Working at Ohalo

Ohalo was founded in 2017 with the aim of creating order out of data chaos. Every day global enterprises are acquiring more and more data and understanding this data is critical to how these organisations operate. Ohalo’s flagship product Data X-Ray scans clients’ unstructured data to analyse, classify and redact data using machine learning and natural language processing. Our aim is to save our clients millions on data monitoring, avoiding regulatory fine risks, and be an asset to their customers’ data privacy.

You’ll be helping to protect the data rights of millions of our clients’ customers as the newest member of our talented team.

Role Purpose

Ohalo team is growing, and we’re now looking for a sharp and mission-driven Product Manager to join our Product & Engineering team. Your expertise will be key in collaborating with engineers to break features down into prioritised backlogs, taking ownership of defining, prioritising, and accepting the work delivered by the pods. You will work hand in hand with the Product Director and Engineering Teams to help us make things happen.

There will be some asynchronous work, but you should anticipate a certain amount of Synchronous work given the nature of the Product Manager role – hence, the need for a minimum 5 hour overlap with 0900-1700 CET.

The Team – who you’ll be working with:

  • Emma Lopez – Product Director
  • Alistair Jones – CTO
  • A pod of 4-7 other engineers.

If you enjoy challenging work in a mission- and value-driven environment, this could be the role for you!

  • Location: Remote, with minimum 5hrs overlap with 0900 – 1700 CET
  • Travel Requirement: None
  • Report Line: Product Director
  • Key Stakeholders: Product Director, CTO, Engineering Managers, Engineering Team Members

Key Responsibilities

  • Create product plans and roadmaps for a product development pod (4-7 team members)
  • Collect and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, features and end products
  • Develop and implement product strategies consistent with company vision
  • Communicate and build awareness for new and upcoming features both internally and externally through product marketing announcements, webinars and demos
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Produce feature specifications and review product requirements documents (PRD)
  • Review and provide edits for product documentation and release notes
  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • Ensure products and releases are launched correctly and on schedule
  • Suggest ways to track product use and impact on end users
  • Make creative recommendations to expand product base and vision
  • Co-develop product pricing and positioning strategies

Requirements

  • Experience as a Product Manager for products destined for use by Software Engineers, System Architects, Data Professionals or ML Engineers.
  • In lieu of official experience in product management, we would also consider relevant experience in product design or tech leadership, with relevant cross-skilling in product management (such as online courses, certifications).
  • Fluency with user experience design concepts.
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies and a proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
  • Understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web app technologies.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a remote-first organization.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with customers and colleagues alike.

About you

  • You’re passionate and you care a lot – you have a genuine passion for the data privacy & governance domain, and towards building trusting relationships with your colleagues and customers.
  • You collaborate with and influence others – you’re a team player, who values collaboration and achieving things together.
  • You’ve got excellent interpersonal skills – you have strong written and oral communication skills to effectively share knowledge and ideas and bring people along on the journey with you.
  • You’re organised – you have strong attention to detail and time management skills, and ensure you meet release deadlines.
  • You want to grow and you want your team to grow – you have a positive attitude towards change and uncertainty, and have a desire to continuously grow and learn.
  • You embrace coaching – whether it is mentoring team members, or your own coachability.
  • You’re endlessly curious – you actively seek to understand more through networking, questioning and research, and you persist while preserving relationships.
  • You think strategically and make decisions – you have keen business acumen and approach problems from different angles. You use the available information to make effective decisions and recommendations.
  • You walk it like you talk it – you keep your commitments and communicate if deadlines need to change.

Benefits
📈 Meaningful Equity as a growing Series A company

💻 Stipend for new workstation & home office setup

🏝 25 days Paid Time Off officially (excluding public holidays); uncapped in practise

🏥 Paid Sick Leave

🏡 Flexible and Remote working: We are a remote working company and champion flexible working

Ohalo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We will provide reasonable support whenever it is required, in order to enable you to make an application, and throughout the recruitment process. Please use the application form to let us know should you require any assistance, or contact us in advance: careers@ohalo.co

Ohalo does not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than directly from a candidate. Ohalo will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited offer, even in a situation where Ohalo employs the relevant candidate.