Associate Software Product Manager

BookingPal is disrupting the vacation rental industry by focusing on our customers and developing new highly personalized and self-service technologies. Our advantage is that we are a scrappy and resourceful start-up that can build the technology from scratch without being encumbered by legacy systems or the old way of doing business.

BookingPal is looking to expand its Product Management team. We are looking for an experienced Associate Product Manager/Owner who will help develop the long-term vision and strategy of our products and services, prioritizing the feature set and driving deployment from concept to implementation. You will work with all stakeholders and cross-functionally with the technical and operations teams to drive features and roadmaps in an agile working environment. You will need to innovate on behalf of the customer and everything you do should be based on a deep understanding of customer requirements as well as market needs and priorities. You will develop metrics to measure and effectively manage the deployment of our roadmap and solutions. If you’d like to help us build this company into a global leader and disrupt an entire industry, this is your chance to help us make history.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping to create the long-term vision for BookingPal and clearly articulating the strategy to senior management
  • Product roadmap planning, backlog grooming, defining requirements, and designing world-class customer experiences
  • Managing prioritization and trade-offs for customer experience, performance and features
  • Preparing launch plans, determining release goals, and partnering with our technology team to develop new products and solutions
  • Develop got-to-market plans including product marketing and pricing
  • Work with the operations teams to drive adoption of our products and solutions
  • Working with a top talent technical team to craft value in products and build user friendly experiences through focus on customer journey and market trends
  • Promoting data-driven and analytical decision making throughout the organization
  • Creating program goals and related metrics, tracking progress and managing through obstacles to achieve your objectives

To be successful in this role you will need to be a great communicator, innovator, influencer and an analytical problem solver. You will need to think and act fast, deal with ambiguity and be able to develop ideas into scalable products that work on a global scale.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related field
  • 2+ years product management experience in a product manager/owner role is a must
  • Agile Product Management experience; ability to work iteratively and incrementally with the technology team to launch and deliver value to the customer
  • Relentless customer focus and obsession
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, support scope of requirements and prioritize
  • Sound business judgment and proven ability to influence others are critical to success in this position
  • Proven track record of delivering projects within scope, time, budget and quality goals
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment is crucial
  • Compelling presentation skills; presenting product features and feature requests to all levels of the organization
  • Technology savvy – able to work with technology teams to develop innovative customer-centric solutions
  • Experience using Atlassian product suite such as Confluence and Jira, and agile product management tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hospitality or consumer services experience is a bonus
  • International experience is a big plus

Job Type: Full-time

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