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Senior Product Manager in Chicago, IL at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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US - CareerBuilder



We are looking for a dynamic and customer-focused Sr. Product Manager to lead our small business product offering and ecommerce experience. 

The ideal candidate will be highly analytical, detail oriented, influential and a seasoned problem solver with solid product management experience. Candidate must demonstrate subject matter expertise in delivering e-commerce or SaaS products with view from "Cart to Customer Fulfillment" .

The right person should have managed product P&L, defining the strategy, requirements, delivery and business success of a SaaS product within the eCommerce vertical. 


  • Accountable as product owner for the product vision,and delivery cycle for the ecommerce and checkout paths. 
  • Own the end-to-end product lifecycle; defining a new small-business customer roadmap, customer experience, requirements, design, development; testing; and launching on-time on a regular schedule. 
  • Collaborating with Marketing and small business P&L owners for defining CareerBuilder's market strategy, competitive intelligence, customer needs, product scope, release planning, Go-to-Market efforts, launch and market success. 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, product teams and cross functional teams in development (R&D), project management, sales, marketing, finance and partner channels, to successfully drive business objectives through influence. 
  • Identify market trends, perform competitive analysis and monetize opportunities. 
  • Lead the day-to-day product operations, outlining KPI, measuring usage, customer satisfaction, adoption/engagement, and identifying up-sell strategies. 
  • Manage business priorities with scaled agile/scrum approach and balance technical challenges, feature benefits, cost, and delivery schedules. 
  • Influence peers to get product features prioritized and delivered that meet the specialized needs of an ecommerce/small business client. 

Job Requirements:


  • BA/ BS Degree or equivalent 
  • Minimum 5+ years of demonstrable experience in a product management or related roles 
  • Minimum 3+ years of demonstrable experience in the following verticals: E-commerce / B2B SaaS / Recruiting and/or HR Tech
  • Customer engagement practitioner who understands the questions to ask through site visits, qualitative, and quantitative market research 
  • SaaS and software product management with deep understanding of software lifecycle 
  • Experience with software delivery using agile development process, working with user story boards, backlog, stack ranking methods and agile tools such as Jira, Confluence, etc. 
  • Able to work in a global and geographically distributed team model, across multiple time zones 
  • Excellent communicator, with ability to effectively present to executives 
  • Hands-on product manager, willing to get deeply involved when required 
  • Team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and influence 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, making sound decisions independently with clear vision and minimal supervision 

  • Additional Skills
  • Experience managing consumer-facing products, or services is desirable. 




When we talk about career paths at CareerBuilder, we’re talking about what you want to do with your skills, passion and curiosity. We know that careers are not one-size-fits-all, so it’s up to you to decide where you see yourself going—and you have the freedom to start that conversation.

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


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