Director of Retail Technical Product Remote

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Location
PA - Conshohocken
Area
Corporate Careers
Category
Information Technology - Project Mgmt IT


Are you a rockstar ready to inspire and innovate with a team creating the future of retail? This is your opportunity to join a  powerful and talented team of dream makers as a Director of Retail Technical Product! 

What
if you discovered a company that dominates the products in their category – 1 out of 3 being sold by them? Is the undisputed market leader in their industry, by a wide margin, organically capturing 90% of their customers, and taking care of them with one of the highest customer service scores in retail?  AND what if they are operating in a formidable stable industry that is never, ever going away? At David’s Bridal, we empower our customers and our employees to stay true to their dreams and find the one, whether that means the wedding dress that matches her personal style—or the career that’s a perfect fit.

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The Director, Product & Planning leads and manages product development process, working closely with engineering, UX, and the business teams to capture and document requirements, KPIs, and overall product strategy. They work cross-functionally with these teams to develop and communicate the long-term product strategy, medium and long-term roadmaps, and epic and user-story level detailed requirements for product on a daily weekly and quarterly basis. This role provides strategy and leadership to a team of 2 product managers as well as is responsible for developing and maintaining the overall product management processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Drive the creation of a multi-year product strategy, based on industry and competitive research and an understanding where the technology is moving to, combined with a deep understanding of business and customer needs.
  • Develop and maintain both medium/long-term (roadmap) and short-term (epics/user-stories) requirements and work with internal and 3rd party engineering teams to build against those requirements.
  • Communicate updates against the product strategy, roadmap, and user stories up at an executive level, across to organization to business/marketing/engineering leads, and down into the working development teams regularly.
  • Continually refine the development team’s prioritization and backlog based on business, customer, and technical needs in order to help manage constrained resources in the development process and iteratively improve our offering.
  • Monitor the retail industry and technology providers in order to provide leadership during executive discussions as a subject matter expert, introducing data/research-based insights into our evaluation process.
  • Manage Product team to provide overall direction and support.  Monitor and assess individual work in accordance with high standards of excellence, provide feedback, coaching, support opportunities for development,
  • Escalate and communicate, along with the development team, all blockers and project risks and work with the team to continually develop creative solutions to them.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 10 plus years of business, marketing, or project management experience working with new and emerging technical development teams.

Skills:

  • Clear and concise communication; leadership; teamwork; analytical mindset; flexibility; negotiation skills a plus.
  • Experience with JIRA, project planning tools such as Smartsheet, Monday.com, etc, Microsoft Office, Google Docs tools; strong time-management is a must.

Travel Requirements:

  • Some Travel Required (1 - 2 times per quarter).



Now that we’ve popped the question, please say “I do”.

 

Full Time Opportunity – A comprehensive benefits package is available.

  • Rewarding Environment and Competitive Pay
  • Generous Employee Discount After First Pay Period
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401K Program
  • Paid Vacation Paid Sick Days & Paid Holidays
  • Pet Benefits

Love wins when love is for Everyone!

Our mission at David’s Bridal is to embrace the ideas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. It is our goal to build a workforce that is representative as the customers we serve. We vow to create a culture where all forms of diversity are celebrated and seen as valuable.  

Disclaimer The preceding job description has been designed to highlight the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Actual duties and responsibilities will vary.