Product Lead

| Chicago
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Who are we?

NowPow is a women-owned and led technology company that powers communities with the knowledge people need to get well, care for others, and manage with disease. The multi-sided Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform seamlessly integrates with electronic health records to identify patients’ self-care needs, generate highly matched referrals, share referrals with community partners, and track referral status to close the loop on care. By making community resources visible to the people who need them the most, NowPow nurtures healthier, more vibrant communities.

 

The Role:

We are looking to bring on an industry leader in our Product Team who will elevate our product suite and deliver the best user experience possible. As Product Lead, you will own NowPow’s product suite with the vision of delivering elegant, intuitive, and game-changing products. You come with extensive product management experience and can develop and execute a strategy surrounding new products and feature enhancements. The Product Lead works collaboratively with leadership, stakeholders, and customers and leads an exceptional product team of 5-7, comprised of Product Management and Product Design & Usability.

 

What you’ll do:

Product Strategy

  • Articulate and communicate product vision, competitive advantages, and product positioning
  • Maintain a deep understanding of users and monitor customer, market and competitor activity
  • Translate customer and market needs into compelling and successful product strategies that are consistent with the established product vision
  • Define roadmap strategy and facilitate coordination and communication across the organization

 

Product Development

  • Leads product design team to conduct user research and user testing activities to gather insight on customer challenges and validate designs for new functionality
  • Define strategy for user research and execution; speak with users regularly to stay in touch with their needs and advocate for them
  • Facilitate the release planning process by scoping and prioritize release work based on business strategy, customer impact, and technical capabilities
  • Work collaboratively with the technology team to effectively turn ideas into reality. Define business requirements for new functionality and partner closely with engineers to launch new functionality to customers
  • Work closely with customer success and marketing to establish successful communication of new functionalities and support materials
  • In partnership with product managers, analyze product feedback via Ideas Portal, App Insights, and customer feedback to identify high potential functionality to incorporate into roadmap

 

What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred
  • 6-8 years of product management experience, including previous experience leading the product function at a SaaS company
  • 3+ years managing a team
  • Proven track record of shipping successful, user-friendly products with exceptional quality on time and on budget. Experience building new products at a healthcare technology company preferred
  • Strong communication and leadership skills to sell your vision across all levels of an organization and foster cross-team collaboration and alignment of key outcomes and objectives.
  • Experience leading design and usability teams in design thinking processes, building empathy for customers, and gathering insights into customer experience.
  • Experience owning development of a product and working cross-functionally with engineers, designers, and quality professionals.
  • Ability to work with technical teams to develop innovative solutions, assess level of effort, evaluate implementation needs, and troubleshoot issues
  • Experience working on an Agile software teams and creating jointly owned goals and metrics
  • Ability to quickly understand and explain complex concepts to diverse audiences in both written and oral formats.
  • Demonstrates a passion for social entrepreneurship or leveraging technology to address social challenges.
  • Charismatic attitude and willingness to work in a dynamic work environment

 

Why NowPow?

We work at NowPow because we care!  NowPowers are passionate about our mission and are excited about the opportunities and challenges we face. At NowPow, we cultivate a culture of collaboration and respect, where everyone is a valued team member.

 

Our people and our culture are important to us and make working at NowPow special. We invest in the self-care of our team and provide competitive benefits to support this. We celebrate our successes every week with a company wide happy hour on Fridays and recognize those who went above and beyond in their work. Outside of work, we have fun through company events such as laser tag, ice skating and heading to the ballpark for beautiful weather and a baseball game!

 

We are looking for highly motivated and hard-working individuals to join our team and help us connect health care to self-care. Apply now to join our growing team!

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Location

We are located in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago and easily accessible by public transportation.

An Insider's view of NowPow

What does your typical day look like?

I kick off the day with our team stand-up and spend the rest of the day focusing on our integration projects, working with both our Engineering and Implementation teams. The collaborative atmosphere at NowPow encourages team members to work closely on tasks and ensure that we create seamless and quality integrations with our customers.

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What are NowPow Perks + Benefits

NowPow Benefits Overview

Our people and our culture are important to us and make working at NowPow special. We invest in the self-care of our team and provide competitive benefits (medical, PTO, 401k and much more) to support this. We celebrate our successes every week with a companywide happy hour on Fridays and recognize those who went above and beyond in their work. Outside of work, we have fun through company events such as laser tag, ice skating and heading to the ballpark for beautiful weather and a baseball game!

We are looking for highly motivated and hard-working individuals to join our team and help us connect health care to self-care.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
NowPow Gives Back is a group dedicated towards advancing our social mission by providing opportunities for staff to donate time, money, or effort to causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
NowPow has a Culture Club that is an interdepartmental group of NowPow team members dedicated to strengthening company culture and engaging employees in making NowPow a great place to work.
Daily stand up
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
NowPow's health insurance policy covers 80% of the monthly premium.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
NowPow provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Guideline. We match 100% of contributions up to 1% of an employee's annual salary.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
NowPow offers all employees one common remote workday per week on Wednesdays.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NowPow employees receive between 10 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 5 days per year for Self Care Days. Self Care Days can be used for self-care of any kind, including personal development, volunteering, or physical and/or mental rejuvenation.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
NowPow has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and of course, lots of LaCroix.
Happy Hours
We like to end each week on a good note. Every Friday from 4-5pm different departments take turns hosting “Nosh,” an hour of hanging out, reflecting on the week, and enjoying snacks and drinks.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Brown Bag Lunches occur once a month and highlight the many interests of our employees. Brown Bags are an opportunity during the workday to learn about a new skill or topic from your colleagues.
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