Lavanda is an award-winning UK proptech scale-up on a mission to revolutionise the global real estate industry through compliant, sustainable and community-positive short-term rental solutions. Our clients include names like JLL, Greystar, Europa Capital, Aberdeen Standard Investments, and Savills amongst many others.
Lavanda is product-first. More than 50% of the company works in product, design and engineering and we aim to excel at everything we build. We prize creativity, excellence in engineering, a powerful customer focus and attention to problem-solving through great design. It is what sets us apart in our industry and is why we have seen extraordinary growth year-on-year.
Having raised £6m+ to date, we’re backed by leading institutional and angel investors and are now scaling the business beyond the UK into Europe and beyond.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We prize diversity in all its forms. We invite you to join our stellar team of entrepreneurs and help us realise our exciting vision.
We are hiring for an exceptional product manager to join our team and take on significant responsibility for large areas of our award-winning product. You will coordinate the work of a multi-disciplinary design and engineering team and take full responsibility for scaling our product into new markets internationally.
There is a clear promotion path to VP Product for the right candidate.
Competitive salary and generous equity package (tax-efficient EMI options)
Bright, fun and energetic central London office (just next to Chancery Lane and Leather Lane’s bustling food market)
Flexible working actively embraced – 1-2 days working from home is the norm.
Generous holiday allowance, including the full Christmas break.
Healthy, free breakfast options available every day
Join a highly motivated, engaged team of extremely smart, creative and talented people.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
5+ years of software development experience.
Experience in end-to-end product management in a B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) company.
Experience managing sophisticated, feature-rich B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.
Experience driving activation and engagement in a SaaS product through the design and implementation of product-led growth strategies.
Knowledge of the hospitality, travel or residential real estate domains.
Knowledgeable across multiple functional areas such as product management, engineering, User Interface (UI), sales, customer support, finance or marketing.
Entrepreneurial drive with an appreciation of great user experience (UX) and business/commercial issues.
Define the product strategy and roadmap
Collect, manage and maintain traceability of requirements from all stakeholders across product releases
Write the business case for investments of resource and build consensus and internal approval
Propose a product marketing plan and budget and then deliver against it
Be the recognized expert in the business on the product, the market, relevant technology and the competition.
Develop core positioning and messaging for the product
Perform product demos to customers and develop relationships in key clients
Lead the product team to ensure delivery of agreed objectives
Monitor, report and improve product performance
Run trials and MVPs, develop and deliver go-to-market launch plans
Commission and carry out market and competitor research
Promote the product to customers and sales teams through sales training sessions, webinars, newsletters and other mechanisms
Develop and deliver training to technical sales support
Manage development and marketing projects to deliver to plan
Collate feedback from sales and customers
Represent the voice of the customer in senior-level management meetings
Be recognised as a leader in the business and build relations with business stakeholders
Deliver a regular (e.g. monthly) volume, revenue and profit reports and forecasts