Director of Product Management

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

To achieve this vision, BookingPal is looking for a seasoned Director of Product Management to lead our software product and technology development. As the Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for developing the long-term vision and strategy of our Software 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 desires, preferences 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
  • Business & product roadmap planning, 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
  • Building, managing and developing a team of top talent to craft value in products and build user friendly experiences through focus on customer journey, market trends, and site metrics
  • 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 leader, 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

  • Experience working on a consumer facing Saas platform
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related field
  • 10+ years software product management experience in a product manager leadership role
  • 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 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 tool

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or master’s degree
  • 5+ years team leader and people management experience
  • Hospitality or consumer services experience is a bonus
  • International experience is a big plus

BookingPal is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $140,000.00 to $160,000.00 /year

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