VP, Product Management

| Chicago

Company Description

Yello’s talent acquisition software enables companies to humanize the candidate experience by providing unprecedented speed and transparency throughout the candidate journey. Founded in 2008, Yello supports hundreds of organizations globally by serving as a key strategic partner in optimizing recruiting operations and talent relationship management.  

In 2017, Yello closed a series C funding round of $31 million and continues to grow quickly. We’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.

About The Role

As our VP of Product Management you’ll be working with our executive team to set and drive product vision for our industry-leading HR solutions.  You’ll partner with our engineering team to build innovative products that help humanize the candidate experience.

How You'll Make An Impact

  • Synthesize input from stakeholders and client partners as well as conduct competitive market analysis to define strategic priorities

  • Partner closely with Engineering on process improvement, organizational structure, goals, and deliverables

  • Run user testing and feedback to drive high-quality development

  • Use analytics tools to drive product decisions, and use data to initiate new projects

  • Drive company-wide understanding of the Product direction and the reasons for that direction.

  • Stay on top of the competitive landscape to neutralize potential threats

  • Coordinate product delivery from Engineering through CSG, Sales, and Marketing

  • Build a diverse, world-class product team

  • Act as a player/coach, leading product management and complex operations

  • Mentor and coach junior team members on product management best practices.

  • Establish a product-centric culture that balances excellence, empowerment, and efficiency

  • Own the product roadmap

  • Build Product and Customer knowledge throughout Development

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's' degree, Master's or MBA and technical disciplines preferred; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

  • 10+ years of product management experience

  • Product experience at a SaaS-based HR technology company is strongly preferred.

  • Track record for driving organizations and delivering results

Additional Information

We are the trailblazers in our space and we continually strive to learn and grow, but there is always time to celebrate a colleague's birthday or a recent success. We dress casually, have one of the best views in the city and the whole team sports Apple laptops. Our CEO Jason Weingarten and President Dan Bartfield always have their office doors open. And with opportunities for professional advancement, medical, dental and vision insurance, and a 401K match – Yello has you covered.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for continuous periods of time
  • This role frequently communicates/interacts with individuals, must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Yello reserves the right to assign or reassign the responsibilities and requirements to this job at any time
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Location

55 E Monroe , Chicago, IL 60603
55 E Monroe , Chicago, IL 60603

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Dental
Health Benefits
Recreational Clubs
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited PTO
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