Full-Time London Closes: 2024-05-24

Our Vision: To become the global platform for transacting commercial property. Imagine a “Transact it now” button for a property, where your entire leasing/investment transaction is digital, from marketing, and matching through to negotiation and signing. Or a world where property portfolios can be packaged up and digitally traded like any other asset class. That world is Kato.

Our Product: Collaborating closely with clients, industry leaders, and our strategic investors, we’ve developed a digital commercial real estate ecosystem used by approximately 80% of the UK’s commercial real estate market. This platform stands on the pillars of trust, security, and transparency, offering a singular solution that encompasses all aspects of a commercial real estate transaction, including marketing, matching, tracking, reporting, negotiating, signing, and closing deals.

However, we aren’t stopping there!

We have embarked on ambitious plans to strengthen our existing product offering and market share, expand our stakeholder base within our ecosystem, and sustain our swift expansion throughout Europe and internationally.

We’re looking for the brightest minds and most passionate individuals to help us get there!

The Role
We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Kato. A product enthusiast, capable of marrying their creativity with strategic foresight. This role is crucial for helping Kato build a name for itself as a dependable and innovative SaaS solution committed to its mission of digitising the real estate industry. You will be given lots of autonomy and the opportunity to create and execute on your roadmap.

Day to day, you will:

  • Own the product roadmap for your product vertical, taking responsibility for the success and failures of product delivery and quality.
  • Uphold the product vision. Define the structure, processes and set the objectives alongside the key results/metrics for your product area.
  • Stay on top of your product’s performance and its success metrics.
  • Conduct comprehensive market research and analysis using qualitative and quantitative data to identify customer needs and market trends.
  • Educate the sales, customer success and marketing teams on the product as part of its continuous improvement

The ideal candidate will have:

  • You can effectively articulate and communicate the vision and strategy for you product area, which motivates your team and brings clarity to all stakeholders
  • You are comfortable spanning the whole spectrum of the development cycle
  • You have demonstrated the ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams towards a common goal
  • Confidence owning actions, processes and defining next steps in a dynamic, growing start-up environment

FYI, Our Tech Stack:

  • PHP, Laravel
  • React (Typescript)
  • MySQL
  • Amazon web services
  • NewRelic
  • AI based end-to-end test

 

Working at Kato

  • A role at the forefront of the digital transformation in the commercial real estate industry.
  • The opportunity to work with a dynamic, rapidly expanding global client base.
  • Collaboration with a team of passionate, innovative professionals.
  • A supportive, growth-oriented work environment.

 

We want you to be aligned with and incentivised by Kato’s success, so we offer a competitive salary, an Apple laptop, all the software you need to thrive, and…

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Extra “life” days; a duvet day, a life-event day, your birthday off, 2 days’ pawternity
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave policy
  • Healthcare package (including Dental & Optical care)
  • Training & support provided
  • Enrolment onto our company pension plan
  • Option for 2 days to WFH
  • Casual dress code
  • Snazzy offices in Soho and Bracknell with games & refreshments
  • Summer & Christmas parties, plus ad hoc social events and highly competitive office Bake Off

Interview process

  • Screening, includes situational based questions
  • First round interview with Head of Product
  • Second round interviews with Head of Engineering and CTO
  • Offer stage

 

At Kato, we’re dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace that values diversity in age, gender, race, orientation, beliefs, abilities, ethnicity, and perspectives.

We prioritise everyone’s voice, ensuring it’s heard and respected.