Head of Product

  • Paris
  • Full-Time
  • Start Date: 11 June 2020
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Symaps.io is an artifical intelligence application that finds the best locations for starting a new business and growing it at scale.
It is used by the most audacious and innovative companies in the world including IQOS, Maison Berger and major pharmaceutical companies.
A video pitch can be found here : https://youtu.be/GuAQLRbK8CM

Job Description

Be a key contributor in building a groundbreaking platform, bit by bit and in collaboration with the tech, sales and customer success teams and our users. Help a new generation of cities and physical businesses grow all over the world.

In the role you will:

  • Identify the features that are bringing critical added value to users, their pain points, and detailed business use cases through careful discussions and usage analysis.
  • Continuously monitor the location intelligence data ecosystem and identify the most promising and inspiring ideas from partners.
  • Participate in discussions with the tech, customer success and sales teams, as well as in meetings with users.
  • Write down clear and detailed user stories, ensuring that the whole Symaps team understands them clearly.
  • Add features and improvements to the product backlog, prioritize them, and develop them into detailed specifications.
  • Share new features both internally and externally.
  • Work with the marketing team to promote our service worldwide.
  • Conduct thorough testing of features and carry out quality assesment carefully.

Preferred Experience

  • You have 4+ years of experience as a Product Manager, preferably in a B2B or SaaS company.
  • You are proficient in both written and oral English.
  • You are always able to put yourself in a user's shoes and keen to continuously deepen your understanding of their detailed daily work: why, how and when could they increase their company's output through the use of our technology?
  • You are comfortable working extensively with remote users and teams: systematic usage of writing for communicating with teammates, in the clearest and most detailed form; esp. through our project management tools (Clubhouse) and other apps we’re using internally for documenting and brainstorming (google drive).
  • You are happy to communicate and share your own new ideas, whilst feeling comfortable asking questions that you may believe are trivial or odd.
  • You are creative, audacious and want to 'move fast and break things'.
  • You are aesthetically aware: design and user friendliness.
  • You have a strong engineering or scientific background, or you are self-taught and passionate about technology.
  • You are willing to both conduct thorough testing and carry out quality assessment of shipped features.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to join a challenging and ambitious project with global users from the most audacious and innovative companies in the world that make big investment decisions on a daily basis.
  • A consistent package, incl. options.
  • Meal vouchers.
  • Transportation costs and health insurance covered.
  • The possibility of working fully remotely or in the charming 2nd arrondissement of Paris in our office: 65 Rue de Turbigo, Paris, 75003.

Recruitment Process

  • Quick 15 min video interview
  • More thourough 60-90 min interview with other teamates

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 11 June 2020
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)
  • Experience: > 4 years
  • Possible full remote