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Senior Product Manager, Search

Digitas

Digitas

Product
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Company Description

Publicis Media Exchange (PMX) is the global media platform for Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40]. PMX is an omnichannel activation powerhouse that drives smart application of investment through leveraging scale, marketplace innovation, deeper partnerships and knowledge. PMX is at the forefront of the converging marketplace building data-informed, tech-enabled media to help marketers connect with consumers in a measurable way.

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative Search Product Manager to join our team. You are responsible for overseeing the development and enhancement of our search products, ensuring they meet the needs of our users and align with our business objectives. A strong emphasis on agile methodologies and a proven track record in agile process implementation is essential for this role.

Successful applicants are expected to manage multiple stakeholders and time zones, as this is a global role, making it key for them to have strong project management skills. This is a key role and requires the ability to both work in startup-like environments and within a large matrixed organization.

You will report to Director, Engineering.

This is a hybrid role, requiring three days in-office each week. If you are contacted for an interview, your recruiter will discuss specifics with you, inclusive of any necessary reasonable accommodations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Act as the primary liaison between the technical team and stakeholders, including customers, business managers, and the development team, to ensure a clear understanding of product requirements.
  • Backlog Management: Prioritize and manage the product backlog, ensuring that the team always works on the most impactful tasks. Write clear and concise user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Agile Delivery: Responsible for ensuring the delivery of projects, fostering an Agile environment, facilitating sprint planning, reviews, retrospectives, and daily stand-ups.
  • Quality Assurance: Work closely with the QA team to ensure that the deliverables meet the quality standards and that user experiences are consistent.
  • Team Coordination: Engage with engineering teams (offshore) in various time zones to plan and develop and deploy products on time and within the scope.

Qualifications

The Criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in product management, ideally with a media background.
  • Proven track record of shipping product on time and within budget
  • Solid technical background with knowledge of software development practices.
  • Strong project management ability, experience managing multiple simultaneous projects across various teams and time zones
  • Outstanding project management skills of breaking down tasks, simplifying product roadmaps, establishing owners and timelines, and status reporting.
  • Excellent skills in Jira or similar agile project management tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of search engines, advertising and marketing systems and processes
  • Master's Degree

Additional Information

About the Way We Work:

  • Be You
  • We believe you should be able to be the same person at work as you are at home. Authenticity and trust are important. Be who you are, mean what you say, allow other teammates to do the same. Know Your Teammates
  • We know social opportunities reinforce relationships, and relationships shape our attitudes. Everyone is equal parts teacher and learner, so invest in each other. We are a community. Play with intention. Make It Better
  • We believe there’s always room for growth—professionally, personally, and in our communities. We identify opportunities for improvement, innovation, and learning and encourage our clients to do the same. Collaborate Expertly
  • Everyone comes to us with a different background and provides unique value. Speak up, embrace a “what if” attitude, and support the people around you. Collaborate with your team, hone your expertise, and remember—the best idea wins.

Our Publicis Groupe motto "Viva La Différence" means we're better together, and we believe that our differences make us stronger. It means we honor and celebrate all identities, across all facets of intersectionality, and it underpins all that we do as an organization. We are focused on fostering belonging and creating equitable & inclusive experiences for all talent.

Publicis Groupe provides robust and inclusive benefit programs and policies to support the evolving and diverse needs of our talent and enable every person to grow and thrive. Our benefits package includes medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401K, as well as parental and family care leave, family forming assistance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible time off.

If you require accommodation or assistance with the application or onboarding process specifically, please contact [email protected].

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Compensation Range: $81,500 - $128,000 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 08/14/2024.

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Req #24-6907