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Head of Product


Posted on Aug 12, 2022 by CV-Library

Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£65k - £75k Annual
Job title: Head of Product

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000

Location: Newcastle - Initially required to be in the office every day for onboarding and integration to the team (first 2 months), then the role becomes hybrid with a requirement of going to the office twice a week.

The Company

My client is an anti-corporate health tech business, and we're on the lookout for talented, creative and unique people to join our team. If you’re looking for a typical, boring office job then we’re not the place for you. However, if you like voicing your new and exciting ideas and being part of an amazing team then my client wants to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

* As the Head of Product, you will oversee product development throughout the company, as well as lead and mentor the members of the Product team.

* You will be responsible for defining and overseeing the digital product vision and strategy for my client. You’ll need to communicate this to the rest of the company, ensuring every member of staff understands the direction for the product.

* You’ll train, coach, mentor and grow our talented Product Management team and UX/UI Design team

* You will effectively oversee product delivery and execution, including user research, design, development, and feature roll-out

* This role will include managerial responsibilities, such as reviewing absence and holiday requests, carrying out regular performance reviews and having a general oversight of the Product team.

* You will make use of in-depth user research and customer feedback to make informed decisions regarding upcoming features and oversee a comprehensive roadmap of work. You will strive to anticipate and understand customer needs at all times.

* You will manage the backlog of upcoming work to ensure all tasks are prioritised correctly and oversee the entire development process.

* You will produce detailed business specifications, user stories and define acceptance criteria.

* You will regularly communicate with the Engineering manager to ensure development is running smoothly and timescales are adhered to.

* You will produce detailed road maps of how we take our tech products from conception to completion, and update key stakeholders throughout the journey.

Essentials my client are looking for:

* At least 5 years of experience in a similar role or senior product management role

* Extensive knowledge of agile software development.

* A technical background with extensive knowledge of digital development and web technologies.

* Excellent degree of communication skills and experience working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

* Experience or good knowledge of the fundamentals of coding and UX/UI

* Experience in a managerial or senior role previously.

* Experience mentoring less senior members of the team.

This is a permanent role, paying up to £75,000 (depending on experience) and no sponsorship is available. If this role sounds of interest, please apply now

Reference: 217350273

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