Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

The Director of Product will oversee the entire lifecycle of product development for the Digital Product Organization. This individual will bring their passion for being customer-obsessed along with a well-grounded perspective in the discipline of product management.  In this role, the Director of Product will work closely with the Sr. Director of Product to align and communicate on the product vision, strategy and build out a robust strategic roadmap. This role will be involved in defining strategy and priorities by collaborating with internal stakeholders. You have a true passion for solving challenging problems by leveraging technology to build customer-centric solutions and driving digital transformation and innovation. You thrive in an environment filled with ambiguity; collaboration-rich environment; and seek every opportunity to learn and gain the support of a diverse team seeking the best digital customer experiences.  

Key Responsibilities:

As a Director of Product you will be accountable for:

  • Developing the product roadmaps based on the functional gap areas, strategic vision and goals that you will contribute to forming and nurturing.

  • Owning key stakeholder relationships across Engineering, Vendor Partners, Customer Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Analytics.

  • Owning & contributing to product roadmap, discovery and scope development by forming hypotheses, defining objectives and key results, and assessing options that will provide best outcomes.

  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to define scalable solutions that meet current and future product needs.

  • Responsible for product planning, feature prioritization and execution for the entire product lifecycle

  • Develop, grow, mentor, and direct a team of passionate product owners

  • Implement test-and-learn frameworks to continuously improve and iterate on product capabilities from MVP to national rollout and beyond

  • Work closely with software engineering leaders to define product requirements and coordinate resources from key stakeholders

  • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further optimizing these processes

  • Responsible for developing training and effectively communicate organizational change to all stakeholders

  • Responsible for defining, implementing, and tracking product KPIs

  • Use data-driven decision making to identify opportunities and track product performance

We are looking for:

  • 5+ years of previous Product Management experience with Agile development, working directly with IT/Engineering and business stakeholders.

  • Highly organized individual who is detail oriented with a proven ability to manage and execute against multiple workstreams to solve complex problems.

  • Assertive person with strong communication and collaboration skills. Should be able to simplify complex ideas, navigate cross-functional teams, build relationships, influence decisions, and deliver on shared objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to define the problem, analyze the data and processes to identify creative solutions and drive incremental improvement.

  • A good balance of understanding business processes, and technical and functional knowledge.

  • Curious, driven and diligent problem solver with a willingness to learn, challenge the status quo and collaborate to make an impact.

  • A Test and Learn Mindset.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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