Head of Product | OFS

Head of Product

Location: Melbourne

A unique opportunity exists for a self-motivated, proven Head of Product to join one of Australia’s fastest growing industrial B2B SaaS companies.
 

The Role


The Head of Product will join the Executive Team and be responsible for building an agile strategic business plan covering product, market, resource and execution strategy for presentation to the CEO and Board. Working closely with the Head of Engineering, Head of Sales, Marketing and the CEO, the Head of Product will lead a small but expanding team which will collectively play a critical role in ensuring that we are building unique products that solve big problems for a global market. 
 

Candidate


The ideal candidate is a seasoned Head of Product who has proven experience in leading a software company through a growth phase, including international expansion. A strategic thinker with a thirst for knowledge, who will bring passion, energy and extensive skill in all areas of product including strategy, design thinking, research, customer engagement & feedback, execution.

Leading the product team for this small but fast-growing organisation will encompass both high-level product strategy that aligns to the company's vision, as well as getting your hands dirty - we're looking for a thinker and a doer!

The candidate must demonstrate experience in either leading or closely collaborating with an engineering team to deliver business outcomes.

Key responsibilities include
 
  • Development of strategic product and market development and execution plan

  • Ability to influence senior leadership and be the voice of the customer
  • Contribution, participation and accountability in Executive & Board meetings
  • Evangelising the culture and practice of innovation in product conception and execution 
  • Coordinating:
    • Cross functional activity to align with product road map
    • Market analysis and positioning
    • Customer research and interviews
    • Investigation of competitive landscape
    • Agile product conceptualisation and testing - design sprints
    • Evaluation of technical and architectural needs of product strategy 
    • Definition and prioritisation of product concepts into an engineering team backlog
Minimum Qualifications, experience, competencies and attributes required
  • 10+ years in senior product roles is desired ideally within the software development space
  • Experience working within a start-up company environment strongly preferred
  • Experienced in building/delivering SaaS products and solutions
  • Skilled in coordinating teams to take a product strategy through agile cycles of research, ideation, prototyping, testing and execution.
  • Proven ability to hire and develop highly functioning teams
  • Comprehensive understanding of engineering roles, structure and agile processes
  • Demonstrated successful leadership of full product lifecycle
  • Willingness to be hands on
  • Results oriented
  • Driven personality with a hunger for success
  • Highly motivated
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