The Walt Disney Company Mgr-Product Mgmt in Celebration, Florida

Based in Celebration, FL or Glendale, CA and reporting to the Product Management Director, the Manager of Product will be responsible for understanding and executing the strategic direction of products for Disney Parks & Resorts Digital (DPRD). The Manager of Product will be responsible for translating that direction into various document types, including requirement documents, mind maps, user stories and product specs. This position will lead a team of Product Analysts and Sr Product Analyst and provide day to day guidance and support in building digital product in the lodging space.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for understanding, and executing, the digital strategic direction of a product line and/or a destination/brand as outlined by the Product Manager

  • Translates the digital strategic direction into feature requirements and specific goals

  • Prioritizes the feature requirements and user stories developed into a product backlog

  • Manages the product pipeline as per Strategy outlined by leadership

  • Comfortable with data and drives data driven solutions to solve complex problems and be a champion for the Disney Guests

  • Focused on driving innovative solutions and come up with opportunities to add value to the group

  • Leads a team of product managers and product analysts to drive strategy and goals.

  • Provides frequent communication to the Product Management Director and leadership on progress to realize strategic vision.

  • Collaborates with organizations across The Walt Disney Company (Pricing, Rev. Management, Marketing, Sales, Park Operations, etc.) to build and manage scope expectations

  • Facilitates communication with multiple cross-functional teams to successfully deliver against the strategic direction of a product line and/or a destination/brand

  • Provides strategic thought leadership and direction when working with brand partners (up to and including Executive level partners).

  • Keeps an eye on industry and comes up with innovative solutions to keep Walt Disney company on the cutting edge of ecommerce experience.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in the online industry, with at least 2 year in a leadership role

  • Experience with technical, user and business issues in a fast moving online organization. Experience with Agile software development methodology highly desired

  • Strong knowledge of the online travel industry, and travel/tourism in general

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and project leadership skills, including an ability to communicate effectively across cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to effectively lead and support multi-track teams, while working collaboratively to deliver with quality on time

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, understand, and drive resolution of complex critical issues

  • Proven ability to collaborate with and achieve actionable results through others, plus the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships, and the capability to interact within all levels of the organization

  • Ability to think strategically and drive ideas into action, with a positive outlook and willingness to take personal initiative

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Online Travel Booking experience a plus

  • AI/ ML experience a plus

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • MBA strongly preferred

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer

Job ID: 527445BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts