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Senior Product Manager- Data Strategy

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

The Senior Product Manager, Data Strategy will play a critical role in shaping our data landscape to support strategic initiatives across the enterprise. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that all data-related initiatives align with our business goals and contribute to a cohesive, enterprise-wide data framework and Strategy. The role demands a balance between strategic planning and hands-on execution, with a focus on standardizing data requests and governance to feed into the overall product roadmap.

What You’ll Do

Strategy/Discovery:

  • Develop and execute a data strategy that aligns with the company’s objectives, ensuring that all data initiatives support our strategic vision.
  • Identifies, quantifies, and effectively communicates data related opportunities; analyzes competitive / Industry landscape and validates solutions for future data strategy aligned with business goals.
  • Monitor the health of the SSMD Data Initiative products and its businesses, anticipate business needs and proactively work with stakeholders to establish requirements for advanced recurring and ad-hoc data and analytics support, including reporting, analyses, actionable insights, and recommendations to drive growth. set proper delivery expectations according to business priorities with limited manager's oversight.
  • Partners with UX, marketing research, client solutions, and business stakeholders to observe and solicit feedback from end sales, service marketing users.
  • Connect strategic initiatives and their data needs to a common, enterprise data framework, promoting consistency and efficiency.

Planning and Governance:

  • Creates and maintains product vision and roadmap; creates business plans to secure funding; develops go-to-market strategy and value proposition.
  • · Implement and oversee governance practices to maintain high data quality standards across master data and analytics platforms and systems.
  • Provides Product Management discovery support for broader and more complex products and features within an assigned product area or domain.
  • Proactively seek out strategic data opportunities, such as creating reusable data products for Sales , Service and Marketing(SSMD).
  • Ensure that strategic and tactical activities are directly tied to the product roadmap, providing clear direction and governance for new data related intake requests.

Development:

  • Work with manager and direct line of leadership to define priorities that align with evolving business priorities, ability to set proper expectations and manage project/task progress with team members and stakeholders
  • Facilitate access to reliable data products, enabling stakeholders to derive actionable insights for business decisions.

Sales & Client Engagement:

  • Engages with cross-functional stakeholders and business partners, to ensure data vision addresses:
  • Marketplace access
  • Format o Key features and functionality requirements, service, and support requirements
  • Key domains

Evaluation:

  • Measures and monitors product KPI performance, and provides strategy and roadmap input; accordingly, makes end-of-life recommendations for non-performant data products.
  • Evaluates customer/market/financial data, identifies emerging patterns, trends and problems, and recommends strategies and approaches for resolution.

What’s In It For You 

Here’s a sneak peek of the benefits at your disposal as a Cox employee:​

  • A competitive salary and top-notch bonus/incentive plans. ​

  • Exceptional work-life balance, flexible time-off policies and accommodating work schedules. ​

  • Comprehensive healthcare, with multiple options for individuals and families. ​

  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match. ​

  • Mental health support, including counseling and access to virtual wellness resources such as CALM.

  • Access to Care.com, with up to 10 days of subsidized care for children, seniors and pets.

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Who You Are 

Minimum

· Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field

· Minimum of at least 5 years in a data strategy role, with a proven track record of successful data product management.

· Applies a broad knowledge of business, product performance and industry principles, practices, and procedures.

· Working knowledge of SAFe Agile Methodology.

· Working knowledge of data management, data governance and high-level data engineering concepts.

· Experience working cross-functionally with a variety of different domains, including Engineering, Finance, and Business Development.

· Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that can be applied across a diverse set of audiences.

· Experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.

· Experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.

· Experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.

· Experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.

· Experience in identifying KPI's and other analytics to measure product value.

· Experience with executive presentations.

· Experience in a collaborative, cross-functional, and complex team environment.

· A proactive and self-motivated approach which includes an appetite to improve results and endless intellectual curiosity, desire to continuously learn about the fast-changing media landscape

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

· Ability to anticipate stakeholders’ needs and recognize the opportunity to provide proactive insights to build tight thought partnership


Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $97,100.00 - $161,800.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.

Benefits:

The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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.

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