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Product Manager - (Remote)

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Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Columbia, MD, US

Company: Nielsen

Product Manager - (Remote) - 107206

Product Leadership - USA Columbia, Maryland 


Product Manager - Remote



Nielsen pioneered the measurement of media and consumer behavior, and we’re on a mission to transform our products and technology to help the current and next generation Media companies compete for consumer and advertiser attention. Through cutting edge technology and industry leading data science, we’re enabling Media companies to monetize their content while empowering advertisers with the intelligence they need to efficiently reach consumers and optimize their marketing investments. Backed by decades of analytics R&D, proprietary data assets, and a drive to reinvent our industry, Nielsen is on a journey to modernize and enhance our US Panels. Nielsen’s US Panel Product team is looking for a skilled professional to join as a Product Manager.


As the Product Manager, you have experience in an Agile environment, leveraging data to drive technology solutions and are hungry to learn. You are a Leader who is collaborative, positive, and driven. You are confident in your roadmapping abilities, and are able to pivot to changes as needed with your team. You have product management experience, are familiar with the TV and Audio Audience Measurement area, and are not only passionate about the products you are leading but also about helping the team you are working with be as successful as possible




  • Driving collaboration, development and schedules with Data Science, Technology and Operation in order to  define and execute on deliverables for US Audio Panel

    • Own product discovery and prioritization

    • Define new product concepts and features

    • Understand the business requirements, align with the product roadmaps and partner with Technology Product Owners to develop user stories

    • Create business cases for new features

    • Manage execution and delivery of features and requirements in backlog

    • Regularly review the landscape and analyze User and Panelist feedback to improve product features and capabilities

    • Manage relationships with cross-functional teams to enable delivery.

    • Serve as liaison between the business and technical teams.

  • Evangelize product with internal stakeholders

    • Assume responsibility as subject matter expert on Audio Panel and Sampling products 

    • Provide product domain expertise on  technical implementation, and operational processes

    • Effectively communicate product status and progress to leadership and stakeholders



  • Minimum 2 years of Product / Program Management experience, or 2 years + experience in TV, Digital or Audio Panels

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ensuring clarity is a key success factor for this role.  

  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical teams.  Must be able to interface with development leads to make sure that product requirements are understood.  Basic abilities to read code and query databases is a plus. 

  • Experience managing midsize to large projects with multiple stakeholders, identifying key milestones, risks and assumptions, and measuring success. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Must be able to suggest workable solutions to development teams, and decompose complex problems into manageable units.


  • Familiarity with program-level financial management

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies 

  • Experience working with offshore technical teams

  • Understanding of media analytics, including domain expertise areas would be a plus, but are not required for the successful candidate

  • Technical knowledge of cross-platform media / behavior measurement technologies and data, including any of the following: 

    • Media panels and consumer research 

    • Familiarity with Atlassian, JIRA, Google Suite, or other Agile Performance Tools



By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and accelerate growth.


Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Columbia,Maryland 

Secondary Locations: Remote, , , 

Travel:  No 

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore