SME Product Manager - Beekeeping
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.
- 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.
- 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