Βeat is a mobile app that transforms the way people move in their cities. Tap a button on your smartphone and you get a ride in just a few minutes.
Beat’s mission is to become part of people’s everyday life by making transportation more affordable, convenient, efficient and safe, while providing enormous economic opportunities to thousands of people who wish to earn extra income as drivers.
Beat is part of the FREE NOW group, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler. The app was founded in Athens, Greece, starting its life as TaxiBeat .
Within 3 years of operations in the Greek capital, Beat extended its service in Latin America, starting from Peru. Today, it’s the fastest growing ride-hailing service in this region, serving millions of rides every day.
Beat is currently available in Greece, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico and has a Tech Innovation and Engineering Hub in the Netherlands.
About the role
Beat is a Product Development company that focuses on good, qualitative engineering. Our teams are responsible for designing, developing and delivering their products using the latest cutting-edge engineering tools and practices.
Teams use different agile methodologies, such as Scrum and Kanban, to become self-organised and as autonomous as possible.
As a Product Owner at Beat, you will be responsible for the priorities and focus of your agile team, the short and long term vision for the products the team is building, and representing the squad as a communicator with the rest of the technology and product organization.
You will be expected to have great business acumen accompanied with strong technical foundations. You will need to think strategically for our business while executing tactical plans with razor sharp focus.
What you'll do day in day out :
Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally, and as the primary technical contact for queries related to the product
Develop appropriately detailed specifications for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development teams
Work with the stakeholders to analyze market data and align product roadmap to strategic goals
Develop scope documents and define Epics / User Stories that guides our Agile Software Development teams
Solve problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards business development commitments.
Possess a fundamental understanding of end to end customer experience integration and dependencies.
Accountable for a created product(s), delivering in the product model and communicating the product needs with business stakeholders.
Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation
What you need to have :
At least 5 years of working experience managing and developing well-loved software products as a PM.
At least 2 years of working previous experience in the Payments and Financial Services industry.
Experienced to defining product roadmaps, building collaboratively with design and engineering peers, and shipping at scale.
Experience with agile development methodologies
Capability of making and understanding the impact of complex prioritization decisions under pressure
Be able to talk to people about their challenges, and lead the priorities of a team delivering software / systems to solve the hard problems engineers face in the domain of scale and wanting to build new functionality quickly
Ability to focus on the big picture
Natural ability to make things happen around you. You manage project ambiguity, complexity and interdependencies in an organized and structured way.
Great knowledge of the ride-sharing industry
Be adaptable to change and able to execute quickly
Tech-savviness and a continuous learning and self-development mindset
What is nice to have :
Experience integrating and working with Payment Gateways / Acquirers and other alternative payment providers.
Experience with Billing systems.
Κnowledge of the ride-sharing industry.
What’s in it for you :
Competitive full time salary
Private Health Coverage on the Company’s group program
Beat rides-travel in our city for free, at the tap of a button
Breakfast, high quality daily lunch on a very low cost, fruit and snacks all day long
Flexible working hours, top Line tools, Spanish Lessons
Opportunities to participate in cutting edge trainings and conferences of your choice in Greece and abroad
A great opportunity to grow and work with the most amazing people in the industry
Being part of an environment that offers challenging goals, autonomy and mentoring, which creates incredible opportunities, both for you and the company
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Beat is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.