Cox Automotive, Inc.
Sr Mgr Product Management','1719630','','Dealer.com','!*!Cox Automotive is looking for an experienced Sr. Manager of Product to become part of our Digital Retailing team. Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. The Digital Retailing products are designed to give a car buyer the ability to complete nearly the entire vehicle purchase online. The shopping experience starts with the powerful dealer websites and vehicle listing experiences throughout Cox Automotive, and our Digital Retailing platform leads the industry in creating a new way to purchase your car from the comfort of your home while you work directly with one of our dealership clients. We are looking for someone with Automotive industry experience and a Digital Media background who wants to join our talented team and innovate the car industry with us.
The Sr. Manager Product Manager position is responsible for managing the creation, execution and optimization of our Digital Retailing products across Autotrader.com, KBB.com, Dealer.com and our OEM and Dealer Group partners. The candidate will have deep knowledge of Automotive and eCommerce trends, prior experience contributing to and managing a product roadmap, and working in an agile environment with cross-functional team to develop products that meet the needs of our consumers & clients.
RESPONSIBLITIES:• Support the Digital Retailing product roadmap by working with stakeholders to identify and deliver new product features which drive revenue and customer adoption at scale.• Product Strategy, Client Interactions, and Execution are key components to this Sr. Manager position.• Engage with consumers, clients & Cox Automotive sales teams to understand the needs of our audience• Define, communicate and prioritize business needs with Technology team members to create a shared vision for the product roadmap and our desired product functionality.• Manage execution for sprint releases from product definition and planning through production, and deployment, with a focus on the minimum viable product.• Develop go-to market strategies and value propositions to support product launches and evaluate those plans to monitor the product performance• 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.
We are seeking hard working, intelligent problem solvers that have a strong natural curiosity for answering consumer questions & meeting customer’s needs. The role is responsible for overall product success as measured by consumer & customer satisfaction / loyalty, revenue growth (short and long-term), adoption and product performance. The product manager will typically partner with other product managers, user experience designers, and engineers to develop & enhance our user experience goals. Travel as needed to spend time with consumers, clients & Cox Automotive business units to develop a keen understanding of consumer & consumer needs and cross business unit opportunities.','','','!*!REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Product management experience in consumer facing or enterprise software (8 years)• Automotive B2B or B2C with retail automotive sales/marketing experience preferred (4 years)• Experience and understanding of the automotive ecosystem including OEMs, dealers, shopping portals.• Experience with automotive car buying, including Leasing and F&I transactions• Ability analyzing data, insights, and scorecards to optimize product development, prioritization and requirements.• Developing and launching new products or features and preparing sales & marketing materials prior to release.• Developing opportunity assessments and/or business cases• Communicate effectively with cross matrix teams to accomplish project goals.• Proven ability to develop new concepts and deliver detailed plans in a team-based environment.• Experience working with Agile methodology strongly preferred.
EDUCATION REQUIRED:College degree (BA/BS/BE, or advanced degree)
KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS:Facilitating Collaboration/Teamwork: Guides team’s efforts in alignment with business objectives. Supports company goals by working across department and organizational boundaries to achieve overall company objectives.Strong problem solver with a creative analytical mindsetDriving Execution: Translates strategy into operational reality; breaks down strategies or business initiatives into key tasks and identifies accountabilities; aligns communication, processes, resources, and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of results.','!*!About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.','Cox Automotive','US-GA-Atlanta-2002 Summit Blvd','','Regular','Manager/Senior Manager','Day Job','','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','Sr Mgr Product Management
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Website : http://www.coxautoinc.com
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of products and services that span the automotive ecosystem worldwide. We’ve built the strongest portfolio in the industry with more than 20 brands that together provide end-to-end digital marketing, wholesale and commerce solutions for customers large and small. Our goal is to simplify the trusted exchange of vehicles and maximize value for dealers, manufacturers and car shoppers.