Head of Product

Permanent

RedStream Technology

Head of Product Salt Lake City, UT

Head of Product

– Employee role; will begin as remote, but will eventually transition to working from the Salt Lake City, UT office

RedStream Technology is seeking an experienced and passionate professional to join our clients team as Head of Product.

The Head of Product develops and drives the product vision and strategy. Acting as the voice of the customer, you will work closely with the development team to define, execute, and optimize the product roadmap. The Head of Products primary responsibility is to maximize the customer and business value created by the development team. To do so, you will build a deep understanding of customer needs and the competitive environment, develop close relationships with key stakeholders, and connect the wider business strategy to the product development roadmap.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Know the customers better than anyone work with the team to acquire deep customer and market insights, and use these to shape the clients products
  • Work closely with internal teams to define and iterate on an ambitious product vision/strategy, and communicate the story effectively inside and outside the team
  • Take control of the roadmap for the customer-facing web applications and internal tooling, working to refine the user stories and ensure all items are clearly described, estimated, and prioritized
  • Lead the team in applying user-centered design and design thinking frameworks, combining qualitative and quantitative data to optimize the user experience across the whole customer journey
  • Attract, lead, and motivate a team of 5-10 employees
  • Lead the clients product culture and spearhead improvements as the Product Team grows, creating a consistent methodology for iterative product development, to be used across research, design, development, and delivery
  • Develop strong partnerships with other departments to create a well-rounded product offering
  • Build a culture of data-driven decision making, owning, and reporting on a dashboard of product performance metrics

Domain Expertise:

  • Deep knowledge and proven track record in delivering successful products
  • Comfortable with technology/IT you are able to engage in technical discussions, understand technical risk, and work with the Head of Technology on subjects such as QA testing and the stability of the code-base
  • Experience of digital B2C is a must-have
  • 8-10 years experience working in product development, with experience managing others
  • 2-3 years experience working in a start-up/scale-up environment

Agile/Digital Experience:

  • Experience in Agile Development, with specific Product Owner (or similar) experience; should be confident in building and managing the backlog of work
  • Experience working directly with technology teams

Individual Skills:

  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex messages and trade-offs persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
  • Always persuadable by evidence; you are always open to changing your mind when the evidence dictates and use well-structured data to inform your own opinions and persuade others
  • 2-4 years experience leading product owners, designers, and analysts
  • Strong experience in leveraging qualitative and quantitative data to make customer- and business-centric decisions

Mindset/Behaviors:

  • Growth mindset and passion to challenge status quo to find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas loves and embraces change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust across the team
  • High energy and passionate individual who inspires teammates to reach their maximum potential
  • Not afraid to roll up their sleeves, seeks to go outside comfort zone to learn, and pushes the team to do the same

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