Product Manager

Location
North Hills, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Aug 06, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time


Dealertrack Registration and Titling,
a Cox Automotive brand, is currently looking for a Product Manager to join our Product team in North
Hills, New York.



 



The Product Manager (PM) in the Dealertrack RTS team is a
key position tasked with managing a product or well-defined group of products.
This role will be responsible for leading the execution of these products
throughout the delivery life cycle.  The PM will also 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 you will gather and prioritize
product and customer requirements while working closely with the software
development team to develop specifications according to current needs and support
the product’s ongoing maintenance and enhancements. As a Product Manager, you
will also partner with the software engineering development team in overseeing
and approving product designs, enhancements, and quality.  Additionally,
you will 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.



 



Your Role:




Product Strategy   




In conjunction with the DPM, contributes to product vision,
strategy and product planning and execution for entire assigned products
throughout the product life cycle
Deliver Project goals, release goals/acceptance criteria and
desired business outcomes and prioritized features and products to be
worked on to software engineering development team and Scrum Managers to
enable successful functional design and product development
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).
Contribute to new product concepts or product enhancements to
existing products to deliver on product revenue goals
Confirms the new product business case and vision with
stakeholders
Measures and assesses client satisfaction with new product/project
introductions
Maintain a product roadmap for owned products

Product Performance 




Monitor product financial, sales, and marketing metrics, interpret
the data for trends, and formulate any corrective action
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. 
Analyze existing and new technologies as well as market
developments and competition and work with software engineering
development team to develop product technical specifications and
requirements according to needs
Identify improvements and changes in process, packaging,
positioning, messaging, and targeting to enhance product revenues and
direct cost attributed to product

Sales and Marketing Enablement




Assists and leads getting key product information out to Sales and
Marketing teams to enable marketing and sales activities around the
assigned product
May lead creating and giving sales and training presentations
necessary to run campaigns and support customer visits
Provides Support and Services organization with product knowledge
for owned products
Act as an advocate for his/her own products
Recommend any process improvements and content necessary to enable
Sales and Marketing of the owned products

Product Support and Services Enablement 




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
Conduct product training, presentations and briefs as needed



Qualifications:

Required:




Minimum Bachelor’s degree desired
3+ Years Product Management experience a must.  Automotive,
lending, or financial services industry strongly desired   
   


What We Look For:         
          




Experience with Authorization and Authentication components working
in conjunction with User Access Management Systems
Development, or consulting environment in a technology-focused role
Advanced interpersonal communication skills and ability to relate
with and understand business audience and develop technology solutions
Knowledgeable of or experience with UI and UX/user-centric design
Possess ability to relate with and understand business audience and
develop technology solutions (a blend of both business and technical
skills)
Experienced working with software engineering teams on complex
products and working through all phases of development cycle in order to
deliver product to market
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where information must
be readily digested, and decisions made expeditiously
Proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to balance
multiple complex initiatives and tasks
Strong understanding of development processes, quality assurance,
and project management methodologies
Must have excellent critical thinking skills - Using logic and
reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Excellent verbal, written, presentation, analytical, and listening
skills.











 




About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com

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.

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