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Senior Product Manager - Kendo UI

Job Summary

Progress is an experienced, trusted provider of products designed with customers in mind, so they can develop the applications they need, deploy where and how they want, and manage it all safely and securely. We take pride in what we do, always valuing the whole person—at work and in life. Our diverse life experiences enrich our culture because people power progress. And as a Senior Product Manager you can join us in doing what we do best: propelling business forward.
   
Progress is a trusted partner of a community of over 3M developers, coming from all walks of life, and over 275k customers. Kendo UI components and tools empower millions of JavaScript web developers (including libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React and Vue) to build modern, high-performant, and impactful applications in half the time. For nearly two decades, we have been partnering with software developers and their companies to help cut down their development time, increase productivity, and allow them to follow the latest technology and user experience trends. To help us with this, we are now on the lookout for a Senior Product Manager for the world’s leading UI components for JS web developers to join our Product Management team based in Sofia. 
   
What you'll do:
  • Setting a vision, creating and communicating the product strategy to deliver business results
  • Analyze trends and identify market opportunities
  • Follow closely the technology trends and act on them accordingly
  • Translate the needs of the market and customers into product initiatives
  • Define product OKRs, revenue and growth projections. Collaborate with multiple teams within Progress towards their execution and achievement
  • Building product roadmaps and collaborating with engineering and UX teams on their execution
  • Collaboration with the program manager and engineering leads on planning and execution of cross-product release plans
  • Collaboration with technical support leads to implement various initiatives related to customer satisfaction
  • Collaborate with the marketing team on the creation and execution of GTM plan, persona definition, product acquisition funnel, sales enablement and releases
  • Collaborate and assist the sales team with opportunities, new deals, and customer relationship management
  • Create competitors’ assessment and market positioning
  • Explore and validate ideas for innovation and differentiation
  • Present the product in the best possible way at conferences, customer and partner meetups
Your Profile:
  • Software Product Management experience - created and maintained a wide variety of deliverables for your assigned products, including product opportunity assessments, product vision, strategy and short/long-term roadmaps and release plans, marketplace/competitors’ analysis/overview documents and win-loss analyses
  • Knowledge of the software applications development lifecycle and different frameworks for delivering value (Agile, Kanban, Scrum, Waterfall)
  • Previous hand-on experience with JS web technologies – jQuery, React, Angular, Vue (either as a developer or consultant)
  • Good understanding of the web developer persona
  • Good understanding of the JS Web market and technologies
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with various functional roles such as marketing, engineering, customer support, sales, UX, demand generation and legal
  • Ability to build strong relationships with customers, technology partners and the developer community
  • A keen eye for good user interfaces and product usability
  • Ability to seek out multiple opinions, yet make decisions and influence positive outcomes
  • Fluent English, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A good communicator, storyteller and engaging presenter
  • Managing multiple products in different stages of their lifecycle is a plus
  • Ability to travel for conferences and customer visits when needed
So if you can bring relevant experience and show up with energy, enthusiasm, and passion for technology, we want to hear from you.

What we offer in return is the opportunity to elevate your game and to also enjoy:

Compensation
  • Generous remuneration package
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Enrollment
Vacation, Family, and Health
  • 30 days paid annual vacation
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • 2 additional days off for volunteering
  • Premium healthcare and dental care coverage
  • Additional pension insurance
  • Well-equipped gym on-site with CrossFit equipment and a climbing wall
  • Co-funded Multisport card
  • Daycare Center for your little ones onsite
Аnd even more perks:
  • Flexible working hours and generous work-from-home allowance
  • Free underground parking with a designated space for bikes and electric scooters

And most importantly a great company culture with wonderful colleagues to learn from and collaborate with! 

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