Product Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Istanbul

Your mission

We are looking for a Product Manager with strong English communication skills, technical knowledge in software development, and an expert at prioritization. As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Product Backlog for several development teams and working closely with the international business stakeholders, data, engineering, and design teams.

You will also shape our organization's long-term strategy and develop measures that realize our business objectives. You will be tasked with assessing organizational performance, developing achievable goals, and implementing processes that improve organizational effectiveness and build a sustainable competitive advantage. You should be familiar with business operations and demonstrate excellent leadership skills.

To be successful as a Product Manager, you should have research experience, outstanding presentation skills, an analytical mind, and a strategic thinking ability with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Your tasks
  • Actively engage with stakeholders to manage conflicting requests and ensure continuous alignment on priorities.

  • Transform business requirements to product backlog items.

  • Prioritize the tasks on the product backlog in order to fulfill the product's stated goals.

  • Own features and experiments from start to finish, including developing product specs, coordinating cross-functional execution, and assessing tradeoffs and feasibility with the design and development teams.

  • Monitor the progress of product development and product release plans.

  • Benchmark competitor activities.

  • Main and single point of contact for product backlog items during product development lifecycle.

  • Conduct refinement meetings with the development team to address any questions from the team and ensure the development team understands requirements and objectives of the Product Backlog items. 

  • Responsible for product performance monitoring and assigning metrics.

  • Conduct qualitative or quantitative research and analyse relevant data to define a problem.

Your profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related disciplines, an MBA or MS would be highly desirable,

  • You understand development, design, software development, agile methodology, and the scrum framework inside and out.

  • Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate to both business and technical audiences. 

  • Strong problem solving, analytic, proactivity and decision making skills. 

  • Able to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and formulate innovative and effective action plans to resolve issues.

  • Care deeply about user experience.

  • Excellent at cross team coordination, project prioritization, and coordination ability.

  • Experience in the PropTech or marketplace industry is a plus.

Why us?

  • Besides growing in a start-up with a great environment, you will also enjoy our benefits:

    ✔️ Salary according to your experience and knowledge. We will go all out to get you to be part of the team!

    ✔️ Virtual Stock options. What does this mean? That we all own a little piece of Tiko. In case of an acquisition or we go public, you will be able to convert your virtual stock options into a potential bonus that would multiply your annual salary several times

    ✔️ Hybrid work model to allow a real reconciliation with your life outside of Tiko, the one that really matters

    ✔️ Weekly English classes adapted to your level if you wish and during working hours

    ✔️ Lunch Ticket

    ✔️ Private medical insurance

    ✔️ Multicultural team, made up of colleagues from Turkey, Portugal and Spain (we will continue to grow in Europe)

    ✔️ International transfer program. This program allows our employees to work in other countries after a period of time

    ✔️ In addition, we are that type of company that has just been awarded the Great Place to Work® certification for the second year in a row.

About us

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