Sr. Product Manager - Consumer
WebMD is looking for a Sr. Manager level employee to help develop strategies to re-imagine WebMD's products to support both user and marketer needs.
This candidate will develop and work with a team to deploy a strategy that maximizes frequency and quality of engagement of WebMDs core products including but not limited to interactive tools and video products.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead cross-functional teams for large-scale product initiatives to define product specifications, users stories, wire frames and acceptance criteria, establish milestones
Create product roadmaps, feature backlogs and product documentation such as user stories, use cases, user flows, logic flows, and functional specifications.
Work with core agile team including but not limited to technical architects, developers, designers and QA throughout the product lifecycle to ensure your product features meet goals and objectives
Monitor key conversion metrics and A/B tests to support continual optimization of the product and business plan
As part of product strategy and planning, able to conduct competitive analysis and financial modeling
Collaborate with other user experience experts, visual designers and engineers to reach the best possible version of a feature or product to bring to market.
Prioritize development activities with engineering teams, assist in determining the best technical implementation methods, work closely with QA on acceptance testing and lead product launches.
Provide regular updates and make recommendations to product management team lead
Coordinate with cross-functional team in agile environment throughout testing cycles
Provide support to the WebMD Consumer Product Management team in the development and rollout of a series of new site initiatives
Minimum 6 years in a product management role
Up-to-date understanding of market trends and keen interest in following emerging technologies.
Strong problem solving, analytic, and decision-making skills; able to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and formulate effective actions plans to resolve issues
Exceptional communication skills, with ability to modulate communication between executive management and project teams
Emphasis on user-driven product design and data-driven product refinement.
Strong understanding of user experience, technical & business issues.
Excellent communication skills verbal and written
Ability to make quick decisions and thrive in fast-paced environment
Experience working in agile environment
Experience with agile software
Experience with Omniture and data metrics analysis
Search algorithm product experience
Experience working with health, wellness, and/or lifestyle brands a plus
BA/BS or equivalent experience