Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. 

Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 130 cities across 15 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region and host over 30 million users.  

We are seeking a VP of Product to execute on the vision, strategy, and roadmap for our Ride Hailing platform. Reporting to the MD of RH. At Careem you will be part of the leadership team building our core ride hailing platform used by over 30 million customers. 

We are a mission driven organization, united in the belief of “Simplifying and improving the lives of people”. If you are a dedicated & strategic leader with an entrepreneurial mindset, please continue to read further.


  • Oversee the strategy and planning for the entire product lifecycle including gathering and prioritizing product requirements, determining the product roadmap, and setting strategic priorities.
  • Lead a team of Product Managers that becomes the center point for all product development decision making and ownership - from strategy to execution
  • Instrumental in defining optimal product processes, hiring, mentoring and building product teams. Insane focus on data.
  • Work closely with the engineering leads to understand technical feasibility, direction, and costs, and to establish the Product team as a critical component of the development workflow.
  • Build business cases and analytical support/insight for new initiatives; this requires identifying and understanding key issues, quantitatively analyzing these issues, and communicating key insights and results.
  • Build and develop a talented team that understands our customers and delivers products that exceed their expectations.
  • Identify and implement product-oriented OKRs to ensure we are operating efficiently and allocating resources accordingly.

Requirement Summary:

  • Minimum of 15 years of Product Management experience with a portion focused on large scale and highly available applications with at least 5 years of people management.
  • Customer obsession. To help deliver a flawless and delightful customer booking journey for our customers.
  • You proactively recruit, coach and mentor top talent and ensure the team is fully engaged and delivering its very best work.
  • Expertise in building a data-driven approach and discipline to product strategy, prioritization and development.
  • Passion and successful track record in championing great experiences, with attention to detail and craftsmanship.
  • Ability to deliver. You advocate for getting a great product out the door.
  • Champion of a strategy that not only makes sense but resonates with customers before it's shipped. You relish customer excitement for new features.
  • You are an excellent communicator with any audience – executive, business, design or technology. You can easily explain complex concepts to people with no domain or technical knowledge and make sure they understand the implications.
  • Technical background, such as a Bachelor’s  degree in in engineering, computer science or related technical field, is also highly welcome.

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