Director of Product

India

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Airbase Inc.
The spend management platform for ap automation, expense reimbursements, bill payments, corporate cards, & real-time reporting. Learn more about Airbase.
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About Airbase
Airbase is the only comprehensive spend management platform for small and midsize companies. It combines three products — accounts payable, an advanced corporate card program, and employee expense reimbursements — into one system. Implemented individually, each product has all the core functionality you expect from a best-of-breed solution. Taken together, Airbase provides a consistent and efficient platform experience for all non-payroll spend. The automation of accounting and approval workflows results in visibility and control, a faster close, and real-time reporting.Learn more about why innovative companies like Gusto, Segment, Doximity, Getaround, Netlify, and more trust Airbase at www.airbase.com

About the role:

  • As a Director of Product Management, you will own a large product area in the Airbase spend management platform. This is an opportunity to have a big impact and define how the product management function evolves as we grow. We're looking for someone who thrives in the very early stages of a company and is self-driven.

Responsibilities:

  • In addition to direct ownership of some parts of the product, you will be responsible for a larger-scoped product area. The responsibilities below are a mix of individual responsibilities as well as your responsibilities towards your team.

  • Identify Problems & Priorities
  • Apply skills from user science, analytics and business acumen to identify customer and user problems.
  • Apply the lens of strategy, user goals and Airbase purpose to prioritize problems to solve.

  • Communicate
  • Evangelize and communicate the product plan.
  • Apply low fidelity design to present vision for solutions to problems.

  • Collaborate
  • Collaborate with engineers and designers to arrive at the detailed solutions to problems.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Customer Success to understand and eliminate obstacles to adoption and usage.
  • Work with Marketing to bring new features to life on various communication touch points.

  • Execute
  • Own the roadmap for one or more parts of the product.
  • Work with engineering and design to plan launch scope.
  • Together with engineering and design, break down scope into launch iterations.

  • Team and Practice Health
  • Ensure team health, career development and coaching and mentoring tailored to individual goals.
  • Ensure product practices are followed, apply good judgment when needed to violate them.
  • Help Airbase evolve product practices for increasing scale, efficiency, and customer value.

  • Own Strategy for a Product Area
  • Develop and share your rock-solid understanding of customers and the business.
  • Use data to define and articulate goals that will be in line with overall product goals.
  • Align team plans, PMs and Sr. PMs ownership-breakdowns that address product goals.

This role requires:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • You should have worked at a startup or started your own company that shipped a product and generated meaningful revenue.
  • An engineering / technical background that will allow you to reason about product trade-offs and make good choices without significant input from engineers.
  • You should have been a practicing engineer for at least 2 years before becoming a product manager.
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in a Product Management role.
  • You should have a track record of shipping high-quality products and features and owning the process end-to-end.
  • Experience building modern web applications.
  • Familiarity with modern UX/UI patterns.
  • Attention to detail - great products are all about the details.
  • Passionate about joining a small team and building a company.
  • Experience building and managing a team of product managers.
  • Experience owning a large-scoped area of the product.
  • Experience of closely working with cross-functional teams outside the product team, such as Customer Success, Marketing, Sales.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience shipping mobile apps.
  • Side projects that help us get a sense of your interests
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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