Product Manager - eCommerce

Coraopolis, PA | Permanent | Job ID #61638 |
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Global Ecommerce/Retail firm based in the Pittsburgh PA general ara is seeking a Principal Product Manager to join them for a full time perm engagement. This position will be onsite after COVID, with a likely hybrid 1-2 days onsite a week work model.

As the Principal Product Manager of eCommerce, you will be account for developing the overarching strategy and vision across specials assignments such as new concepts, brands, innovation, etc. While the role sits within the eCommerce portfolio, you will be accountable for driving the strategy, vision, stakeholder alignment and product team collaboration across all portfolios on a given assignment. This role is also accountable for driving the practice of product management directly with the eCommerce portfolio, working closely with product managers of varying skillsets to drive consistency and depth of knowledge across the discipline. You will work closely with the Principal UX Designer in the domain as well as with the Distinguished Product Manager and Distinguished UX Designer role.

As a Principal Product Manager, you will lead highly complex and/or high-profile assignments and establish and execute product strategies within your domain. This may include exploratory activities in emerging technologies and/or new enterprise investment opportunities for the business, where you will contribute to crafting and shaping the product strategy and vision across the end-to-end journey. As part of this process, you will work closely with Program Managers, Group Product Managers, Group UX Designers, and product teams to ensure the right level of support and enablement involved in these enterprise initiatives as it relates to a cohesive design strategy across product roadmaps.

As a Product leader, you will influence the understanding and practice of Product Management as you collaborate closely with leadership and product teams in your domain, where you will have a heightened level of awareness and understanding regarding business strategy and profitability, as well as product frameworks and software development practices. In addition, you will act as a consultant to enable key business partners as needed.

As a Principal Product Manager, you will have an active role in engaging with your peers in Product and learning their approach to problem solving. You will advise on growth opportunities and work with fellow Product leaders to establish what best practices in Product Management should be, and how we will evolve them over time.

Reporting to the Director of Product Management & UX Design, you will advise on the state of Product Management within the domain and develop plans to ensure the practice is being leveraged to its fullest potential. Your will utilize your knowledge of Lean practices to enable and coach Product Managers and familiarize stakeholders with these practices.

A core part of your function will involve working closely with the Distinguished Product Manager to advocate for Product Management practices, while evangelizing Lean principles across product, technology, and business teams. Practices may include, but are not limited to, discovery, framing, product vision and strategy development, lean experimentation, minimum viable product identification, establishing product/market fit, generating product business models, establishing and measuring key performance indicators, writing user stories, managing a product backlog, and managing a productive product team.

Knwledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Seeks out innovation to champion new experiences that dazzle customers while positively impacting the business

  • Top notch presentation skills, effective storytelling methods when communicating

  • Ability to gather data insights to formulate strategic product decisions during all phases of the product life cycle

  • Proven track record of managing and leading high-performing teams that have delivered innovative, world-class products and engaging experiences. Preferably in a retail environment.

  • Detailed experience with agile methodologies & frameworks, lean product management, human-centered design and modern software development practices

  • Ability to understand and target opportunities within the end-to-end product journey to inform decisions and delivering high-performing results

  • Requires a strategic and empathetic leader, who is highly motivated and accountable to deliver outstanding product experiences centered around the customer that achieve KPIs, including revenue, conversion and customer satisfaction

  • Experience with the standard software tools used in Product Management, including issue tracking, wikis, digital whiteboards and prototyping tools


  • 7 + years of relevant work experience in a product managing role
  • Proven track record of managing and leading high-performing teams that have delivered innovative, world-class products and engaging experiences
  • Experience with the standard software tools used in Product Management, including issue tracking, wikis, digital whiteboards and prototyping tools

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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