Product Manager

Appeal of the work ・Global Team
Quipper currently has bases in London, Tokyo, Manila, Jakarta, and Mexico City, and is expanding to more markets this year. Our members located across the world work asynchronously on a daily basis using online tools such as GitHub and Slack. We also place importance on connecting employees via face-to-face communications by visits to local offices and through company-wide meetings via telecon.

・User-focused Agile Product Development
In product development, we think it's important to continually improve our services by observing user reactions and making small modifications. Not only the business development officers but our product managers, engineers, and designers also visit schools around the world to listen to the voices of students and teachers, seeking for a globally adaptable UI, and a UX that works in any internet environment. Members across different teams share knowledge and data, discuss, and review our products to deliver effective and enjoyable learning to our users around the world.
Responsibilities We are looking for product managers who are capable of driving development projects of an E-learning platform. Quipper's services are used by more than 3 million users worldwide. As member of the development team, product managers will focus on working with engineers and designers, while collaborating with sales and marketing team members, to create new features and make dynamic enhancements on our web and mobile apps.

・Drive product developments from strategic planning to tactical activities
・Identify market requirements and specifications for current and future products by communicating with marketing and sales teams, and by on-going visits to customers, diving into users’ data
・Create project plans and workflow, and drive them across development teams (primarily Development, Engineering, Designers, and Marketing Communications)
・Develop and implement company-wide go-to-market plans, cooperating with all areas in Quipper for execution
Requirements

MUST

・Empathy with our mission “Distributors of Wisdom” and for our style of product development
・Experience in internet service product management or product design
・Ability to handle multiple projects in a dynamic environment
・Ability to write simple wireframes with specifications
・Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members across the globe
・Excellent oral and communication skills in Japanese to drive product development. English will also be required to collaborate with team members outside of Japan.

WANT

・Pixel-perfect mind and strong attention to details for all creative works
・Ability to design/make proposals to enhance UI/UX usability
・Strong analytical skills
・Knowledge of AdTech and SEO
・Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
・Knowledgeable in internet business and digital marketing
・Interest in exploring new internet services, technology and design
・Can work independently, and is flexible and willing to solve various challenges in a start-up business
・Good computer skills and ability to use online services such as Google Apps, Slack, Github, etc.

Benefits ・Office hours
Flextime system

・Holidays
New Year's holidays, summer vacation, Golden Week, marriage leave, parental leave, wedding/funeral leave, bereavement leave, relocation leave, carry over of unused paid leaves (2013-2015 paid leave usage rate: 100%)

・Allowances
Late-night or holiday work allowance, overtime allowance, transportation allowance (as determined by the company), etc.

・Other Benefits
Free location policy (support for working temporarily from global offices), book purchasing program, conference participation support program, short-time working policy for childcare, childcare leave, family/eldercare leave, social insurance (health insurance, nursing insurance, welfare annuity insurance, occupational accident insurance)