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Cervin Ventures
Cervin Ventures

VP Product Management



United States
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Arkestro is a rapidly-growing early-stage startup that is transforming the way every company in the world does Procurement. Our platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning methodologies, combined with game theory and behavioral science, to enable top global enterprises to manage their spend. By optimizing transactions and providing deep insight into spend data at a massive scale, our customers are able to mitigate supply chain risk, increase efficiency, and achieve best-in-class cost savings.
Join Arkestro on our journey to revolutionize procurement! Although we are a small startup, we have big dreams and potential. Our customers are some of the most successful and recognized large enterprise organizations in North America. We are seeking passionate individuals to work with our talented team to make an impact on our customer’s lives. If you are a creative problem solver looking for a challenge, or just want to shake up the procurement world, apply now! See Arkestro in action at arkestro.com.

About this Role

We’re looking for a strong hands on product leader with a passion for leveraging data, AI, and automation to transform industries to lead our Product Management team. The right candidate will collaborate with a phenomenal group of software engineers, data scientists, product managers, and UX professionals to deliver and scale a transformational data-powered software product. This role will report directly to the CTO. You must be customer obsessed to excel in this role.

Responsibilities include but not limited to

  • Product Strategy - defining and advancing the strategy for bringing new products to market
  • Leading and Growing the Product Management Team - recruiting, mentoring, and developing our team of Product professionals
  • Product Roadmap and Prioritization - developing and communicating a comprehensive product roadmap that aligns with business objectives and customer needs
  • Product Champion - owning communication strategies for our Arkestro team (including the Executive team), our customers and our partners to ensure we create the right level of visibility and awareness
  • Customer Insights - capitalizing on insights from our customers, prospects, and the procurement marketplace. Building a data-driven Product organization. Working with the sales and customer-facing teams on significant customer opportunities

Necessary Qualifications

  • Must have startup experience as the role absolutely requires a dynamic, passionate leader, manager, and team builder
  • Experience in the domains of procurement, supply chain, or enterprise FinTech
  • Experience building deep customer relationships at the Executive level
  • 6+ years of management experience in building and scaling product management teams
  • 8+ years of experience as a practitioner of product management at a B2B company
  • Demonstrated track record managing and scaling teams with an established ability to hire and coach people at multiple levels
  • The ability to collaborate with stakeholders and synthesize many inputs into a crisp roadmap

Pay Range
$220,000$250,000 USD

Arkestro is committed to providing our employees with a benefits package designed to give you the flexibility you need to ensure a healthy life/work balance. Arkestro offers our employees great benefits and perks, including, but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and startup equity
  • Medical insurance covered up to 100%
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Generous 401K matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • We are highly supportive of flexible work hours
  • We are a remote-first team, but we like to get together for team building, design sprints, and customer visits
  • A one time allowance of $1,500 for home office supplies
  • Annual budget of $1,000 for learning and professional development
  • Diverse, inclusive, highly collaborative, and vibrant culture
Arkestro is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Please note this job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Arkestro reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.