Careers at ConnectingPM

We are a diverse bunch at ConnectingPM and we are all based remotely. It doesn’t matter where in the world you are as long as you can do the job (and you have a good sense of humor as we have fun as we work too!)

Below are our current vacancies, but if you see something that we are lacking and you fill that need, then drop us a line on careers@connectingpm.com and we’ll have a chat.

Operations Manager
Contract Role

We are a startup looking for an Operations Manager with proven experience in maintaining and optimizing data-driven software platforms and services. 

This role is perfect for someone who has transitioned from the corporate world to entrepreneurialism. Someone who is looking to apply their extensive experiences to a small team of inspired professionals on a journey to transform traditional businesses services into data-driven service platforms.  

While we are looking to establish a long-term partnership, we will start with a short 4-week project that results in you collaborating with our CTO to map out and prepare a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents. 

From this project, we can productively collaborate and determine the potential for a longer-term partnership.  

We are looking for the Operations Manager to be responsible for our core product and service operations and therefore expect the person to be able to:  

  • Mapping architectural, interconnectivity and associated operational diagrams. 
  • The production of a technical design/specification document. 
  • The production of data maps, schemas and operational procedures. 
  • Work with the team to identify any software applications and document this information to establish product / operations software inventory.  
  • Evaluate and monitor service and operations infrastructure aiming to reduce any redundancy and bring out the cost-effectiveness of these applications 
  • Collaborate with team to create and maintain support processes, operating procedures, product architectures, service designs and workflows   
  • Maintain updated inventory of software that will be available to internal staff 
  • Manage software life cycles including creating a renewals calendar, establishing a collaborative evaluation process to evaluate past performance and plan for upcoming renewal dates. 
  • Plan documentation on how to evaluate, integrate, and govern the newly adopted IT best practices for software adoption, license provisioning, and user onboarding and off-boarding. 
  • Forecast requirements; prepare an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; initiating corrective actions 
  • Determines KPIs for the adoption, usage, and sentiment of our product and delivers reports to stakeholders. Operations 
  • Create ongoing partnerships to prioritize digital transformation plans and increase the organizational ROI, effectiveness, and agility. 
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations 
  • Helps teams find the most effective tools to increase business growth 
  • Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends 
Product Manager
Contract Role

We are a startup looking for a Product Manager with proven experience in both product planning and product marketing. This includes managing products throughout the Product Lifecycles, gathering and prioritizing products and customer requirements, defining product visions, and working closely with our leadership team, to deliver winning products while also ensuring revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager’s job also includes ensuring that the product and marketing efforts support our overall strategy and goals.  

We are looking for someone who has transitioned from the corporate world to entrepreneurialism. Someone who is looking to apply their extensive experiences to a small team of inspired professionals on a journey to transform traditional businesses services into data-driven service platforms. 

While we are looking to establish a long-term partnership, we will start with a short 3-week project that results in you presenting a detailed proposal for how you would approach transitioning our current product, a desktop-based application to a mobile platform application by February 2023. From this project, we can productively collaborate and determine the potential for a longer-term partnership. 

We are looking for the Product Manager to be responsible for both product planning and product marketing and therefore expect the person to be able to: 

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap 
  • Deliver Market Requirement Documents (MRDs) and Product Requirements Documents (PRDs) with prioritized features and corresponding justification 
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities 
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition 
  • Collaborate with the team to develop the core positioning and messaging for the product 
  • Collaborate with the team to perform product demos for customers 
  • Recommend pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals 
  • Deliver a monthly revenue forecast 
  • Collaborate with team to develop sales tools and collateral 
  • Propose an overall budget to ensure success 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Product Owner or similar role 
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent software or app-based products 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Technical background relating to data-based software products 
  • Excellent teamwork skills 
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority 
  • Examples and at least one sample of an effective document delivered in the past