Senior Product Manager

| Chicago

Job Description Summary

The Senior Product Manager for Quality Repair will lead the exciting shift in the collision repair industry towards ever increasing vehicle complexities from improved vehicle safety and autonomy. This newly created role will run a product portfolio of great importance and has received significant product investments. Great responsibilities come with high visibility and will require an experienced product leader.

The responsibilities include managing a product portfolio through all phases of the product lifecycle from cradle to grave. Including determining customer needs and priorities, building business cases for new products and significant product enhancements, partnering with engineering leadership to ensure effective development and implementation of product plans. Also, work with the markets to ensure effective product, pricing, and positioning for the market.

 

Job Duties

  • Conduct visits with customers, perform market analysis, and work with internal teams - Sales, Marketing, Development, Technical Support, etc. - to uncover market needs
  • Develop business cases for new products and significant product enhancements including identification of problem to solve, proposed solution, market sizing, sales projection, costs, etc 
  • Communicate product positioning and strategic value both internally and externally.  Proactively engage customers, partners, and internal stakeholders on the product roadmap
  • Develop, maintain, and direct implementation of product roadmap into specific releases.  This includes prioritizing product features and determining what should be included in each release and timing of release
  • Responsible for establishing minimum and retail pricing for product line by market segment and identifying new opportunities for pricing.  Partner with the appropriate market to validate and manage pricing for the product
  • Lead the product launch process to ensure the organization is ready to train, deploy, and support the product in the market
  • Measure the actual results of the release/product against the business case revenue expectations.  Provide recommendations for subsequent releases

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration or other related field.  Master’s Degree preferred
  • 8-10 years of total experience
  • 4+ years product management, strategic product marketing, new business development and/or software systems marketing experience
  • Proven experience interfacing with internal cross-functional teams
  • Strong relationship building skills with external customers, including repair facilities, insurance carriers, auto manufactures, independent appraisers and 3rd party advisors
  • Experience with Automotive Services Industry
  • Understanding of strategic product/business planning process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Adept at delivering presentations
  • Knowledge and understanding of OEM repair procedures
  • Experience with vehicle diagnostics scanning and sensor collaboration

 

Why Choose CCC:

 

We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer generous benefit plans and resources designed with employee satisfaction in mind.
What we value is simple - customers, employee commitment, collaboration and clear communication.

We hire people who will embrace the company’s goals and productively contribute in ways that help us serve the customer, innovate, and stay strong.
We make it a priority to keep employees healthy, happy and enriched.

 

  • Healthy - Wellness programs, competitive medical benefit offerings
  • Happy – Recognition programs, a confidential employee assistance program, Perkspot/employee discount program and potentially flexible work arrangements such as staggered start times
  • Enriched – Tuition reimbursement, training and learning programs, and leadership development opportunities

 

Our corporate headquarters is located in downtown Chicago within the historic Merchandise Mart—a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building.

 

Please Note: Contingent Workers, Field Inventory Representatives and Interns are not eligible for the benefits above.

 

CCC Information Services was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Sized Employers in 2018 and ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2017 by Built In Chicago.

 

CCC is ready to help you shift your career into high gear. Let's get started!

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An Insider's view of CCC

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've been here 5 years, and I learn something new everyday. I have the opportunity to grow my skill set, the flexibility to spend time with my family, and the support to accomplish my professional goals.

Prasanthi

Senior Manager, Quality Assurance

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Austin and Chicago are both driving innovation and expanding into new technology. Regardless of location, both offices embrace collaboration and a desire to be one team. When needed, employees make trips between offices or use video-conferencing technology to make our interactions feel personal and authentic

Shelly

Vice President of Telematics

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I started as an intern at CCC, I was trusted to work with extraordinary technology. Now, as a DevOps Manager, I get to work on those technologies and new ones with other pioneers - that type of innovation ignites my creativity.

Amin

Manager, DevOps

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our teams are technically adept and highly capable. Equally, if not more importantly, they have a passion and desire to learn. We're not satisfied just cranking out code, there is a strong desire to learn about our customers and be creative

John

Director, Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees get to learn about multiple products across our entire customer base. This allows employees to figure out what area aligns best with their strengths and interests, and where they are looking to grow.

Susanne

Manager, Operations

What are CCC Perks + Benefits

CCC Benefits Overview

Perks are fun, but they should also be highly functional. So we offer more than just free coffee and gym membership benefits (though we've got those, too). We offer comprehensive and well thought-out benefits for your health, happiness and bank account.

Culture
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CCC's Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) help employees cover out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax contributions for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, and dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
CCC provides short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
CCC provides two dental plans with Aetna, PPO and DMO.
Vision Benefits
CCC provides two vision plans with VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
CCC offers four medical plans offered through BCBSIL (PPO, Health Savings Account [HSA], Health Care Account [HCA], and Kaiser Permanente HMO.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
CCC's wellness programs includes bio-metric screenings, financial wellness, and weight loss programs. All of these are provided free of charge.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CCC offers ROTH and/or pre-tax contributions.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
CCC allows employees to work remotely pending their team and manager's discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
CCC Employees host their own Happy Hours once a month where the entire Chicago office is invited. We have monthly themes along with beverages, snacks, and sometimes games for everyone to enjoy
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
CCC offers tuition reimbursement to an accredited academic institution for all full-time employees up to $5,250 annually.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We know that investing in employee development is crucial. Employees have access to the CCC Learning Academy. The CCC Learning Academy was created as an internal platform for you as an employee. You come here to learn new skills such as time management, cooking, financing a home or career and business development. We empower our employees to learn within these four walls, but then go out and collaborate on these ideas with friends and family

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