Vice President of Product – US market

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Product
Location:
North America
Salary Description:
World class salary + package
Posted:
10-May-22
Job Ref:
18322

Vice President of Product – US market

One of the longest-established operators in the regulated US market, who have as part of their portfolio a genuine household name operation, is searching for an experienced, senior product leader to help define and lead their product team. You will be someone who can both inspire and execute innovative, practical, and relevant solutions for their extensive customer base, and will directly manage the product and design teams, who are focused on their product vision, execution, team development, and product culture.

In overseeing the product and design teams’ collaboration with the engineering team, you will ensure that what the engineers are asked to build will be worth building and will deliver strong results. Developing a deep understanding of our market, product, and the competition in order to operate from a strong base of knowledge and confidence.


Key Responsibilities
• Defines and drives the product vision and strategy taking full responsibility for the product roadmap
• Develops a strong team of product managers/owners and designers through recruiting, training, and ongoing coaching
• Leeds the product roadmap prioritization through the evaluation of data, customer behavior and feedback, financial analysis, and stakeholder input
• In collaboration with senior engineering team, creates a culture of empowered product/development teams that are focused on delivering business results
• Leads a product and engineering culture of continuous and rapid testing and learning and continuous innovation utilizing a variety of techniques
• Leads strong collaboration efforts between user experience design and engineering to ensure product solutions are valuable, usable, feasible, and viable
• Oversees collaboration with cross functional business teams in order to ensure successful product launches
• Creates a culture of data-driven decision making
• Develops into the recognized expert on our company’s customers and users
• Gathers feedback from our customers to understand their desires and pain points


Requirements
• Experience defining, driving, and executing product strategy in an online business
• Proven track record of leading great product management teams
• Experience owning complex online products and working with senior stakeholders
• Ability to lead, motivate, and mentor others
• Excellent critical thinking skills
• Ability to converse equally well with engineering team about technology and with marketing, finance, legal, and operations teams about cost structures, margins, market share, compliance, product positioning, and brand
• Great written, verbal, and visual communication and presentation skills in order to effectively describe, educate, and persuade
• Experience in product design
• Experience in an Agile environment
• Strong user experience and design sense
• Desire to learn about niche markets and to develop a deep understanding of our industry, business, and target customers
• Experience working across teams and functional areas to build consensus
• Desire to take initiative in identifying and improving established processes
• Passionate about creating great online/mobile products
• Background in software development and program management
• Gaming experience a plus, but not a requirement

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Chris Miller
Email:

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