LatAM Product Manager

GLOBAL REMOTE
Sporty – SPORTY Product /
Full-time /
Remote
Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in.

As a Product Manager at Sporty, you will define and work on the digital roadmap for products used by millions of daily global users. You will collaborate with talented stakeholders across our remote-working organization to establish clear and measurable goals, and use generative research to create products that excite and engage our customers. In this role, you are expected to become an undisputed expert on your product and customer, and to ensure what goes on your product backlog is worth building.

Overseeing product strategy, partnering with development teams and leading the collaborative, dynamic planning process and prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team, you would ensure business readiness of any new product release. You would manage the scope of projects from inception to closure and ensure delivery processes are efficient and cost effective.

Who We Are

Sporty Group is a consumer internet and technology business with an unrivalled sports media, gaming, social and fintech platform which serves millions of daily active users across the globe via technology and operations hubs across more than 10 countries and 3 continents.

The recipe for our success is to discover intelligent and energetic people, who are passionate about our products and serving our users, and attract and retain them with a dynamic and flexible work life which empowers them to create value and rewards them generously based upon their contribution.

We have already built a capable and proven team of 300+ high achievers from a diverse set of backgrounds and we are looking for more talented individuals to drive further growth and contribute to the innovation, creativity and hard work that currently serves our users further via their grit and innovation.

Responsibilities

Aligning product development goals and initiatives to company OKRs
Evaluating new opportunities to ensure that what gets developed and delivered to our customers is the right product, and is both usable and desirable. You are expected to direct customer research and analysis initiatives to gain a deep understanding of customers needs, pain points, and behaviors and use this knowledge to create compelling business cases that demonstrate the value of your proposed product recommendations
Growing and maintaining an understanding of our competitive landscape through regular research and analysis. You are expected to keep abreast of new policies, regulatory changes, as well as analyzing market trends, competitors, and industry developments to identify opportunities for growth and innovation
Defining and communicating the product roadmap. You will be responsible for providing clear vision, strategy and regular updates on the plans and progress of your product initiatives to key business stakeholders. You are also expected to unite with your engineering and design teams, actively engaging them in understanding and contributing to the customer and business problems that we aim to solve, and prioritizing a product backlog for them to work from
Collaborating with your engineering teams to translate product opportunities into clear, specific, and measurable requirements to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality working software. You are expected to prioritize a product backlog for them to work from, and to maintain a strong understanding of the technology and engineering process, ensuring that the final product meets the needs of the customer or business before its release
Building and maintaining strong relationships with our Delivery Managers, Tech Leads and Product Managers to effectively coordinate dependencies between tasks, development teams or projects
Collaborating with internal teams, specifically the marketing team, to develop comprehensive go-to-market plans and product positioning. You are expected to identify target customer segments and support the marketing team on developing messaging that positions the product in the minds of the target customer
Defining and tracking key metrics to measure product performance and success. You are expected to continuously monitor and analyze your product and customer feedback, making necessary adjustments to the product as needed
Providing training and mentorship to new and current team members on your areas of expertise and responsibility

Requirements

Be based in the Latin America region
Experience making data-driven product decisions through user research and experimentation
Demonstrable evidence of iterating and improving products based on feedback and performance data.A strong understanding of user-centered design principles
The ability to influence within a fast-paced and distributed environment, and lead cross-functional planning and problem solving, particularly with engineering and design teams
Experience defining and tracking OKRs or a similar goal-setting framework
Excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills
The ability to communicate clearly and efficiently in English
Experience in achieving product market fit for emerging markets preferred
Degree or Masters in a Business, Product or Technology discipline preferred
Benefits

Quarterly and flash bonuses
We have core hours of 10am-3pm in a local timezone, but flexible hours outside of this
Top-of-the-line equipment
Referral bonuses
28 days paid annual leave
Annual company retreat - we all went to Thailand & Dubai together in 2023 and we aim to have 2 more trips in 2024!
Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system 
Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

1. Create Value for Users
2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty 
3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation 
4. Be Responsible 
5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty 
6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy 
7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability 
8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride

Interview Process

30 min Aptitude Test 
Remote video screening + ID check with our Talent Acquisition Team 
Remote 90 min video interview loop with 3 x Team Members (30 mins each)
ID Check Via Zinc & 2 references from previous employers
24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they're in your way.
Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results. 

As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to. 

We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.