Full Time Job
Hybrid
Whip Around

Product Manager

Whip Around is a growing SaaS scale up and emerging leader in the fleet technology arena. With offices across the United States and New Zealand, our product helps fleet operators easily manage the maintenance and inspections of their vehicles and equipment. Taking the industry through a digital transformation, Whip Around is quickly becoming the software platform of choice for business owners, fleet managers and drivers.

Team culture is at the heart of our success, with personal improvement being just as important as company outcomes. We now boast a senior leadership team with experience from numerous successful global businesses and continue to double down on our vision to bring simplicity and efficiency to fleet management and compliance.

Requirements

As a Product Manager at Whip Around your focus will be to create world-class solutions for our customers! Whip Around is quickly becoming the software platform of choice for business owners, fleet managers and drivers with dedication to workplace safety. Through a mixture of exciting new features and improvements you will work with a squad to deliver key solutions to our customers.

Success in this role will look like…

  • You will work closely with the wider Product Team (other Product Managers, Senior Product Manager, Design & Product Marketing) and contribute to discovery, product strategy, product design, UX testing, and roadmap planning.
  • You own and lead solution design for your product area, pulling in your squad, stakeholders, and customers as needed
  • You understand how to thin slice initiatives, ensuring continuous value being released to market and to our customers
  • You are the business point of contact for your squad, working to keep stakeholders informed of priorities and your squad connected to the bigger strategic business picture
  • You own your squads backlog, which includes: defining acceptance criteria, setting milestones & goals, prioritising work and planning market value releases
  • You foster a culture of making decisions based on data while leveraging the experience of specialists. You use metrics that provide valuable insights to business decisions.
  • You understand that a healthy product balances enhancements, bug fixes, technical improvements and new features, your area's backlog will always reflect this.

Your ideal experience will include:

With 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner/Manager in an Agile environment, you’re confident in leading squads to deliver value to customers and working with our Engineering team to understand the basics of technical implementation.

In addition, you’ll have:

  • Tertiary qualification with a degree in a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • SCRUM certification or Product Owner certification a bonus
  • SAAS experience or working in tech environment that is fast pace
  • Strong stakeholder management skills - including being in the detail, unblocking, facilitation, communicating upwards & downwards, and being point of contact.
  • Experience working in fast paced environment and being able to navigate towards outcomes
  • Strong JIRA experience (setting up boards, filters, reporting, etc)
  • Excited to learn about how our industry works and the impact we bring to our customers
  • Growth mindset, challenging status quo to find solutions and out-of-the-box ideas

Benefits

  • Learning and development allowance
  • 12 weeks additional paid parental leave
  • Birthday leave - because no one should have to work on their Birthday!
  • Team events and activities
  • Flexible working options - we understand you have a life and family outside of work and we support that!

Our Values

Each of us at Whip Around are committed to living and breathing our Values in everything we do. At Whip Around you will become part of a culture that’s committed to helping you become the best version of yourself. Whip Around is dedicated to our people!

  • Be the Best You
  • Be the Driver
  • Provide Clarity
  • Manaakitanga
  • Don’t Drop the Trophy
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