Head of Product (m/f)

Job description

We’re looking for a Head of Product (m/f) who will actively develop and shape our innovative product as well as the Product team. You play a crucial role in developing a product roadmap and strategy based on product-market fit and internal decisions. You work closely with our founders and the rest of our management team to reach our vision. You feel responsible for reaching the overall and departmental goals and love to support team members in their professional growth.

 

With our Styla team of about 45 employees, we are developing a next-generation CMS. Our technology designs content automatically and makes integrated products directly shoppable. Based on the principles of graphic design and the fundamental power of data, Styla automates content design in accordance with user behavior. Our customers include companies and e-commerce stores such as Douglas, FootLocker, OBI, Jack Wolfskin, OTTO or Thomas Sabo.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • You create and plan Styla’s product strategy in cooperation with our founders

  • You're responsible for communicating with stakeholders, manage their expectations and turning ideas into feature specs

  • Furthermore you plan and prioritize our product roadmap

  • You ensure internal departmental awareness, communication and pitch of new features

  • You occasionally represent the product in the company and manage processes around product communication of product features to other departments at Styla

  • You manage and organize the whole product cycle and know how to effectively delegate tasks

  • You study competitive offerings in the market, analyse the selling conditions and anticipate customer needs

  • On top you lead and develop our product management team

Requirements

  • You have at least 3 years experience in a similar role preferably in an e-commerce, SaaS, b2b company and a proven track record in successfully building, leading and developing high performing teams
  • You're an empathetic, but also analytical person

  • You’ve got a good sense for prioritization, know how to weigh stakeholders feedback and communicate in a diplomatic and clear manner  

  • You know how to effectively communicate (especially complicated concepts to a non-technical target group)

  • You're motivated to shape team development, including training, coaching, providing feedback, and team-wide communication

  • You’re fluent in English (written and spoken) - German would be a plus

 

What we offer

  • The possibility to shape and develop our product development and with your support to contribute to the growth of Styla

  • Getting to know the big players in the fashion and lifestyle world

  • Teamevents, fresh fruits and drinks

  • Budgets for further education and conferences

  • Working in an excellent international team of professionals and experienced founders

  • Apple working equipment (if you like) and freedom to choose the tools you want to use (at the moment we work with Trello, Github, Sketch..)

  • Flexible working hours and an appealing salary

 

If you are interested in this position you’re welcome to contact our Head of Human Resources Julia directly for more information!