Product Development Manager BioLite Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED HOURS: Full-time
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York
REPORTS TO: CEO
COMPENSATION: Salary is competitive with other early-stage companies, including benefits,
bonus plan, and equity stock options.
WHO WE ARE
BioLite is a for-profit social enterprise that creates, manufactures, and markets distributed energy solutions for
off-grid communities around the world. Our first products are clean-burning biomass cookstoves capable of
converting their own waste heat into electricity to charge electronic devices. Our business serves two distinct
markets, 1) developing world families living in energy poverty, and 2) outdoor enthusiasts seeking fuelindependent cooking and charging.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for an enthusiastic and strategic manager who has a deep understanding and interest for
product design, engineering and product development. We seek someone with experience in product
management who has the ability to shepherd projects across various departments within the organization.
The ability to prioritize tasks, maintain a budget, manage a diverse team, and keep key deliverables and
deadlines on schedule is a must. The ideal candidate has a strategic mind, excellent management skills, is
technically conversant, can organize the heck out of things, and is not afraid of rolling up their sleeves and
jumping into a project with the rest of the team.
Product Development Strategy:
? Product Opportunity Definition ? Work with product and finance team to define business case,
market position, key benefits and design/performance criteria for all product opportunities.
? Go-To-Market Plan ? Work with Sales and Marketing team to create and execute the go-to-market
plan for each new product including rollout timeline, channel plan, marketing plan and budget.
? Product Pipeline Planning ? Work with senior management to create and maintain a product
pipeline that grows both revenue and brand across all priority market segments while matching
macro-timeline and budget to meet human resource and capital capacity of the company.
? Product Development ? Work with senior management and project team leads to develop timeline,
budget and deliverables for each new product from concept through launch. Then work with product
team to meet all time, budget and deliverable targets.
? Project Calendar- Organize and maintain master project calendar with key deadlines and events.
Use calendar to identify and resolve timeline bottlenecks and conflicts.
? Resource Allocation - Develop schematic to monitor and analyze employee workloads.
? Interdepartmental Liaison - Check in regularly with department heads on high-level needs and
project pipelines; take a horizontal view of the organization and keep senior managers informed of
other upcoming projects/events/deadlines.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
? At least 5 years relevant work experience managing in a design and engineering company with applicable
process know-how and Project Management skills
? Experience guiding personnel and teams
? Enthusiastic and conversant in technology, design, and innovation
? Able to manage multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Must exhibit a passion for the company's mission and commitment to innovation
? Self-managing and motivated; experience in a start-up environment a plus
? Accountability, sense of humor, proactive nature and work ethic
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office; fluency in Excel is a must
? Familiarity with manufacturing/production terminology and timelines
? Skilled in optimizing cloud-sharing technology Dropbox, Google Drive, etc
? Skilled in using project management software effectively
? Ability to update and analyze CRM platform
? Knowledge of programming languages and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Half the planet still cooks on indoor open wood fires and the toxic smoke they emit kills nearly 2 million people every year, twice as many as malaria. Previous efforts to address indoor smoke with clean cookstoves have failed to achieve the smoke reductions necessary to protect health and have also failed to catalyze consumer demand due to minimal functionality beyond that of a traditional open fire. BioLite has developed an advanced, affordable, clean burning stove that combines unprecedented emissions reductions with economically valuable electricity generation.
Our first products are capaInvestors: Acumen Fund
, Rose Park Advisors LLC
, White Road Investments All Jobs: at BioLite Inc.
|Headquarters:||65 Jay Street|
Brooklyn, NY 11201
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||ABOUT BIOLITE:
BioLite is a dynamic social enterprise that develops, manufactures, and markets consumer energy products for off grid communities around the world. The company creates breakthrough cooking, charging, and lighting solutions for both outdoor enthusiasts as well as rural families living in energy poverty. It is the recipient of numerous awards including the St. Andrews Prize for the Environment, Popular Science Best of What's New, Nokia Health Tech Awards, and Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in 2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. It is a proud member of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.|
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