Group Product Manager

The Opportunity:

The primary goal of the Group Product Manager (GPM) is to accelerate top-line and bottom line growth for Editage by providing strategic direction on product vision & roadmap for Editage products along with managing, developing & coaching a group of product managers.

 

Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be responsible for strategically analysing new business models, emerging technical trends, and will be supporting on product- focused, process-driven and service-led innovations.
  • Continuously improve existing products and features to drive higher engagement and conversion.
  • Guide customer-facing product strategy, identify key success metrics, and analyse the performance of new product launches.
  • Act as a cross-functional leader, collaborating with design, engineering, and business teams to drive new product initiatives with a team of Product Managers.
  • Drive product development through the entire development cycle, from concept, design and development, through to launch and ongoing support in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Serve as expert on trend-setting practices, particularly in mobile space, including analysis of the competitive landscape.
  • Lead the creation of overall product roadmap across all platforms - web, mobile, apps -- based on consumer feedback, strategic priorities, analytics and market dynamics, setting expectations with all relevant stakeholders.
  • End-to-end product ownership, right from ideation and concepts to product success.
  • Be the custodian of user experience. Drive and have a passion for user engagement, conduct research required for improvements, define USPs which would make the sell.
  • Documentation, at all necessary touch-points, in order to engage the organization with you in terms of thought leadership and product updates.
  • Build products for global audience, understand local nuances and localize offerings to suit needs of consumers from different geographies.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years Product Management experience in building consumer/eCommerce products.
  • Passionate about solving problems and making a difference to lives of millions of people.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, coupled with very strong execution skills and accountability.
  • Ability to think ‘Consumer’ at all times and live the philosophy of ‘Consumer First’ while making decisions and building products.
  • An attitude to get things done and willingness to work in a high-pace environment.
  • First-hand experience with agile development methodologies and hands-on involvement in past projects.
  • Great analytical skills with ability to track key metrics, bring out insights from numbers and take decisions based on data.
  • Well read about technology, design and UX trends with thorough understanding of user-centric design principles, being able to engage well with product design teams.
  • Ability to work across functions & levels, a good communicator and comfortable with interacting with senior leadership.
  • An attitude to create impact – follow the philosophy of release -> measure impact, take feedback -> iterate and not be just a feature development manager.
  • An ability to manage stakeholder expectation and ‘be your own man’. Product manager must not have a ‘yes to everything’ philosophy.

 

This position reports to the CPO.

 

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