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Product Lead Manager

Company: Everlaw
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Everlaw is looking for an experienced Product Lead Manager with a dedication to building high-performing teams. You will use your people first mindset and product experience to help grow and scale the Product team gracefully. You will be a steward of best practices in the product development process and provide guidance and mentorship for your team. The product team is responsible for understanding our users and business goals to steward our development of an investigation and litigation platform that helps legal teams at law firms, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations work more efficiently to discover truth and promote justice! The Product organization guides the strategy and development of our products. We deliver value to our users, present and future, by setting our product roadmap and executing on high-quality product development with efficiency. Our products serve as the fundamental driver of value to our users, and support the success of our business. We take pride in not only creating a powerful and intuitive user experience, but in supporting users with our product documentation and certification program. - At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we're committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you're looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we'd love to hear from you! Think you're missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the 'perfect' candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team. This is a full-time exempt position based in our Oakland, California office with a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr.

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals. And you'll spend meaningful time getting to know your direct reports and discover what excites and challenges them.
  • We're excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you'll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don't expect you to know everything on Day 1.In your role, you'll
    • Become product certified! You will learn the ins and outs of the Everlaw platform through a series of training modules.
    • Individually contribute to all stages of development for a handful of features to familiarize yourself with our processes and product
    • Define the problem through research and user interviews to lay the foundation for successful design and development.
    • Provide feedback and help find answers to open questions during design and development.
    • Thoroughly test features to ensure quality code and optimal user experience.
    • Update documentation to ensure current and future users are able to easily learn and engage with the product.
    • Build a team of talented Product Leads; owning hiring decisions that reinforce our values and add to our positive team culture for all.
    • Provide individual mentorship to help your team meet their own career goals.
    • Collaborate with others to define and establish effective product development processes that emphasize understanding our users, driving value, and foster an environment of excellence.
    • Help your team set clear goals, provide feedback, and manage project workloadswhile pitching in where needed.
    • Drive business growth by partnering with Customer Success, Sales, and other stakeholders to ensure we understand user needs and market opportunities.
    • Have an active voice in the product strategy and have a clear vision on how to execute towards it.About you
      • You have at least 8 years of experience in product management for web and/or mobile applications.
      • You have at least 2 years of experience managing teams.
      • You have excellent people and project management skills.
      • You are process-driven and can communicate complex concepts to drive the team towards a shared vision.
      • You are a proven leader with an ability to think big while caring for small details.
      • You have an aptitude for strategic product thinking that strengthens the bridge between the product development and business teams.
      • You are authorized to work in the United States. Please note that at this time, Everlaw is not sponsoring U.S. employment visas for any applicants.Pluses
        • You have direct experience working on enterprise SaaS products.
        • You have professional experience with litigation or investigation workflows.
        • Substantial equity -
        • Retirement plan with company matching -
        • Health, dental, and vision
        • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
        • Paid parental leave and sick leave
        • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
        • Quarterly "flex fund to flourish" bonus to spend on any health, wellness, or well-being expenses
        • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
        • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
        • Work in Uptown Oakland, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants and walking distance to Lake Merritt
        • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Fridays
        • Monthly home internet reimbursement
        • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
        • Enjoy a wide variety of snacks and beverages in the office
        • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
        • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
        • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities - At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you're empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That's why we're committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you're looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we'd love to hear from you! - We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today. - Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act . Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies. If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.

Keywords: Everlaw, Oakland , Product Lead Manager, Executive , Oakland, California

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