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Product Manager, Mobile

at TripAdvisor (Newton, MA, USA) Full Time Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Job Description:

The Product Manager, Mobile will be a smart and experienced product management/marketing professional, reporting to the Senior Product Manager, Mobile. In this role, s/he will be a champion of the consumer experience by driving the definition, design, development and implementation of mobile websites and downloadable applications that allow users to experience TripAdvisor content on a variety of mobile devices and platforms.

Responsibilities

• Staying abreast of the latest mobile technology and capabilities across various platforms

• Driving mobile product definitions which translate and balance business needs, customer needs and technological capabilities into strong mobile websites and apps

• Leading cross-functional teams, serving as product and project manager, to define product specifications, establish milestones, and manage the development, implementation and marketing launch against goals

• Interfacing with customer support to ensure that customer issues are addressed in a timely way

• Measuring product performance and identification of key levers of improvement – including design and analysis of relevant reports

• Monitoring the competitive landscape, identifying and leading relevant market, site and consumer research needs

Working with the senior product manager to:

• Identify gaps in mobile product functionality and content offerings, as well as to assign priority to key product areas for development;

• Define and prioritize application and feature development for multiple mobile websites and apps, across various mobile platforms;

• Communicate product status, key issues and launch plans to key constituents across the TripAdvisor organization including senior management as well as engineering, design, sales, PR, editorial and customer support teams.

Requirements:

• Minimum 3-5 relevant years experience including at least 1+ years experience in mobile product development, either with an independent software developer or a larger leading Internet company

• Demonstrated consumer mind-set with preference for a B2C mobile background

• Specific experience in successfully developing and managing new product launches including a proven ability to champion products and drive to key decisions

• Must have been involved in at least one iPhone or Android app launch, from start to finish

• Experienced business judgment, BS/BA required, technical background preferred, MBA a plus

• Excellent communication skills at all levels of an organization

• Highly detail-oriented and analytic skills absolutely required

• Teamwork skills essential; sense of humor preferred

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

• Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly

• Grasps the essence of new information; recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development; seeks feedback

• Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment

• Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people

• Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner and acknowledges mistakes, learns from those events and is able to move forward productively

• Identifies and analyzes problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information

• Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way

• Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role

• Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a convincing and organized manner

• Good business judgment

TripAdvisor is proud to be listed as the #5 top Top Tech Company To Work For by Business Insider!

TripAdvisor is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:

Send a resume to [email protected] or apply at www.tripadvisor.com/careers