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Product Manager - New Module (Child Intake or Case Management)

Binti

Oakland, CA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 05/02/2021
  • Website: binti.com
  • Company Address: 1625 clay st, Oakland, CA, 94612

About Binti

Binti, Inc is a Series A mission-driven start-up in Oakland, CA. We believe every child deserves the care and support of a loving family. Binti builds software with the goal of helping every child have a family. 400,000 children are currently in foster care in the US and millions are in orphanages around the world. 30% of the US’s homeless population and 25% of prison inmates are former foster youth. It’s clear that children who don’t have families don’t have a fair chance at life and Binti wants to change this. Binti is a mission-driven, technology company based in Oakland, California.

Job Description

About Binti
Binti’s mission is to increase equality of opportunity and help every person have a fair chance at life.  With over 400,000 youth in foster care in the United States, we are reinventing child welfare through technology to help every child find a safe, loving, and stable family.
We  partner with state, county and private foster care agencies around the country, helping them recruit and approve foster parents more quickly and empowering social workers by eliminating administrative paperwork. Our software also helps match families with children and helps track services to biological families to get on their feet and reunify with their children. Binti currently works with over 140 foster care agencies across 22 states. Rhode Island, New Mexico, Hawaii and Washington have signed on to make our software their statewide solution. 
 
Our goal is to be the end-to-end child welfare system solution. We have built three of the seven modules so far and are already seeing an impact; Approvals, Placements & Case Management and customers have seen an 80% increase in foster parent approval, 16% reduction in approval time and 20-40% social worker time saved.
 
Binti is a mission-driven software company based in Oakland, CA. We have raised our Series A led by Founders Fund and other investors include First Round Capital and Kapor Capital.
 
The Role
 
As a Product Manager on Binti’s growing product team, you'll help define Binti’s product culture and practice extreme ownership over critical user-facing software that is finding homes for children who need them.  
 
We are hiring for two new product management roles that will own research, strategy, launch, and continuous improvement of a new module at Binti: Child Intake or Case Management.
 
Location: This role is currently remote, but we are looking for candidates who are currently located in the San Francisco Bay Area, or are open to relocating here when our office reopens in the future.

Responsibilities

    • Connect with Binti users (foster parents, biological parents, and social workers) to understand their challenges and coming up with elegant solutions to solve them
    • Define product roadmap in line with Binti’s strategy and competitive position in the child welfare space, with a strong focus on metrics and outcomes for our customers
    • Work collaboratively with Binti's designer, cross-functional team members, and other Product Managers during the product development process
    • Define product requirements and user stories, prioritize sprints, and partner closely with engineering from idea through launch
    • Coordinate projects and tasks across team members (internal and external) to bring products and features from idea to launch

Experience & Skills

    • At least 4 years of product management experience at a tech company
    • Experience conducting user interviews to understand customer needs
    • High empathy and ability to talk to customers and deeply understand their needs
    • Self-motivated, experienced PM who enjoys owning projects from inception to completion
    • Ability to make trade-offs and prioritize based on customer impact, business needs,  and technical effort
    • Strong MVP Mindset: Can conceptualize solutions that maximize impact with minimal engineering effort
    • Start-up DNA a must: Thrives in a growth-driven environment with quickly changing priorities.
    • Strong UX skills and ability to inform user-friendly experiences 
    • Great project management skills: Able to coordinate multiple work streams simultaneously to meet project deadlines
    • Action-oriented, and comfortable challenging the status quo 
    • Track record of breaking through brick walls on your way to success
    • Experience in SaaS, gov-tech, or the child welfare space is a plus, but not required

Perks & Benefits

    • Great medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • 12 total paid holidays (10 Federal holidays + Juneteenth + Election Day)
    • Flexible vacation with a rule-of-thumb of 20 days vacation a year (4 weeks)
    • Sick/Mental Health time separate from vacation days (72 hours)
    • 4 weeks of sabbatical after 4 years of service at Binti
    • Paid Jury Duty
    • 12 week parental bonding leave for the arrival of a newborn or newly placed infant
    • Option to allocate pre-tax dollars to 401K, commuter benefits, FSA, and DCSA with administration paid for
    • Focus on learning and development, with opportunities to attend trainings/conferences, on-site speaker series, and lunch and learns
    • Monthly remote work from home office supply & utility cost reimbursement of up to $100
At Binti, we celebrate having a diverse team and believe our differences make us stronger. Binti is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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