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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Chennai, IN

Apply by:  30-06-2019

Director Product Management

Making Your Next Move Count

At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!


Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Position Summary

  • Creating the product vision for Navis and getting the same executed in the dynamic and fast-growing market
  • Understanding and synthesize customer needs from market research, customer visits, analytics, competitive insights, and partner/sales conversations
  • Evangelizing key product capabilities to differentiate in the logistics space
  • Creating a culture of innovation among the product/technology team
  • Breaking / managing conflicting priorities basis organizational priorities and ROI
  • Strongly engaging with key business stakeholders for inputs into the product strategy so as to ensure its alignment with the overall organizational priorities
  • Leading a team of talented product managers and designers  to execute on that vision laid out
  • Delivering business and product documentation, feature prioritization and business justification for all projects delivered for Navis
  • Closely partnering with the engineering team for the joint execution of the product and technology vision for the company
  • Closely engaging with global Navis teams for influencing key stakeholders on key India specific priorities
  • Responsible for the P&L and taking the product to market
  • You will work from our Zenith, Phase III, Ascendas IT Park, Chennai and report into the VP & General Manager India


  • 12+ years of relevant product management experience in Software Product Development firm.   At least 4 years’ experience heading product, and leading a team of product managers
  • Should have lead / been responsible for product planning for at least 2 complete cycles of concept to execution
  • Should have worked hands-on with across the board with all key stakeholders, including business stakeholders, engineering managers, operations, finance, legal teams
  • MBA from a top tier B-school
  • Experience in a Logistics would be preferred, but not a must

Required Traits

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of technology and its capabilities, Understanding of Agile model of development
  • Demonstrated ability to craft product plans based on a deep understanding of customer needs.
  • Ability to use market research and data to make disciplined product and strategy decisions.
  • Proven ability to work with a larger cross-functional team to define the team's business strategy, product strategy, operation plan and detailed roadmap.
  • Very results-driven / has a strong bias for action. Top-notch analytical skills; ability to translate complex business issues into clear goals and measure vs. those goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convince internal and external audiences of the overarching objectives and plans

About Navis

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform striving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.

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