Head of Product

Job Title: Head of Product
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
Salary: £500-£600 per day
Reference: DC
Contact Name: Darryl Corley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 19, 2019 15:04

Job Description

Head of Product

£500 – 600 per day

Immediate start

  • Own the digital product strategy – gain an understanding of where they are at and what needs to be changed to contribute to the wider business strategy
  • Work with stakeholders to build a product roadmap, creating appropriate business cases to drive product enhancement
  • Work on product definition, analysis, prioritisation and planning, transforming ideas into actionable initiatives
  • Create, maintain and prioritise the product backlog in alignment with the product vision and goals.
  • Engage with users and internal stakeholders to understand their requirements, as well as capturing your own via primary research
  • Ensure the design for the product provides the best value for the given initiative, and ensure that measures are in place to accurately reflect the value achieved
  • Collaborate with the product engineering teams throughout product development, ensuring the end product is of the highest quality and delivers on the vision and goals
  • Clearly communicate the product roadmap with the business, making sure stakeholders are informed of changes and are kept up to date with delivery efforts
  • Monitor product performance on an ongoing basis and identify key performance indicators
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape; recognising game-changing innovations and introducing relevant products to the Appear Here portfolio
  • Lead product owners to ensure cohesion across product roadmaps

Experience required

  • Must be available to start immediately – or within 1-2 weeks
  • 5-10 years of experience in digital product management, overseeing a dedicated team and managing product prioritization and roadmaps
  • End-to-end product management within a high growth start-up environment – B2C focused
  • Previous experience working with UX, design and technical teams
  • An excellent communicator, able to bridge the gap between the business and technology worlds and work with stakeholders at all levels
  • A passion for, and a strong understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods to draw out customer insight to help inform your decision making
  • Thrives in a lean and agile environment, with a willingness to adapt and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing and mentoring 2+ Product Owners