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Head of Product

Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

Company: Vahan

Category: Sales and Related Occupations

Published on 2022-05-10 03:26

At Vahan, we’re helping 300M+ blue-collar workers in India find jobs. Over time, we want to become the center of all money and financial needs for blue-collar workers. We’re a Y Combinator company that is backed by marquee investors such as Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund and Airtel. Several executives from Google and Flipkart are also investors in the company.

We’re seeking a Head of Product in India to help define and execute our product strategy and vision. In this role, you will collaborate closely with designers, engineers, analysts, salespeople and other cross-functional team members within the organization to ensure that our products amaze and delight our users.

This is a highly entrepreneurial position reporting directly to the CEO and will require you to assume a number of different roles.


  • Ability to develop deep user empathy.
  • Ability to think strategically and long-term.
  • Ability to hire and manage a team of talented product people.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize projects to achieve short and long-term goals.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and frequently with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to be entrepreneurial – optimizing for shipping fast vs. striving for perfection.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Design: You practice user empathy and are comfortable interviewing users on a regular basis.
  • Creativity: You are able to convert user insights into product initiatives that deliver true value to users.
  • Leadership: You are able to build and communicate a compelling vision to inspire and motivate the company.
  • Collaboration: Track record of delivering results with cross-functional teams.
  • Analytics: You are very comfortable getting the data you need and transforming it into insights and initiatives.
  • Efficiency: Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Hustle: You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Excitement: You’re passionate about Vahan’s mission and new technology.


  • 7-10 years of product management experience including 2+ years at a senior or leadership level.
  • Prior experience launching a consumer product and seeing it through to large scale.
  • Bonus points if you’ve worked at a rapidly growing startup.

Why you’ll LOVE this job

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We can promise:

  • Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate.
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents. We also offer two days of mandatory wellness leaves per month.
  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team.


  • Commensurate with experience (cash + bonus + equity).

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