Posted: Monday, May 8, 2017 10:38 PM
Are you looking for a fast moving, creative environment where you can use your expertise and creativity to develop and market cutting:edge interactive and digital products? Do you want to work in a startup:like organization, while delivering a product that runs one of the largest advertising initiatives on the web? Then come work for us at YP, one of the largest local search, media and advertising companies in North America.
This key leadership role is dedicated to the ownership and vision of the YP mobile app for consumers. As the Senior Product Manager, Consumer Mobile Apps, you will be an integral leader within the Consumer Platform Team. You ideally possess a strong product ownership background specifically focused on consumer:facing mobile apps and/or mobile web products. Your experience should include the ownership and execution of the product roadmap which produced well:received product experiences to the marketplace. You are skilled at both leading higher:level strategic initiatives, as well as working through the intricate details with the engineering, product, UX and analytics teams.
The role reports directly to the VP Consumer Platforms.
: Own the roadmap, development, strategy and product vision for the YP Mobile App for Consumers.
: Deliver relevant, scalable and innovative products from concept to successful implementation, and ensure that the product meets market needs and business objectives.
: Spearhead creative solutions that enhance and further the current mobile apps.
: Prioritize projects according to market needs and business priorities, continually evaluate the performance of products and features against goals, develop recommendations for improvement, and manage and maintain the product backlog.
: Ensure user:oriented design is the primary approach to product development, based on user behavior data and direct customer feedback.
: Collaborate with advertising and marketing teams to ensure consumer initiatives fit with overall company objectives.
: Articulate product management vision and roadmap to team members and across key teams including product, marketing, sales, advertising solutions, and executive management teams.
YP Corporate Citizenship:
: Partnering. Collaborating with other adjacent teams to keep YP competitive in the industry and on a growth trajectory.
: Driving change. Fearlessly share ideas that can improve YP through well researched and thoughtful communication. This also entails challenging the status quo with respect.
: Ambassadorship. Representing YP to external constituencies in a positive light, by behaving with integrity and professionalism at all times. Network and participate in employment branding activities within the organization and local community.
: Bachelors degree in engineering or a related technical field; equivalent work experience
: Over 5 years of product management experience overseeing the design, development and launch of successful consumer internet products, ideally focused on mobile apps and/or mobile web experiences
: Ability to develop a strong understanding of customer needs, business goals and competitive pressures and the ability to convert those into product requirements and priorities
: Advanced knowledge of both iOS and Android design standards, including unique user experiences, device type differences, trends and future direction for each platform, and advocacy for both user types
: Ability to interact with a diverse set of technical and non:technical stakeholders
: Proven ability to lead, inspire and coach product management and/or development teams
: Must be self:motivated, entrepreneurial, detail:oriented, challenged by accountability, and an innovator
: Must have the ability to operate independently, juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results oriented environment
• Location: glendale, San Fernando Valley
• Post ID: 112696258 sanfernandovalley