Head of Product (m/f/x)

Job description

We’re looking for a Head of Product (m/f/x) who will actively develop and shape our product as well as the product team. You will design and manage the product-development roadmap and ensure its delivery based on the company’s strategy and stakeholder input. You work closely with our founders and the rest of our management team to reach our vision. You feel responsible for Styla’s product and love to support team members in their professional growth.

With our Styla team of about 40 employees, we are changing how brands and retailers are able to interact with their customers digitally. Our technology allows stores to run a headless store-frontend on top of their shopsystem with subsecond loading time and unprecedented stability thanks to a Jamstack framework, with automatic ad-hoc generation of product-pages as well as category-pages and a progressive web app so that stores will be able to deliver cutting edge experiences on the most modern frontend infrastructure as a service. Our customers include companies such as Henkel, FootLocker, General Electric, OTTO, Thomas Sabo and many more.

  • 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


What you bring with you

  • You have at least 3 years experience in a similar role in an e-commerce company and know what it means to technically run a shop and have a proven track record in successfully building, leading and developing high performing teams
  • SaaS and B2B experience is a strong plus
  • You're an empathetic, but also analytical person and can moderate between parties
  • You’ve got a good sense for prioritization, know how to weigh stakeholders feedback and communicate in a diplomatic and clear manner. You speak up for the cause even if it is outside of your comfort zone
  • 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 core product development and with your support to contribute to the growth of Styla
  • Getting masterful in the latest technologies that shape the ecommerce industry and not only learning from but pioneering with new products in it
  • Teamevents, fresh fruits and drinks
  • Budgets for further education and conferences
  • Remote working if desired
  • 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 Jira, Github, Sketch..)
  • Flexible working hours and an appealing salary

If you are interested in this position you’re welcome to contact our Head of People & Culture Jeanne Jäkel directly for more information!