VP of Product Management Adknowledge Inc.
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The central Product Management team is focused on identifying, defining and building products that optimize advertiser ROI and user experience, plus create synergies between Adknowledge businesses units through the development of core platforms and data optimization approaches. The goal is to create ?best in class? differentiated products in all of the online advertising markets Adknowledge participates in.
The VP Product Management team will lead 2-3 individual Product Managers (focused on Bidsystem, data management and other centralized products), plus provide functional leadership to the Product Management Director in each of the four business units (social; email; display; apps). The product management team works closely with senior management of Adknowledge on product vision and priorities, plus with the 120 engineers and mathematicians around the company.
The VP will be responsible for building and leading a world class product management organization across Adknowledge. Your team will take ownership for defining the strategy, researching and defining requirements, guiding the engineering team, for all aspects of their product
The core functions are as follows:
Hire, coach and manage a team of 2-3 product managers
Define product management processes throughout the organization
Work with customers and business stakeholders to understand and prioritize business needs and to roll out new products
Perform due diligence and necessary analysis to vet new product/feature ideas
Work cross-functionally to gather intelligence on competitive offerings and ensure your team is briefed
Gather and document product requirements and create a product vision
Build, own and maintain product roadmaps and product backlogs
Work closely with engineering to design solutions and manage the development process
The successful candidate will be an inspiring and confident leader with at least:
2+ years leading product or engineering teams
5+ years working with product management or engineering in either an Internet or software company
2+ years working in the online advertising industry with a very strong understanding of the fundamentals of online advertising.
Demonstrated ability to work well with and earn the respect of senior leaders, engineering and sales
Proven ability to understand drivers of the business to prioritize product requirements and roadmap
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum product development environment
The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following abilities:
Passion to win: Thrives in a competitive environment, does what it takes to be THE market leader
Communication (written & oral): Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively present and sell information to internal and external clients
Strategic skills: Ability to think strategically about product differentiation and pricing models and create competitive barriers to entry
Market Focus: Must have ability to understand online advertising markets and evaluate Adknowledge strengths and weaknesses relative to competition
Resourceful: Resourceful, figure-it-out-and-get-it-done mentality. Ability to work independently in a team environment and help resolve any impasses during a project
Analytical: Highly competent with managing and drawing insights from big data, and making intelligent decisions based on those insights
Organized: Must be able to prioritize daily, weekly and monthly tasks and possess a ?sense of urgency?
||4600 Madison Avenue |
Kansas City, MO 64112
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