WakeCap

Director of Product Management

Job description

WakeCap Technologies Inc. invents and designs technology-based solutions to connect challenging environments in order to increase productivity levels and safety in industrial sectors. With its current product line, WakeCap provides a first-of-its-kind, real-time location services solution to improve field logistics for people, tools, and equipment in the construction sector, worldwide. Our mission is to disrupt the construction industry without disrupting the work.

As Director of Product Management at WakeCap, you'll work among star engineers, designers, and operators in a fast-growing, venture capital funded, multinational environment. You will be responsible for defining and managing our feature roadmap, owning the customer-facing product from strategy to execution. You’ll play a key role in delivering and driving the products towards our vision, including establishing the process and methodology for Product Management that will be used for years to come. Our aim is to digitize the construction industry, which has been lagging behind in adopting new technology.

You’ll be a key member of the Executive Team and report directly to the CEO. You’ll be charged with forming the long-term strategy of the Product Team, defining success criteria and continuously refining the product-market fit. You’ll manage a small but passionate team of product managers, designers, and business analysts, in addition to working closely with our engineers.

Successful applicants will have a sharp business sense for staying ahead of our competition, growing our addressable market, and effectively utilizing technology to scale the business. You are a strong leader and have a track record of delivering best-in-class products, drawing on past experiences to guide the team toward success and best practices, while giving space for our strong and creative team to flourish.

WakeCap employees come from many backgrounds and cultures, something we consider a strength as a global, high growth company.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Lead our product development team alongside engineering, design, operations, marketing, and local markets.
Own responsibility for the product roadmap, driving the product definition, strategy, and long term vision for initiatives across multiple audiences.
Identify the biggest and most profitable problems to solve for our current and future customers. Drive new feature development from start to finish.
Run user research, usability studies, data-driven experiments to inform product direction.
Establish, monitor, and measure success metrics after launch. Consistently integrate behavior data and customer feedback into key product decisions.
Communicate product plans, benefits and results to all audiences, internal and external.
Guide communications and outbound product marketing strategy.
Mentor and manage product managers to become rock stars in their own careers.
Through your personality and behavior, contribute to the culture of a company that will be respected worldwide, with customers who want to work with us and people who want to work for us.

ABOUT YOU

A visionary that constantly identifies new opportunities to offer/expand on new product lines, expand our customer base, improve internal product development processes and improve the existing customer experience.
Natural ability to make stuff happen around you through influence. You handle chaos, ambiguity, and complexity in a detailed, organized way and introduce processes to manage it better.
Stellar product instincts and an ability to balance user and business impact.
Experience analyzing and using data to inform decisions.
You understand how to run A/B and multivariate tests, using customer data to drive decision-making, and are willing to question your assumptions on a regular basis.
Provide guidance to the team on best practices of product development, user research, agile sprint planning, data analysis, and competitive analysis.
Demonstrate a high level of integrity and honesty in your work and relations with all others.

REQUIREMENTS:
6+ years of experience in Product Management and a proven record of success as a Director Product Management/Senior Product Manager/Product Manager.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with a keen ability to express complex topics into simple explanations, for both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Strong leader and motivator, able to impart learning from key past experiences and keep plans on track for timely and high-quality execution.
Sharp business acumen; deep experience with executing on new product launches, both successful and unsuccessful, from conception to release.
Experience in both start-up and more established environments is preferred.
Experience in delivering technology products for enterprise or industrial markets.
Strong interest in Industrial Automation, Construction technology, or Supply chain management is a huge plus.

BONUS POINTS:

Experience in hardware development
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