Head of Product (f/m/d)

Job description

Speedinvest Heroes Consulting GmbH is the HR company that dares to be different again and again!

We are passionate about bringing our expertise exclusively to the startup world. Through excellence, diversity, and industry know-how, we have managed to revolutionize the market. We operate across Europe and help startups find their best employees as well as build internal structures.

Our startup universe is about curiosity, growth, and top international talent.

We are looking for our next superHERO / Head of Product (f/m/d) to complete our team in Vienna. The Head of Product oversees the whole product portfolio, overseeing its growth and the company’s overall product strategy. This executive works with other portfolio executives ( CTO, COO, CMO) to ensure that all products are aligned with the company’s culture and business goals. The right person for the position is not just an effective manager, but a product evangelist and visionary, capable of spotting trends and setting goals for years ahead.

Job Profile

  • Develop a vision and set the strategic direction of the product which aligns with customer needs, business growth, and overall technology strategy.

  • Own and drive the whole product lifecycle from design, launch, and development of cross-functional partnerships.

  • Define product requirements and roadmaps including things such as feasibility, time, cost, and impact.

  • Maintain multiple roadmaps in-line with company vision & strategy.

  • Analyze consumer needs, current market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective

  • Develop metrics and KPIs to measure the success of products and identify areas for improvement.

  • Collaborate across teams to communicate product strategies with internal stakeholders and adjust priorities according to feedback.

  • Work cross-functionally with Tech, Operations, Marketing, People, and Consulting teams.

  • Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation

  • Aligning stakeholders around the vision for the product.

  • Prioritizing product features and capabilities.

  • Build, mentor, and manage a product team

  • Nurture a customer-driven product culture.

  • Experience in building an end-user app

Requirements

  • Have at least 5+ years of experience in product development 

  • Able to manage, lead, and motivate multidisciplinary teams 

  • Good communication and management skills

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills combined with strong presentation and public speaking skills

  • Passionate about the customers and demonstrated experience in building a relationship with them

  • Experience interpreting customer needs and market trends

  • Highly effective cross-functional team management

  • Experience leading deeply technical product plans and aligning business strategy and technology delivery

  • Proven track record of clear communications with executives and stakeholders and across cross-functional teams

  • A data-driven method for decision making using KPIs and metrics


Advantageous

  • Previous working experience with HR Tech product development 

  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage.


Location

  • Office Location- Vienna