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Lead Product Manager (Hybrid)

  • Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand
Product

Job description

We are a team of passionate software engineers, product managers, and designers that enjoy building outstanding web and mobile applications.

Millions of people use our apps. We work for companies of all sizes; from 1-person startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. We take a collaborative and product development approach, creating custom software that people will love to use and solving our clients' problems so that they can focus on what they do best - better.

If you want to grow together, work on challenging products and enjoy using the best tools and practices, Nimble is the right place for you! We keep our recruitment process practical and straightforward.


To learn more about how we work, check our handbook named Compass, Github organization, and Medium account.
Want to see what we have built? Check our Dribbble and Behance accounts.
Want to keep in touch with us? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

What does a typical workday look like?

Although each day is usually different and presents its own challenges, there are common themes that you will face every day.

  • Monitoring and overseeing your team’s projects. Ensuring that the projects are moving as expected, the backlogs are properly managed, and the development plans are sensible.
  • Discovering new projects, understanding the pain points and users’ expectations, and defining how to approach the problems or innovations through user experience.
  • Writing user stories, managing and grooming backlogs, and planning development sprints.
  • Ensuring the quality of the products and features developed.
  • Reviewing UX/UI designs.
  • Supporting Engineering with implementation.
  • Interacting with external stakeholders, listening to and understanding their feedback while defending your product decisions.
  • Reviewing your team’s work, both internal (assets produced for Nimble) and external (assets produced for clients).
  • Supporting the sales team in assessing potential product development projects, risks, and challenges.
  • Mentoring your team members, providing support when necessary, and figuring out how to help each and every one of them grow as Product Managers.
  • Reporting and providing insights to the Chief Product Officer.
  • Participating in the definition of the Product team’s direction.
  • Supporting the recruitment efforts and participating in the hiring process.
  • Identifying and leading new initiatives.

Why You'll Love Working Here

  • You will be proud of any product that has our name on it.
  • We are an engineering-focused company. Both co-founders are software engineers and led the tech teams at the most prominent e-commerce powerhouses in South East Asia.
  • We really pay attention and care about processes, high quality, and aesthetics.
  • Strong processes. We not only believe but also really work following agile principles. 
  • The vast amount of learning resources (Pluralsight, Pragpub, Leanpub, (e-)books, etc.) and yearly education allowance to step up your game.
  • Provident Fund which allows you to save money every month and we match your monthly contributions.
  • Private medical insurance (Allianz) from day one, company care fund, and social welfare coverage.
  • Great equipment consisting of a MacBook Pro and large screens at office. Our equipment is renewed every 3 years.
  • Casual work attire for everyone.
  • Comfortable and modern office space environment in the heart of Bangkok next to BTS Asoke and MRT Sukhumvit (Interchange 21).
  • Our office kitchen is fully stocked with drinks and snacks for the team.
  • Visa and work permit for foreigners. If you live abroad, we provide a relocation assistance package consisting of a plane ticket allowance and up to 2 weeks of initial accommodation.
  • 25 days of paid leaves/year (13 public holidays + 12 personal days).
  • Sabbatical month every 3 years.
  • Company outing every year.
  • And many more perks!

Job requirements

What does the ideal candidate look like?

  • 7+ years of professional experience as a Product Manager.
  • 2+ years of experience managing other Product Managers.
  • Some software programming experience.
  • Based in Bangkok or willing to relocate to Bangkok

Product Design & Development

  • You have a great attention to detail.
  • You are opinionated. You also keep an open mind.
  • You know UX patterns for mobile and web applications and the design language for iOS and Android (including native components).
  • You know how to adapt the level of complexity of a design to the scope and context of a project. You can anticipate technical challenges when reviewing designs.
  • You are familiar with usage and behavioral product data. You know how to obtain it (e.g., defining the right tracking), how to understand it, and how to leverage it.
  • You have the ability to quickly learn and understand new industries. You have an interest in discovering new domains often.
  • You know how to prioritize feature development in a given context to maximize the development team’s output.
  • You know how to efficiently kick off a new product development (greenfield).
  • You know how to efficiently take over the development of an existing product (brownfield).
  • You have the knowledge and experience to conceptualize entire products quickly and assess their implementation complexity. You can anticipate associated risks and mitigate them.
  • You have the product and business insights to identify and bring up new opportunities.

People Management

  • You have experience leading and mentoring other Product Managers.
  • You know how to identify your team members’ strengths, how to leverage those strengths, and how to develop them further.
  • You know how to strengthen your team members’ weaknesses through mentoring and defining their growth objectives.
  • You have the ability to set a direction and objectives for your team in order to reach the company’s higher goals.
  • You have high expectations from others, and you know how to push and motivate them to deliver their best work.

Communication

  • You have an English Professional working proficiency (ILR level 3).
  • You have great listening and cross-functional collaboration skills.
  • You are an expert at listening and communicating with stakeholders, including in difficult situations. You are comfortable handling difficult conversations, and you know how to diffuse them.
  • You have great written communication skills. You know how to write clear content and how to structure it clearly.
  • You excel at gathering requirements from clients even when the clients don’t fully know what they need just yet.
  • You are used to working closely with Engineers to see through the correct development of a digital product.

Technical Knowledge

  • You can use version control systems, especially git. You are familiar with Gitflow.
  • You are familiar with CI/CD for web and mobile (all the way through publishing applications on store).
  • You understand how APIs work, and you know how to use API management, documentation, and debugging tools (e.g., Postman, Swagger, Proxyman).
  • You know how to architect data. You can create database schemas.
  • You are familiar with the differences and specificities of web vs. iOS vs. Android, and you are familiar with cross-platform applications (e.g., Flutter).

Organization

  • You have excellent time management and work organization skills.
  • You can ensure that any and all product work produced by the team (e.g., backlogs, documentation, presentations) meets the level of quality that is expected of the team.
  • You can foster a learning environment amongst all the product management team members.
  • You have the experience to identify areas of improvement for the team, and you have the ownership to lead the documentation and implementation of those improvements.
  • You understand the need for processes to repeat successes. You ensure that the right processes are followed, and you also know when flexibility is required.
  • You know how to fully leverage your core Product Stack. You work smart. You understand the importance of the single source of truth idea and fight against duplicated content.

Bonus

  • You have developed some web or mobile applications either on the job or as a side project (git repos links are welcome).
  • You have some infrastructure knowledge (e.g., AWS, GCP).

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