Product Manager - Vehicle Research

Marketing London, Ontario


Description

Join our Winning Team as a Product Manager – CARFAX Vehicle Research

When was the last time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do it every day. Why? Because we’re proud to work for a company with a strong mission and trusted brand. We’re proud to work with people who care about what they do and work hard every day to deliver their best. We’ve created the type of company culture where the term, “work- hard play- hard” is taken to new heights. Even today, while working remotely, our culture is strong and our team is connected!

CARFAX is growing faster than ever, and as a part of our growth, we have expanded our product management team into Canada! We’re seeking a Vehicle Research product manager to help CARFAX become an industry leader in car research.

As the Vehicle Research Product Manager, you’ll leverage CARFAX’s billions of vehicle history records to build industry changing research products. You’ll orchestrate teams of talented and passionate engineers, content strategists, researchers, and designers to create research products that help consumers find the right car.  This position is full time and based in our London, Ontario Canada Office.

As a Product Manager, you will:

  • Leverage CARFAX’s proprietary Vehicle History data to build industry leading car research products.
  • Lead cross-functional teams; including engineering, project management, design, analytics, SEO and user research - in the ideation, UX design, technical development, and launch of innovative products.
  • Make decisions based on quantitative and qualitative data. Deeply understand used car shopper needs, pain points, and behaviors, and transform that knowledge into a cohesive roadmap of features that aligns to company goals.
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building data-driven consensus on priorities leading to product execution.
  • Translate your product vision into detailed functional specifications.
  • Define metrics that inform the success of your products, monitor performance in real time, and determine a product roll-out strategy based on data insights.
  • Understand CARFAX’s strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are recognized best in the industry.
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm.

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • 7+ years product management with experience working on Research products (preferred)
  • Strong experience incorporating SEO strategies into a product strategy
  • Ability to integrate quantitative and qualitative user research at all stages of product development.  Preference for working knowledge of design thinking methodologies and principles.
  • Demonstrated track record of building consumer products that users love and drive high-impact results.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias toward action and customer focused innovation.  You thrive on challenges and not be deterred by difficult situations. You work proactively rather than reactively.
  • Highly collaborative with excellent communication skills - able to manage stakeholders up, down, and sideways.
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills; willingness to get into the details and drive clarity from ambiguity.
  • Proven ability to push forward on multiple projects simultaneously.  
  • Passion for making decisions quickly in order to seize opportunities that lead to team success.
  • BA/BS

About CARFAX

CARFAX, a unit of IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, own and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, myCARFAX, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX Vehicle History Report. CARFAX is a nationally recognized top workplace by The Washington Post and Glassdoor.com. Based in London, IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.