Associate Product Manager (0-2 yrs)

Website Nearbuy

About us

Nearbuy has grown multifold over the last few years. We have a super charged team focused on solving the key challenges that customers face in discovery local merchants online, getting the right price and having an incredible experience when you avail the service. In short we strive to improve everyone’s Lifestyle.

We work with local merchants in 6 key categories – Restaurants, Spas, Salons, Movies, Things to do & Retail. So whether you’re taking your family out for a nice dinner, relaxing at a top spa, catching the latest movie with your friends or just discovering your city intimately, we make it happen.

Job Summary

We are looking for true-blue product folks who are passionate about solving problems using technology and are eager to work in an early stage start-up to join our team. If you are passionate about, and have experience building technology in the domain of location, real-time, mobile and data, we would love to talk to you.

What will you do as a part of the team?

APMs on the team enjoy a high degree of responsibility and ownership. As a member of the product team, you will drive the strategy, roadmap, execution and growth of a product area. You will work closely with other product managers, engineers, designers, sales, marketing, legal, analytics and do everything (defining requirements, prioritizing, testing, writing copy, tracking metrics etc.) to ship high quality products for merchants and customers. We are a non-hierarchical team and you will have the opportunity to work on various aspects of product building as well as get to build products across different product areas such as consumer, merchant, algorithms and more

This role will be a great fit for those of you who

Have built and shipped products, especially in the consumer space

Have prior experience of handling payments product

Have strong knowledge of consumer analytics

Have a strong ability to Determine customers’ needs by specifying the research needed to obtain market information and data analysis

Good at prioritizing product opportunities using criteria and requirements defined during research

Are very customer focused and ensure quality of customer experience in all its details – you neither gloss over quality nor delegate quality of the end product

Have experience in working directly with designers to design and iterating on products

Bring in independent thought, like to challenge conventional thinking and identify opportunities to drastically simplify and improve ways of doing things, especially using technology

Are self-driven, like to work fairly independently and can drive progress without needing constant oversight or direction – we are a start-up and in a start-up things don’t get done unless someone makes them happen, every day. Our culture values independence and ownership and we don’t like supervisory overhead 🙂

Are analytical and data-oriented, are collaborative yet comfortable challenging others and being challenged on your ideas


We are looking for someone with 0-2 years of experience building products (in the consumer space is helpful)

Looking for candidates from Tier 1 institutes (NIT/IIT)

B.E. in computer science or similar Technical discipline

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to understand and analyze user needs and conduct market research. Create and deliver on product vision, goal, strategy, and roadmap

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Keen attention to detail and ability to work with user interface designers and usability experts to define customer experience for all customer facing features

Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize tasks. Prior experience working with engineering through complete technology product lifecycle will be an added advantage

Strong project management and time management skills

Interpersonal skills with keen ability to explain complex concepts across the organization and to large audiences


Imagine being surrounded all day by street-smart, confident and quirky people. Even if you’re not standing on the sets of ‘How I Met Your Mother’. That’s the nearbuy office in a nutshell. It’s a place where formality dies a slow death. (Seriously, the last time a nearbuy employee called someone Sir, s/he was probably standing in front of a professor explaining the doodle on the note they were passing in class.)

It’s also a place where people like to build new stuff (not necessarily out of Lego) and believe in odd things – like there’s something new to be learned every day and that ideas can come from anywhere. Honestly, we love exchanging ideas and everyone has an ‘open-door’ policy, whether it’s your reporting manager or the friendly CEO next door.

Actually, that was a lie – we don’t have an open-door policy. We don’t even have doors. We’re cool like that.

Take a look at our video –

We got featured – MINT

Hear our Co-founders Speak

Ankur Warikoo

Snehesh Mitra

Ravi Shankar L


Think casual Fridays are fun? Bahahaha, you deprived soul you.

At fun takes all kinds of bizarre turns. Whether it’s odd events (read Twin Day, Halloween Parties, Fashion Disaster, Retro Day), unexpected cake, random photo shoots (if you own a DSLR, you are our new best friend), stand-up comedy one-offs, well, you get the gist. Oh, and we take a very out-of-the-box approach to work. In this case, the box being the office…Because we have tons of team outings, get-togethers and trips. And this is not including the annual offsite where employees from all over the country come together for a weekend of activities, talent shows, dancing, awards, discussions and much more.

Still think wearing a T-shirt to work on one day of the week is fun?

Tips from a Veteran:

Everyone needs a friend to stay by their side through late nights. Make coffee yours. That report you stayed up all night preparing? There’s a good chance it’s going to be scrapped – we love reinventing and soon you will too (evil laugh). We believe in casual dressing. But just to be clear, casual doesn’t include boxers, feathers, oh god, we’re giving you ideas!!! It may be a bit difficult separating your professional life from your personal life – because at, it’s like working with family. But in a good way.

So.. if you are up for the challenge… then jump aboard and we can promise you an exhilarating ride!

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April 17, 2020

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