Product Line Lead - Data in Detroit, MI

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Ford Motor Company   •  

Detroit, MI 48201

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

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  • Understand Ford's AV strategy and how your product helps bring this strategy to life in the market
  • Be a subject matter expect on your product(s), its customers and its competitors. Use this knowledge to make sure that your product(s) have differentiated features that ensure its success.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of industry trends and best practices with respect to Data as a Service (DaaS), leveraging analytics to derive valuable insights from data, consent and privacy.
  • Help set vision, strategy and product roadmaps for B-B and B-C data products and services
  • Define a differentiating data sharing strategy based on a compelling value exchange with partners and customers
  • Understand how to create an effective value exchange with B-B, B-C and B-G customers centered on being a trusted steward of their data.
  • Own the product roadmap and ensure its clearly communicated to internal stakeholders, partners and customers
  • Partner closely with the Data Compliance and Privacy Leader to ensure that you create data products and services that conform to data compliance and privacy guidelines
  • Partner closely with UX and CX to Leverage Design Thinking to validate ideas for new products and enhancements for existing ones
  • Leverage business validation techniques to quickly determine whether a products will be profitable or valuable strategically
  • Set OKRs (Objectives & Key Results) for your product line and team
  • Lead a cross-functional product development team and supporting functions in delivering on your product roadmap and OKRs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in software product management or product design taking something from idea to launch scale
  • 3+ years in a leadership position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Communication skills that enable you to influence and lead both internal and external stakeholders
  • Thrive in environments where there is a lot of ambiguity and you have the opportunity to add order
  • Proven experience in leading product managers in setting a strategy and driving product development teams to bring the strategy to life
  • Demonstrated ability to be a thought leader with respect to data products and services
  • Experience leading teams of data scientists and software developers in product development efforts
  • Understand the importance of data visualization and how that can drive up the value of DaaS products
  • Understand how to leverage consent and the use of customer data to build value and loyalty with customers
  • A passion for personal vehicle transportation disruptors like ride hailing and autonomous vehicles
  • Detail oriented
  • Analytical skills and an understanding of how to use data to decide what products/features to create and how to increase their success in the marketplace
  • Adept at weighing tradeoffs required to thoughtfully make decisions that set product development priorities
  • Experience using Design Thinking to create compelling customer solutions
  • Experience leading product teams in both start-ups and large companies
  • Experience making build, buy and partner evaluations in determining how to create products

Valid Through: 2019-9-15