Head Of Product, Freight

Keeptruckin San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago

Who we are:

KeepTruckin is on a mission to modernize the trucking industry. With the leading fleet management platform, we are bringing trucks online and fundamentally changing the way freight is moved on our roads.

At KeepTruckin, we see our hard work rewarded in tangible ways every day and we believe that intelligence is most powerful when paired with humility. We're motivated by the opportunity to impact and improve every facet of a trillion-dollar industry that touches everyone's lives. KeepTruckin is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company and recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" in 2019.

We are looking for people from all backgrounds who want to make an impact on the millions of drivers who keep our world moving. Together, we laugh hard, snack harder and work together to drive innovation at the intersection of tech and transportation.

About the Job:

As the Head of Product you'll take the reins of product strategy and product management. You will take features from conception to launch, work closely with the engineering team, prioritize based on feedback, and serve as the primary voice of the customer. You will also be charged with leading the strategic direction of our platform, keeping close tabs on the evolving needs of our customers and shifting competitive landscape. The ideal candidate combines a strategic mindset and strong product management background, with experience owning all aspects of the product delivery process. You are equally at home meeting with customers to collect feedback as you are driving internal projects to completion. You've demonstrated your abilities writing top-quality specifications when necessary but can balance thoroughness with the need to move quickly, be scrappy, and adhere to tight timelines. You have excellent product vision and judgment as well as a strong technical sense. Metrics form the basis for your decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Build out the product management team for our new freight platform business line

  • Oversee the strategy and planning for the entire product lifecycle including defining the strategic vision, gathering and prioritizing product requirements and creating customer feedback loops

  • Collaborate with our executive leadership to solidify our vision and product execution

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape and evaluate market trends to inform improved product development

  • Design a brand new marketplace from scratch, working closely with data science and engineering

  • Translate business objectives into the product strategy and successfully execute

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to develop technical requirements and to define, build and maintain products critical to growth, engagement and retention

  • Work with customers and all customer-facing organizations to plan and prioritize features and feature requests

  • Help the company plan and strategize quarterly and annual tech objectives and KPIs

  • Develop comprehensive go-to-market strategies for impactful product launches and regional expansion

  • Roll up your sleeves and get deep into core PM duties while setting sights on recruiting, training, and developing a world-class product team

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience in managing enterprise products for mission-critical systems

  • BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Demonstrated success owning product design and delivery

  • Background in software development and program management

  • Deep analytical and statistical background

  • Marketplace experience highly valued

  • Exceptional organizational and leadership abilities

  • Passion for talking to customers and working with cross functional teams

  • Problem-solving aptitude and creative thinking skills

  • A keen sense for when to build versus partner

  • Ability to thrive in a fun and fast-paced startup environment

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity in the workforce. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to; race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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