bazaarvoice

Senior Product Manager

1 month ago

Job Description

Each month, Bazaarvoice sees more than 800 million people read reviews, questions and answers about millions of products through the Bazaarvoice network. This is an incredible opportunity for any product manager to be a part of a team that makes a meaningful difference in the quality and scope of information available to consumers making purchase decisions and the brands and retailers serving them.

The role requires you to stay ahead of emerging trends and envision futuristic experiences helping Bazaarvoice maintain its market leadership and grow in the space.

If e-commerce excites you, imagine innovating on behalf of the thousands of brands/retailers and the impact it creates.


What Youโ€™ll Be Doing:

  • Defining a strategy and create a 1-2 year roadmap for your assigned areas.
  • Knowing the pulse of the market and field including sales, implementation teams and your customers. Incorporate the feedback into the roadmap as appropriate.
  • Serve as an advocate for your product area in discussions with clients.
  • Discover and validate problems in the market that BV can uniquely solve through research and experimentation
  • Lead Product Discovery and Early Adopter Programs to ensure product success and build iteratively
  • Partner with Marketing and Sales to perform competitive analysis, develop product positioning and messaging, and pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals
  • Execute on the roadmap by making meaningful (sometimes difficult) prioritization decisions focussed on highest impact.
  • Interpret high level business and product requirements and creating feature requirements, user stories and relevant product backlog items.
  • Own the build-out of the capability, market-testing, validation, go-to-market, success narrative and further enhancements.
  • Evangelize your product, your product releases with data-driven narratives to the field teams.
  • Work with the technical service teams and product knowledge team to build internal training and documentation.
  • Reinforce the vision, strategy and the roadmap with the Development team as needed to help them understand how their work fits into the bigger picture.
  • Communicating across teams to ensure consistent backlog alignment; Ensuring that all engineering teams within your purview have everything they need to size, accept and execute on work.
  • Serving as a liaison with management, engineering, and stakeholders to provide regular updates on product development and operations.

Essential Criteria:

  • 5+ yearsโ€™ experience in product management of tech products
  • Prior experience working in ecommerce or social media a plus
  • Strong business acumen and an understanding of how your deliverables impact business outcomes for BV and for our clients
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong Communication Skills, Comfortable organising and meeting with clients to gather and document requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to articulate insights as well as presentation skills for meeting facilitation
  • First principles thinking; Great problem solving skills, Data driven decision making and Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence, and work effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Self-starter, Bias and drive for action and ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously
  • Comfortable prioritising work and meeting deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial spirit for building new capabilities/businesses within an existing organization
  • Proven ability to work with engineering to ship products
  • Exhibit technical depth with good data analysis experience (ideally with consumer web products)
  • Knowledge of Lean Product Management and Agile/Scrum Development methodologies

About bazaarvoice

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At Bazaarvoice, we create smart shopping experiences. Through our expansive global network, product-passionate community & enterprise technology, we connect thousands of brands and retailers with billions of consumers. Our solutions enable brands to connect with consumers and collect valuable user-generated content, at an unprecedented scale. This content achieves global reach by leveraging our extensive and ever-expanding retail, social & search syndication network. And we make it easy for brands & retailers to gain valuable business insights from real-time consumer feedback with intuitive tools and dashboards. The result is smarter shopping: loyal customers, increased sales, and improved products.


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