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Act Venture Capital Ltd

Product Manager - Application



Galway, Ireland · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

CitySwift is looking for an application-focused Product Manager to join our rapidly growing team.

As the world's leading data platform for public transport, CitySwift powers data-driven decision making for some of the largest transport networks across the globe. Backed by over €15 million in venture capital funding and a partner list that includes the world's largest public transportation operators and government authorities, such as National Express, Go-Ahead Group, Transport for London and many more, CitySwift is in accelerated growth mode with 100% YOY revenue growth and 150% growth in new customers in 2023.

CitySwift’s mission is to increase the adoption of sustainable public transportation usage around the world - our platform currently optimises over 1 billion passenger journeys annually, and our target is to reach over 10 billion by 2026.

At CitySwift, you’ll get the opportunity to take ownership, deliver measurable impact and develop professionally - reshape the future of public transport by accelerating CitySwift’s growth!

About the role

In this role you will lead the vision, strategy and roadmap for CitySwift applications. To do this you will have a deep understanding of user needs and behavior, a passion for exceptional UX, and the ability to bring innovative solutions to life. You bring clarity, vision, and direction while adopting a lean approach to product management. The results of your work will transform how millions interact with public transport.

Key responsibilites

  • User Obsession: Be the champion for our users. Dive deep into their needs, behaviors, and feedback to drive UX that’s not just good, but great.
  • Solve the Core Problems: Cut through the noise. Focus relentlessly on the core issues, employing your problem-solving prowess to deliver solutions that truly matter.
  • Drive Lean Product Development: Lead with agility and precision. Shape the lean product development process, ensuring rapid, iterative success from concept to launch.
  • Collaborate and Inspire: Partner with cross-functional teams—Engineering, Design, Data Science—to bring your vision to life. Your leadership will not only inspire but also elevate the work of those around you.
  • Autonomous Leadership: Navigate the product landscape with confidence and independence. Set your course, make decisive calls, and steer projects to success without a detailed map.

Key skills

  • 3+ years in product management, with a standout record in app development centered around user experience.
  • Obsessed with UX, with a strong ability to translate complex data into intuitive, accessible applications.
  • Self-driven and autonomous, thriving in environments where you can lead without constant direction.
  • A strategic thinker and doer, capable of leading lean product development from ideation to execution across multiple iterations.
  • An exceptional communicator, capable of voicing user needs and rallying teams around a shared vision.

We value, recognise and reward our people

  • Competitive market salary
  • Health and Life Insurance and matched pension schemes
  • 25 days annual leave, with additional company days off throughout the year
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid/remote working opportunities including Work Abroad Program
  • Paid Sick, Maternity and Paternity benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), mental health and wellbeing supports
  • Employee referral program with opportunity to earn up to €4,000 per referral
  • Annual Service recognition benefits (Additional Annual leave and pension contributions)