Dow Jones seeks a program and project management professional to accelerate the momentum of our customer-facing experimentation efforts.
What will you do?
You will manage the in-sourcing of Dow Jones’ experimentation program from an outside vendor to an internal team, and promote continuous improvement and efficient operation of those activities on an ongoing basis. Responsibilities include:
Project validation – Implement and improve a consistent framework for fielding, evaluating and prioritizing requests and ideas
Discovery/definition – Help product managers build better backlogs which capture our ambition in sufficient detail for high-level estimation
Alignment with business goals – Ensure we have clearly-established hypotheses, KPIs, SMART goals, definitions of success/failure for our tests
Effective delivery – Partner with engineering leadership to balance customer needs, resource capabilities, project schedules and technical constraints
Continuous improvement – Develop measures to continuously gauge progress and collaborate with product leadership on action plans for growth
Thought leadership – Provide ongoing mentoring and constructive feedback, facilitating the Agile process, empowering delivery teams and providing guidance across multi-disciplinary functions
What do you bring: skills and aptitudes
Strong collaborative instincts and interpersonal skills; must enjoy and work well with a wide variety of stakeholders in a complex organization
Exceptional written and oral communication
Excellent understanding of software development life cycle models and the tools and techniques used in digital product development
An understanding of the scientific process and ability to lead your teams in conducting experiments and collecting data for objective decision-making
Strong analytical, strategic, and creative problem-solving capabilities with the aptitude to identify KPIs and gather and analyze data
Flexible and pragmatic about methods and processes, and able to use your judgment to apply the model and approach that fit best with the context
Prior experience in Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, or another major analytics platform to gather, sort, analyze, and action data
Proven ability to stand up complex operational processes, preferably related to product management; experimentation even better!
Effective at managing upwards
How much experience should you have?
5-7 years of digital product experience
3+ years of supervisory / people management
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE & CUSTOMER
Job Category: IT Development Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 24018