Lead Product Manager

  • Company: ACV Auctions
  • Posted: 05/13/2022
  • Location: 640 Ellicott St #321, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
  • Category: Product Management
  • Job Type: Direct Placement


ACV’s mission is to build and enable the most trusted and efficient digital marketplaces for buying and selling used vehicles with transparency and comprehensive data that was previously unimaginable. We are powered by a combination of the world’s best people and the industry’s best technology.  At ACV, we are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and rewarded with a work environment that enables each teammate to impact the company from day one. ACV’s network of brands includes ACV Auctions, ACV Transportation, MAX Digital and ACV Capital within its Marketplace Products as well as True360 and Data Services.

The Lead Product Manager has a strong ability to design for form and function. This person should be an analytical and creative Manager who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. As part of a domain focused cross-functional team, your user experience design talents will help bring clarity to the problem space and steer the solution space. As part of the candidate screening, please provide a link to a strong portfolio of successful products both from a seamless UX and UI perspective.

What you will do:

  • Data Collection & Analysis
  • Customer Feedback Collection & Analysis
  • Conduct Customer & Stakeholder Demos
  • Own Business Requirements
  • Own Release Marketing
  • Own execution & delivery of features & products
  • Creation and Presentation of Plans and Impacts
  • Create and Maintain Competitive Analysis for your Product
  • Creation and Presentation of Plans and Impacts
  • Create and Maintain Competitive Analysis for your Product
  • Own Build, Buy, Partner Analysis
  • Own the Vision for your Product Area
  • Own the 6-month and 18-month roadmaps for your Product Area
  • Own Prioritization Framework for your Product Area
  • Create Functional User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Lead Agile Ceremonies
  • Define Product Lifecycle for your Product Area
  • Collaborate with Design, Analysts and Engineering to Plan Development Schedule
  • Lead discussions with Technology and Executive Leadership to inform, gain consensus and problem solve
  • Develop industry recognition and credibility as a thought leader
  • Continuously engage partners and potential partners to look for opportunities to expand our business or make us more efficient and allow us to bring capabilities to market faster
  • Mentoring and Coaching Skills

What you will need:

  • Industry / Domain Expertise
  • P&L Experience
  • Customer RFP & Demo Experience
  • Mastery of End to End Product Delivery
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Strong Listening Skills
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Financial / Business Modeling Skills
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Collaboration
  • Agile Management Expertise
  • User Story Creation
  • Release Planning
  • Prioritization Skills
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Ability to Think on your Feet
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Risk, Legal, Corporate Development Skills
  • 10 + years experience
  • A bachelor or master’s degree in business, communications, finance, computer science or a related field

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits offerings for benefits eligible Teammates.
  • Unique culture that truly values each and every Teammate.
  • Career development and Future Growth Opportunities
At ACV, we are committed to an inclusive culture in which every individual is welcomed and empowered to celebrate their true selves. We achieve this by fostering a work environment of acceptance and understanding that is free from discrimination. ACV is committed to being an equal opportunity employer regardless of sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable accommodation, please let us know.

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