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Principal Product Mgr

Cox Automotive


Location:
Mission, KS
Date:
11/20/2017
2017-11-202017-12-19
Job Code:
1716026
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Principal Product Mgr
JobID: 1716026
Category: Product Management and Strategy
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Reporting to the Sr Director of Product , the Principal Product Manager is responsible for incubating new product concepts and strategic initiatives that drive new revenue lines as well as enhancing revenue streams from existing product lines. To do so, he/she must be to  rapidly define and drive development of new, differentiating offerings and key platform enablers that allow VinSolutions to be well positioned in the marketplace.  This role is a senior product role and will work closely with executive management, product management, and product strategy to identify and frame key market opportunities.

  • Defines and drives the vision and product strategy and roadmap for new products identified as new areas of opportunity by executive leadership      
  • Work closely with the product development team to execute product discovery, define product requirements, and deliver new product capabilities      
  • Works with clients and client facing teams to understand market needs and areas of opportunities; continuously monitors product performance and market competition      
  • Leads cross functional teams in creating high level delivery plans and deliver high quality products in accordance with those plans      
  • Works with sales and product operations to bring new product to market

Qualifications

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and building cross-solution relationships    Ability to clearly understand market needs and trends and a comfort recommend trade-offs around what capabilities to build, how long to pursue new products, how to validate the appropriateness and viability of the solution (and when to recommend ongoing development vs. tapering/cancelling development)   Strong strategic thinking and planning      
  • Unique blend of business and technical savvy skills as well as an innovative perspective on problem solving Experience spending time in the market to understand problems, and ability to find innovative solutions. Financial services, lending or automotive experience strongly desired     
  • Familiarity and comfort working with product teams delivering product via agile with scrum or other  enterprise agile approaches     
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, analytical, and listening skills.      
  • 6+ Product Management experience a must.  Automotive, lending, or financial services industry strongly desired Product Management leadership experience in planning, launching, and supporting new product development and the support of products through their life cycle, with progressive growth and demonstrated success running a product P&L  
  • Bachelor’s degree required - Masters or MBA strongly desired  



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.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-KS-Mission-5700 Broadmoor St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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