VP Product

The Job:

CloudFactory is a six year old startup that aims to be the AWS of Cloud Labor, connecting 1 million people to meaningful work and developing them into leaders worth following. We use a combination of the latest technology and an on-demand, global workforce to bring production lines into the realm of digital work. As the VP of Product, you are a part of a small team of people who have laser-focus on shaping the strategic direction for the entire company. You and your team are at the leading edge helping us shape what on-demand Cloud Labor looks like. This means in your role you will get to create a legacy in the form of a product that has your handprint vividly etched onto it.

You will own the product roadmap along with your team of highly smart and capable product managers, who are responsible for various components of our product portfolio. You will intimately understand the needs of our customers and work with other functional departments to translate them into effective product requirement and development plans. Being a highly strategic role, it requires that you understand the needs of the market and the direction it is heading so as to create a competitive edge for CloudFactory. You will help establish a clear value proposition and a strong brand by collaborating in development of marketing campaigns and be in touch with various stakeholders championing the product vision. You will shape how the product is consumed, aligning it with the market needs and pricing it appropriately. With your vast knowledge in product management, you will mentor the product team and guide them to determine priorities based on market intelligence and help them navigate through the challenges of product development process. You lead your team such that product development becomes the glue that hold various functional units into one efficient and cohesive unit that is rocketing towards the same direction.

The Fit:

You are a visionary, who is detailed and meticulous in crafting that vision. Once crafted, you use it as your true north adjusting as needed but also confident in your ability to navigate through the fog of ambiguity. You are capable of leading a team of highly capable and driven individuals, and enjoy being challenged and questioned by your team on your proposed direction. You have a very high-bar for yourself and you expect and demand the same from others. You are an expert of interpersonal communication and can manage well competing as well as conflicting priorities. You are highly valued at the company, but you also fully understand the criticality of building your successor and are comfortable doing so.

The Experience:

  • 8+ years of leadership role in product management
  • Motivated and resourceful to make data-driven decisions
  • Able to jump between strategic and tactical priorities seamlessly
  • Academically technical background, although we are more focused on your work experience and leadership ability than academic.
  • Significant start-up experience in the $5M-$50M stage is a big plus.
  • Led team of 5+ product managers while owning the overall product roadmap through a season of aggressive company growth.
  • Managed product pricing, packaging, positioning and strategy.
  • You have the ability to travel to Nepal for 2-4 trips in the first year
  • AI/machine learning, enterprise SaaS or cloud labor spaces would be a big plus!

*This position is based in Reading, UK. But there is an option to work remote 2 days per week.

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