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Head of Product



Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Sunday, November 5, 2023
AlGooru is hunting for the next generation of Product talents!

We’re looking for a Head of Product

🪄 A Bit About Us

AlGooru is a Saudi-based edtech startup that uses AI to connect students with on-demand private tutors over 20+ subjects.

🎯 Main Responsibilities

  • Gather feature requests and collect product feedback from different internal and external sources
  • Identify product gaps and schedule releases accordingly
  • Define AlGooru’s agile methodology taking into consideration users’ feedback and results

👣 A day in your life

Strategy Planning, Budgeting, and Roadmap Tracking

  • Set the Product department’s objectives and KPIs in alignment with the company’s vision
  • Suggest creative recommendations to expand the product base, verticals, and vision
  • Identify opportunities that lead the growth of products through innovation while still maintaining the fundamental business goals and priorities
  • Identify product staffing needs and participate in the recruitment process when necessary
  • Manage and meet with external and internal stakeholders (Leads, BOD, external parties .. )
  • Delegate tasks to the Product team and make sure they're all aligned
  • Prepare and manage monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets for the product division

Develop Product Requirements

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Build and groom a product backlog
  • Lead planning sessions and prioritize work based on user requirements, product strategy, and business effect, as well as monitor and communicate progress
  • Work closely with the Tech team and UI/UX Designer teams to determine technical solutions and user experience workflows to help users achieve outcomes

Collect and Analyze User Reviews

  • Gaining a deep understanding of our users’ experience, requirements, and preferences
  • Gather feedback about our product by reaching out and interviewing our users using engaging tools and strategies
  • Incorporate feedback and input from students & tutors and in-house teams on product strategy
  • Liaise and coordinate with other teams to gather feedback they’ve collected, implement their product requests, and ensure users’ needs are being well reflected in the application

Manage Sprints and Schedule Releases

  • Liaise with Head of Technology to coordinate updates and release dates
  • Coordinate sprints with the tech team and delegate tasks accordingly

Market Research and Continuous Development

  • Keep track of and analyze the Competitor’s performance to suggest technological innovations
  • Keep up to date on technology trends and their impact on the product roadmap (tools, software, integrations..)
  • Keep informed of market pricing, competitor innovations, customer requirements


🏆 Experience needed

  • Experience in designing innovative, strategic products focused on client needs in the Ed-tech industry
  • Experience in product management and/or strategic planning in complex/matrix environments
  • Customer-centric mindset with the capability of translating that into the product development process
  • In-depth understanding of user experience and design
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strong strategic and business mindset
  • Ability to gasp future trends in digital technologies and act proactively
  • Ability to multitask and perform under tight deadlines

⌛ Our application process

  • Screening & Intro Call (5-10 mins)
  • Chemistry meeting (15-30 minutes)
  • Technical interview (30-60 minutes)
  • Technical assessment
  • Vision-fit interview (60-90 minutes)
  • Offer extended to successful applicants


🎁 Role benefits

  • Work from anywhere
  • Unlimited paid sick days
  • No clocking in/out
  • ESOP shares
  • Laptop fund
  • Fast promotions (like really fast)
  • Enjoy monthly Pizza Fridays
  • Learn anything online and expense it on us
  • Travel for company events and get reimbursed

🎲 How To Gain Extra Gooru Points

  • Demonstrate your entrepreneurial, hustling, and energetic spirit
  • Prove your ability to take full ownership of your role without the need to be micromanaged
  • Conduct proper research about AlGooru prior to your interviews with us, we love people who already know about us
  • Be extra organized… like extra…