Head of Product

Head of Product– Perm – Hybrid / New York, NY. - $190,000 - $200,000
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An American Company is seeking a Head of Product in Hybrid / New York, NY.

Role Description

Looking for a data-driven and consumer-obsessed Head of Product on behalf of our client a VC backed ecommerce tech startup to build on its differentiated and compelling product offering. This is an exciting opportunity to develop innovative products that will disrupt one of the largest and fastest growing categories in CPG. In this role, you will have a tremendous impact on company future as you oversee deliverables, timelines, product roadmaps, and processes across our entire product portfolio. As Head of Product, you’ll work cross-functionally with marketing, engineering, operations, and customer experience to ensure new product launches happen on schedule and meet our business goals and the needs of our customers. You’ll be able to leverage our veterinary support team as well as our manufacturing network to support our product development initiatives.

• Assist in developing company physical product roadmap
• Manage timelines, budgets, research & development processes, and commercialization activities to ensure new products launch on time
• Act as the day-to-day point person for the broader organization on new product launches to ensure alignment across marketing, engineering, operations, and customer experience
• Liaise on aspects of food safety, veterinary nutrition, labeling, and regulatory requirements
• Monitor physical product performance and identify areas of opportunities for continuous improvement
• Use internal and external data to gather consumer insights to continuously modify and prioritize the product roadmap
• Gather industry insights and develop hypotheses to inform new product launches and product improvements

Skills & Requirements

• 7-10 years in a product management leadership role
• 7-10 years of experience in research and development or project management, preferably within a rapidly scaling food/CPG business
• Food Science knowledge is a plus, but not required
• Experience creating project plans, workflows, and product roadmaps
• Detailed oriented and able to work cross-functionality to remove or identify blockers
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once and prioritize actions based on impact
• Self-starter and independent problem-solver that escalates issues when appropriate
• A strong work ethic and a burning desire to build something that matters
• Bachelor’s Degree of higher
• Food & Beverage Industry experience preferred
• Must be comfortable in startup and/or rapidly scaling businesses
• Strong analytical and project management skills
• Ability to work cross-functionally and manage junior level employees

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
New York
Projects & Change Management
190,000 - 200,000