Director, Product Management


Miami, FL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/06/2021
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About Papa

Papa is the first and only on-demand assistance service to help seniors with transportation, house needs, technology, and an amazing social experience. With Papa our members can access Papa Pals, our friendly, trusted team members that create incredible social experiences for you and your senior loved ones.

Job Description

The Director, Product Management will kickstart our Product Management competency at Papa and lead us into a customer first journey applying a dual track agile software development methodology.

As our first product leader, you will work with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, data scientists, operations, growth marketers, and researchers to build consumer facing native and web app products. As time goes by, you will also help us scale into more product teams and will establish yourself as the competency leader. We are looking for an extremely entrepreneurial person who values moving quickly.

Your Responsibilities

  • Display strong leadership, customer obsession, organizational and execution skills.

  • Primary driver for identifying significant opportunities, and driving product vision, strategies and roadmaps in the context of broader organizational strategies and goals.

  • Incorporate data, research and market analysis to inform product strategies and roadmaps.

  • Lead and motivate a team of engineers and other cross-functional representatives, and maintain team health.

  • Understand Papa’s strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are aligned with our mission and recognized best in the industry.

  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm.

  • Institute a dual track agile mindset and methodology and provide the team with frameworks and structures within which they can operate successfully.

  • Participate in regular product reviews with executive leadership to help inform and guide strategy.

What You Bring to the Table

  • 7+ technology product management work experience ideally building consumer facing applications.

  • Experience of going through a full product lifecycle, integrating customer feedback into product requirements, driving prioritization and pre/post-launch execution.

  • Experience partnering with design, data science, research, engineering, growth marketing, operations, at times even performing some of those roles.

  • Tech savvy, CS degree and/or software development experience preferred.

  • Business savvy, with ability to derive product strategy from business strategy.

  • Experience applying dual track agile development processes and training others on it.

  • Comfortable in setting and delivering OKRs for the product organization.

  • Comfortable working with a small team, but able to scale product organizations.

  • A lack of ego, driven by group outcome, not individual outcome.

  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Non-hierarchical, with a willingness to roll-up her/his sleeves and drill into details.

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