Associate Director of Product Management, Supplier Insights
Company: Wayfair LLC
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Wayfair is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial product
leader to develop an innovative new Supplier Financing
program. The Associate Director, Supplier Financing Product,
will be responsible for building a world-class experience for
Wayfair's Supplier partners to get them the financing they need to
succeed and grow on Wayfair. Reporting to the Director of Partner
Home Payments, Financing, and Insights, and leading a team of
Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers, this individual will
collaborate with partners across the company, including Finance,
Inventory Management, Order Management, Wayfair's international
businesses in the EU and Canada, and others. The scope is
broad, with accountability for developing and executing a shared
vision for how to build the best Supplier financing experience
possible in a way that delivers value for customers, Suppliers and
Wayfair. This role will help Suppliers to grow on Wayfair's
platform by easing their cash flow constraints, giving them access
to Wayfair's value added services like CastleGate fulfillment,
Wayfair Sponsored Products, and media buying. Wayfair's
customers and Suppliers will benefit greatly from the innovations
led by this role.
What you will do in this role:
- Craft, own, and deliver a world-class financing product
experience that our Suppliers will love, that will also drive value
for customers and for Wayfair
- Focus a broad, cross-functional team on outcomes while you lead
the group to move quickly in developing a net new solution that
solves Supplier pain points
- Understand the details and technical underpinnings of the
solutions you will build to mitigate risk, partner productively
with adjacent teams, and move quickly to value delivery
- Lead a team of Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers,
establishing and fostering a team culture with high accountability,
trust, collaboration and empowerment
- Collaborate effectively with senior partners, stakeholders, and
executives to ensure cross-Wayfair alignment and support for the
Supplier Financing product strategy and vision
- Recognize and productively communicate to audiences of any
level when expectations must be shifted, priorities adjusted, etc.
to better optimize for overall business value
- Guide their team to set clear and ambitious goals that drive
significant business value; accepts responsibility for team
performance and outcomes, regardless of circumstances
- Benchmark market leaders, best in class technologies, and user
insights to identify significant improvement opportunities and/or
solutions for Supplier financing
What you'll need
- 8+ years Product Management experience working with payments or
financing products and systems. Responsibilities should have
included strategy development, design, software development,
launch, scale, and maintenance
- Demonstrated ability to build and lead Product team and team
cultures that make customers happier in ways that help the business
succeed, and cultivate high levels of ownership, trust and
- Track record weaving together a variety of inputs (e.g.
business strategy, behavioral data, qualitative research, product
sense/instincts) into a coherent product vision, which you then
convert into results through product discovery and delivery.
- Intellectual curiosity about what makes customers feel and act
the way they do, what's interesting across the consumer web / ecomm
/ mobile landscape at any given time, how the underlying payments
and financing systems are evolving (and how that might create new
possibilities for us), etc.
- Superior communication skills with demonstrated ability to
navigate a complex organization, rally people around an exciting
vision, and generate buy-in for ideas and plans.
- Ability to partner closely with Engineering, Design, Business,
and Analytics partners.
- Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias for action.
- Comfortable working cross-functionally across a wide variety of
teams, backgrounds/interests, and levels/seniority; readily able to
tailor communication to your audience
About Wayfair Inc.
Wayfair is one of the world's largest online destinations for
the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or
Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we're
reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our
commitment to industry-leading technology and creative
problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the
most rewarding work of your career. If you're looking for rapid
growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you'll find
that amazing career opportunities are knocking.
No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home.
We're a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who
celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives
make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We
value and rely on the collective voices of our employees,
customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a
better Wayfair - and world - for all. Every voice, every
perspective matters. That's why we're proud to be an equal
opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability,
gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic
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