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SME Product Manager - Beekeeping

Beewise

Beewise

Product
San Ramon, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Position Overview:

As the Subject Matter Expert - Product Manager for Beewise, you will play a pivotal role in providing expert guidance on beekeeping practices. While prior product management experience is not required, a solid understanding of product management principles will be beneficial as you collaborate closely with our product management team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact on both the beekeeping industry and global food security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the resident expert on beekeeping practices, staying up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with our product management team to develop new beekeeping products and solutions, leveraging your expertise to ensure they meet the needs of beekeepers.
  • Conduct in-depth market research to identify opportunities and gaps in the beekeeping industry, informing product strategy.
  • Represent Beewise with external stakeholders, growers, and other industry partners
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, and sales, to ensure successful product development and launch.
  • Oversee product testing and validation processes, incorporating feedback from beekeepers to refine products.
  • Develop training materials and provide support to beekeepers using our products, ensuring their success.
  • Stay informed about and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards in the beekeeping industry.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in commercial beekeeping, with a deep understanding of bee behavior, hive management, and industry challenges.
  • Strong understanding of the business aspects of commercial beekeeping.
  • A solid understanding of product management principles and a willingness to work closely with our product management team.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and market trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • A passion for sustainability and a commitment to improving beekeeping practices
  • Comfortable working in the field
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is a plus