Product Manager

at Soapbox Labs in Dublin

Whilst prevalent, adult speech technology systems don’t work for young children. At "SoapboxLabs": we have developed a proprietary cloud based speech technology platform specifically for young kids aged 4-12 that works robustly in real world noise environments and on all mobile devices. We license our API to a wide range of application providers targeting the young kids market globally.

We are currently seeking a Product Manager to join our growing team. The right person for this role is someone who is motivated, passionate about building a great product, and has a deep interest in software innovations,, technology for children and artificial intelligence.

You will be the sole Product Manager for the company, so this is a role for someone with prior experience and ready to own and grow the role themselves with the support of the CEO, COO and wider team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of the technology and company objectives
  • Work closely with the project manager and engineering teams to ensure successful and timely delivery of product development
  • Requirements gathering and translating them into prioritised product deliverables
  • Strategic planning – long and short-term
  • Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Management of third party vendors
  • Liaise with users and customers to inform future product direction


  • 3+ years of experience managing product delivery in an agile environment
  • Strong planning, organisation and communication skills
  • Experience working with teams of engineers, developers and designers
  • Experience collecting requirements and translating them into prioritised product deliverables
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information clearly to varying audiences
  • Experience building rapport and create engaging relationships with customers
  • Awareness of the challenges of working with technology/data
  • Fluency in English is a must

Bonus Points

  • Certified Agile Product Manager
  • Tech Startup experience
  • Experience with data privacy and protection

What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration package (with stock options)
  • Unique opportunity to shape the future of children’s voice technology
  • Flexible working environment
  • Dublin 8 location in walking distance of Dublin City Centre
  • The chance to get in at the ground floor of this growth start-up

Apply directly to the hiring manager at Please attach your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for the role.

Applications without cover letter addressing the above requirements will not be reviewed.

Unfortunately we cannot offer visa support for this role.

No recruiters required at this time thanks.

Closing Date: 2 February 2018

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Published at 11 Jan 2018
Expires on 02 Feb 2018