Product Manager - SaaS

About the job

Upya is looking for a Product Manager based in Lisbon, who wants to apply their excellent product management skills and experience to take their career to the next level.

The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and will take full ownership of our Carbon Credit product, unlock its proven potential and turn it market leader in its target industry. Most important, we need a product manager who can help us build a product that the industry leaders will love to use, roll out and talk about.

About Upya

At Upya, our mission is to digitise last mile distribution and help bring essential goods to billions of under-served people around the world.

Our clients operate in frontier markets and complex environments. They sell impact products from solar home systems, to solar pumps and clean cookstoves. Some operate for profits and other collect Carbon Credits thanks to the CO2 emission they help avoid. We are here to help them digitise their business and expand their reach and impact. We work with distributors in more than 25 countries, across Asia and Africa.

Join an ambitious company with powerful tech and a highly international team.

Objectives of the role

  • Define product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, communicate with stakeholders and coordinate other teams work (marketing, tech, sales, etc) to develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
  • Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate to-market plans
  • Manage product performance in-life and ensure P&L KPIs are met

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage product P&L
  • Plan and prioritize product development and deployment.
  • Manage product sales channels.
  • Continuously assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation
  • Define product’s gaps, priorities them and work with tech team to bridge these gaps.
  • Define value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, and themes to ensure work aligns with product strategy.
  • Mitigate roadblocks to achieving growth goals.
  • Lead the product-release plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities, new product marketing campaigns, etc. 

Ideal candidate

  • Five or more years of experience in product ownership of a SaaS (preferably B2B) product
  • Five or more years of experience of P&L responsibility with proven track record for driving revenue growth
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Understanding of business value related to features and functions
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very strong self-drive to deliver concrete projects effectively
  • Experience and passion in working with a team towards a similar goal
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, diverse and dynamic work environment