VP of Product - Market-leading, fully regulated, multi-State US operator

Job Type:
Executive & Senior Appointments, Product
North America
Salary Description:
Outstanding package + bonus + benefits + relocation
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Vice President of Product – Market-leading, fully regulated, multi-State US operator

A market-leading operator with a name that is synonymous with the sector in the US, is looking for an experienced senior product leader to help define and lead their Product Team – someone who can both inspire and execute innovative, practical, and relevant solutions for our customers.

The focus will be someone to directly manage the Product and Design teams, focusing on product vision, execution, team development, and product culture. You will oversee the product and design teams collaboration with the engineering team to make data-driven decisions on product development, with the objective of delivering strong results. You will develop a deep understanding of the market, product, and the competition in order to operate from a strong basis 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

• 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 the horse racing market 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

For consideration or further info, please contact chris@bettingjobs.com.

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

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