Product Lead

Omsom

POSITION OVERVIEW:
As Product Lead at Omsom, you will play a critical role in our high-growth startup – you will own product strategy, from market research and opportunity sizing to proposition testing, as well as manage R&D on existing products. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will develop a scalable product roadmap, execute new product launches, and manage relationships with key vendors.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Oversee and own all new product development strategy: including market research, competitive analysis, opportunity sizing, proposition testing, timeline development, pricing, and management of key R&D partners
  • Collaborate with Omsom’s Tastemakers / chef partners, food scientists and technical R&D partners to commercialize recipes, creatively problem-solving to ensure a high bar of cultural integrity, culinary craft, and product quality
  • Serve as the in-house expert on Omsom’s full product suite, from scheduled processes and products specs to QA/QC systems and procedures
  • Source + build meaningful, long-term relationships with partners through strategic, collaborative communication and negotiate pricing / terms for new + existing products
  • Build and manage timelines for new product development, running documentation of status of all projects, budgets, and costs and communicating across the team
  • Work closely with Director of Operations on forecasting + capacity planning and with Marketing on go-to market strategy for new launches
  • Constantly improve existing products based on customer feedback and insights
  • Analyze current business and metrics in order to identify future opportunities against company wide goals (top line targets, margin goals, etc.)
  • Become an expert in all categories that Omsom plays in, building a deep understanding of market trends, white space in the industry, and the competitive landscape

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5+ years experience in brand management or product strategy / development
  • Motivated self-manager who takes initiative and can deliver on high expectations with minimal oversight
  • Strong track record of successfully developing product vision and requirements for successful product launches
  • Highly organized + reliable, able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Analytical problem-solver with an ability to interpret and synthesize meaningful patterns and themes from quantitative and qualitative data
  • Strong collaborator, skilled at building trusting relationships, getting buy-in and advocating for Omsom’s needs and priorities
  • Proactive, hard-working and resourceful in pushing progress forward and meeting accelerated timelines
  • Deeply understands + is passionate about Omsom’s mission, vision + values
  • Culture fit: empathetic, understanding, fun


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