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Lead product manager

Wavely.com
Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

About Wavely

Are you passionate about transforming the traditional recruiting process? 

Want to save time and share why you’re the right person for the job before you start interviewing? 

Then, Wavely is the place for you! Wavely is an interactive chat-based job board, distinctively designed to instantly match employers with jobseekers, making for a faster, more transparent hiring process. Find Jobs! Chat Instantly!

 

Joining the R&D Team

The Lead product manager who works closely with the Sr. Director (R&D), product managers, designers, engineers, and marketing teams to develop solutions that help employers and talent find each other and ease the process of hiring and recruiting. We're addressing the needs of employers with pressing hiring needs while balancing a two-sided marketplace.

 

As our Lead Product Manager, you’ll support Wavely’s success by:

  • Lead all areas of product management at Wavely, collaborating with stakeholders to accomplish business goals.

  • Motivate and empower the team and help them understand the bigger picture.

  • Create cohesive product development strategies for users across different types of devices.

  • Understand Wavely as a B2B and B2C marketplace, and implement solutions that cater to these needs.

  • Align Wavely’s product and design strategies with our brand goals.

 

Lead Product Designer Responsibilities:

  • Take a major role in defining product vision, strategy, and objectives of new products.

  • Manage the entire product development lifecycle from ideation, requirements definition, to launch and optimization.

  • Work closely with engineers and designers as well as cross-functional teams such as business development, marketing, legal, etc.

  • Write clear, detailed, and high quality product specs.

  • Assist with development of the product team and vision.

  • Become an expert in your product area by analyzing industry trends, competition, and relevant markets.

  • Communicate product vision and priorities to internal and external partners including Wavely leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in Product Management/Development as a lead role. 

  • Previous software engineering or integration experience. (other technical roles considered)

  • Having both B2B and B2C experience.

  • Experienced in technology focused products (SaaS, APIs, SDKs, Infrastructure, Platform) in an Agile environment.

  • We welcome engineers, solution engineers, architects, professional services and others with experience in APIs and/or SDKs looking to switch careers into product management.

 

Preferred Qualifications: (Nice to haves)

  • Understanding the HR/Recruiting space is a plus

  • Experience designing native mobile experiences is a huge plus

  • Previous people management or team lead experience

  • Previous experience in implementing a component library

  • Working with a design system is a plus

  • HTML/CSS skills is a plus

 

The ideal candidate is results-driven, empathetic to users and is committed to create a great user experience to both employers and talents.

 

Who you are as a Team Member: (skills/traits)

  • Understand the pain points in the recruiting industry, and is excited to build solutions to fix them

  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.

  • A humble and open communicator

  • You thrive in environments without a set playbook

  • You proactively seek to incorporate diverse opinions in your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and thinking. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

What makes Wavely unique:

✦ Leadership: CEO Dani Li is truly a mission-driven CEO with a customer-first mindset. 80% leadership team is women of diverse backgrounds. 

 

✦ Mission and Values Driven: We are a tech company with a passion for the mission. We are leading a revolution to facilitate a more humanized hiring experience.

 

✦ Perks: 100% paid Medical/Dental/Vision for employees, 13-day PTO, Parental Leave policy, monthly gym stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

 

✦ Product: Wavely aims to make job search and hiring a human experience and reduce the barriers to communication through a simple chat interface with a robust recommendation engine.

 

Wavely is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

Company Description
Quick Intro of Wavely:

Wavely is a US-based job board, driven by people-focused AI. Employers engage with a list of relevant recommendations to reduce candidate screening time. While our algorithm matches active talent with a palette of real job openings. Once connected, real engagements in our built-in chat function allow for meaningful conversations. Established in 2016, Wavely operates from offices in Los Angeles and San Mateo, California. You can job search via desktop or our mobile app for iOS and Android. Turn your uniqueness into an advantage by waving hello. www.wavely.com

We are different from other job boards thanks to our:

• customer-focused, data-driven team;
• proprietary NLP engine - it’s replacing the market’s filter-based matching systems;
• communication platform - chatting on Wavely is personable, less formal, and more efficient.

Wavely.com

Quick Intro of Wavely: Wavely is a US-based job board, driven by people-focused AI. Employers engage with a list of relevant recommendations to reduce candidate screening time. While our algorithm matches active talent with a palette of real job openings. Once connected, real engagements in our built-in chat function allow for meaningful conversations. Established in 2016, Wavely operates from offices in Los Angeles and San Mateo, California. You can job search via desktop or our mobile app for iOS and Android. Turn your uniqueness into an advantage by waving hello. www.wavely.com We are different from other job boards thanks to our: • customer-focused, data-driven team; • proprietary NLP engine - it’s replacing the market’s filter-based matching systems; • communication platform - chatting on Wavely is personable, less formal, and more efficient.

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