Head of Product

WeGift
Full-Time London Salary: £90-120k (DOE)

At WeGift, we’re enabling value to go further, move faster and be used more freely. We’re completely reinventing the digital branded currency category, and creating a world where everyone has access to the global economy with no banks, borders or boundaries. To date we have built the industry’s premier digital rewards platform and are already working with the world’s leading brands like Amazon, Nike and Uber and corporate partners like Sky, Coinbase and Vodafone. Together we’re helping millions of people around the world store, send and spend value like never before.

We recognise that building a world class business requires a world class effort, so we make sure that each team member is appreciated for the unique value and skills they bring. We are driven by the knowledge that there are still millions of businesses and consumers (in a £600 billion industry!) that we can help. If you’re looking for an environment that will inspire you to dream bigger, work harder and make a difference every day, you’re in the right place.

Role
We are looking for someone to lead the product development activities across WeGift including technology, design and product management. This role requires the candidate to develop expert knowledge of our customers’ needs and build, own and deliver on the long term product strategy. This position requires deep engagement with customers and all departments including engineering, design, marketing, sales and customer success.

Responsibilities
Devise product planning, customer discovery, product discovery, and product development processes.
Work closely with the CEO and CRO in achievement of growth objectives including building market share, supporting multi-product revenue generation, profit and ROI on new features or products.
Spending time with customers to refine user needs.
Deep engagement with prospective and existing customers in order to gather data and establish user needs to ensure continuing product market fit.
Identify and build business cases for potential opportunities, and present these to the CEO and CRO for initial validation and testing.
Ensure there is a robust product feedback and improvement cycle that ties into sales, marketing and customer success.
Ensuring a cycle of data collection, measurement and continuous improvement on product prioritisation and roadmap delivery.

The Opportunity
Autonomy and ownership in a fun environment, that cares about your wellbeing both inside and outside of work.
A chance to shape the future of one of Europe’s fastest growing fintech start-ups.
Lots of opportunity to learn and grow professionally.
Be a key member of a passionate, smart and driven team of professionals who are committed to transforming the way businesses use digital currency.

Sketches of life at WeGift
We run at a million miles an hour, there’s always great things to get done.
We laugh a lot. Humour solves a lot of problems.
If things go sideways, we’re reflective, with some healthy humour; we roll up our sleeves and sort it out.
We see the awesome work we do used in everyday life and are driven by the knowledge that there are still millions of businesses and consumers we can help.
If you’re the type of person that likes to laugh in the face of danger, wants to make a big splash and gets stuff done, we’d love you to come and join us for the journey.

What’s Exciting About WeGift?
We’re building a new business category; the world’s first digital currency of all customer acquisition, loyalty, retention pay-outs, that globally and instantly saves businesses up to 20%, with no bank account required.
You’ll be working with many of the world’s leading gift card brands (Amazon, Nike, Uber) and corporate partners (Vouchercodes.co.uk, Perkbox and Coinbase)
You’ll see millions of people, business partners, friends and family interact during their everyday lives
We’ve built an amazing product and are leading the way in a $600 billion industry that is growing fast.

Requirements
You have successfully scaled an enterprise level product at a successful startup (ideally more than once).
Minimum 5 years’ experience in such a role.
You have owned and directed a portfolio of products at one business.
Please clearly demonstrate your experience in your application highlighting the value you have added to the product/team.
Technical expertise.
Strong communication and leadership skills.

What’s in for you?
We believe there is a clear distinction between perks and benefits. Perks are easily replicable, whereas benefits are something that are unique to us. We have taken the time to tailor a number of them to fit our culture and ethos.

Compensation
£90k – £120k (DOE)

Benefits
Take a look under the hood of life at WeGift from our employees perspective. This handbook built using Notion.so is what we use to navigate both the serene and choppy waters when needed. You’ll need to copy and paste the following link into your browser as job boards don’t allow us to add hyperlinks – https://bit.ly/2PluGyG

Participation in the Employee Options pool so you get to own a piece of WeGift.
Pension scheme (3% contribution)
Staff perks with WeGift brands – discounts of up to 12% on coffee, weekly groceries, holidays, the list is endless.
Flexible hours and work from home when needed – yes, yes everyone says this but we do.
A minimum of 25 days holiday + bank holidays (we’re not too descriptive about holidays so if you need more time off then just ask).
WeRecognise, where we shine the spotlight on exceptional employees every month who in turn get a £200 award in the eGift card of their choice.
Personal development budget – well actually there is no budget as we don’t believe in putting a cap on learning new things.
Generous maternity and paternity packages to make sure you get to spend time with your new bundle of joy.
Cycle to work scheme – save some £££ on buying a bike
Fully licensed as a tier 2 sponsor + relocation packages to help you get settled in.

Perks
Brand new WeWork office based in Monument, London or an uber cool Central Working space in Cambridge.
Catered team lunches every two weeks minimum.
Monthly team socials (Escape Rooms, Karaoke – everyone gets a chance to choose what this looks like)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks.
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