Full Time

Junior Product Manager

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

The client is a Dubai Government-funded startup. It intends to be the dominant B2B marketplace for the MENA region and is seeking to simplify and enhance digital B2B trade through a centralised, digital and safe procurement platform tailored for buyers and sellers. It will offer value-added services that will include finance, insurance, contracts, escrow accounts, logistics, inspection and customs clearance. It will offer multiple categories ranging from office supplies, food and beverage, fashion, packaging, electronics to industry materials and machinery.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Work on product priorities to deliver the maximum value by focussing on business benefit
    • Support the full product life cycle- ideation, validation, technical development, launch and continuous improvement
    • Work closely with QA teams and actively test the product features to ensuring a quality product is delivered to production

Skills required: 

  • 2+ years experience in a product management role (web, mobile and app)
  • Experience in Project Management with the ability to meet and drive to deadlines is desirable
  • Basic understanding of Systems Architecture is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written  
  • The ability to work across multiple teams and tight timelines
  • Experience in launching successful products in tight timeframes 
  • A history of accountability and exceeding expectations
  • Ability to operate collaboratively in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Attention to detail
  • B2B marketplace understanding is desirable
  • A bachelor’s degree.  
  • Advanced degree is desirable

What will differentiate you from other candidates:

  • Ability to champion the customer experience evolution for both buyers and sellers using the product platform
  • A creative thinker who can generate and execute on innovative product ideas