Head of Product (m/f/x)

Head of Product (m/f/x)

Head of Product (m/f/x)

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What we’re looking for

At UPPER, we are building the ‘software delivery cloud’, a platform where companies can access and manage the tech talent and granular services they need to build their products.

Our mission is to enable companies and top product & tech professionals to successfully work together in a future-proof, trusted setup.

We are looking for a hands-on Head of Product (m/f/x) to lead the strategy, definition and delivery of our product suite from early prototypes/MVPs to a leading global platform.

 

More specifically, you will 👇🏼

  • You will own Product at UPPER. Driving the overall strategic direction and actively participate in defining the company-wide product strategy
  • You craft and lead cross-departmental strategic initiatives related to our Objectives and key results (OKRs), from new Product features to impactful Journeys for our various customers (clients, community and fellows)
  • Lead and develop the product team by hiring new, hungry, driven product team members and developing our existing team
  • Ensure the whole product organization collaborates closely with engineering, marketing, and other teams to deliver products which are aligned with our vision, meet market needs and consistently meet high quality standards
  • Experimentation drives our innovation, you’ll experiment with new features and product methodologies to propel our business to new heights.
  • Grow and mentor your team by promoting and supporting professional development of your colleagues in product and UX roles in the unit
  • Support with hands-on product management as the team grows

What are we looking for 🔎

  • Track record of successfully leading business through a rapid scale up phase
  • Previous experience as a Head Product or Product Team Lead within a product led organization
  • Leadership skills, ability to drive forward courageous initiatives with strong vision
  • Previous experience leading cross-functional product teams and is able to attract and retain the best talent
  • Extensive experience discovering and managing products in a B2B environment in close collaboration with your customers
  • Previous experience planning and working with OKRs is highly desirable
  • Strong agile work process background
  • Proactive problem solver with a good team attitude
  • Solid communication skills in English, both written and verbal are an absolute must

Location information 📍

This is a fully remote position. This means you can work from anywhere based within Europe +/-2hrs CET

Why Join UPPER 🎉

  • Equity, participate in our employee shares programme and become a co-owner of UPPER
  • Hardware & equipment, we’ll provide everything needed to do your job. On top of that, new joiners receive 500€ bonus to equip their home office
  • A vision and mission that is truly lived! We are here to build the digital department of the future and to power the future of work for technology. Really.
  • Travel to team events (twice a year), usually in sunny destinations across Europe giving you the opportunity to spend time as a team face to face
  • Fully remote, we are a remote-first organisation & offer you the chance to work from wherever you want as long as it’s CET +/- 2 hours.
  • We also offer co-working allowance if working from home is not your thing!
  • Part of something global, our mission is global and so is our team. We have over 15 nationalities onboard from around the world. We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. Everyone is welcome!
  • Extensive learning opportunities, we value flat hierarchies and live accountability driven leadership. A real work environment in which personal growth and culture is part of the DNA.
  • A yearly budget of 1000€ is provided to each employee for their personal development
  • Autonomy & ownership, we give you responsibility from day one, the ability to make decisions and have a real impact

Questions?

Don’t hesitate to get in touch in case you have any questions to contact@upperhq.co