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Product Manager, Digital Experience Platform

Company: The Lycra Company LLC
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRole: Product Manager, Digital Experience Platform Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA or remote for the right candidate. WHY THE LYCRA COMPANY?:Since its invention over sixty years ago, LYCRA® fiber has set the standard as the world's first original spandex fiber brand. While our fiber is lightweight and nearly invisible, it makes all the difference in clothing. The unique stretch properties of LYCRA® fiber provide a comfortable, lasting fit to help you look and feel your best. Many of the world's leading brands in leggings, active wear, denim, swimwear and intimate apparel use our fibers in their collections. We lead the way in innovative technologies that help these brands deliver transformative apparel that you have come to know and most likely wear! Additionally, at The LYCRA Company, we are committed to helping to advance the circular economy as we look to develop products and processes that use less energy and resources. Our sustainability platform known as Planet Agenda is based on the belief that to have a healthy business, we must have a healthy planet. We have recently embarked on a fantastic digital journey at The LYCRA Company to build the best experience in the apparel industry for brands of all sizes to source fabrics from some of the best mills in the world who use our fibers in the design of their fabrics. We want to provide not just a sourcing opportunity, but a virtual universe that allows these brands to test, try, research, and facilitate the purchase of these fabrics. This is NOT another "digital transformation," but a serious commitment strategically and financially in building a digital business unit that drives significant EBITDA for the company. Our CEO and the Global Leadership Team are all "in" on this objective! ROLE DESCRIPTION:This is a crucial role in driving digital business success by orchestrating all relevant stakeholders to manage a continually evolving digital strategy. You will work closely with agile product delivery teams to deliver and sustain the end-to-end customer experience. Ideally, you have both the business acumen and technical knowledge, coupled with the ability to understand the big picture and work effectively with a wide range of teams, from business leaders to delivery teams, while also able and willing to manage the day-to-day product requirements. MAJOR JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Accountability%Time

  • Support the development of the product strategy and translate the product strategy and vision into a product roadmap.
  • Act as the voice of the customer to guide all stages of software development, including user story development, sprint planning, and prioritization of the product backlog.
  • Help resolve competing priorities between stakeholder groups by facilitating stakeholder discussions, and escalate issues where appropriate.
  • Set expectations with business stakeholders for delivery of new capabilities, features, and functionalities.
  • Translate conceptual user requirements into clear, detailed functional requirements in collaboration with the design and delivery teams.
  • Work with the delivery teams to create acceptance criteria and Definition of Done. Assist the teams on the development of feature tests, test cases, and regression tests.
  • Review delivery team output to ensure requirements are correctly interpreted; define and execute test cases.
  • Serve as the first level of acceptance of product features designed and developed by the team.
  • Participate in sprint planning to determine the team's objectives for the upcoming sprint and other agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, story refinements, and team retrospectives.
  • Collaborate with solution, data and network architects to align product and platform architectures and capabilities according to agreed goals for non-business requirements.
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers to share best practices and ensure interdependencies are understood and prioritized appropriately across teams.
  • Support the development of training and on-boarding materials for the customers / product end users.
  • Support the development of core positioning and messaging for the product as well as marketing communication plans and campaigns.100 JOB REQUIREMENTS/SPECIFICATIONS:
    • 5+ years of relevant experience of building and managing a digital product to deliver customer value in a product manager or product owner role.
    • Experience working in or with agile software delivery teams including software developers, system analysts, service providers, and agencies.
    • Experience working with design professionals within a design thinking process.
    • Experience working collaboratively with interdepartmental teams to achieve desired results.
    • Experience with Acuiqa/Drupal or other content management system. Ability to learn and eventually deeply understand how Salesforce or other CRM platforms work.
    • Experience in developing a two-sided marketplace platform supporting a B2B2C approach.
    • Experience using agile planning tools (e.g. Azure DevOps, JIRA).
    • Demonstrated facilitation and influencing skills to drive decision making among stakeholders with diverse perspectives and priorities.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze data across multiple sources and communicate product performance in a straightforward way to drive understanding at all business levels. COMPENSATION/BENEFITS
      • We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. The LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, The LYCRA Company is recognized worldwide for its innovative products, technical expertise, and unmatched marketing support. The LYCRA Company owns leading consumer and trade brands: LYCRA®, LYCRA HyFit®, LYCRA® T400®, COOLMAX®, THERMOLITE®, ELASPAN®, SUPPLEX®, and TACTEL®. The LYCRA Company's legacy stretches back to 1958 with the invention of the original spandex yarn, LYCRA® fiber. Today, The LYCRA Company focuses on adding value to its customers' products by developing unique innovations designed to meet the consumer's need for comfort and lasting performance. For more information, visit www.thelycracompany.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Keywords: The Lycra Company LLC, Wilmington , Product Manager, Digital Experience Platform, Executive , Wilmington, Delaware

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