Product Manager

Product Manager

BuildDirect is a privately held technology company that is knocking down walls, changing the foundation and building a smarter, simpler and empowered home improvement industry. With our BuildDirect Demand Rank™ and BuildDirect Product Rank™ custom analytic and forecasting tools, we can identify in real-time, consumer interest in a product, its competitiveness in the marketplace, and locations it will best perform.

We love the people we work with and the culture we’ve built. For us, curiosity is a mindset that sees a problem as the start of a great solution. We believe the best learning and greatest discoveries come from trying, even if you fail. We love that we aren’t perfect, but every day we are trying to get better at what we do.

As a Product Manager at BuildDirect you are living at the intersection of technology, business and user experience. You are the one driving the strategy and execution of new and existing lines of business. To do this, you will join a talented team that works with senior management to scale up and transform BuildDirect into a Platform company.

What You’ll Do

• Manage strategic vendor relationships
• Define external and internal requirements, business cases for new products based on customers, prospects and performing post-launch analyses and capturing key outcomes
• Work closely with business groups and department heads (Technology, Logistics, Supply Chain, etc.) to improve the overall user and vendor experience and to define new features and capabilities
• Lead and Develop product strategy, positioning, messaging, roadmaps, competitive product analysis and everything related to business cases
• Create preliminary design concepts and work closely with the Technology team to implement and iterate
• Oversee product management lifecycle end to end and perform post launch analyses and capturing key outcomes
• Review key conversion metrics and A/B tests to support continual optimization of the product and business plan
• Track product development and perform competitive product analysis
• Continuously develop pipelines of new capabilities to up-sell and increase average revenue per use

What You’ll Achieve

• Review existing products, articulate 3-5 year vision and identify gaps
• Develop 12 month product and feature development road map
• Develop competitive product analysis reporting including market trends
• Develop Key Performance Indicators to track and report innovation launches and feature adoption

What You Need to Know

• 8 + years of Product Management experience
• Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams, business, user experience, technology and executives
• Knowledge leader in evolving product strategies base on customer development and industry trends
• Track record of successful execution of product strategy and vision
• Experience designing and developing logistics and/or supply chain systems and tools is preferred
• Experience with eCommerce and the building industry is preferred
• Bachelor’s degree minimum, MBA preferred with a supply chain focus or relevant industry experience

What You Must Have

• An audacious spirit that embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm
• High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
• Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo
• High degree of empathy and the ability to see other’s perspective
• Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday


Date Posted:
Jan 20, 2015 6:50 PM PST
Company:
BuildDirect
Website:
https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oo7m0fwB&s=Techvibes

Company:
BuildDirect
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BuildDirect is a technology company that is knocking down walls, changing the foundation and building a smarter, simpler and empowered home improvement industry. With its BuildDirect Demand Rank™ and BuildDirect Product Rank™ custom analytic and forecasting tools, the company can identify in real-time, consumer interest in a product, its competitiveness in the marketplace, and locations it will... more