Head of Product (Software Sector)

Location
England,Lancashire,Burnley
Salary
Up to £55000 per annum
Posted
08 March 2019
Closes
05 April 2019
Ref
X3-39240
Contact
Nicky Price
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a successful IT Software company based in Lancashire is recruiting a Head of Product to join their expanding Product team. You must have extensive product experience at strategic level, ideally within the Software/Technology sector.
This is a great role to join the business at an exciting stage in development as they transition from product suite to cloud.
What you'll be doing:
Working in a tight knit team and reporting directly in to CEO, you'll have overall responsibility for the businesses core software product and the product management function
You will be someone with ambition and drive who wants to act as the voice of the customer to drive the product led growth strategy and support international expansion
You will be the primary driver of the product vision and translating this in to a strategic product roadmap incorporating market trends and customer insight
The business is in process of re-launching their product as a web-hosted, cloud SaaS product and you will be playing a leading role in helping them on this journey
As well as software delivery side to product management, you'll have ownership of more commercially strategic product elements - go to market strategy, commercial forecasting and managing the transition of a (very) loyal customer base as they adopt a new style of product
What experience you'll need:
Must be a well-rounded senior and strategic product management professional with a track record of delivering new software products (ideally cloud-based) to market
You'll be equal parts technical software product delivery person and commercially minded go-to market product person
Experience of owning desktop / on premise and web-hosted / cloud software
Experience in managing teams of Product Owners and working well with Development teams
What you'll get in return for your talents
Salary up to £55k - Negotiable, depending on experience
26 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Flexible working hours (between 8am & 6pm)
Option to work from home 1 day per week
Company pension
Bupa Health Cash Plan
Cycle to work scheme
Free onsite parking
Free onsite gym

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