Group Product Manager

FourKites

Chennai, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 03/26/2021
  • Website: fourkites.com
  • Company Address: 500 W Madison St Suite 3300, Chicago, IL, 60661

About FourKites

FourKites is the world's fastest-growing predictive supply chain platform, delivering real-time visibility and execution for Fortune 500 companies and third-party logistics firms across 70 countries.

Job Description

Be an innovative product leader by joining one of the fastest growing startups that is reshaping the supply chain industry. FourKites eliminates blind spots and uses machine learning to give you real-time visibility today, and insights to make smarter future decisions via one single platform of record. Our platform is used by the world’s largest Fortune 1000 shippers as a single pane of glass across their multimodal freight. We are looking for an experienced and driven product leader with previous experience in Enterprise SaaS products to manage a portfolio of products. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the product strategy and roadmap, driving the definition and delivery of product releases, and managing the full life cycle of this high-demand SaaS product suite.

As a Group Product Manager, Core Tracking, you will have one of the most exciting jobs in supply chain tech today. You will manage a growing product portfolio, a talented team of high-performing product managers, and work closely with sales and Fortune 1000 shippers to understand market needs, define requirements, package features into product releases and manage Agile product backlogs. FourKites is known for being highly innovative and responsive to our customers’ needs. You will be expected to work in a highly collaborative manner with sales, marketing, engineering, user experience, customer support, and our engaged customer base.

This is the perfect role for someone who is passionate about customer-focused experiences, has a strong product sense, and driven by business outcomes. The person in this role will be seen as a product team leader in our Chennai office and will be expected to lead, coach and mentor product managers across the team. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead and grow a team of product managers and business analysts focused on FourKite’s core tracking experience 
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customer segments and advocate relentlessly for the best product user experience on their behalf through market research, experimentation, user testing, and data analysis
  • Define and evangelize your vision for the core tracking platform across the organization
  • You will thrive in our fast-paced environment and are comfortable with ambiguity and lack of structure
  • Set your engineering team for success by collaborating closely with them in to ensure that the teams are aligned on sprint activities, roadmap planning and vision
  • You are entrepreneurial - you will make things happen and proactively step up when you recognize an opportunity 
  • Execute on both a strategic and tactical level, with the ability to develop a well defined business and operational plan to achieve desired objective

 

About the team: 

Our Global Product team is passionate, innovative and collaborative. We work across geographically distributed cities on multiple continents to collaboratively deliver industry disrupting solutions, offering Fortune 1000 customers real-time visibility, predictive intelligence, advanced analytics, and many more exciting products to power their transportation world.

 Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of direct experience in Product Management and experience managing direct report
  • Demonstrated experience shipping SaaS products (concept to launch). 
  • Demonstrated ability working with technical teams in an Agile environment to rapidly produce iterations
  • Experience working in Logistics, warehousing or supply chain 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in building strong relationships with engineering, product, customers, partners and the executive team
  • Passion to work in a fast-paced startup environment

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