Product Manager - Plane

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Product Manager



💰 Equity
➕ Bonus
👩‍💻 Product Management
🖥 SaaS

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Remote Friendly?

📍 On-Site

Contract Type

💼 Full Time

Experience Level

🚪 Entry

Company Size

🤞 Small (11-50)

Job Description

At Plane, we are dedicated to revolutionizing the way work is managed within organizations. We understand that progress hinges on effective work management, and we've observed that current market offerings have become overly complex and cumbersome, often bogged down by numerous frameworks. While these frameworks aim to streamline work processes, they can sometimes become obstacles, limiting teams' ability to tailor their work methods.

In 2022, Plane embarked on a journey to reignite the joy of using project management tools by launching an open-source project. Our mission was to create a tool that not only simplifies the initial stages of work management but also offers scalability, allowing teams to customize their processes as needed. Our approach is rooted in design, craftsmanship, and a first-principles understanding of human needs. Our efforts have quickly propelled us to the forefront of the open-source community on GitHub, amassing 20,000 stars in just one year, making us the fastest-growing open-source project in this realm. Our ambition is to become the foundational tool for companies at every stage of growth, from startups to those on the path to IPO.

By working closely with over 100 customers and engaging with thousands of users, we have gained deep insights into the diverse needs of teams. Our goal is to craft a tool that not only meets these needs but also brings back the joy and simplicity of project management.

This journey at Plane is not just about creating a product; it's about building dreams. As we continue to grow and evolve, we invite talented individuals to join us in making work management a delightful experience for everyone. Our story is just beginning, and your skills and passion could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of work management.

About the Role

To sustain our expansion, the Product team is seeking a skilled, seasoned, and customer-centric Product Manager. Previous experience in overseeing B2B SaaS products within the corporate enterprise realm is crucial. We endeavor to improve our offerings to effectively meet our clients' needs and lead the way in project planning technology with cutting-edge solutions.”

Our Product team champions both our users and our business, shaping the direction for our expanding product range. We rely on data, research, strategic planning, and empathy to steer diverse teams towards a unified objective, fostering an environment where varied viewpoints thrive and teams are empowered to excel.

This role will be based in Hyderabad (Telangana, India). The successful candidate will work closely with Director - Product Engineering.

What you will do?

  • Uncover, comprehend, record, assess, and convert user requirements into product focal points, roadmap strategies, and comprehensive specifications. Collaborate closely with customers and stakeholders across various teams including Engineering, Marketing, QA, Sales, and more.

  • Work together with various stakeholders throughout the organization to establish the product strategy, ensuring alignment with the needs of large enterprise entities. This encompasses areas such as user adoption and onboarding, tailored configurations, white-label options, security protocols, authentication methods, data access guidelines, performance metrics, and facilitating deployments within intricate enterprise environments.

  • Show utmost concern for what the team is building, the quality of what is being shipped to the end-user and maintaining a top class product documentation.

  • Oversee and coordinate ongoing initiatives, working alongside Engineering and Design teams to prototype, validate, coordinate, and refine processes to optimize our product's value for customers.

  • Collaborate extensively with client-engagement teams such as Marketing, Support, and Sales to prioritize understanding of customer/user needs, emphasizing the importance of comprehending both the potential value and complexity of the issue before delving into solutions and features.

  • Utilize data-driven insights to make informed decisions and effectively disseminate them throughout the organization. Serve as a proactive communicator with a strong focus on customer feedback and data analytics, ensuring clear articulation of the significance of our developments to the wider team.

  • Assess and monitor the progress of current projects, establishing, implementing, and monitoring the appropriate metrics to gauge performance.

Skills You'll Need to Bring

  • You should possess a total of 3-7 years of experience, with at least 2-3 years specifically in Product Management.

  • Experience and exposure from ideation to launch in the early stages of a B2B SaaS product development would be advantageous.

  • You can effectively prioritize which issues to address according to business requirements and offer stakeholders a clear overview of the project's progress.

  • You possess experience working with data & analytics platforms

  • You have a strong sense of empathy for users.

  • You have strong written and oral English communication skills.

  • You are a self-starter and have the leadership skills required to guide a team towards launching successful products and features.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred

  • Master's degree or other advanced degree in a relevant field is a plus.

Why join

Joining an open-source company like can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Open-source projects often attract passionate individuals who are dedicated to creating innovative solutions and contributing to the community.

Here are some reasons why joining an open-source company like can be great:

  • Community Impact
    Working on open-source projects allows you to make a real impact on the community. Your contributions are not just limited to your company but can benefit users and developers worldwide.

  • Continuous Learning
    Open-source projects often involve cutting-edge technologies and practices. You'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and stay up-to-date with the latest trends.

  • Collaboration
    Open-source projects thrive on collaboration. You'll have the chance to work with a diverse group of individuals from around the world, gaining valuable insights and building a strong professional network.

  • Transparency
    Open-source projects are often transparent in their development process. This transparency can foster trust within the community and provide you with a deeper understanding of how software is built and maintained.


As for the perks that provides to its employees, here are some examples:

  • Top-of-the-Line Equipment
    Employees at are provided with the latest and greatest MacBook Pro laptops, ensuring they have the best tools to do their jobs effectively.

  • Health Insurance offers comprehensive health insurance plans to its employees, ensuring they have access to quality healthcare when needed.

  • Flexible Work Arrangements understands the importance of work-life balance and offers flexible work arrangements to its employees, allowing them to work in a way that suits their needs.

  • Professional Development values the growth and development of its employees and provides opportunities for professional development, including attending conferences, workshops, and training programs.

  • Generous Vacation Policy
    Employees at enjoy a generous vacation policy, allowing them to take time off to recharge and relax.

Overall, joining can be a fantastic opportunity for those looking to work on impactful projects, collaborate with talented individuals, and enjoy a range of perks and benefits.