Senior Product Manager
Remote
Posted on 2/9/2024
TrueCar

201-500 employees

Online platform for car buying, selling, and financing
Company Overview
TrueCar, Inc. is a trusted brand in the automotive industry, providing consumers with comprehensive tools and transparency in their car-buying journey. The company's culture promotes inclusivity, collaboration, and recognition of hard work, offering a remote work environment and a robust benefits package. TrueCar's competitive advantage lies in its partnerships with Certified Dealers and its ability to bring more of the purchasing process online, including financing and trade-ins, setting it apart in the industry.
Automotive & Transportation

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$363.9M

Founded

2005

Headquarters

Santa Monica, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

-13%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Market Research
Marketing
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Proven success as a Product Manager in a B2C marketplace or Fintech environment
  • Experience with a VC-funded organization during a period of accelerated growth
  • Strong understanding of and direct experience with an engineering culture and what it takes to build technical products in an agile+scrum environment
  • Familiarity and comfort with data, including the ability to use data to analyze and monitor product health, set goals and metrics, as well as aid in the prioritization of initiatives and features
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills evidenced through a first principles thinking approach to problem solving and the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and actions taken
Responsibilities
  • Own your team's products, existing or new, from ideation through development, launch, and maintenance, collaborating with cross-functional teams including engineering, design and marketing
  • Define product requirements, features, and functionalities based on market needs and customer feedback
  • Ensure the deep understanding of customer needs through user research, feedback, and engagement
  • Develop and execute go-to-market strategies, ensuring successful product launches
  • Communicate product plans, progress, and results to internal stakeholders, senior leadership and external partners
  • Maintain deep understanding of how various pieces of a project integrate together – including business logic, data, underlying algorithms, API layers, client-side logic, and user interface components
  • Understand and influence TrueCar’s strategic and competitive positions
  • Position the product effectively in the market, considering pricing, messaging, and differentiation
  • Manage project ambiguity, complexity, and interdependencies in an organized and structured way
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities, analyze competitor products and stay abreast of industry trends
  • Based on data analysis, market research, and other studies, set team goals, success metrics, and roadmap to align with TrueCar’s mission and strategic objectives
  • Use data driven insights to make informed decisions and optimize product features
  • Effectively manage diverse stakeholder relationships
  • Weigh competing priorities, manage trade offs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with stakeholders, working towards consensus while maintaining a clear focus on overarching business priorities
  • Prioritize features and enhancements based on business impact and customer value
Desired Qualifications
  • Entrepreneurial or small start-up experience a plus