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.
We want to empower people to find the right home and as the leading real estate platform in the region we are very well positioned to do that. We believe that if we reach our goal we will make a lasting impact on people's lives.
It is at the heart of Property Finder to develop compelling products to realise that vision and We therefore seek an experienced Senior Product profile 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 marketplace. As a senior product manager, you will be responsible for defining, validating, communicating, and delivering an end-to-end product that solves the most important and complex problems our large audience is facing when searching for a property.
- Assist in developing an informed roadmap taking input form research, client, internal stakeholders, meeting the ambition of Property Finder’s vision
- Product Validation - always-on product discovery, defining MVPs, running design sprints and validating customer feedback throughout the development lifecycle.
- Being a strong customer advocate and ensuring the voice of the customer is heard and communicated at every step of the process (from problem validation to solution validation to release).
- Own your backlog and execute it with the Engineering team to find the best technical implementation methods as well as a reasonable implementation schedule.
- Managing the release- planning process and crafting key milestones for the product roadmap.
- Strong stakeholder management and engagement – ensuring internal and external buy-in.
- Be aware of the best-of-breed commercial strategies of the different Real Estate portals of the world and develop a point of view on how that applies to Property Finder.
- Gather market insights and a strong understanding of competitor offerings to leverage the best ideas available and enable us to defend against competitive threats.
- 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:
- Digital Product Management role with 4+ years experience.
- Strong Experience in B2C product
- Proven track record in creating product roadmaps from conception to launch, driving product vision, defining go-to-market strategy, and leading design discussions.
- Hands On and pragmatic attitude
- Excellent communication, leadership and stakeholder management capability. Our organisation is quite lean, you’ll be exposed to all level in the organization
- Business Centric - passionate about finding the intersection between solving customer problems and business value.
- Excited by moving the needle rather than optimizing the status quo
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
- Ability to work with remote teams
Preferred - Attitude, Knowledge and Skills:
- Multi-market / International experience.
- Property Tech experience.
- Experience of delivering solutions for multiple markets.
- Experience in Classifieds marketplace.
- Good written and verbal Arabic (a plus)