Company: Cox Automotive
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Primary Location: 6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
Division: Cox Automotive Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel:
Yes, 5 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Requisition
Number: 207285 The Senior Product Owner will be responsible for
developing and executing a comprehensive approach to deliver one or
more products, capabilities, services, or enhancements in
accordance with the product roadmap. Works with Product Managers,
Business Leaders, and a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver the
product to the Client. Manages the overall effort to deliver
products, capabilities, services and enhancements using the
strategic vision as well as established key performance indicators.
Understands the functionality and determines the release sequence.
Prioritizes and maintains the product backlog and performs
just-in-time story elaboration with the development team.
PRIMARY DUTIES/KEY RESPONSIBILITES
Support Release Train and scrum team(s) via Product Increment (PI)
planning, managing the product backlog and software development
details, and maintaining velocity.
Prioritize and manage backlog and implementation, ensure product
execution meets strategy and requirements and refine features into
user stories and story acceptance criteria.
Partner with Product Managers to understand and influence product
strategy and roadmaps, aggregate and conceive ideas for enhancing
product performance and achieving product success/KPIs.
Lead multiple scrum teams to build, enhance and manage one or more
products, capabilities or services.
Coordinate with other Agile Product Managers to deliver on a vision
that crosses multiple delivery streams or release trains.
Sales and Client Engagement:
Engage with Clients as a Subject Matter Expert to understand
performance and needs of the Client for in-market products.
Partner with sales, sales operations, client solutions, and client
marketing teams to communicate product performance and value for
Assess product performance against KPIs and make corrections to
improve performance and regularly communicate performance of the
product/experience to stakeholders and the organization.
Relationship Management - Implements stakeholder engagement
communications plan. Deals with problems and issues, managing
resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection
and dissemination of relevant information. Collects and uses
feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure
effectiveness of stakeholder management. Helps develop and enhance
customer and stakeholder relationships.
Requirements Definition & Management - Contributes to the selection
of the requirements approach for projects, selecting appropriately
from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive
(iterative/agile) approaches. Defines and manages scoping,
requirements definition and prioritization activities for
initiatives of medium size and complexity. Facilitates input from
stakeholders, provides constructive challenge and enables effective
prioritization of requirements. Reviews requirements for errors and
omissions. Establishes the requirements base-lines, obtains formal
agreement to requirements, and ensures traceability to source.
Investigates, manages, and applies authorized requests for changes
to base-lined requirements, in line with change management
Project Management - Takes full responsibility for the definition,
approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion of medium-scale
projects (typically with direct business impact and firm
deadlines). Identifies, assesses and manages risk to the success of
the project. Ensures that realistic project plans are maintained
and ensures regular and accurate communication to stakeholders.
Adopts appropriate project management methods and tools whether
predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile)
approaches. Ensures quality reviews occur on schedule and according
to procedure. Manages the change control procedure and ensures that
project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale
and resource budgets, and are signed off. Provides effective
leadership to the project team, and takes appropriate action where
team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
Product Management - Reviews analysis and performance monitoring
for specified products. Supports problem resolution, resolves
issues and acts on feedback and usage of in-life products.
Contributes to product collateral and monitors results and feedback
from product launches. Responsible for one or more products,
depending upon the product s complexity.
Other duties as needed or required.
Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties
of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to
meet business requirements.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering,
Communications, or a related field.
5 years; or equivalent combination of education and work-related
Requires and applies a broad knowledge of business, product
performance and industry principles, practices, and procedures.
Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology
Experience in working cross-functionally with a variety of
different domains, including Engineering, Finance, and Business
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that can be
applied across a diverse set of audiences.
High-level understanding of engineering architecture with
experience working with engineering teams to deliver products.
Work experience in design, development and implementation of
Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
Working experience in a collaborative, cross-functional team
Who We Are About Cox Automotive There s nothing ordinary about Cox
Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion
for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We
make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for
everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents,
we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the
automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for
our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book,
while others are creating the future of automotive at
industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto. About
Cox We are the Cox family of businesses. We ve been making our mark
since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying
true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for
growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary
divisions Cox Communications and Cox Automotive are driving a new
wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband
communications and pioneering greener, more progressive
transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We
re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to
rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next
generation. We re looking for the talent today who will be our
leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are
today, where we hope you ll be going with us, and the common
purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com. 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.
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