Helping on-demand companies in India hire workers using WhatsApp.
At Vahan, we’re helping 300M+ low-skilled workers in India find jobs using WhatsApp. We’re a Y Combinator company that is backed by marquee investors such as Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund; several executives from Google and Flipkart are also investors in the company.
We’re seeking a Senior Product Manager in Bangalore, India, to drive product initiatives from inception through execution. In this role, you will collaborate closely with salespeople, designers, engineers, analysts, and other cross-functional team members within the organization to ensure that our products amaze and delight our users.
This is a highly entrepreneurial position and will require you to assume a number of different roles.
• Ability to think strategically and long-term. • Ability to plan, scope, and prioritize projects to achieve short and long-term goals. • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with Engineering and Sales. • Ability to communicate clearly and frequently with relevant stakeholders. • Ability to be entrepreneurial – leading projects and getting them across the finish line.
Skills & Qualifications
• Design: You practice user empathy and are comfortable interviewing users on a regular basis. • Analytics: You are very comfortable getting the data you need and transforming it into insights and initiatives without support. SQL, scripting languages, and data-visualization packages are tools you can easily reach for and leverage so your decisions are data-informed and clearly articulated. • Collaboration: Track record of delivering results with cross-functional teams. • Efficiency: Excellent organization and prioritization skills. • Hustle: You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. • Excitement: You’re passionate about Vahan’s mission and new technology.
• 3+ years of product management experience.
• Prior experience building an Internet marketplace product.
• Bonus points if you’ve worked at a rapidly growing startup.
• Vision: Define the 12-24 month product vision and strategy. • Execution: Work across teams to get product shipped. • User Engagement: Maximize user engagement on Vahan’s product • Growth: Drive growth of number of placements via Vahan's product
Why you’ll LOVE this job
We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.
We can promise:
• Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team. • We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents. • Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate. • You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!
At Vahan, our vision is to enable jobs for the next billion internet users via messaging apps such as WhatsApp. We’re backed by marquee investors such as Gokul Rajaram, who built AdSense at Google, Mekin Maheshwari, former Head of Engineering and Chief People Officer at Flipkart and Vir Kashyap, Co-Founder at Babajob.