Product Manager - Dealertrack Canada

5 days left

Location
Mississauga
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 11, 2019
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

About Dealertrack
Dealertrack Canada is the leading provider of web-based software solutions and services for all major segments of the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle and powersport retail industries. Dealertrack Canada serves dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers with its comprehensive set of solutions including Sales/F&I products; market data for dealers, lenders and OEMs; and digital document services. Dealertrack
Canada is a subsidiary of Dealertrack, which is owned and operated by Cox
Automotive Canada. For more information about Dealertrack Canada, visit dealertrack.ca.

 


Job Summary

 

The Product Manager for Dealertrack,
is responsible for leading the go to market effort for the Dealertrack credit
application portal product suite in Canada. The Product Manager is responsible
for conveying the long-term product vision and in conjunction with Product
leadership, will define the product roadmap and identify feature sets
prioritized by business value. In addition to ensuring successful adoption of
the products in the market place, the Product Manager will be responsible for
the day to day management of strategic partner relationships and facilitate
presentations to potential prospects, C level executives and at industry
related events.

 

 


In order to successfully fulfill these responsibilities, the Product Manager will
manage a team of Product Owners and partner with software engineering to manage the products through the Software Development Lifecycle within an Agile framework. They will also work closely with Marketing and Sales teams.

 


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

 

  • Support
    the definition of the Dealertrack product strategy and roadmap
    requirements to drive P&L goals for specific product lines. Develop
    and present business case justification for new product initiatives and
    enhancements.
  • Work
    with external customers to understand business process and flows to
    deliver software solutions that meet business needs
  • Work
    with cross functional solutions teams to deliver integrated solutions
    across the Dealertrack platforms
  • Ability
    to work with software engineering team on complex information products,
    working through all phases of the product development life cycle
  • Collects
    and analyzes data on customer preferences and needs to identify potential
    markets and factors affecting product demand. Conducts market research
    that will assist in driving feature prioritization.
  • Support
    sales efforts with a product marketing plan (including market
    segmentation) and provide training and support as needed
  • Spends
    time in new markets researching the business processes required of new
    product initiatives and in current markets, assessing functional
    enhancement prioritization. Lead role in defining lender, OEM, Dealer and
    Partner facing business processes and product feature sets.
  • Interfaces
    with internal and external partners and clients as a representative and
    subject matter expert for the product(s) assigned.
  • Owns
    vision and product roadmap and feature prioritization. Participates in
    establishing feature acceptance criteria and collaborative design
    sessions. Provides the team with definition, clarification and acceptance
    of features.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

Qualifications:

    • Devise and evaluate methods
      and procedures for collecting data (such as surveys, opinion polls, or
      questionnaires), or arrange to obtain existing data. Prepare reports of findings,
      illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written
      text.
  • Ability
    to organize, plan, direct staff to execute a plan, and have a proven track
    record of being able to meet deadlines
  • Prior
    automotive experience required
  • Minimum
    of 3 to 5 years’ experience in product management, with progressive growth
    and demonstrated success managing products
  • Strong
    data and analytical skills
  • Bachelor's
    degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years
    related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
    and experience.
  • Proficient
    personal computer skills including email and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability
    to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals,
    financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common
    inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of
    the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for
    publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to
    effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or
    boards of directors.
  • Ability
    to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical
    inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and
    proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability
    to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid
    conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
    instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
    abstract and concrete variables.

    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.

    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.

     

    • Amazing Benefits
    • Full time permanent position
    • At Cox Canada, our employees are our greatest asset.

 

 

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