Product Manager

PRODUCT MANAGER

PNI Is looking for a talented Product Manager for a 1 year maternity cover role. The purpose of this role is to envision and bring to life new product initiatives for our business. In this role, you'll work to understand market needs and convert those needs into products and services to be offered by the company. You'll own the product life cycle, working closely with customers, the sales organization and the product development team to ensure that the defined e-Commerce solutions, pricing strategy and positioning meet customer needs, and support the company's objectives for innovation and sustainable, profitable growth.

Responsibilities

  • Define and drive eCommerce projects supporting key online growth initiatives from concept through execution; regularly communicate status to executive steering committee, Engineering and other key business stakeholders
  • Identify, define, size and create the business case for new product opportunities Define product requirements and provide guidance to Business Analysts in writing of user stories
  • Define and communicate the product road map to continually improve the user experience based on ongoing customer research, feedback, and performance to project teams and key stakeholders
  • Develop a point of view on product direction, supported by market data and personal experience by researching and staying abreast of new and innovative online solutions and capabilities; key competitor actions; industry trends and emerging customer and market needs
  • Understand the customer needs, usage, and demographics for our various platforms; provide direction and oversight to teams of project managers, business analysts, designers, information architects and technical staff in implementing best in class solutions to enhance the user experience

Qualifications

  • 4 - 6 years of successful technology product management experience
  • A degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • Knowledge of the ecommerce space, including industry trends and technologies
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, decision making and communications skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, ability to quickly learn new concepts and methodologies as needed
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of scaled Agile product development methodologies
  • Strong metrics orientation; able to perform analyses on Omniture data to support hypotheses
  • High technical aptitude; demonstrated ability to conceptualize and evaluate new technical ideas and concepts
  • Proven track record of championing and driving high quality user experience and visual design with designers, Information Architects and technical staff; able to clearly articulate business priorities and manage through conflict
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; ability to navigate through ambiguity and break down complex problems into simplified and manageable parts
  • Quick, energetic and customer-centric; able to prioritize and focus while effectively managing multiple and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in cross- functional teams and cross all levels to drive results
  • Valid passport: Travel to US may be required on quarterly basis