Manager, Web Product
Herbalife - Torrance, CA

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POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Web Product Manager is responsible for guiding a cross functional team to develop and enhance Herbalife's online products. Serves as internal and external evangelist for product throughout their life-cycle, from strategic definition to end-of-life planning. Establishes processes for product release. Works on cross functional teams to translate customer needs and technology directions into product definitions to develop high-quality online experiences. Will interact with product end-users to drive requirements, and leadership skills to drive development across cross functional teams.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Manages the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Specifies market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by direct interaction with users and potential users
  • Translates market requirements and product roadmaps into specific product specification and implementation plans
  • Works closely with the engineering team to refine product requirements, set budgets and schedules, and drive the product development process
  • Develops and implements a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments including country and regional operations, to execute
  • Works closely with QA leads to develop test cases, test budgets, and testing schedule
  • Facilitates user acceptance testing with end-users before deployment
  • Evangelizes product both internally, including to upper management, as externally to users and potential users
  • Provides education and training on the product to internal and external users

Qualifications

Skills:

Required
  • Data driven with strong analytical and cross-group collaboration skills to bring the organization to consensus on decisions on both short and long-term product plans
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to use a wide degree of creativity and latitude to think differently, challenge conventional wisdom, and drive new best practices
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10-20% of the time.
Experience:

Required
  • 5-8 years demonstrated experience developing online software applications in a high-tech organization, with exposure to product and software development cycles and an engineering team.
Preferred
  • 3 years of product planning, project management specific experience, ideally focused on online products
  • Prior experience in IT and/or Marketing industries
  • 2 years Project Management experience
  • 2 years experience supervising direct reports and/or directing workflow
Education:

Required
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Preferred
  • Advanced degree preferred

Job : Information Services
Primary Location : Torrance, CA (HP2)
Work Status : Regular Full-time
Physical Demands: Light: Office work, some lifting, considerable walking
• Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or other customers
• Manual dexterity required
Supervisory Responsibilities : Will manage up to 5 direct reports and/or consultants
Work Environment:
• The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated
• Noise levels are considered low to moderate
Job Posting : Apr 25, 2013, 12:48:57 PM

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