Senior Product Manager

Gurugram, Haryana, India Full-time

Founded in 2013, OYO is the world's fastest growing hotel network operating over 500+ cities 12000+ hotels and 330,000+ rooms across 10+ countries including India, China, Japan, Malaysia, UAE, Indonesia and UK.  

A global disruptor from India, OYO has received several accolades including Economic Times Startup of the Year (2018), LinkedIn Top Employer in India (2018), Express IT Startup of the Year Award (2015), NDTV Dream Chaser of the Year (2016) and IAMAI Digital Startup of the Year (2016). It was recognized by Business Today as among the Coolest Startups in India (2016) and ranked by LinkedIn as one of the top employee attractors in India every year since 2016. OYO is backed by leading global investors, including the SoftBank Group, China Lodging, Greenoaks Capital, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners. 

Technology and product are the  core driver of every aspect of OYO’s business, from supply discovery, hotel onboarding, transformation, CX management, booking and post booking experience, to running efficient hotel operations. Led by engineering leaders and principal engineers with extensive past experience at companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Adobe, OYO is proud to have one of the best technology teams anywhere in the world. If you are looking for a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where you don’t have to choose between complexity and scale and get to learn from some of the sharpest colleagues, OYO is the right place for you. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the strategy and product road map of a key area of business
  • Be the voice of the user - Understand user needs and pain points through one on one interactions directly with users or other business stakeholders and through data analytics
  • Prioritise - Identify the most impactful problems to solve and be able to estimate the business impact of solving them
  • Ideate - Identify the best ways to solve a problem using technology and design and articulate it clearly and in detail through product requirement documents
  • Collaborate - Foster collaboration with business stakeholders, design and engineering teams.
  • Drive using data - Define metrics and measurement strategies for the product and team and own the targets for relevant metrics.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in product.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Business or a quantitative discipline preferred
  • Experience in managing product managers is a bonus for candidates with higher work experience. 

Requirements:

  • Experience in managing junior product managers is a bonus for candidates with higher work experience.
  • You have shipped multiple products with clear business impact.
  • You have not just been involved in shipping these, you have owned the product from ideation to launch
  • You are a strategic thinker.
  • You don't just understand technology, you love technology!
  • You have an eye for what a good technology product and a great user experience looks like!
  • You have empathy for users, and you take pride in being the voice of the customer inside the organisation.
  • To achieve this goal, you are willing to do whatever it takes: speak directly to the customer, conduct UX studies, or dive deep into your product usage data.
  • You are driven by data.
  • You have good quantitative and analytical skills and are comfortable deriving insights from data.
  • You have a bias for action: From writing the marketing launch plan to QAing new features, from conducting the competitive landscape analysis to creating mocks for user-testing, you are willing to do whatever it takes to ship the product!
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are comfortable driving influence without authority.