Principal Data Product Manager

Edmond, OK
YouVersion – YouVersion Data /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The YouVersion Principal Data Product Manager is primarily responsible for defining the strategy, roadmap, and vision for YouVersion’s data products portfolio. This role collaborates with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities, prioritize initiatives, and deliver innovative data-driven solutions that drive growth of YouVersion’s products and align with the vision of connecting everyone, everywhere to God’s Word every day. The Principal Data Product Manager is responsible for casting vision, ensuring objectives and sprints are aligned with organizational initiatives, and leading ministry efforts within their team to technical and strategic outcomes that further Life.Church’s mission and reach people for Christ.

YouVersion was created by the local church in 2007 and remains a ministry of Life.Church today. At Life.Church, our mission is to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Our team is committed to reaching people worldwide through innovative technology. And YouVersion is one of the ways we get to do that. Life.Church is a multi-site Christian church meeting in the United States and globally at Life.Church Online.

We wholeheartedly believe a daily rhythm of seeking intimacy with God has the power to transform lives. That’s why YouVersion creates biblically-based experiences that encourage and challenge people to seek God. We hope everyone in our community is on an active journey to become who God made them to be, abiding in Him, and drawing closer every day. 

What You'll Do

    • Define and communicate the vision, strategy, and roadmap for YouVersion’s data products portfolio.
    • Lead the end-to-end product development lifecycle, including ideation, design, development, testing, and deployment of data products.
    • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in data product offerings by staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and user feedback.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert on data products, providing guidance, support, and training to internal stakeholders and customers.
    • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, and excellence within the data product management team.
    • Collaborate with data engineering, data science, software development, and UI/UX design teams to ensure successful execution of product initiatives.
    • Establish and enforce data governance standards, ensuring data quality, security, and compliance with regulations.
    • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success and impact of data products, iterating based on feedback and insights.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Ability to self-motivate, make independent decisions, and solve problems with innovation.
    • Effective at multi-tasking, time and process management, follow-up, ensuring teams (or team members) are doing the same.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to clearly explain complicated processes and foster partnerships.
    • Effective at process and organizational management to coordinate, structure, and provide vision to projects.
    • Strong leadership skills and understanding of developing and guiding others.
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • 6+ years of related work experience.
Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

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