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Product Director - Roster ID 11561

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 224 Valley Creek Blvd, Exton, Pennsylvania
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Description

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

Cox Automotive is currently looking for a Product Director, to join our dynamic Product Management team in the Inventory Management Solution (IMS) Group .

Your Role

The Product Director is responsible for developing, managing and optimizing one or more large and/or complex Product lines. This role will define and manage the product roadmap for a newly formed space and lead the discovery efforts to ensure roadmap priorities are aligned to deliver strategic, commercial and customer value.

To be successful in this role, the candidate must have a combination of knowledge in product management, product marketing, operational execution, stakeholder engagement and communications.  They must also be a strong people influencer and driver for a shared future vision.

Areas of Focus

  • Product Strategy and Discovery : Lead the discovery process to formulate an in-depth understanding of problems by customer segment and personas with an understanding of the market and competitive landscape. Partner with cross-functional groups, stakeholders and clients to inform discovery efforts.
  • Product Roadmap : Synthesize discovery results to build the product roadmap; maintain the roadmap and ensure transparency in communication of deliverables with internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Agile Development : understand how to effectively apply agile methodologies in an enterprise environment. Build effective relationships between product, UX, engineering, architecture and solution discovery. Ensure teams understand the ultimate product vision and how to execute in a way that incrementally delivers value towards that vision.
  • Product Leadership : Manage and mentor a team of 1-2 product professionals and support their growth and maturity in the craft.
  • Commercialization Planning : Apply commercialization mindset to inform innovation and product development activities in collaboration with Product Management, Business and Marketing teams
  • Client Engagement : Engage clients throughout the discovery process to gather feedback and input on product ideas.
  • Product Success : Assess product performance against KPIs and provide insights to improve product performance and inform future roadmap priorities

What We Look For

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field is required. 
  • 12+ years of experience working in software Product Development or Marketing
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills to solve challenging problems for complex enterprise products; not afraid to ask hard questions to achieve the best outcome
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; can precisely articulate customer problems and solution value and effectively influence cross functional teams
  • Commercial mindset to inform product development and launch activities; can optimize for shipping a portfolio of small/medium releases to large product launches
  • Strong understanding of project management principles and how to effectively drive complex projects forward
  • Purpose driven with the ability to motivate and excite others; constantly strive for continuous improvement with bias for action
  • Experience with Product planning/roadmap and project management tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers

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.


About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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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.

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