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Wayfair Senior Product Manager, Category Pages, Storefront in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair believes everyone deserves a home they love, and that furnishing your home should be a source of fun, not anxiety. Our Product team plays a crucial role in making this vision a reality for millions of people around the world. Partnering with Engineering, Experience Design, Analytics and business leaders across Wayfair, our Product team ensures that we’re building technology that solves important customer problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways. We have a modern tech stack including sophisticated capabilities around AI, data science, multivariate testing and personalization. And we’re a highly collaborative, supportive team that values learning, psychological safety and intentional career development.</span></p>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As the Senior Product Manager for Category Pages, you will drive the product strategy and roadmap for our Category Pages, the experiences we offer our customers give them everything they need to shop and understand the types of products we offer in our vast catalog. You’ll join us as we transform, enhance and streamline our platforms and you’ll work to understand with new depth the customer problems our category pages need to solve, working with teams across the company to ensure the experience solves those problems. You’ll work closely with teammates across Design, Analytics, Engineering and Quality Assurance and partners across Dynamic Content, Best In Class (Category Verticals), Brand Development, Promotions, Category Management, SEO/Marketing, to define and deliver a world class experience that makes our customers happy and delivers significant business results.</span></p>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">What you’ll do</span></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive vision and strategy for newly launched Category Pages, focused on providing the content to support a well-educated and tailored shopping experience across our many verticals, and for our portfolio of brands and geographies.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Form strategic partnerships across the organization to stand up and evolve our capabilities (both technical and operational) to realize the end state vision for these pages from both a customer and business perspective.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Define and deliver a roadmap from end to end, delivering both customer and platform oriented outcomes, leading a cross functional team of engineers, designers, QA and analysts</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build high-trust and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and partners, including senior leaders, across the company</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage relationships with a wide spectrum of partners and stakeholder groups across the business&nbsp;</span></li>



<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">What you’ll need</span></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solid customer-orientation and empathy</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The ability to think and perform both tactically and strategically, and to transition seamlessly between the two; you’re as comfortable defining vision and goals as well as you are executing</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to react to real-time data</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Effective communication and stakeholder management skills, as well as with cross-functional teams</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">High stakeholder empathy and ability to tailor communications to a given audience succinctly and in a way that resonates with their position. Ability to simplify complex concepts to drive productive discussions and gain alignment on decisions</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights as well as bringing together qualitative, competitive, and other information to drive product direction</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comfort with technical concepts and the ability to actively participate in technical discussion, define requirements and ask questions to ensure the right outcomes</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent problem solving skills and ability to hone in on where best to focus the team’s effort (e.g. ability and interest in prioritizing ruthlessly)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dedication to team building and development, ensuring your scrum team is operating in the Learning Zone and set up for success</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A love of learning and sense of curiosity when it comes to finding the best solution for a given customer problem</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>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.</p>

<p>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 information.</p></div>