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Product Lead

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New York, NY, USA
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At Rodo, we have built a unique mobility ecosystem with our platform of technology, services and products which transform how cars are bought, sold and traded online. Headquartered in NYC, we’re looking for a customer and data obsessed Lead Product Manager to own product initiatives across our customer and dealership platforms. This person is an expert in product strategy, design and execution, and is relentless in their pursuit of delivering inspiring product experiences.

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate is relentless in their desire to improve the product to enhance customer experiences and meet commercial targets. This person is a good communicator who can work autonomously, seek help as needed, and think both creatively and pragmatically about the best way to improve our product and push multiple lines of business forward. There is ample opportunity to contribute in managing B2B, B2C, and internal products and tools.You should have an abundance of experience in quarterbacking multiple disciplines: technology, design, data, as well as the required leadership experience to implement and evangelize data-informed strategy and process.

What you will do:

  • You will own and be accountable for the overall product roadmap with data-driven decision making.
  • Collaborate with design and engineering departments to implement your ideas.
  • Research and absorb intelligence from competitive products, customer feedback, product usage data.
  • Use this intelligence to guide decision making which satisfies both user needs and business goals.
  • Work across multiple platforms: web (both desktop and mobile) and native mobile apps (iOS, and Android).
  • Manage external teams and projects at various stages of completion.
  • Lead development sprints, feature demos, product launches, and training.
  • Work cross functionally to manage a range of business stakeholders

What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years of experience leading a product team and delivering successful products from concept to release.
  • Bachelor's degree (Computer Science, Engineering, or Data Science preferred) or equivalent experience in product management.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, writing stories and tech requirements, and communicating cross-functionally with the engineering and designs teams.
  • Experience leading a team of product professionals and delegating work in various streams.
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to concisely communicate and represent a point of view.
  • A sense of ownership and an ability to push issues forward to completion.
  • An ability to empathize and view problems from multiple perspectives.
  • Knowledge of typical product management tools and methodologies, including: JIRA, Atlassian, Scrum, Agile, Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with user experience design or research, visual design, design thinking.
  • Ability to synthesize data into actionable narratives - you’re a data-driven decision maker
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Experience in the automotive industry a plus

What Rodo offers:

  • A chance to get in early on a young, growing company that is redefining the car auto tech industry
  • Paid time off and sick days
  • Medical, dental, vision, and commuter benefits
  • A sunny, bright office conveniently located in midtown Manhattan
  • Ergonomically friendly workstations - your choice of a sitting or standing desk

Please note that our company has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy for our office-based employees to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our office-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. This is an office-based role that requires the employee to work mostly on-site. We’re deeply committed to building teams as diverse as the customers we serve and strive to cultivate an environment where everyone can bring their most authentic selves to work. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our users.

Employment Type: Full-time

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