Vice President, Product

Full Time Flex position in Brooklyn, NY
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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Vice President, Product to lead the effort in building their product management organization from the ground up.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, well-funded startup with big ambitions. In addition to doing ground breaking work, this role will be pivotal in establishing a culture of open thinking, positive communication, and continuous learning. They are looking for the best and brightest to take their platform to the next level.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of strong leadership with high team engagement, a history of leading large initiatives through collaboration, and a passion for architecting with integrity.

Responsibilities:

Build and manage several teams of product managers.
Establish best practices for optimal performance and accountability.
Define key performance metrics and goals.
Collaborate with engineering, design and customer satisfaction teams to drive outcomes.
Coordinate with Executive Management to develop short and long-range plans.
Participate in the strategic business and product planning process.
Provide Executive Management with updates and share key decisions throughout the development life cycle.
Maintain an interactive and supportive leadership style that fosters teamwork, creativity and high performance.
Guide and mentor members of the team.
Stay abreast of new technologies and issues including current technologies, platforms, standards and methodologies.

Qualifications:

8+ years of direct management experience overseeing product teams of more than 10 people.
Substantial experience in building high-performance mobile applications.
Experience working for a global organization or within a startup environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills and strong leadership qualities.
Intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning.
Highly motivated self-starter.
Strong organizational and time management skills.