Chief Product Officer


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Chief Product Officer
Job Type
Paddington, London
Salary Details
Up to £200k
Key Skills
Managed a Product Team at a digitally-focused business of scale, Expertise in all aspects of digital product development, design and content, UX
Share options, team lunches, nights out, private healthcare, onsite doctor surgery, catered food and drinks, enhanced workspaces and breakout areas and a suite of other employee benefits.
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Job description

Chief Product Officer – Up to £200k + Excellent benefits package including share options
Online Service Provider
Central London

Our client is looking to recruit a Chief Product Officer, who 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.

Skills / Environment
• 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

• 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 for consumer 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