Group Product Manager - International Expansion

Dubai /
02. Product – Product Management /
Full time
/ Hybrid
Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video platform in the country, reaching over 300 million users today. We have set a number of world records along the way - including for the highest concurrent viewership at 25.3 million during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Disney+ Hotstar today is the one-stop destination for all your entertainment needs - from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ Originals. We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us.

About the Team:
Looking for an opportunity to move fast and make a global impact? Disney+ is coming to the Middle East & Africa. We are looking for a product lead for this region to join the “Growth & International” team. This team’s charter is to take Disney+ global and make these markets successful. This team owns product strategy for global markets on the Hotstar platform & ships product experiences to move metrics and add user delight.

The pace of our growth is incredible – if you want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Key Responsibilities:

    • Driving the vision and strategy to make Disney+ in MEA region successful
    • Building and maintaining the Product Roadmap
    • Managing and mentoring a dedicated team of Product Managers
    • Identify user insights and ship product features to add user delight
    • Collaborate with market teams to identify market opportunities and align product roadmap to move the needle for key KPIs. Build & maintain strong relationships w/ local business partners
    • Form recommendations & act on feedback from customers, stakeholders, and other teams to shape requirements, features, and products
    • Manage all lifecycle stages for your products, with end-to-end responsibility for their success: timely releases, successful internal communication, users adoption, and compliance
    • collaborate with engineering, peer PMs, designs teams, etc. to ship quality features
    • Define and track key usage metrics of your products to track their adoption and improve them

Skills & experience:

    • 9+ years of PM experience in the consumer internet industry
    • 7+ years of experience building consumer internet products, preferably for Middle East customers
    • Understanding of Arabic or other ME languages will be added bonus but not mandatory
    • Bias to action, proactive & innovative by nature
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strategic: You can put a product vision & multi-year strategy that everyone can rally behind
    • Execution: You can break down strategy into well prioritised quarterly roadmaps & demonstrate execution excellence
    • Data-backed decisions: You can ask the right questions & use data to make decisions
    • Business Acumen: You enjoy building businesses & not just product features
    • Technical Proficiency: You can participate with engineering teams to influence design & architecture
    • Fun personality: People love working with you
Our Values
- We are customer-obsessed
- We are audacious in vision and action
- We encourage honest and open dialogue
- We respect everyone and every point of view
- We make objective and data-driven decisions
- We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
- We invest in each other's growth
- We bring our A-game. and nothing else
- We take charge and get it done

Who we are as an employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Who we are as a company 
We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 300 million users for everything from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ originals. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world. 

To learn more about our team, check out the following blogs : https://tech.hotstar.com/