Senior Product Manager - WEC (Growth and New Ventu...

Senior Product Manager - WEC (Growth and New Ventures)

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management - Technology
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD37728

What you'll do at

This Senior Product Manager position is for the Growth & New Ventures team which is responsible for testing and scaling emerging technologies and innovation at Sam’s Club. In this role, the PM will focus on understanding different emerging technologies, how they can be utilized to drive next-gen member experiences or drive operational efficiencies and incubating them within the business. Success in this role requires high comfort with ambiguity, start-up mentality, passion for new technologies, and the ability to execute pilots and grow new platforms. The PM will have to work with several cross-functional teams (product, engineering, marketing, merchandising, etc.) as well as with senior leadership team to help define the problem, develop the right metrics to measure, as well as build the testing and rollout plan. Responsibilities Develops and champions a product vision, strategy, and roadmap for emerging technology incubation to drive enterprise goals. Work with multiple functions to build and evaluate business cases to support product investment decisions. Liaise with start up community and VC’s to understand best in class emerging technology to incubate within the business. Drives the product discovery process by collaborating with the Business, User Experience, and Engineering Teams to assess value, usability and feasibility of product features; specifies, prioritizes, and communicates high level and detailed product specifications; and uses written specifications, business rules, flows, cases and user experience generated deliverables (for example, prototypes, wireframes, design and copy documents). Manages vendor relationships by identifying third-party features; evaluating and selecting vendors; negotiating agreements and contracts; managing partnership integration; and securing necessary engagement and resource alignment for the creation of co-developed product features. Drives product launches by engaging with Engineering during implementation to answer questions and make scope trade off decisions; works closely with Marketing and the business to launch products and ensures their adoption; coordinates post-launch activities to validate that the product works as designed and that acceptance testing was successful; manages the development of training materials; training and supporting users on new product features; manages close-loop feedback cycles to encompass customer and user comments and needs; and defines, tracks and improves key product metrics. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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