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DATE ADDED: Mon 04/03/2019

Chief Product Officer

London, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £160000 - £210000/annum

iSupply Recruitment have partnered with a fast-growing, profitable and cash generative online marketplace who are experiencing hockey-stick growth, with over 1 million users worldwide. We are on the search for a Chief Product to join their team in Central London.

Using cutting-edge technology and an extraordinarily talented team of people, this dynamic, exciting, early-stage business is taking the industry by storm. You will get the financial security of an established business - so you get all the benefits of working in a start-up environment (ownership, agility, responsibility and stimulation) without any of the worries.

The Chief Product Officer will have ownership of defining the product agenda, leading the company’s product development and innovation strategies. In addition, they will have ultimate responsibility for the technology stack and be responsible for ensuring that the engineering teams are able to fully deliver on new product development.

Key Responsibilities:

Future-proofing the business: Develop and deliver scalable strategies for product and platform development that support the needs and growth of the business internationally
Shape and lead the product roadmap: Define the product roadmap and lead its delivery to facilitate successful international expansion. Drive customer acquisition and retention, across multi-devices and all platforms through analytics, market data and feedback
Provide commercial and strategic direction: Support the wider commercial and strategic direction of the business as a member of the leadership team
Provide overall leadership to the product function of the business: Work with all facets of the business, particularly with developers, UX specialists and designers to make sure that the technology, data and platform infrastructure is working to standard. Engage with external parties to bring in new thinking and approaches to constantly challenge and evolve the current solutions.
Reporting Line: The Chief Product Officer will be a core member of the Executive Team and will report into the Co-Founders.

What we’re looking for in a Chief Product Officer:

Experience

Leadership at scale - Has managed a product team at a digitally-focused business of scale. UK experience is critical with an international mind-set
Team organisational development - A leader who can attract great product talent, build and nurture a high performing team dynamic. Experience managing large technology teams
Cross-functional collaboration - A proven ability to deliver results through providing leadership across engineering, sales/marketing, service
Scale-up - Has deep experience of operating within a high-growth, scale-up environment

Functional

Product Expert - Expertise in all aspects of digital product development, design and content. Knowing how to deliver best customer experience
Multi-device customer journey - Knows how to drive customer acquisition and retention, across multi-devices and platforms.
Analytics consumer insight - Track record in using analytics as core input into all decision making; seeks market data / feedback to inform strategy and product decisions. Has a thirst forconsumer driven insight
Content savvy - Managed content-rich portfolio of consumer applications; mind-set of building for consistency in UX and design across digital assets
Technical / Engineering expert - Experience of managing teams with agile methodologies / scrum iterations for faster and iterative product enhancements. Must have managed engineering teams
Hands on - Detail oriented and capable of being hands on and thriving in a fast moving, quality focused environment.

Personal Characteristics

Strategic and results orientation - Adaptable and flexible, combining strategic foresight with pragmatism and results orientation
Commercial orientation - An inspirational leader for the team and business with strong commercial depth
Entrepreneurial - Ability to roll up the sleeves to get the job done; does not confuse a self-starting attitude with doing it alone
Collaborative - Collaborative approach and low ego, hands-on style. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and able to manage up, down and cross-functionality.

What’s in it for you:

Generous base salary with equity.
The company has recently started implementing initiatives such as private healthcare, onsite doctor surgery, catered food and drinks, enhanced workspaces and breakout areas and a suite of other employee benefits.
The business has a dynamic, driven and passionate culture
Role: Chief Product Officer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, Greater London,

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