Tech

AVP - Product (Technical Product Manager) (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About OML:

OML is a new media and entertainment company that partners with influencers to build content, IPs & live experiences that impact culture and help brands come closer to consumers. Headquartered in Mumbai with teams in Russia, Poland & Thailand, OML was founded in 2001 to book and manage artists across all genres of entertainment. Today our operations span a prolific and award-winning content studio that packages and produces shows for OTT platforms, live events production and a global brand solutions business.

From the beginnings of OML as an artist management agency to the advent of modern-day content marketing, we have helped our clients thrive in the face of disruption while setting trends in talent representation, marketing and sponsorship; inspiring industry change in events and licensing; and helping reshape the digital landscape. As technology further shifts the balance of power in media and puts more power in the hands of the influencer, OML is uniquely positioned to create opportunities for our clients and partners around the globe.


About the Product:

OML has lived in a unique cross-section of brands and influencers, putting us in the distinctive position of appreciating the influencer marketing universe with first-hand experience, thus gathering deep knowledge of this ecosystem. We are putting this tribal knowledge to use by developing a product that not only serves to empower influencers to be the best versions of themselves but also serves as a powerhouse of information, insights & tools for all digital content marketing needs be it designing and executing a campaign, gathering landscape intelligence, finding the right influencers for a brand or even tracking a campaign in real time and sharing results seamlessly. Our unique proprietary content measurement system has already served 500+ creators in 20+ countries – it's time now to roll this out to other artists and clients by way of this tech platform. Join us on this adventurous journey!


About the Role:

As we build out our offerings for the content creators, talent managers, brands, agencies & publishers, we are looking for an experienced Associate Vice President of Product to build and lead a new vertical at OML along with others.

The AVP of Product will be responsible for building a compelling and scalable Saas product and upholding OML values and building those into the team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead software architecture direction in defining and implementing an platform architecture that is robust, efficient and highly scalable
  • Leverage deep process/domain expertise and partner with Product Owner and technical development team
  • Combine the customer vision with technical feasibility to convert business needs into functional specifications/customer use cases
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.
  • Manage product milestones and deliver viable products consistently
  • Visualise, develop and manage a SaaS product
  • Create & own & execute product strategy and roadmap
  • Ability to translate the business strategy into product strategy
  • Provide insight to stakeholders on the product and market
  • Provide product marketing with insights on key differentiators and messages
  • Drive action throughout the organization to get products to market
  • Plan and carry out product launches
  • Manage product profitability and commercial success – own the business case
  • Write detailed BRD defining the product architecture, technical & business requirements, user experience, execution plan, roadmap, stakeholders, etc.
  • Manage all aspects of product, including customer feedback, requirements, and issues
  • Enable the organization to prioritize/work with vendors that provide access to products/services adding value to our product & customers
  • Effectively guide teams to use metrics to help them improve
  • Support teams to be highly productive with high degree of ownership


Skills:

  • Strong understanding & knowledge of systems architecture, system design, client-side and server-side technologies
  • Strong experience and understanding of agile methodologies, with proficiency in JIRA, Crashlytics, and Firebase.
  • Understanding of AI and ML concepts, statistics, and data modeling.
  • Able to diagnose technical issues and foresee their long term implications
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to derive actionable insights from large amounts of data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; at ease when dealing with senior management.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with track record for prioritizing & delivering results in an dynamic, ambiguous and demanding environment
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Action oriented, able to juggle multiple priorities and excel in a lean work environment


Qualifications and Prior Experience:

  • BE/ B. Tech. or above in Computer Science /Software Engineering
  • 4+ years of proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager or product owner in technology focused business
  • Previous relevant technical experience in field of software development (dev-ops, backend OR full-stack) is a must


Location: Willing to relocate to Mumbai in the future, if needed 

Reports to: Line reporting to VP Product / Dotted Line Reporting to CEO


Reasons you should apply if you fit the bill : 

Aside from the fact that you can chance upon your favorite comedians, bump into our furry friends while you grab a cup of coffee and get inside access to some of the coolest festivals in the country;

We ensure all our team members get enough down-time : We have monthly mandatory offs. We don't have a punch-in-punch-out culture.

Get ready to level up everyday : You bring the passion, we deliver the (countless) opportunities.

Everyone in the OML fam is taken care of : We offer free mental health care for all team members, we have gender neutral POSH & Parental policies, our insurance policies extend to your in-laws as well!

We have fun while we're at it : Game nights, FRI-YAYs, KnOML


Our Values:

We build opportunities for our artists, brands and fans; and it’s important for us to be reliable and efficient

We demonstrate honesty, excellence and commitment to success

‘It’s not my job’ is not part of our vocabulary, we even stuff envelopes

We make mistakes, but only to learn from them to build resilience

We take care of ourselves and our colleagues

We are our own managers

We are committed to equality and inclusion

We are mindful of the strain on the Earth's resources and are committed to reversing the trend with our behaviours where possible


Thank you!

Thank you for taking the time to go through the opportunity we have to offer.

If you apply, please do not share your photo, age, gender, religion or ethnicity in your resume. You do not even need to share your last name. (We want to eliminate biases on any of these parameters while we decide on our shortlisted candidates)

We will get in touch with you if your profile gets shortlisted.

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