Job DescriptionpstrongSummary/strong/pul liJoin an exciting, well-funded startup on an important mission that is growing quickly;/li liHelp define the product function with broad areas of ownership and responsibilities allowing you to really make your mark;/li liYou will be hands-on from day 1 with huge potential for personal growth and development as the company grows;/li liShare in our success and enjoy every day of your work in a great environment./li /ulstrongAbout us/strongpWere a href=” rel=”nofollow noreferrer noopener” class=”external”Orbital Witness/a, an award-winning LegalTech-meets-PropTech startup focused on simplifying and accelerating the legal portion of any property transaction using technology. brbr/ppstrongOur vision/strong/ppTo become the universal risk rating for land and property, replacing a 150 year old legacy process of manual due diligence – an Experian for the global real estate industry.brbr/ppstrongOur mission/strong/ppThere is a fundamental problem with the way property is transacted worldwide. Whether youre a homebuyer or a private equity real estate fund manager, mortgage lender or property developer, you have go through legal searches and due diligence to understand a property before you can complete a transaction, a significant upfront investment of time and money.brbr/ppOur mission is to help any professional or individual involved in a property transaction to properly understand what they are getting into, from the outset, before incurring legal fees.brbr/ppstrongStage of growth/strong/ppThis is a pivotal time to be joining Orbital Witness. Despite the unprecedented challenges facing early stage businesses, we have just closed our seed investment round (3.3m in April 2020) bringing our total funding to-date to 4.5m. We have the backing of the very best early stage venture capital funds in Europe (including LocalGlobe and Seedcamp) alongside strategic investment from some of the worlds largest real estate companies and financial institutions (JLL, Starwood Capital and Investec).brbr/ppstrongProduct customers/strong/ppWeve hit the ground running in the legal sector since we launched in September 2018 and were proud to be used across real estate departments in many of the largest law firms in the world, including Clifford Chance, Slaughter May, Dentons and Allen Overy. You can read some of our case studies a href=” rel=”nofollow noreferrer noopener” class=”external”here/a. Whats more, were starting to win clients from across the wider commercial real estate sector including insurance companies, property developers, retailers and landowners. Examples include Marks Spencer, PwC and TfL.brbr/pstrongOur team, values, and beliefs/strongpJoin a growing team of 15+ driven, talented individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds. We work collaboratively to build a great company and a valuable product. That means youll be working directly with everyone in the team, including the founders a href=” rel=”nofollow noreferrer noopener” class=”external”Will/a and a href=” rel=”nofollow noreferrer noopener” class=”external”Ed/a. brbr/ppHumility Whilst we believe that disrupting a traditional industry can be accomplished with humility, empathy, hard work, and a fantastic team, it also takes courage. So does admitting when we don’t know something or need help. Were unafraid to listen, ask questions and we don’t let ego get in the way. brbr/ppEmpowerment
- Founded by first-time founders, we are stubborn on vision but flexible on approach. We believe people achieve their best work given trust, support, and space to have their voice heard.brbr/ppBold and ambitious
- There is no blueprint for what we are building. We are at ease with uncertainty and risk, and we strive to be leaders in the field in all we do.brbr/ppEat that frog!
- This is a working mantra weve come to love. It means we take on the hardest, highest impact work first and were comfortable not doing things straight away which arent priority. No frogs are harmed in the process.brbr/pstrongThe role/strongpWe are looking for a passionate product manager to take ownership of our core product for the legal market. This is an exciting opportunity to create truly innovative software for property lawyers that transforms how they do due diligence and work with legal documents. brbr/ppYou dont need a legal background or a deep understanding of the property market, but you should be comfortable learning new concepts quickly, empathising with users to understand their challenges, and coming up with bold and ambitious ideas for how to solve them. The roadmap you define will shape the direction and success of the product brbr/ppYoull have regular access to users and in-house experts to validate and generate new ideas, and will work with a cross-functional team comprising product design, software engineering, and data science to build and iteratively ship new features. As well as being a creative role youll have plenty of scope for diving into data and analysing