Property Finder is the leading digital real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. A UAE-born startup, Property Finder expanded its operations to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt over the years. Recently, it acquired a significant stake in Zingat in Turkey. The company is one of the largest technology start-ups in the region and on a journey to becoming a Unicorn. We are aspiring to create a lighthouse technology company which will have a lasting impact in the entire tech ecosystem in our geography.

 

Product Director

at Property Finder (View all jobs)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Property Finder is the leading digital real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. A UAE-born startup, Property Finder expanded its operations to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt over the years. Recently, it acquired a significant stake in Zingat in Turkey. The company is one of the largest technology start-ups in the region and on a journey to becoming a Unicorn. We are aspiring to create a lighthouse technology company which will have a lasting impact in the entire tech ecosystem in our geography.

Job purpose:
It is at the heart of Property Finder’s purpose to develop compelling products which deliver strong
value to our consumers. We therefore seek an experienced, commercially savvy and strategic
Product leader who has owned core products and has an excellent track record of delivering material
growth. 
The successful candidate will be the strongest advocate for the Consumers that use our platform
when searching a property. As product director consumer, you will be responsible for defining,
validating, communicating, and delivering an end-to-end product that solves the most important and
complex problems our audience is facing.

Responsibilities:
 Create and execute product roadmap(s) from conception to launch, driving product vision,
defining go-to-market strategy, and leading design discussions.
 Organize and lead product managers teams with diverse backgrounds.
 Build and maintain budget for his team
 Product Validation - always-on product discovery, defining MVPs, running design sprints and
validating customer feedback throughout the development lifecycle.
 Consumer advocate: ensure the voice of the consumer is heard and communicated at every
step of the process (from problem validation to solution validation post go to market).
 Identify ​commercial or growth opportunities​ and quickly build experiments to validate new
ideas by driving the team to lead experimentations
 Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills.
 Define, report on, and improve core metrics.
 Work in ​close collaboration with other functions in Property Finder​ to gain feedback on the
efficacy of our offerings in the market and maximise our impact on the market. 

Essential - Attitude, Knowledge and Skills:
 Track record in Digital Product Management role with 10+ years experience.
 5+ year of experience with people management with proven track record in attracting and
retain talent

 Excellent communication, leadership and stakeholder management capability.
 Experienced with a large and growing audience feeding a B2C2B marketplace.
 Ability to achieve strategic goals and evolve product strategy based on research, data and
industry trends in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
 Ability to influence multiple stakeholders both with and without direct authority.
 Strong experience in implementing modern methodologies to rapidly develop innovative.
products which delight customers and drive growth (eg. Agile, A/B testing, growth hacking,). 
 Bachelors degree or equivalent practical experience.
 Business Centric - passionate about finding the intersection between solving customer
problems and business value.
 Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
 Strong written and verbal English.
 
Preferred - Attitude, Knowledge and Skills:
 Multi-market / International experience.
 Technology / Digital background.
 Experienced in Classifieds marketplace, PropTech experience is obviously an asset.

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