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Lead Product Manager

Cox Automotive
North Hills, NY 11576
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*Primary Location: *3400 New Hyde Park Rd, North Hills, NY, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *215223
Cox Automotive has a one of a kind opportunity for an experienced *Lead Product Manager. *
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Cox Automotive offices in either North Hills, New York or Atlanta, Georgia.
Have you worked on innovative product experiences? Are you looking to change an entire industry by solving key consumer problems and delivering connected client experiences for car dealerships everywhere? We are looking for someone with Automotive retail experience who knows what it takes to make our online digital transaction be as easy as having your groceries delivered to your door. 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 teams who work together.
The Lead Product Manager is a hard working, intelligent problem solver that has a strong natural curiosity for answering consumer questions & meeting customers needs. The Lead Product Manager is responsible for overall product success as measured by consumer & customer satisfaction / loyalty, revenue growth (short and long-term), adoption and product performance. Lead Product Managers 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.
Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. The Accelerate Digital Retailing products we create are designed to give a car buyer the ability to complete the entire vehicle purchase online making it easier to make car purchase decisions and save time and stress throughout the buying process. The shopping experience starts with the powerful dealer websites and vehicle listing experiences on Autotrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, and Dealer.com dealership websites including OEM and nearly anywhere a dealership advertises their vehicles.
*Primary Responsibilities:*

* Support the Digital Retailing product roadmap by working with stakeholders to identify and deliver new product features which drive revenue and customer adoption at market scale.

* Manage and execute on our product strategy, perform deep customer discovery, and validate the market segment of the online retail transaction within Automotive.

* Research and investigate legal, regulatory, compliance and technology solutions which support the go to market capabilities we offer.

* 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 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.

Qualifications: *What we look for:*

* Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)

* 6+ years of Product management experience in either:

* Consumer facing applications

* Enterprise software applications

* 4+ years of Retail Automotive or related B2B or B2C experience involving:

* Digital marketing

* Consumer experience

* Online payments

* Mobile applications

* eCommerce

* Transactional experiences

* Experience and understanding of the automotive ecosystem including:

* OEMs

* Dealers

* Shopping portals

* Knowledge of the car buying process, including Leasing and F&I transactions

* Experience analyzing data, insights, and scorecards to optimize product development, prioritization and requirements.

* Experience developing opportunity assessments, investigative research, legal reviews, and business cases

* Experience guiding new teams to success as a Product Innovator

* Experience collaborating across multiple business groups with varying priorities

* Proven ability to develop new concepts and deliver detailed plans in a team-based environment.

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres 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.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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 provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-06-25 Expires: 2021-10-28
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