Product Management Director

Enterprise Holdings - St. Louis, MO3.6

Full-time
Enterprise Holdings Marketing team has a new and immediate opening for a Product Management Director! The Product Management Director sets the vision for supported product lines, including the development of product strategies and road maps, leading new product introductions, and achieving key performance metrics for the business. This role drives a global product plan across a broad set of business functions and capabilities while leading and inspiring a team of product managers. This role requires cross functional leadership by working closely and collaborating with Marketing, IT, business stakeholders and other corporate departments as well as third-party vendors to communicate the product roadmap and support efforts around messaging and enablement. This Director will be responsible for managing the product team and their development and will provide a critical balance of visioning, orchestrating, driving, and communicating that vision to real products and outcomes. The digital products include all customer facing website and mobile applications, and account for $4.5B in revenue, 50% of Enterprise Holdings' retail bookings with over 250 millions visits annually.

Enterprise Holdings is the largest car rental provider in the world as measured by revenue and fleet. The company and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management – which combined offer a total transportation solution that includes extensive car rental and car-sharing services, truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales – accounted for $24.1 billion in revenue and operated 2 million vehicles throughout the world in 2018. Enterprise Holdings’ annual revenues also place it near the top of the global travel industry, exceeding all other rental car companies, many airlines, and most cruise lines, hotels, tour operators and online travel agencies. Enterprise Holdings’ regional subsidiaries and Enterprise Fleet Management currently employ more than 100,000 people worldwide.

Through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises, Enterprise Holdings operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands at more than 10,000 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations. The Enterprise Holdings global network operates in more than 90 countries and territories, including North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Europe, as well as parts of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Today, the company’s three brands serve more than 95 percent of the worldwide car rental market.

This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Clayton, MO.

Responsibilities:
Define the product management strategy and roadmap in accordance with product development methodology and processes
Create and maintain the product vision for all products in this product suite, including considerations around build, buy, partner
Understand business strategy from executive team and product discovery to ensure product team alignment
Understand marketing, IT and business strategy to ensure product alignment
Develop and execute product and business growth strategy for all products
Communicate business needs and desired outcomes to team and drive initiatives from inception to release
Create internal and external product roadmaps
Direct the launch of new products in partnership w/marketing support and sales
Ensure the Product team leads and recommends product enhancements to address unmet customer needs or improve competitive advantage
Establish and manage a data-driven approach to setting and measuring product goals and performance; manage to product scorecards and line reviews through the establishment of key performance indicators for evaluating product health and growth for all products
Create business cases with financial analysis. Work with internal stakeholders to obtain estimated sales volumes and product costs
Act as the company's product expert with respect to the product portfolio and overall solution capabilities
Direct the coordination of beta and pilot programs
Monitor competitor activities and collect competitive information. Deliver this data to internal stakeholders to support strategic and tactical business planning
Direct product life cycles from product introduction to end-of-life
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Masters Degree preferred
Eight (8) or more years experience in full life cycle product management, e-commerce planning and implantation, user-centric design, and/or software development life cycle management required
Five (5) or more years experience managing outside vendors required
Seven (7) or more years experience in leadership of large global teams including multiple levels of leadership required
Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

Forward-Thinking

Approaches situations from a big-picture perspective
Determines strategies by considering long-term companywide or groupwide goals and objectives
Identifies new areas of opportunity for the company, group, or department
Managing and Developing People

Sets clear expectations with employees and follows up appropriately
Offers reinforcing and redirecting feedback to improve employees’ performance
Provides coaching and training to develop talent and help employees achieve their career goals
Building Relationships

Builds strong long-term relationships with people at all levels
Networks effectively both internally (within Enterprise Holdings) and externally (outside of Enterprise Holdings)
Demonstrates empathy for others’ needs and feelings
Decision Making

Makes thoughtful decisions based on the information available
Makes decisions in a timely manner
Makes difficult decisions, when necessary
Persuading and Influencing

Presents compelling arguments that influence others’ decisions
Is able to change others’ viewpoints and opinions
Negotiates effectively
Resilience

Maintains a steady and positive attitude in challenging situations
Handles rejection and criticism well
Is not easily discouraged