Director of Product

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home


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The position

Job description

About Us

Heetch is the only ride-hailing app aiming to make mobility more positive. We are committed to a fairer mobility with the lowest commission on the market.

We offer a professional, high-quality service everywhere we operate and embody a joyful, optimistic and culturally relevant vision. We truly believe that no-one should be left behind and maintain a balance between inclusive prices for passengers and sufficient revenues for drivers

As of 2024, we operate in France, Belgium, Algeria, Angola, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Mali

Come join our ambitious team, committed to changing the market for good!

The role

We're looking for a product leader who'll be the driving force in elevating our people, tools, and processes to unparalleled excellence.

As a Director of Product, you'll take charge of driving the product strategy and development of products and platforms. Working closely with our CPO and team leaders, you have a vital role in making sure that our business outcompetes and succeeds. You will also directly lead the vision, strategy, and execution of certain products and platforms critical to Heetch’s success. This will involve collaborating with engineers, data scientists, designers, and operations experts to build great products that customer love.

Your work will directly contribute to Heetch’s mission of making mobility more positive.

If you have an entrepreneurial passion and drive to never settle, we’d like to hear from you.

A typical day

- Leading and coaching a team of 2-4 Product Managers

- Creating a vision and strategy that will drive impact towards Heetch’s mission

- Defining goals and success with clearly measurable objectives and key results

- Leading cross-functional groups of designers, engineers, data scientists, designers, and business stakeholders to ensure alignment, execution, and successful product launches

- Liaising with Engineering to ensure effective delivery of your products

- Maintaining a product backlog and the product roadmap. Own prioritisation process of product solutions based on business value and customer impact

- Building alignment across teams and Leadership teams

- Driving maximum impact based on data analysis, market research, and company strategy

- Anticipating bottlenecks, making tradeoffs and balancing the business needs, customer needs, versus technical or operational constraints

- Maintaining close contact with business stakeholders that'll inform you on short and long-term goals

- Interacting regularly with our users to understand their problems and motivations

- Becoming the high-leverage thought leader and entrepreneur that others within Heetch look up to for knowledge, processes, and methods on building products and platforms

- Contribute to building a high-performing tech organisation in Europe as part of the Tech leadership

Skills Required

- Experience building consumer products with a proven record of prioritising and successfully launching impactful products or platforms

- Demonstrated success in recruiting and managing high-performing product managers

- Demonstrated leadership working effectively with designers, data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders

- Entrepreneurial drive to achieve stretch goals in an innovative, fast-paced environment

- An ability to absorb and synthesise the complex into the simple and persuasive, and tell compelling stories with data.

- High analytical acumen along with solid business sense, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and an ability to present technical content to non-technical audiences.

- Good balance between being collaborative and open to alternative views versus being decisive and clearly communicating the vision for the team

- Comfort advocating for a path forward among ambiguous options

- Very high attention to detail, with an ability to connect the smallest experience elements to the big picture goals at the company and team level

- An eagerness to seek feedback and improve

- Full proficiency in English - French is a plus

- Experience is great, but what we really look for is agency, intelligence, and integrity

Studies have shown that women are less likely to apply to roles in Tech, so we strongly encourage you to apply even if you don't feel you match 100% of the job specifications!

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