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Product Mgr

Cox Automotive


Location:
Groton, CT
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
Job Code:
1716896
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Product Mgr
JobID: 1716896
Category: Product Management and Strategy
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

The Product Manager is a key position tasked with managing a product or well-defined group of products in line with the financial objectives, strategic direction and vision of the Business Unit.  This position has responsibility for assigned products from concept to end of life.
The successful candidate must act as a general manager, leading high-performing cross functional teams. The individual must also reach across organizational silos to collaborate with other parts of the enterprise to most effectively leverage optimal technologies and sales channels.
This position requires strong analytical skills in order to rigorously evaluate product and/or solution features and perform trade-off analyses and the associated business case implications.  Customer orientation is a key to success for the successful candidate.  He/she must ensure that product decisions are grounded in robust insight into evolving customer needs, market conditions and usability tradeoffs.
Accountabilities:
  • Full responsibility of product lifecycle
  • Setting and leading the strategic direction of products or product groups
  • Maintaining the product roadmap
  • Leading analysis and maintaining a strong understanding of state business rules and regulations
  • Leading development and implementation of product requirements and strategy with engineering and quality assurance
  • Developing and executing product or solution lifecyle and asset management strategies
  • Collaborating across business unit boundaries to utilize best available Cox Automotive-wide technology
  • Maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction for the assigned product or group of products
  • Adhering to common architectural standard objectives set by the organization
  • Responsible for ensuring product compliance with state regulations
  • Scope/Dimensions of Job:
    • Reports to Sr Mgr Product Mangement.  Regularly works with product marketing, strategy leads, engineering, and product managers from other business units.  Interacts regularly with senior management.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with highly engineered products / solutions in a Product Management, Product Marketing or Business Development role
  • Demonstrated experience extracting value from product teams, including facilitating rapid problem solving sessions
  • Experience in utilizing customer insights to drive product innovation
  • Experience in making product and solution tradeoffs to optimize customer value
  • Experience evaluating and distributing through multiple channels
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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-CT-Groton-115 Poheganut Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Team Lead/Supervisor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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