and lean analytics.* Collaborate with marketing, sales and operations on the development of product positioning, demo design, training courses, sales collateral, etc. to ensure that business objectives are achieved.* Research and investigate legal, regulatory, compliance and technology solutions which support the go to market capabilities we offer.Required Experience (minimum):* BA/BS Degree in related field and 7 years of related experience or MS Degree with 5 years of related experience or a Ph.D. with 2 years of related experience or 11 years of related experience.* Product management experience in consumer facing or enterprise software applications (4 years)* B2B or B2C experience within retail automotive or related fields that involve eCommerce, sales marketplaces, digital marketing, fintech, mobile applications, or emerging (2 years)* Knowledge of the automotive car buying process, including Leasing and F&I transactions* Ability analyzing data, insights, and scorecards to optimize product development, prioritization and requirements.* Proven ability to develop new concepts and deliver detailed plans in a team-based environment.What We Look For (preferred):* Automotive experience.
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