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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job.

As a Senior Product Director, you will lead all of Product for Indeed’s growing Tokyo office. You will own several products while managing a team of product managers who extend your vision and influence. You and your team will decide how to grow your products to further the company goals of helping people find jobs and growing revenue. You are analytical, creative, and collaborative and obsess over data and drive for simplicity. This is a unique opportunity to work with extremely talented team members in a US-originated product development culture and environment, as well as build the foundation of the Indeed Tokyo development center, which is a key strategic Recruit initiative to transform Recruit’s technology culture. 

About you.


  • ●  Full ownership of at least two critical product areas for Indeed. Grow each area autonomously while collaborating with x-functional teams across Sales, Marketing and Customer service

  • ●  Charter to build the next $100M+ business out of Tokyo. Product still in early stages. Define a compelling product strategy for delivering high-engagement, high-value experience for job seekers and employers

  • ●  Own the end-to-end product lifecycle from planning through delivery for Indeed’s Tokyo office for all products

  • ●  Lead and develop a team of product managers focused on success

  • ●  Partner closely with Engineering to drive roadmap items in a fast-paced, Agile environment

  • ●  Rigorously apply data and analytics to guide decisions while balancing need to apply qualitative customer insights

  • ●  Lead M&A opportunities as key product stakeholder, particularly focused on APAC

  • ●  Act as Indeed external spokesperson


  • ●  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science, Engineering or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred

  • ●  10+ years of diverse and progressive experience in product management or related field

  • ●  5+ years experience building and leading highly collaborative product teams geographically dispersed

  • ●  Led the product strategy and vision from end to end with experience developing products using A/B testing, both in web and mobile

    • ○  Proven track record of scaling global web application sites with millions of visitors a month

    • ○  Mobile product experience on a fast growing consumer app

  • ●  Experience working cross-functionally with engineering, marketing and sales to drive successful product launches

  • ●  Ability to travel domestically and internationally; experience working in Japan or Asia preferred

  • ●  Able to multi-task and succeed in a high growth, fast paced environment 

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs.

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