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Senior 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: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214311
*Job Summary:*


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Cox Automotive offices North Hills, New York


The *Senior Product Manager (SPM)* works closely with the Lead Product Manager (LPM) with the definition of product strategies, vision and planning of all assigned products, as well as leads the products execution throughout the life cycle. The SPM will be responsible for analyzing existing and new technologies, as well as staying in tune with current market developments and conducting competitive analysis.


As a function of this role the SPM will gather and prioritize product and customer requirements while working closely with the product manager/product owner to document the Epics and Features according to current needs, as well as support the products ongoing maintenance and enhancements. The Sr. Product Manager will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive approach to deliver one or more products, capabilities, services, or enhancements in accordance with the product roadmap. The SPM will work with Product Managers, Business Leaders, and a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver the product(s) or enhancements to the Client(s). Additionally, The SPM will need to interface with customers, sales and marketing to drive product direction and confirm capabilities meet market needs, to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are exceeded.




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*Product Strategy *




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In conjunction with the LPM, defines product vision, strategy and product planning and execution for entire assigned products throughout the product life cycle



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Deliver product vision, project goals, release goals/acceptance criteria and desired business outcomes and prioritized features and products to be worked on to Product Mangers / Product Owners and Scrum Managers to enable successful functional design and product development



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Responsible for working closely with all stakeholders (to ensure their interests are included in the release) and the team (to make sure the release is developed by the deadline and within budget).



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Formulate new product concepts or product enhancements to existing products to deliver on product revenue goals



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Builds and confirms the new product business case and vision with stakeholders



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Assists and leads enabling the requirements definition by Product Owners



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Measures and assesses client satisfaction with new product/project introductions



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Maintain a product roadmap for owned products






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*Product Performance*




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Monitor product financial, sales, and marketing metrics, interpret the data for trends, and formulate any corrective action



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Collects and analyzes customer preferences and needs to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand. Conducts market research that will assist in driving feature prioritization.



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Analyze existing and new technologies as well as market developments and competition and work with team to develop product technical specifications and requirements according to needs



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Identify improvements and changes in process, packaging, positioning, messaging, and targeting in order to enhance product revenues and direct cost attributed to product



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Manage enhancement requests to current product lineup to affect product fit in the current year






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*Sales and Marketing Enablement*




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Assists and leads getting key product information out to Sales and Marketing teams in order to enable marketing and sales activities around the assigned product



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May lead creating and giving sales and training presentations necessary to run campaigns and support customer visits



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Provides Support and Services organization with product knowledge for owned products



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Act as an advocate for his/her own products



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Recommend any process improvements and content necessary to enable Sales and Marketing of the owned products






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*Product Support and Services Enablement *




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Act as the subject matter expert for the owned products and provides or facilitates getting key information out to enable supporting and implementing the owned products



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Lead one or multiple scrum teams to build, enhance and manage one or more products, capabilities or services



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Prioritize and manage backlog and implementation, ensure product execution meets strategy and requirements and refine features into user stories and story acceptance criteria



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Conduct product training, presentations and briefs as needed







Qualifications:

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Bachelors Degree in Business Management or Marketing



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5+ years of experience in marketing, business management, sales/presales, product development, or consulting environment in a technology-focused role



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Prior product management experience is required



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Advanced interpersonal communication skills and ability to relate with and understand business audience and develop technology solutions



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Knowledgeable of or experience with UI and UX/user-centric design



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Possess ability to relate with and understand business audience and develop technology solutions (a blend of both business and technical skills)



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Experienced working with software engineering teams on complex products and working through all phases of development cycle in order to deliver product to market



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Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where information must be readily digested and decisions made expeditiously



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Proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to balance multiple complex initiatives and tasks



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Strong understanding of development processes, quality assurance, and project management methodologies



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Must have excellent critical thinking skills - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems



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Excellent verbal, written, presentation, analytical, and listening skills.





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.
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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-07-15
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