Chief Product Officer (contract-to-hire)

  • CONTRACT: Freelancer – Contractor No agencies – No C2C
  • LOCATION: Work from anywhere – Remote (Time Zone: GMT/WET | Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 – $150/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: Full time | 40 hrs/wk  Long term

THE OPPORTUNITY

Your background

Our client is looking for a product leader who isn’t afraid to roll the sleeves up at this early stage. At the same time you will spend plenty of time thinking about the big picture and higher level business objectives. Experience in a fast-paced, early-stage/pre-revenue technology business is essential. It would be great if you have marketplace and a B2C/ e- commerce background. Being ok with a very small team, getting things moving and driving outcomes. Taking risks and making decision is part of the day-to-day.

Top 3 skills

  • Drive to make things better; Demonstrable commitment of getting important deliverables out the door in the short term while simultaneously inspiring people to find ways to improve the core product steadily and noticeably over time.

  • Attention to detail; As their CPO it’s crucial that nothing is overlooked and every little detail is thought about and executed perfectly.

  • Communication skills; Of course you need to bring well-rounded product development technical knowledge. But because you work with many stakeholders, it is critical you bring great communication skills too to rally different departments in an effective manner

What you’ll be doing

Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible to drive the comprehensive establishment of their product strategy and oversee the entire product development process working closely with the co-founders. You will ensure the best CX, minimise friction, identify priorities and continue to build and evolve the FOUND platform to support scaling. The resources you manage range from product management to user experience (UX) research and design, engineering and product analytics. It’s your responsibility to ensure that these key roles are being performed efficiently and are aligned with the FOUND vision and strategy. Each day you will answer questions like;

  • What does the future in their industry look like?

  • How do they drive better experience and performance?

  • What does innovation mean for their platform?

  • How do they drive growth on both sides of the marketplace?

Key objectives

  1. Creating a vision and strategy for the entire PM organization

  2. Leading the PM organization, supervising various in-house and freelance resources, and mentoring the team

  3. Marketing and evangelizing products from concept to launch

  4. Research that leads to informed decision-making across the organization.

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