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Sr. Product Manager - Automotive (Remote)

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Schaumburg, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity.

We are thrilled to share that FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years, we’ve been named in the 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine.

Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. Product Manager to join the Experian Automotive product team. Your role will be critical to support new revenue generation through innovation for our broad range of automotive solutions in the OEM, Lender, dealer, and strategic alliance areas. You will play a critical role in defining and executing new products and product features to drive success of our overall product strategy.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about working in the auto industry and serving our customers across the entire automotive ecosystem. They should be able to clearly communicate with people at all levels. We are looking for an energetic self-starter with a high sense of urgency and good follow-through capabilities. They require the ability to manage multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment, with excellent time management and organization skills. We are looking for a team player and positive influencer, this role requires many interactions cross-functionally with the ability to provide clear direction to our development team.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the development and implementation of new products and product features.
  • Manage the marketing plans for new solution and enhancements.
  • Conducts marketing strategy and market research related to lender data, OEM data, BI platforms, and API products.
  • Forecasts and monitors achievement to product goals.
  • Be responsible for designing and launching new solutions for OEMs, lenders, dealers and business development opportunities.
  • Monitors activities and ensures adherence to company policy and federal laws and regulations.
  • Helps research competition and client use cases to continue to improve product development.
  • Owns backlog prioritization, sprint planning and other agile development.
  • Acts as a liaison between business and technology functions to move development through the product life cycle.
  • Solves problems at the detailed level, using the latest agile technical approaches with a strong understanding of data requirements and capabilities, functional usability, technical design, and software development supporting a next generation product line and core products.
  • Collaborates with clients and other departments to create detailed data and functional requirements from SMEs and create business requirements, technical and function specifications, and user stories that will help develop our product capabilities.
  • Conducts in depth reviews to identify potential data quality, product, and product user experience issues. Conducts root cause analysis to identify short-term and long-term recommendations for potential remedy or improvement.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to help establish process and documentation for existing and new products. Work with Product Marketing to create and transition concepts to sales collateral and other sales enablement materials.
  • Create performance metric reports for benchmarking using strong data visualization to provide clear value-added input that management or customers can render actionable insights with the information. Tracks ongoing progress and results for products and pilot programs.
  • Works with support, contracting, compliance, and credentialing teams to onboard product pilot clients.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of automotive experience and industry knowledge required, including business analysis and/or product management.
  • High degree of experience with OEMs, dealers and/or lender businesses.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience in full product development lifecycle in an agile environment and ability to write requirements for development and shepherd project through completion.
  • Experience in project/product launch and running pilots.
  • Experienced in all aspects of business and data analysis.
  • Hands-on experience in creating concept flows, uses cases, functional modeling.
  • Strongly empathetic with varying customer types and how our products can satisfy their needs.
  • Willing to work within a team, handle feedback, and creatively engage and debate with colleagues.
  • Highly accountable, with a feeling of responsibility for every deliverable that the team provides.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.