Director of Product




San Francisco

3 weeks ago

Chariot is building the world's first profitable transit service from scratch. Chariot now gets thousands of riders to work every day on 40+ different routes. Nearly 100% of those riders use our iOS or Android app to ride Chariot. Ford Smart Mobility is investing heavily in us and wants us to play a big part in the future of Ford. Sound exciting?

Chariot's Director of Product is a key company hire who will immediately own a team of engineers and multiple product lines. In the long term, we are looking to hire a leader who can grow and manage their own team of product managers. To start, you will immediately be responsible for multiple product lines and goal deliverables. The Director of Product will scale Chariot's products from two markets to dozens over the next 18 months, creating world-class, viral products for end-users and efficient, time-saving tools for our internal teams.

This position reports to Chariot's Head of Product and Design.

You will

  • Work with engineering team and team leads to ship great products
  • Build a culture of data-driven, iterative product development
  • Analyze user needs (ride and drive Chariot if you need to!)
  • Help define Chariot's product roadmap and strategic product vision
  • Set strategy and goals for your team(s) and the products you build
  • Design products and features that are both step-change improvements, and make incremental progress toward company goals
  • Partner with cross-functional team leaders and members to improve our operations and ensure smooth rollout of new features

The ideal candidate has:

  • 5+ years of product management experience
  • Shipped products quickly, at scale, at a company that had complex operational problems
  • Crystal-clear communication skills
  • Mobile and consumer-centric product vision and experience
  • Superior organization skills, allowing you to stay on top of your work and stay on top of your team's deliverables and dependencies
  • A passion for Chariot and how we want to change the world