Head Of Product

Job Reference: BBBH73077

Posted by: Hafsa Akram

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Industry: IT
Manchester, UK

Description of role:

Head of Product

Certain Advantage is hiring for a Head of Product based in Manchester.

This role is on a permanent basis and is hybrid based.

We’re working with a fin-tech company that specialises in providing seamless digital payment solutions for businesses and individuals across Africa, facilitating secure and efficient financial transactions.

Does this sound like your next career move?

If you’re ambitious to grow, this may be your next role.

Do you have experience within a high growth, B2B SaaS environment?

Are you a commercially astute individual focused on product led growth to drive revenue?

The Role:

This role is for a dynamic Head of Product. Someone ambitious and ready to make an impact. You’ll be results-orientated and driven to succeed.

  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Leadership team to create a short- and medium-term product road-map that is aligned to the long-term strategic product vision.
  • Own the Product Development Lifecycle (PDLC) and be accountable for items from conception through to full go to market and beyond.
  • Develop the product function to be a Subject Matter (SME) centre of expertise on the company’s products and services and the payments ecosystem spanning payment rails, schemes, networks, and regulatory requirements.
  • Take full accountability for product requirements and definition ensuring the quality of work that enters the build phase of the PDLC is extremely high.
  • Act as the leadership interface between product and engineering working closely with Head of Engineering and technical leads through the define, planning, deployment and release phases of the PDLC.
  • Continuously review and develop product management processes and tools to ensure we operate at pace.
  • Working through the Product Managers lead on all go to market (GTM) initiatives, managing the GTM motion in parallel with the development process. Engage with marketing, sales and operations to ensure market readiness

The individual:

  • An exceptional people leader who has developed and fostered a high performing, high profile product team through coaching and mentoring.
  • You will be an excellent cross functional relationship builder and understand the significance of these relationships for the success of your role.
  • You will be a pragmatic individual to ensure that we deliver value to customers quickly.
  • A keen eye for detail who will work closely with product owners and managers and instil this behaviour within the team.

The Benefits:

  • You will be entitled to 25 day’s holiday + 8 bank holidays increasing with length of service.
  • Birthday off work
  • 2 Volunteer days a year.
  • The option to purchase additional days holiday.
  • We operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto enrolled into from day one of employment.
  • Free Gym Membership with Pure Gym or a monthly Well being Allowance
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Health cash plan
  • Free breakfast & lunch food when in the Manchester office
  • Discounted Parking in Manchester
  • Access to training – both internal and external
  • We also plant a tree for every new starter that joins us!

Does this sound like your next career move? Apply today. Reference: 73077

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