27 days old

Product Manager

Austin, TX 78701
Valassis is seeking a Product Manager to be responsible for defining and executing portions of the Valassis Consumer Graph product roadmap. Youll work cross-functionally with engineering, data science, marketing, and sales to ensure alignment on product strategy and development priorities. This includes driving vision and innovation, producing roadmaps, defining requirements, writing user stories, prioritizing initiatives, and driving scalability and other investments for our core systems. 
You will be focused on working with an advanced, highly quantitative development team to make features come to life for our products.
The Product Manager is a key contributor to strategic client meetings, internal executive meetings and is seen within the organization as the go to person for their business area. The ideal candidate is someone with strong leadership and communication skills, who can move seamlessly between high-level strategic conversations with clients and executives and more tactical, execution-oriented discussions with technical teams. This role also requires enough business acumen to prioritize initiatives and work with senior management on tradeoffs. If you have these experiences coupled with intelligence, industriousness, a team-oriented mentality, and a natural ability to fit into our dynamic culture, youre an ideal candidate!
In this position, you will
  • Support the Product Management roadmap from idea inception to final delivery. Work with Engineering teams and leaders to articulate requirements, project plans and drive timely execution towards launch.
  • Work with data scientists and developers on a technical roadmap that includes systems infrastructure, scalability and new technology introduction.
  • Engage with development teams to articulate requirements, project plans and drive timely execution towards launch.
  • Create strong working relationships & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across Valassis businesses, partners and customers.
  • Bridge the gap between our technical needs and the requirements of our users, including providing product requirements for implementation of changes to our systems.
  • Be an ace communicator to ensure internal team delivery hits the mark and that customers understand and realize the value in what we are building.
  • Monitor progress of multiple initiatives and report status and issues; run interference for the team resolving issues and insuring requirements are understood.
  • Communicate regular updates on strategy, project status, conflicts, and resource needs to executive management and key stakeholders
  • Manage Product Owners and ensure Scrum teams understand the why behind all of the work they are doing
You will bring...
  • Bachelors degree or higher preferably in relevant technical fields such as Computer Science, Analytics, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience as a product manager or product owner in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience working in an extremely fast-paced organization and a record of developing iteratively.
  • Exceptional organizational skills; able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Prior experience collaborating closely with technical teams to build new products
  • Experience communicating progress at each phase of development as appropriate, including published roadmaps, requirements and other information
  • Knowledge of marketing technology or digital advertising is a plus
  • High degree of both technical expertise and business acumen, including familiarity developing new software and implications of SaaS business models
  • Strong results-orientation combined with excellent judgment and problem-solving skills; track record of product success
Valassis is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuel superior display advertising and media offerings. Through proprietary technology and the Valassis Digital Consumer Graph, we power the lifecycle of marketing campaigns from planning to activation and measurement. In fact, 19 of 20 leading brands work with Valassis Digital to drive better campaign performance.
Valassis has a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, dollar for dollar 401k matching and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available; not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process.

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Posted: 2020-03-02 Expires: 2020-04-01

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