Sr. Portfolio/Project Manager

Ref#: 34160
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Irvine, CA, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Brand Overview:
CNET Content Solutions (CCS) is the world’s leading independent source of product information, rich content and e-commerce solutions for e-commerce sites from SMB to Enterprise. We have a comprehensive portfolio of products & services to serve the channel (manufacturers, distributors, retailers, e-tailers, VARs, and marketplaces) including DataSource, PartnerAccess, ContentCast, Guided Selling, Premium Content, and ChannelOnline. Our agile and diverse team has deep industry knowledge and is committed to providing high quality, market driven products and services to our e-commerce clients.

Role Details: 
We are seeking a Portfolio/Product Manager to manage client project portfolios, as well as product roadmaps, project management , documentation, rate care and more. This individual will participate in gathering and documenting customer requirements, and cross-departmental project coordination. This role will report directly to our Sr. Director of Product. 

Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Analyze incoming requests, document customers business and technical requirements.
  • Understand market needs and user pain points, translate them to product solutions
  • Assist with Market Research, Product Planning, Concepts and Use Cases
  • Work with Design, Software Development and QA teams to deliver high-quality products
  • Manage deliverables between customers, client solutions, support, engineering and content teams
  • Manager Product Launch collateral including User Documentation, Marketing Collateral
  • Measure and report product performance and quality
  • Gather and analyze information on products and services offered by CNET competitors
  • Management of complex interdepartmental projects

Key Projects: 
  • Requirement Discovery for cross-product Retail prospects in collaboration with Sales & Client Solutions
  • Solution architecture in collaboration with other departments
  • Portfolio and project management with full documentation
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • 7+ years in eCommerce project management, product management, or business development roles
  • Prior managerial and/or consulting experience
  • Preferably prior work experience with manufacturer, distributor, reseller or ecommerce service provider. 
  • An ability to thrive, build consensus and influence in a fast paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
  • A proven track record of personal success and ambitious undertakings
  • A passion for building, bringing to market, and scaling digital products and services
  • Expert writing and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation and storytelling excellence
  • Impeccable business/common sense
  • Strong analytical & interpersonal skills

You might also have -
  • Attention to detail is key
  • Ability to always see the forest behind the trees
  • Generalist-level knowledge in consumer electronics and/or CPG products
  • Self-directed intuitive problem solving
  • Proactive issue identification and avoidance skills
  • Full computer and business application literacy
  • Steadfastness under pressure
  • Innate sense of humor
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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