Director of Product Management

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Director of Product Management

Job description

At Vahan, we’re helping 300M+ low-skilled workers in India find jobs using WhatsApp. We’re a Y-Combinator company that is backed by marquee investors such as Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund; several executives from Google and Flipkart are also investors in the company. You can read more about us here: https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/29/vahan-yc-india.


We’re seeking a Director of Product Management in Bangalore, India, to drive product initiatives from inception through execution. In this role, you will collaborate closely with salespeople, designers, engineers, analysts, and other cross-functional team members within the organization to ensure that our products amaze and delight our users. This is a highly entrepreneurial position reporting directly to the CEO and will require you to assume a number of different roles.

Impact:

- Vision: Define the 3-5 year product vision and strategy.
- Execution: Work across teams to get product shipped.
- User Engagement: Maximize user and customer engagement on Vahan’s product.
- Growth: Increase liquidity in the marketplace and maximize transaction rate.


Why you'll love this job:

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We can promise:

- Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team

- We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents

- Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate

- You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!


    Compensation 

    Commensurate with experience (cash + bonus + equity).


    Job requirements

    • Design: You practice user empathy and are comfortable interviewing users on a regular basis.
    • Analytics: You are very comfortable getting the data you need and transforming it into insights and initiatives without support. SQL, scripting languages, and data-visualization packages are tools you can easily reach for and leverage so your decisions are data-informed and clearly articulated.
    • Collaboration: Track record of delivering results with cross-functional teams.
    • Efficiency: Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
    • Hustle: You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
    • Excitement: You’re passionate about Vahan’s mission and new technology.

    Capabilities:

    • Ability to think strategically and long-term.
    • Ability to plan, scope, and prioritize projects to achieve short and long-term goals.
    • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with Engineering and Sales.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and frequently with relevant stakeholders.
    • Ability to be entrepreneurial – leading projects and getting them across the finish line.

    Specific experience:

    • 6+ years of product management experience.
    • Prior experience building an Internet marketplace product.
    • Bonus points if you’ve worked at a rapidly growing startup.