VP of Product

VP of Product

Our Client in the Software industry strives to create delightful user experiences that help brands connect with customers on a personal level. They are on a mission to make brands more human and accessible. A core element of this mission are Chatbots, working in conjunction with AI & computer learning to deliver optimal communication across various

 

Our client is looking for an experienced Product Manager to occupy the role of ‘VP of Product’. The candidate must be passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  You will function as a critical member of the leadership team and will lead the growing team of specialists.
  •  You will determine long-term product vision and direction. You will also evangelise the product vision to the entire organisation.
  •  You will gather inputs and ideas from a variety of sources both internal and external to the company and weigh them against business objectives to determine the appropriate business priority.
  •  Responsible for scaling teams through effective management of team members.
  •  Collaborate with key business stakeholders, including Sales, Marketing and Development in order to identify and prioritise product capabilities and gaps.
  •  Lead the full product life-cycle from beginning to end. You will be covering concept, specification, design, launch, and enhancement phases.
  •  Define success metrics (KPIs) and be accountable for them

Requirements:

  •  Can think in terms of the big picture, but deliver on the details
  •  Have a nose for great products, and advocate for new features with qualitative and quantitative reasoning
  •  Are frighteningly organised... it scares people
  •  Are proactive. You look for problems and inefficiencies, and find expedient solutions to them
  •  Are experienced in building products and delivering them to market – and you can explain and validate each step of that process in detail
  •  Are adept at working with excellent engineering teams
  •  Do whatever it takes to make your product and team successful, whether that means writing a QA plan or hunting down the root cause of a user’s frustration
  •  Can turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid action plans
  •  communicate with empathy and exceptional precision
  •  Are technical enough to ask engineers good questions about architecture and product decisions alike
  •  Beyond just shipping new products, you obsess about continuous product improvement
  •  4+ years in product management developing enterprise software on the web
  •  Experience with the following components and languages highly sought but complete list not necessary: Azure, Microsoft SQL, AI, NLP, Machine Learning
  •  Excellent verbal & written communication skills. You can explain complex issues in simple terms
  •  Comfortable giving presentations to groups of any size
  •  Experience working in teams with Senior Management, Designers, Engineers and Data Scientists
  •  Experience working with and contributing to a Product Roadmap
  •  Experience with data intensive products or a demonstrated ability to learn
  •  Excellent written communication skills (we would like to see examples of your work as part of the hiring process)
  •  Demonstrated being part of a team that has brought a multi-faceted product to market
  •  ITIL / PRINCE II certification is a plus - Education: Minimum: Bachelor's D

Bonus points:

  •  You’ve partnered with Designers in user research and testing
  •  You’re comfortable running daily stand-ups and managing backlogs
  •  Experience creating wire-frames, sitemaps, personas, competitive audits, story boarding and user journeys
  •  You’d like to grow into a leadership role
  •  You understand UI/UX and its impact on the customer experience
Benefits:

  •  A dynamic, collaborative team; space to develop and shape an ambitious business
  •  Competitive success oriented remuneration package
  •  Delicious breakfasts and lunches, amazing snack selections, and the best coffee in Malta
  •  Tech Startup environment
  •  Flexible hours