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Director Product Apply to This Job

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Draper
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: 13693 S 200 W , Draper , UT , US As a Product Director, you will be responsible for developing, managing and optimizing multiple large and/or complex Product lines. You will proactively identifiy -and solve -problems that enable the management and direction of the business. The role includes but is not limited to contributing to and managing the product roadmap, overseeing the implementation and working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team to develop products that meet the needs of our consumers and clients. You will be recognized company-wide as a thought leader within the Data Products and Platform space, and you will be able to demonstrate -broad and comprehensive expertise in leading-edge theories, techniques and/or technologies. You will be an integral member of the of the team that contributes in the development of the product and/or overall business strategy. You will direct -major Product lines with significant business impact within department or area and/or beyond, and -you will provides measurable impact into new products, processes, standards and /or operational plans.

  • Formulate an in-depth understanding of problems by market, customer segment, personas, and competitive landscape.
  • Partner with UX research, marketing research, client solutions, and business stokeholders to observe and solicit feedback from external and internal consumers and clients. Planning:
    • Create, collaborate, and maintain product vision and roadmap; create business plans to secure funding; develop go-to-market strategy and value proposition. Illustrate market problems in a way that puts the problem in context. Provide relevant, timely and easily consumable updates to all internal and external audiences.
    • Create and collaborate on structure, Epics, and Features and ensure it aligns across products; manage feature creation, identify business rules and business impact; involve Product Delivery Managers to ensure delivery team is aligned to features and feature acceptance criteria; collaborate with other product managers to ensure alignment across products; participate in planning and pre/post-planning events (Demos and Inspect/Adapt). Development:
      • Build an effective relationship and team between the Business, Product, & Development; Collaborate with Product Delivery Managers, UX architecture and others to execute work including prototyping and testing to validate solutions; make buy/build/partner recommendations to Agile Release Train; collaborate with Architecture, Technology, etc. to develop recommendations, support testing, partner with revenue and business stakeholders to develop pricing strategies and assess ROI.
      • Partner with internal and external client solution teams, product readiness, and marketing teams to articulate the strategies that will generate awareness and leads for the upcoming fiscal period - including measurements and goals. Collaborates with the business on P&L management. Evaluation:
        • Develops KPI's and assess product performance against KPI's to make corrections to improve performance; create and deliver thoughtful information to influence key market constituents; make end-of-life recommendations for non-performant products. TECHNICAL/FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
          • Product Management - Manages the full product life cycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of consumers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved. Acts as owner/champion for one or more products of services. Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate product development methods, tools, and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches. Analyzes market and/or user research, feedback, expert opinion and usage data to understand needs and opportunities. Develops product propositions and determines product positioning and variants for different customer and user segments. Prioritizes product requirements and owns the product backlog. Coordinates trials and product launches and supports communications and training. Anticipates changes in customer/user needs; adapts products, and creates product retirement and transitioning plans.
          • Requirements & Definition Management - Plans and drives scoping, requirements definition and prioritization activities for large, complex initiatives. Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate requirements definition and management methods, tools and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Obtains input from, and formal agreement to, requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders. Negotiates with stakeholders to manage competing priorities and conflicts. Establishes requirements baselines. Ensures changes to requirements are investigated and managed. Contributes to the development of organizational methods and standards.
          • Relationship Management - Identifies the communications and relationship of stakeholder groups. Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific activities and deliverables. Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to stakeholder engagement strategies and plans. Provides informed feedback to assess and promote understanding. Facilitates business decision-making processes. Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
          • Innovation - Manages the innovation pipeline and executes innovation processes. Develops, evolves and adapts innovation tools, processes and infrastructure to drive the process of innovation. Identifies resources and capabilities needed to support innovation. Encourages and motivates innovation communities, teams and individuals to share creative ideas and learn from failures. Manages and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities. Qualifications:
            • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Communications, or related field; Masters degree preferred, and 10+ years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
            • Applies extensive knowledge in business, data products performance and industry data principles, practices, and procedures.
            • Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology.
            • Serves as point of authority and/or source of technical knowledge in Data Science, Data Products and their supporting infrustructure and technolgoies.
            • Routinely called upon to apply/demonstrate expertise in existing and emerging Data technologies, practices, and processes. -
            • Working experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.
            • Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
            • Working experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.
            • Working experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.
            • Working experience in identifying KPI's and other analytics to measure product value.
            • Working experience with executive presentations and communications.
            • Working experience serving in an executive leadership role as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, and complex team environment. Who We Are About Cox Automotive There's 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. We've 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. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll 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 . Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's 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. Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative minds in the world, all working to solve the biggest challenges of our time. Since 1898, we've been finding new ways to build a better future, and today, we do that with the passion of a startup and the influence of a global powerhouse. Learn more about us below and apply today to join the Cox family of businesses and make your mark!
              • Generous compensation plans
              • MyTime: Flexible time off policies
              • Free in-network women's healthcare
              • Cox U: Thousands of free online classes
              • Dollars for Ideas: We'll pay for your continuing education
              • Adoption assistance
              • Pet insurance for your fluffy loved ones
              • Telehealth: Phone and video visits with a doctor in minutes Driving positive environmental change - inside our company and within the communities we serve - is one of the most important things we do. 276 million + gallons of water saved
                through conservation* We thrive on what makes us different and celebrate each other's unique abilities and perspectives. We embrace an inclusive culture of fairness and respect, value and belonging, empowerment and growth. No two employees look or think the same - and we prefer it that way! Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's 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 maintains a drug-free workplace in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Cox is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including any job seeker with a disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us . In your message please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and the requisition number of the position for which you are applying. Requests on your application status will not receive a reply. If you would like to check your application status, log in to your profile .

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