Cox Automotive, Inc.
Manager-Product','1715344','','Ready Logistics','!*!Job Summary:The Product Manager is responsible for supporting assigned products through their full lifecycle to drive profitable revenue growth and an enhanced client experience. This is accomplished by executing the product roadmap while collaborating with business, operations, and technology partners. The Product Manager works closely with the Sr. Product Manager for planning, go-to-market strategy, product enhancements, and monitoring performance metrics, with a goal of ensuring the strategy is supported and the tactical plan is properly developed and executed. In this role, the PM will also work closely with other Product Managers, UX, Business Analyst(s), Scrum Master, Developers and Quality Assurance disciplines to build, enhance and manage one or more products, capabilities and services using Agile software methodologies. Additionally, this role requires a high-level technical understanding of web applications and excellent communication and collaboration skills. Product Managers must work closely with others across the business both inside and outside of the Product and Technology organizations and must be able to clearly communicate with individuals and groups having varying levels of expertise in Technology and Products.Responsibilities:
Product management support for products, product suites, and client experiences
Interacts with Sr. Product Managers and stakeholders to assess product performance and user satisfaction
Provide product contributions, leadership, and tactical delivery while collaborating with sales, client experience, technology, support and clients
Creation of user story development acceptance criteria and sign offs
Work within IT capability team(s) to decompose features into system level stories
Support the product roadmap and drive plans to achieve company goals, and market and consumer insights
Responsible for product delivery within the Agile development process, as well as identifying minimum viable product
Partners with Sr. product manager(s) to provide technical / tactical guidance and ensure feature requirements fulfill business objectives
Manage the product backlog (including prioritizing, triage, refining and complete management of the backlog)
Participate in the daily stand-ups, Iteration Planning meetings, project status meetings, retrospectives, and program strategy meetings
Validate the product progress at the end of every iteration by participating in signoff and showcase/demo','','','!*!Required Skills:
BS/BA Degree; MBA preferred
3-5 years of experience in the management/development/execution/launch of products/services, ideally within the logistics product portfolio
Exceptional collaboration, listening, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, software engineers, quality assurance engineers, customers and subject matter experts
Ability to resolve issues, develop alternative solutions and provide justified recommendations
Be able to simplify complex and sometimes competing requirements
Proven problem solving ability and able to make trade-off decisions between possible and desirable, which requires solid negotiation skills and business acumen
Experience managing requirements for software or web development, technical specifications, understanding of milestones and deliverables, and other project documentation
Travel required (up to 25%)','!*!Who is Ready Logistics?
Ready Logistics, a Cox Automotive brand, is a national leader in transportation and logistics for the automotive industry, offering end-to-end solutions and services utilizing leading technology to connect vehicle inventory for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide.
Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions .The Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of more than $17 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group.','Cox Automotive','US-AZ-Gilbert-1030 N Colorado St','','Regular','Team Lead/Supervisor','Day Job','','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','Manager-Product
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.