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Product Lead

Full time at Modus in UAE
Posted on November 26, 2021

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About Modus: Modus Capital is a Venture Builder (VB) and Venture Capital (VC) fund that combines the operational and financial capital needed to build innovative ideas into scalable and sustainable tech companies. With offices in New York, Cairo, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi, the team consists of international experts spanning six countries and four continents, bringing together marketers, developers, designers, and operators. About the role: We are looking for a Product Management Lead to help with product strategy and management for multiple companies throughout their lifecycle as well as validation and experimentation.

You would work with a partially remote team of different nationalities on products in multiple industries, different countries and at various stages, however mostly focused on the UAE market. Knowledge of the market is necessary for this role. Key Responsibilities:
  • Management of multiple projects and leading multiple companies' strategy & focus concomitantly.
  • Lead communication with founders and support the recommended approach throughout the process.
  • Squad management (PM, PO, PD, UX-R), overview of product process and ensure implementation of frameworks.
  • Lead on strategy for the companies by extracting, analyzing and proposing approaches and initiatives to the founders for short and long term and clearly communicate the pros and cons of each item.
  • Review output and outcomes for the projects they are leading on.
  • Proactively identify potential problems with other teams/functions and propose solutions or solve them.
  • Transparency about your prioritization and roadmap process. Clear prioritization methods and communication.
  • Bring evidence-based decision-making to your communication.
Requirements Must have experience with:
  • Managing multiple projects at the same time in either an agency role or venture builder role for minimum 5 years.
  • Product goals & strategy definition and understanding how they translate into yearly and quarterly goals, initiatives and how to track their impact on the business.
  • Building and owning roadmaps and ensuring the roadmap & functionality are in line with the company goal.
  • Presenting product strategy and leading conversations with founders from various backgrounds.
  • Taking broad, conceptual ideas and turning them into something useful and valuable for users and a track record of successful outcomes and achievements.
  • Experience with analytics & data analysis through different methods, from mixpanel and GA to manually running excel analyses.
  • Developing the core positioning for the product, go to market, growth and monetization strategies.
  • Owning multiple products from idea to multiple iterations on the live product (in the market) and can Present concrete cases of success and failure and how they have adjusted to each.
  • Running experimentation and market validation in different contexts and budgets.
Strengths:
  • Agency or venture building background or experience handling multiple projects simultaneously in different industries and sectors.
  • Experience in leading teams, providing clear strategic vision and guidance to founders, mentoring other product managers and setting direction for the product team.
  • Ability to say "No" but explain why in terms that stakeholders understand and kickstart productive conversations.
  • Includes various opinions in their approach and identifies and challenges assumptions, including their own.
  • Documents their own bias and assumptions before starting any type of work.
  • Looks for direct feedback from colleagues and users on an ongoing basis.
  • Constant focus on improvement and provides feedback to help improve the workflow of the team.
  • Shows natural and intuitive user empathy.
  • Has a flexible mindset while keeping product priorities in mind.
  • Does not get attached to items just because they are the ones who created them.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Benefits
  • You will work in a team spanning six countries and four continents on products in multiple industries, countries and at various stages.
  • Awesome, tight-knit, and collaborative work environment.
  • Unlimited Annual Leave policy.
  • Premium Medical Insurance.
  • Work from home policy.
  • Access to an Annual Bonus based on meeting certain milestones.
  • Access to the Modus Capital Development Program, focused on your continuous learning and growth with us.

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