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Product Manager Interview Experience at CarDekho
Company Name - CarDekho
Interview Month - June 2021
Position - Product Manager.
Job Location - Gurgaon, India.
Total Number of Interview Rounds - 4
Interview Round 1:
(Time - 60 mins)
Interviewer: Associate Director - Business
The interview started with my self-introduction.
(Roles and Responsibilities at my current organization, Past Work Experiences, Products and KPIs, Education, Location, etc.)
Tell me about a product or feature that you worked on end-to-end at your current company.
What was the problem and how did you go about solving it.
Describe your day-to-day activities as a Product Manager
Who are your different stakeholders?
Why do you want to leave your current company?
What is your biggest failure as a Product Manager?
What tools do you use in your day-to-day activities as a Product Manager?
Do you have any questions for me?
Interview Round 2:
Topic: As part of the product road map, in the existing Lead Management system solution, a new module needs to be incorporated. A notification module using which the sales team can send notifications to the dealers and these notifications should be visible in the existing application. Notifications will be text notifications only and this will be around product launches, app updates, meetings, etc.
Following is the hierarchy followed in the product
National Sales Head -> Zonal Manager -> Regional Manager -> Area Manager -> Dealer Owner -> Dealer Sales Manager -> Dealer executive
So, the requirement is that the people above Dealer Sales Manager should be able to send notifications via web panel and the notifications should be visible in the application. Roles above Dealer Sales Manager already have access to the web panel where we have given other functionalities and this will be one more functionality in the portal. Similarly, all the roles have access to the application as well. This new functionality needs to be incorporated into the same application.
Assignment to be submitted in PDF or word format. (4-5 pages). This should be a ready document using which the tech team can start their development.
Following sections must be covered in the document - Purpose, Functional flow, Role configuration (if any), Screens(Wireframes), Assumptions, (You may add other sections based on regular practices.
Interview Round 3:
Assignment Discussion (60 mins)
Interviewers: Associate Director - Business & Head - Business
After I explained my approach and walk through the solution of the assignment, the following questions were asked,
Which sections of a PRD do you think are missing in this assignment?
What are Non-Functional Requirements? and How would you define Non-Functional Requirements?
How do you prioritize features?
Do you have any questions for us?
Interview Round 4:
Final Round (90 mins)
Interviewers: Head - Business
Tell me about yourself.
What is a Product and why is there a need for a Product Manager?
How would you explain Product Management in simple terms?
What is Tech Frameworks?
Do you have any experience with MongoDB and Elastic Search?
What are the documents that get created in a Product Development Lifecycle?
What are some of the differences between working at a Startup vs. working at an MNC?
Why should I hire you? (If you are a Product, What is your USP?)
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