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Product Manager

Milan, Lombardy   |   Full Time

Job Description

We are Kaleyra!


If you’ve used Uber, Amazon you’ve already experienced Kaleyra! Are you wondering how? When you want to connect over call with your driver or delivery executive without sharing your contact number. When you get SMS notifications about your order getting shipped, that appointment being booked, or OTPs. When you want to reach customer care with just a tap in the app.


Worldwide, over 3,000 companies, including Fortune 500 brands such as MasterCard, Hyundai, and Amazon, use Kaleyra’s communication solutions to talk to their customers.


Our vision: To be the world’s most Trusted, Secure and Innovative communication platform to enable real-time conversations between brands and their users.


We are a diverse team of 300+ individuals from different parts of the world working hard (and playing hard) to empower businesses to be there for their customers across various communication channels, devices, and geographies. Our fast-growing team is spread across 12 locations around the globe, including Italy, India, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Singapore.


Join us as we create history and transform the way brands connect with their users!


Being a Product Manager in Kaleyra means to join a worldwide multi-cultural Product Team with connections in Italy, India and US.

In this role you will join the Kaleyra Enterprise Product Team that is focused in evolving our leading multi-channel cloud-based messaging services to banks, insurances, financial organizations, fintech companies as well as other Telcos and OTTs; in this specific role you will have a specific focus on management of Kaleyra messaging gateways for the different channels.


You will be responsible for the vision, roadmap, evolution and innovation of the gateways product line aligned with the company strategy and product team OKRs and you will be responsible for defining the development priority and deadlines.


Main Responsibilities of the role:


  • Establishes a shared vision across the stakeholders by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution

  • Develops a product vision and executes on it from ideation to product launch

  • Understands business and customer needs and identifies the Product Targets, Value, Characteristics and Pricing structure

  • Gets insight from Business and Sales teams, Customers, Product Operations, internal and external research, usage data and relevant KPIs

  • Prioritizes improvements and new features development that will deliver business objectives and customer benefits

  • Interacts with internal and external technical and business stakeholders

  • Constantly aligns all stakeholders about product status and any critical path

  • Creates, manage and share the product backlog and product roadmap

  • Drives product and feature launch together with a team of customer-focused engineers

  • Guarantees delivery of required product documentation, specifications, presentations and any other material

  • Provides solutions in order to guarantee / improve product performance, quality, reliability and stability

  • Explores and identifies possible 3rd pty solution and/or partnership that can be integrated in Kaleyra product to achieve business or functional goals

  • Manages relationships with any 3rd pty involved in product development to guarantee quality and deadlines



Required Experiences and Skills:


  • At least 10 years of Product Management experience with at least 5-6 years spent working on messaging gateways and/or a CPaaS solution

  • A solid and proven experience on Wholesale Messaging

  • Knowledge of Agile frameworks and methodologies like SCRUM and KANBAN

  • Used to manage product backlog, roadmap and priorities

  • Knowledge about how SMS works from telecommunication point of view

  • Knowledge about main routing problems and solution for SMS delivery

  • Knowledge and experience in messaging services like Push notifications and IM (WhatsApp particularly)

  • Able to understand and discuss technical architectures and software logic (and related pros, cons and potential issues)

  • Adaptability with the ability to quickly learn new information systems and integrate them into existing processes

  • Familiarity with understanding and using information from data analysis and/or business intelligence KPIs as evidence or potential issues or to improve product

  • Having previous experience with banks, insurance and fintech would be preferred

  • Open-minded and open to discussion

  • Problem solving approach

  • Open to learn everyday something new

  • Proactive and used to work by objectives

  • Fluent business and technical english is a must (written and spoken)

This position could be based in kaleyra office in Milan (Italy), Bangalore (India) or could be fully remote.

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