Experian Product Manager, Automotive Dealer Solutions in Schaumburg, Illinois

Description

Manage the product lifecycle activity for a broad set of Automotive dealer products within Experian Automotive that support its strategic growth initiatives.

This includes:

• Understanding of market needs, client requirements and competitive analysis

• Daily interaction and collaboration within agile development team environment

• Support of product roadmaps and regular status updates with IT, sales, and senior management

• Provide clear direction on requirements for products and go-to-market activity within the managed product portfolio

• Engagement of Voice of the Customer throughout the product lifecycle

Essential Functions

• Managing product lifecycle activity for a set of auto dealer solutions

• Translating market understandings into compelling product requirements

• Conduct research and analyze data on product positioning, pricing and revenue, competitor products and services, and market trends to identify and recommend product enhancement and development opportunities

• Support, create and maintain product business plan(s) and roadmaps

• Drive a consistently high level of quality and ingenuity in detailed product management deliverables (e.g. business cases, marketing requirements, compliance documents, pricing, sales tools)

• Utilizing Voice of the Customer throughout the product lifecycle to discover and validate market feedback (both existing and future clients) and for win/loss analysis

• Provide product management direction to the product management team(s); drive execution and collaboration with IT leadership and development teams

• Provide sales support presentations, demos, RFI/RFP responses, and development of relevant collateral (e.g., product brochures, data sheets, white papers, case studies, etc.)

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Formal Training/Education:

  • Bachelor degree required

  • MBA strongly preferred

Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of 6+ years of experience in product management in a marketing information, data, services or technology company

  • Extensive Online / Automotive / IT industry experience

  • Demonstrable experience working with data-driven solutions

  • Proven, solid track record in utilizing analytical tools, metrics and models for both managing product portfolios and creating product road maps

  • Strong understanding of relevant markets, strategies, and products/services

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven results and substantial experience collaborating in an agile environment

  • Excellent process and product management skills

  • Outstanding facilitation, communication and information sharing skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent presentation and reporting building skills

Description

Manage the product lifecycle activity for a broad set of Automotive dealer products within Experian Automotive that support its strategic growth initiatives.

This includes:

• Understanding of market needs, client requirements and competitive analysis

• Daily interaction and collaboration within agile development team environment

• Support of product roadmaps and regular status updates with IT, sales, and senior management

• Provide clear direction on requirements for products and go-to-market activity within the managed product portfolio

• Engagement of Voice of the Customer throughout the product lifecycle

Essential Functions

• Managing product lifecycle activity for a set of auto dealer solutions

• Translating market understandings into compelling product requirements

• Conduct research and analyze data on product positioning, pricing and revenue, competitor products and services, and market trends to identify and recommend product enhancement and development opportunities

• Support, create and maintain product business plan(s) and roadmaps

• Drive a consistently high level of quality and ingenuity in detailed product management deliverables (e.g. business cases, marketing requirements, compliance documents, pricing, sales tools)

• Utilizing Voice of the Customer throughout the product lifecycle to discover and validate market feedback (both existing and future clients) and for win/loss analysis

• Provide product management direction to the product management team(s); drive execution and collaboration with IT leadership and development teams

• Provide sales support presentations, demos, RFI/RFP responses, and development of relevant collateral (e.g., product brochures, data sheets, white papers, case studies, etc.)

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Formal Training/Education:

  • Bachelor degree required

  • MBA strongly preferred

Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of 6+ years of experience in product management in a marketing information, data, services or technology company

  • Extensive Online / Automotive / IT industry experience

  • Demonstrable experience working with data-driven solutions

  • Proven, solid track record in utilizing analytical tools, metrics and models for both managing product portfolios and creating product road maps

  • Strong understanding of relevant markets, strategies, and products/services

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven results and substantial experience collaborating in an agile environment

  • Excellent process and product management skills

  • Outstanding facilitation, communication and information sharing skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent presentation and reporting building skills

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability / veteran.