Do you want to be a product manager?

‘Yes’ would be a great answer if you have the right skills and experience and live in Indonesia. Everyone wants a product manager.

Search results for “product manager” in “Indonesia” show almost 3,000 openings on job portal Glassdoor alone. On LinkedIn, there are more than 1,700. And on Jobstreet, over 1,200. That’s comparable to, if not more than, the openings for software engineers—1,800, 1,500, and 1,400 results, respectively. While some results may not be relevant and the data isn’t comparative, people in the industry confirmed there has been a surge.


Yunindita Prasidya

Based in Indonesia, Dita is passionate about tracking the country’s growing digital economy. Her coverage is sector-agnostic—she has written about e-commerce, edtech, fintech, venture capital, and publicly-listed companies, as well as stories on careers and workplaces. She was previously a business journalist covering banking and the stock market at The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s leading English daily.

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