Sr. Product Manager - Growth

 Published 20 days ago
    
 United States
    
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Job Summary:

The Lead Product Manager will carry out standard industry best practices in Lean and Agile methodologies.  The Lead Product Manager leads and directs the work of others and has a wide degree of creativity and latitude.

Job Expectations: 

  • Manage the development and/or enhancement of a product from requirement gathering and document until deployment and delivery

  • Communicate effectively with others

  • Gather data and metrics to drive projects and measure success

  • Construct a project charter

  • Construct and carry out a communications plan

  • Conduct risk analysis, document risks, and control risk

  • Estimate a budget and maintain it

  • Create complex schedules using project management software

  • Lead a team in deconstruction of a project into a work breakdown structure (WBS)

  • Carry out project life cycles in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies

  • Understand and use change management systems

  • Proficient at gathering both internal and external data and turn it into decision making tools

  • Trend analysis of products to plan for strategic enhancements based on current usage

  • Discuss highly technical issues with software developers and stakeholders

  • Act as the primary owner of relationships with peer domain teams for inbound/outbound dependencies, between product/platform/service partners, and between stakeholders and engineering teams

  • Hire, manage, and mentor Product Managers in business platform domains

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.  Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

   Required:

  • Experience or understanding of Business processes for Retail and Wholesale industries desired.

  • Experience in leading Business Analysis, Business Process Design and Application Development (SDLC)

  • Experience completing Buy vs Build analysis

  • Identify market opportunities and complete competitive analysis

  • Experience developing product strategy with a strong aptitude for determining optimal market positioning

  • Understand customer needs, gather details for initiatives and document supporting business cases

  • Experience with managing a moderately complex product portfolio

  • Can establish and track KPIs that demonstrate the overall health of a product portfolio

  • Has lead the development and launch of moderately complex products

  • Has an understanding of development technologies and distributed web-based systems

  • Working knowledge of at least two or more functional areas such as product management, engineering, UI, sales, customer support, finance or marketing

  • Experience managing direct reports

Equipment Knowledge: 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience with Google Business Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms) preferred

Experience Requirements:

Generally requires between six (6) to eight (8) years of Product Management experience 

Education Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree required. A degree in Computer Science highly preferred. 

Judgment/Reasoning Ability:  Able to identify, troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment, poise and diplomacy.  Ability to use judgment and reasoning skills, and determine when to escalate issues, as required, in a timely manner.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk and hear. The Team Member is frequently required to sit, walk, climb stairs, use hands and fingers, bend, stoop and reach with hands and arms.  Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day.  The Team Member may occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 25 pounds.  Proper lifting techniques required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:  The noise in the work environment is usually moderate.  Other factors are:

  • Hectic, fast-paced with multi-level distractions

  • Professional, yet casual work environment

  • Office / Warehouse environment

  • Ability to work extended hours as required

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