Senior Product Manager

Kaia Health

Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Data-driven Health
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 134 N 4th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11249

About Kaia Health

Founded in 2016, Kaia Health is a leading digital therapeutics company that creates evidence-based treatments for a range of disorders including musculoskeletal conditions and COPD. Kaia Health uses innovative technology, including artificial intelligence and computer vision, and works with medical experts to create an interdisciplinary digital approach.

Job Description

Kaia is a mission focused medical technology company:
Kaia Health was founded in 2016 with the mission of bringing affordable and accessible relief to millions of chronic disease patients. Using innovative technology, we develop digital mind-body therapies that provide better affordable care.
Our products are a clinically-proven therapy for relieving back pain, hip and knee pain as well as COPD. Our mobile app gives users access to multimodal pain therapy, the gold standard of therapies in pain medicine. Kaia’s AI powered algorithm provides users with real-time feedback on their exercise execution using their phone.
Today we are one of the market leaders in digital therapeutics globally, with 500,000+ users. We have raised a total of $125 million from investors like Optum Ventures, ID Invest, Balderton Capital and other top tier healthtech investors. We are building an exceptional team based in Munich and New York to succeed in our mission to bring affordable and accessible care to millions.

About the Role:

Kaia is tackling one of the biggest health problems globally by treating people with chronic diseases such as chronic pain, osteoarthritis or COPD with evidence-based digital therapeutics. We have already established a strong foothold in the US and first European markets and are expanding to new geographies. We are looking for an experienced product manager who tackles the mission of finding ways to access markets, define business models (e.g. pathways to reimbursement) and grow patient acquisition in new markets while balancing regulatory, business and technical needs. You’ll be operating in an autonomous product team to deliver on concrete OKR’s. This position reports to the VP product.

The role encompasses:

        Defining product strategy:
        Research and define the needs of our customers, health care practitioners and users in a structured way by applying user research and customer discovery methodologies to find the best business model in new markets.
        Work with senior leadership to define the vision, strategy and roadmap to build a scalable product and internationalization approach which fulfills our customers needs, regulatory constraints and works for the business.
        Coordinate with multiple stakeholders from inside the organization to align on business strategy and market opportunities.

        Defining structured and implementable product increments:
        Create clear product hypotheses in accordance with product strategy and vision apply discovery techniques in collaboration with our UX testers.
        Brainstorm and create ideal UX flows with our talented designers.
        Coordinate the implementation process by tightly collaborating with engineering leads to ship high quality software.

        Executing experiments and generating learnings:
        Create and execute rigorous product tests.
        Analyze outcomes of product experiments and releases and iteratively improve our products and platforms.
        Communicate & market product releases both with internal teams and external partners.
        You will join an established team of product managers, designers and engineers who value personal growth and coaching. As a member of a fast-growing organization you have the opportunity to build scalable tools, processes and platforms for the years to come.

We are looking for somebody who has:

        done it before: show us how you have built or shaped a mobile product before, ideally in a healthcare context
        proficiency in a PM's stack: Recognizing user & customer needs, analyzing and visualizing data, writing specs & tickets, communicating clearly & listen carefully, creating roadmaps, managing feature releases, motivating and guiding a development team
        strong quantitative skills and analytical mindset with academic training
        a strong understanding of technical concepts and how modern software is developed
        an eye for detail but also the big picture in mind
        high EQ and excellent communication skills
        fluency in English and at least B2 in German

Ideally you also have:

        previously setup or led a strong product team before; experience in managing PM’s is a plus
        experience in working in a healthcare setting or being exposed to medical regulations, especially in the EU or specifically in Germany
        experience with some of the following tools / methodologies: JIRA, Looker, Confluence, Trello, Design Thinking, Customer Discovery, UX Design

You'll fit in with our company culture if you:

        Are user centric and view technology as a tool to improve a user’s life
        Have a bias for action; the world is complex and unpredictable place so starting, releasing, and getting feedback iteratively is the only possible path to success
        Strive to be articulate and humble, make the complex simple, present ideas openly, accepting that being wrong is part of the process
        Are not afraid of tackling problems that others deem impossible
        Thrive in an entrepreneurial team, adapt easily to change, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
        Have worked in a fast-growing organization before (preferred)

Some of the benefits we offer:

        Opportunity to shape the future of digital health – one of the fastest growing industries
        A goal that allows you to grow with. We believe we have only built a fraction of what we have imagined
        Work with an experienced founding team (previously founded and scaled Foodora)
        Flat hierarchies, flexible vacation and working times
        Personal development budget of 1200 Euro per year
        Free drinks, team events, knowledge sharing sessions, engineering library

Some other things you will enjoy, specifically thinking about ‘the new normal’ post-COVID19

We have a sustainable, long-term impact: Most Kaianeers chose to work at Kaia and not at other companies simply because they want to have a lasting, positive impact on the world and not just talk about it. Providing remote access to the gold standard in management of chronic conditions already helps hundreds of thousands of users to reduce their suffering and win back quality time with their loved ones.

Flexible working hours: You can manage your day so that it works for you and your family. We are interested in the outcomes of your work, not the face time you spent with work.

Some more benefits listed on our website:

We value diversity and believe forming teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success.

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