Is anyone interested in a job opening at Whatsapp? Well, the chat-giant company is fishing for a full-time hire to lead its operations in India – which is Whatsapp’s largest market in the whole world. Resume?
World’s most widely used messaging application Whatsapp is searching a candidate for the post of India’s head who will be responsible for leading the company’s operations in India. As per the specifications made by Whatsapp on its website, the individual will lead all operation of Whatsapp in India – including products for people and businesses along with our interest in peer to peer payments. This is the first time Facebook-owned Whatsapp is looking forward to hire a country head for the Indian market, which is their largest market globally.
Currently, Whatsapp does not have heads in any country across the globe, hence, the job opening for India will be global first for the messaging app company. Being recruited directly in the Whatsapp India headquarters in Mumbai, the individual will report directly to Whatsapp’s chief operating officer Matt Idema in California. Besides leading all the operations in India, Whatsapp India head will also require to focus and intensify peer-to-peer payment system that has recently been introduced for the first time by Whatsapp only in India.
If all this sounds very tempting, you might as well bid on applying – if you have at least 15 years of experience in some lead role and have worked with product-driven technology for at least 5 years. Yeah, not just anyone can swing in an apply – because Whatsapp has over 200 million monthly active users in India and the senior leadership position that requires product experience as well as a track record of success leading partnerships and business development in India. And if you think India head is a huge leap, then Whatsapp is also looking for Communications Manager in India, who can create and implement a long-term communications strategy for India to support the brand as well as the growth of the app amongst consumers and businesses. Try that one, maybe?