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Head of Product – located in central London with some opportunity for remote working and some travel to partners.
We are a growing data company based in London (Old Street), Dubai, India and with team members spread across the globe. We work with banks, retailers and FMCG companies to increase sales and optimise operations using data. We are looking to hire our first Head of Product to lead:
We want to find a high-energy technology leader to help deliver our product vision and lead this new function. The person will have input on key decisions on which potential Profusion products to take through to testing. They will oversee the end-to-end product process working to create the MVP, shape products from that MVP based on thorough user insight through to their launch and maintain, support and refine products once launched. They will work closely with our clients and technical teams to deliver effective new solutions. The individual must enjoy start-up environments and be capable of managing a team but delivering themselves.
We offer a high trust culture that provides flexibility, autonomy and a sense of contribution. You will learn from and share knowledge with a range of talented colleagues, and our academic partners, the University of Essex, who bring the best of academic thinking to influence our products. All of this while embarking on an exciting journey with a company situated at the heart of London’s Tech City.
Leadership: Ability to lead a team and establish shared culture and processes. Ability to work with the MD of Profusion Ventures, the Board and across the Profusion teams to develop a coherent shared vision of Profusion Ventures’ products.
Technical understanding: Good digital and technical understanding, able to work
with external partners, freelancers and in-house teams. Must be able to communicate complex technical ideas to general audiences.
Product management: the ability to manage and deliver products to time and budget which meets user needs.
Adaptable: Able to respond quickly to changes in industry developments. The ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a rapidly scaling organisation.
Creative: Has the ability to generate ideas and deliver products and services in coherent programmes that are compelling to the users for whom they are intended.
An understanding of stakeholder and user research, as well as general UIX best practices.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: the ability to persuade a variety of
audiences and encourage others to use new ways of working, including at senior levels.
Collaborative: Good at building relationships both internally and externally. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across all areas of the organisation and beyond to achieve one vision.
Confident in scoping new ideas for development, with the ability to challenge others and to be challenged.
The ability to help turn requirements into reality in the digital world.
It’s so important to do a job you love, with colleagues whose skills you respect and whose company you really enjoy. You also need to feel valued, recognised and rewarded. At Profusion we encourage and support our people to develop themselves, their ideas and their careers. We provide a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, including: 25 days’ paid holiday (plus 8 bank holidays); discretionary bonuses and on the spot WOW Awards; professional development; benefits including free health insurance, subsidised gym membership, pension and interest free season ticket travel loans; opportunities to get involved in charity work and volunteering; flexible working; Friday team drinks, social events, and a friendly culture in a great brand new office in Tech City, just 4 minutes’ walk from Old Street Station.
Closing Date: 01 July 2019
Contract: Permanent (Full-time)
Our mission is clear: we want to build and release impressive, user-focused, easy-to-use products that are simple to manage, maintain and adapt. From internal products like CMS and CRM to customer facing messaging tools and web applications, we have the opportunity to make an impact globally.
As Head of Product, you will own the product roadmaps and user experience for all products developed by Betway. You will be responsible for formulating and delivering the medium and long-term product vision in line with commercial strategy set by executive management. You will be responsible for collecting and generating new product ideas and introducing enhancements to the existing products. You will understand the strategy, needs and problems facing the business as well as the external market / competition and work to continuously improve our products in order to extract maximum business value.