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Director, Product Management - Tech

Warner Bros. Discovery

Bangalore, India 02-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Overview:

Director Product Management, Bangalore

About Warner Bros. Discovery:

Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming. The new company combines Warner Media's premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Warner Bros Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.

For more information, please visit www.wbd.com

Meet Our Team:

The Media Supply Chain team builds the applications and services that power Warner Bros Discovery's content pipeline.
Our applications cover the entire breadth of the media supply chain, from idea to distribution to over 2,000 partners. We have a robust global community of thousands of internal Warner Bros Discovery users who rely on our apps every day to get television and films produced, on the air, and onto Discovery+, HBO Max, and beyond.

WBD is seeking an experienced Director of Product Management knowledgeable in agile software development practices to work on Media Supply Chain product offerings. To make a great fit for this role, you will bring passion, curiosity, collaboration, and clarity to lead hypothesis-driven product discovery initiatives. Your informed approach to continuous discovery and your strong relationships with your stakeholders will help not only ensure product decisions are made with customer input, but will also identify and validate market problems that align with our portfolio and offer significant growth opportunities.

Responsibilities:

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Active focus on building customer knowledge through customer relationships, interviews, and user forums
• Perform market assessments, gather competitive intelligence
• Define and track success metrics for projects, drive risk analysis for projects during discovery phase
• Make data driven decisions on customer usage, satisfaction, engagement, adoption, etc.
• Develop and launch customer onboarding experience
• Understand and articulate customer demand and market gap/opportunity
• Translate ideas into written product pitch, lean canvas, a business use case. On-going collaboration with commercial lead and technology team to complete discovery of an initiative
• Own the roadmap vs administratively manage the roadmap. Empower the product owners with knowledge transfer and coaching to effectively execute on the delivery plans
• Engage closely with internal and external stakeholder to prioritize initiatives
• Work closely with other PMs on delivery roadmap and cross portfolio alignment. Own initiatives through inception to release cycle
• Conduct design sprints, jobs-to-be-done workshops, beta testing program in close partnership with the customers to validate new ideas and solutions

Skills & Competencies
• Ability to collaborate and influence in multisite cross-functional teams
• Ability to identify gaps, program risks and take pre-emptive actions to address them
• Demonstrated technical and financial aptitude
• Passionate self-starter with a no-excuses, can-do attitude
• Demonstrated knowledge of Agile/Scrum; SAFe experience a plus, but not required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong technical writing & visualization skills
• Strong execution and product delivery skills
• Ability to work under tight deadlines

Qualifications:

What to Bring:
• 14 - 18 years of software development experience including ~5-6+ years of intensive and extensive product discovery experience
• Must have led / managed product development and worked with engineering teams to drive software development
• Must have experience in defining and documenting system interactions, high level data flows and component architecture
• Should be familiar with various Software Development Life Cycles
• Must have strong program and project management skills and bring transparency into product development/roadmap delivery
• Domain knowledge in the Media and Entertainment space will be a plus
• Must have worked on globally distributed product development projects

What We Offer:
• A Great Place to work
• Equal opportunity employer
• Fast track growth opportunities

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzz4p7-34-232-62-64-42 in your application.