Senior Product Manager - Wayfair - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Category
Product Management
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

Making a decision to return to work can be exciting and scary all at the same time. We get it 100% - many of us at reacHIRE are returners, too!!  And, we believe meaningful relationships formed along the way back to work should be built on communication and trust. Which is why our team of Program Managers are here to listen to your unique story and help you take the best next steps toward your next opportunity.We are excited to partner with Wayfair for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in January 2023. 

 

If you are a professional returning to work after a career break of greater than 1 year or if you've worked in part time or independent contractor roles, this could be the perfect opportunity! reacHIRE is invested in helping professionals return with confidence; providing the resources and support needed via Program Managers who will help guide and navigate the entire process alongside you. 

 

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing Returners, so please don’t hesitate to apply - we’d love to hear from you.

 

Summary

Wayfair believes everyone deserves a home they love, and that furnishing your home  should be a source of fun. We also believe you should work on projects that inspire you & make you excited about your job. So come partner with us to bring AI powered chat into Wayfair & enable thousands of suppliers to get help faster & more seamlessly. You’ll  work across the newest technologies in machine learning & chatbot functionality to make self-help feel like human help. We’re a fun, down to earth group with good work life balance & making lots of impact. In this Senior Product Manager role, you will help to develop the strategy to create a fast way for suppliers to get interactive help. This role plays an important part in helping Wayfair scale to a $100B business by developing product innovations that enable suppliers to seamlessly use our platform & access help when they need it. 

Responsibilities

What You’ll Contribute Day-to-Day:

  • Focus initially on product discovery and strategy related to Partner Home help & education capabilities in support of critical cross-organizational initiatives
  • Work to influence the activities of the Engineering and Design teams that support it, as well as the activities of a broad variety of other technical teams. It will be global in scope, directly influencing broad product decisions across all regions 
  • Work to maximize Supplier ROI and help them succeed on Wayfair’s website 
  • Responsible for overseeing discovery on major cross-organizational initiatives like chat & chatbot

Qualifications

You’ll Be a Great Fit If You Have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in product management, ideally in roles that demonstrate  ability to create compelling vision & strategies that translate into real customer +  business value
  • Strong stakeholder management & influencing skills across different functional  organizations in highly matrixed environments 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a bias for action and ability to deal with ambiguity and rapidly changing environments
  • Technical knowledge of programming or database languages - coding isn’t needed on the job, but understanding how the technology works is critical to help develop powerful strategies
  • Strong Product Management craft, with deep knowledge of some of the  frameworks taught by the experts

 

It's An Added Bonus If You Have:

  • Experience in AI & machine learning

About reacHIRE

How are reacHIRE’s programs unique?

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. reacHIRE believes a career break shouldn't be a career breaker. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. Either way, you’ll become part of the reacHIRE team, join with a cohort of fellow Returners, and we will provide 360-degree support via Aurora, along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of your journey back to work!

 

Our return-to-work program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, and self-expression is what makes us great. Be you and reach higher!

 

Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs.

 

What’s great about working at Wayfair?

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, they are reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through their commitment to industry leading technology and creative problem-solving, Wayfair is confident that they 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. A community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate differences, and know that unique perspectives make them stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. They value and rely on the collective voices of their employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide them as they build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That's why Wayfair is  proud to be an equal opportunity employer. They 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 information. 

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