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Head of Product

Posting date:19 May 2020

Closing date:18 June 2020

Salary: Competitive package including bonus + benefits

What is Syft?
Founded in 2015, Syft is an on-demand marketplace helping Job Seekers and Employers have 100% control and choice over shifts worked in real time. We want to enable Job Seekers to control their schedule, choose their work and enable them to work as many or as few shifts as they want. The platform enables Employers to book reliable, rated and verified staff immediately. At Syft, we’re harnessing innovative technology to revolutionise the flexible staffing sector.

About Us
Our results speak for themselves, £8.75 million in VC funding between 2016 and 2018, ‘Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year’ at the Recruiter Awards, ‘Hottest Platform Economy / Marketplace’ at the Europas and ranked 7th in the ‘Startups 100’ in 2018.

In 2019 we were bought by Indeed, the World’s #1 job site, allowing us to match our synergies and skyrocket our journey.

Our mission is to help people get jobs by democratising work and giving jobseekers ownership, control, and choice. We are working hard to build a world where access to work and jobseekers are frictionless.

About You
You’re someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. Your friends describe you as thorough, analytical and detail-oriented. You are someone with high standards who leads by example, and who will take pride in Syft like we do.

You have experience managing a team of Product Managers and ideally experience working with a large cross functional team. You take big problems, break them into the smallest MVP and ship them fast to learn and iterate rapidly. Most of all, you love solving hard challenges to make a difference in the lives of other people, whether they be job seekers, employers or your fellow colleagues.

We aim to fundamentally change how the world looks at work in a way that benefits both Job Seekers and Employers. We are looking for someone who is thrilled by all the possibilities.

Responsibilities & Duties:
You’ll be leading product strategy, product development, and a team of talented product managers and UX/UI. You will be a part of the senior leadership team working closely with the founders of the business.

• Collaborate across the business to set and deliver a clear, cohesive product strategy
• Lead and mentor PMs.
• Set clear goals and key results with leadership and the business at large. Regularly check in on progress, learn and adjust.
• Focus on data driven decision making through iterative feature development. Getting your team to test hypothesize and break it all down into smaller steps.
• Build a world class product management function, supporting hiring and the development of the team.
• Reduce dependencies, remove blockers and align stakeholders.
• Set the product roadmap and vision for the company.

Basic Requirements
8+ years of Product Management experience preferred
Successfully grown teams to deliver measurable impact simply and rapidly
Track record obsessively understanding your customers looking to wow and delight every customer
Mobile First Product Development Experience
FP&A Experience
A/B Testing Experience
You measure everything

Preferred Requirements
Marketplace Experience
Hiring Space Experience
Experience Launching Products Globally
Experience launching products without dedicated UX, Marketing, Sales teams to launch faster
Equally comfortable with long term planning and day-to-day progress tracking and execution
MBA or Advanced degree in Computer Science or Engineering

You’ll fit right in at Syft if:
You’re Flexible- able to consider challenges from different perspectives.
You’re Entrepreneurial- see how a challenge could become an opportunity.
You take Accountability through thick and thin, inviting ideas for improvement.
You’re Data Driven- see the necessity of analysing metrics when devising solutions.
You’re Passionate about what you do and self motivated.
You can Adapt to your team’s challenges and Collaborate with other departments.

What you’ll get:
Flexible work arrangements, remote and working from home.
Employee Assistance programs, free eyecare vouchers, discounted gym memberships and more.
Unique bonus structure for every employee.
Social events and lunch and learns.

Syft is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that wants to build a welcoming and diverse working environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to ethnic background, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

Job Category: Product & Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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