About the job
About the Company
Intervene K-12 is an ed-tech startup company experiencing exponential growth. We provide assessments, analytics, and online instruction to assist students struggling in math, reading, and English Language (EL/ ESL). Intervene K-12’s programs have served over 30,000 students and have made a significant impact on economically disadvantaged students.
Intervene is positioning itself to become a leader in global education. We are looking for a self-driven, resourceful, hardworking Senior Product Manager.
We’re searching for an experienced and entrepreneurial Senior Product Manager to help define product strategy, manage roadmaps, and ship engaging products and scalable systems that shape the future of our company. As a Senior Product Manager, you’ll need to help us figure out what we should build and how we should build it.
To be successful, you must be mission-driven, highly collaborative, and demonstrate deep empathy for our customers. You bring strong technical knowledge, analytical rigor, and product judgement to everyday problems, and demonstrate the ability to bring together engineers, designers, and stakeholders to deliver impactful roadmaps that ultimately drive results for the business.
Working at the strategic level, propose innovative solutions for product direction, based on a combination of data, customer insights, intuition and experience.
Assess business, market and customer needs and lead cross-functional product teams to find the fastest path to delivering values against those needs.
Understand how competitors are solving the users’ problems.
Make product decisions that drive value on a daily basis while keeping customer needs in mind.
Participate in continuous product discovery, monitors 3rd party research and maintains an up to date understanding of the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products meet users’ needs.
Develop and evolve product roadmap based on business priorities and customer needs that deliver the highest value
Work with delivery teams to develop release estimates and plans for the product
Create, prioritize and accept user stories; incorporate them into release planning
Put together rough mockups very quickly.
Create high fidelity mockups. Flesh out all the edge cases.
Engineers should be able to take your spec and make it come to life (without too many unexpected hiccups along the way).
Condense complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders
Establish a regular cadence for communications for product stakeholders and executives to enable trust and transparency
Manage product team and stakeholder expectations to execute on product strategy and provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience
Work closely with and provide direction and guidance to cross-functional delivery teams in an Agile environment
Lead standups, iteration planning sessions, retrospectives and product demos
Foster collaboration between IT teams, designers, developers, and business stakeholders
Multiple years of relevant experience to include exposure to product and development teams, UX, design thinking, Agile principles, and client facing work
Proficiency in lateral leadership, effectively aligning team members as well as client stakeholders and executives around a shared set of objectives to progress the goal of shipping the right product to the client’s customers.
Experience working directly with clients and leading projects, along with developing, motivating and leading high-performing teams
Proficiency in communicating with and influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization
Do not need proficiency as a designer (make things beautiful), but do need to know how to distill complicated flows into something that’s intuitive and simple.
Proficiency in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team
Proficiency in creating, prioritizing and accepting user stories
Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in different contexts
Experience operating as a product manager or product owner
Ability to facilitate collaborative decision-making in a workshop context along with coaching and leading others
Experience launching a new product from concept through launch
Experience with driving innovation and influencing teams while keeping the end user in mind
Experience building customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Understanding of software operations, DevOps, and security/privacy by design
Emotional intelligence, interpersonal savvy, deep user empathy and strong user experience sensibilities
Bias for action: You need to get stuff done!
Experience with Slack, Asana, and other team collaboration tools
Timeline for Hire – Immediate
Please email our team with your resume and with Subject – Application – Senior Product Manager
Intervene K-12 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Intervene K-12 does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. or Intervene K-12 is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, health status, or national origin.
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