Director of Product

  • Contract type:Permanent
  • Salary/Rate:£85,000 - £100,000
  • Duration:Permanent
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • Location:London , GB

We are working with a social impact business to find their next Director of Data and Digital. The business has a variety of digital products and software, which allow institutions to inspire young people and deliver world-class careers advice to the next generation.

You’ll lead the digital function, working alongside impressive and impactful technology leaders from the likes of McKinsey and Bulb as well as policy advisors and senior members of Government bodies. This role will have 3 direct reports including the CTO, Head of Product and Head of Software.

This is an amazing opportunity, to transform the way young people get into work, engaging them with businesses and enterprises at a younger age. You’ll also support and champion a data-driven approach to creating an ecosystem of digital products and services that will prepare young people for the ever-changing world of work

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Driving the digital product strategy, roadmap and overseeing recruitment in digital
  • Engaging with stakeholders across Government, Education and technology
  • Reporting to the CEO and board on progress and delivery against key business OKRs
  • Coaching and Development of digital talent
  • Shaping the strategic growth of the department, both in terms of headcount and digital initiatives
  • Create processes that achieve results both in terms of digital product output as-well

To be successful, you’ll be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of leading cross-functional digital teams
  • Product leadership experience, ideally in both a software/technology-driven startup as well as more complex matrixed environments
  • Highly data-driven in your approach to product management, as well as leadership and base success upon metrics
  • Previous experience of building a dynamic digital function
  • Appreciation of creating high performing digital teams within a business, that is not traditionally recognised as a technology company
  • Strong product management experience, with knowledge of agile and lean methodologies

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a Digital Product Leader to drive the continued development of digital teams, products and services creating a huge impact on the next generation of young people

Due to the volume of applicants, we may only be able to respond to those who are successful

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