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Product Manager

Vendasta Technologies

Vendasta Technologies

Product
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Product Manager

Chennai, India


At Vendasta, we believe in helping great local businesses survive and thrive in a world that’s more competitive than ever—and we’re growing our team! Our core values are: Drive, Innovation, Respect and Agility. We are growing and looking to onboard people who embody our core values and are excited to contribute to the world-class work we do here at Vendasta.

Keep reading if you’d like to join us on our mission to support small businesses all over the world.

About the Job

Are you passionate about solving important problems? Are you inspired by the opportunity to help local businesses thrive? Do you enjoy collaboratively crafting and executing on long-term strategies? Vendasta Technologies is seeking someone just like you to fill our role of Product Manager.

As a Vendasta Product Manager, you will guide the strategy and execution for the vision “Build on the Vendasta Platform”. You will use data to identify and prioritize high-impact work by collaborating with cross-functional teams, gathering insights from users and other stakeholders, and testing prototypes and features. Working with the leadership team, software developers, design and product marketing, you will build innovative and customer-focused products / Integrations to Vendasta platform for our channel partners and small-to-medium-sized businesses they serve. This is an incredible career opportunity to join an innovative and high-growth company to build products that empower our channel partners to acquire, retain, and grow their client base—all the way from researching leads to fulfilling digital solutions. You will build products from existing ideas and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience, as well as your contact with stakeholders, customers, and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, ability to create and communicate a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

Your Impact:

    • Own, manage, and deliver the vision, strategy, and execution of a Vendasta product and Integrations with Channel Partners.
    • Drive the roadmap and prioritization of innovative and engaging features that solve our customers’ biggest problems
    • Guide a custom product for Integration, launch, measurement of success, and ongoing iteration alongside a skilled and passionate cross-functional team.
    • Collaborate and communicate frequently with key stakeholders—including users, channel partners, sales, support, and the leadership team—to gather important insights that drive your product in the right direction
    • Develop measurable objectives, track and measure user activity, learn and iterate quickly.
    • Measure success against objectives and business outcomes, not just feature delivery.
    • Facilitate weekly business reviews and product backlog refinement sessions with development teams and stakeholders, to continually measure, learn and iterate your product towards meeting objectives.
    • Prioritize and allocate resources against a variety of ongoing projects and releases across your cross-functional teams
    • Define the problem and scope for a given epic and present backlog items and key milestones to make up product roadmap
    • Work with development teams to ensure software is built according to the acceptance criteria and our software development principles.
    • Define the problem and scope for a given epic and present backlog items and key milestones to make up the product roadmap
    • Actively engage with your scrum team to ensure development decisions stay aligned with user and business needs
    • Develop expertise in your focus area, and keep on top of competitors and industry trends
    • Be the subject matter specialist and evangelist for your product; educating stakeholders on new features and value proposition

    What You Bring to the Table:

        • 4+ years as a Product Manager
        • B2B Saas Experience is considered as an asset
        • Empathy—this means you'll have the ability and desire to deeply understand our customers; what motivates them, frustrates them and makes them happy.
        • Proven leadership capabilities and ability to motivate and unify multiple cross-functional teams to work towards a common goal
        • Strong communication skills—written and via presentation to an audience.
        • Innovative and consistently curious—constantly seeking ways to improve our offerings based on industry trends, experience, common customer pain points, and competitor research
        • Knowledgeable about and up-to-date on technology—especially in the Software as a Service (SaaS) space; interested in learning about what other companies are doing and finding ways to apply to our offerings
        • Demonstrated success in delivering innovative and user-friendly products from inception to delivery
        • Exceptional problem-solving capabilities that prioritize across multiple key stakeholders, as well as internal teams
        • Ability to make confident recommendations based on data analysis, customer insight and ongoing stakeholder engagement
        • Previous experience working in a scrum/agile environment.
        • Experience writing product requirements, user stories and functional specifications for both technical and non-technical audiences.
        • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or an applicable field is considered a strong asset

        About Vendasta:

        So what do we actually do? We create an entire platform full of digital products & solutions that help small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) have a stronger presence online through digital advertising, online listings, reputation management, website creation, social media marketing … and much more! Our platform is used exclusively by channel partners, who sell products and services to SMBs, allowing them to leverage us to scale and grow their business. We’re trusted by 65,000+ channel partners, serving over 5.5 million small to medium businesses worldwide!

        Perks:

        • Benefits - Health insurance
        • Paid time offs
        • Training & Career Development - Professional development plans, leadership workshops, mentorship programs, and more!
        • Free Snacks, hot beverages, and catered lunches on Fridays
        • Culture - comprised of our core values: Drive, Innovation, Respect, and Agility
        • Night Shift Premium
        • Provident Fund