Head of Product

Job description

Our mission is to foster the adoption of clean commercial transport. We have built a cloud-based fleet management system that optimizes operations of electric and non-electric vehicles. For this, we use cutting edge IT- technologies to build our scalable framework of microservices. We are moving quickly into growth and are therefore looking for a Head of Product who will be responsible for driving the vision of our products. Our ambition at ViriCiti is high, but the atmosphere is informal and relaxed. Everyone feels responsible for our success and works with a high level of autonomy. Do you want to play a key role for the future of our company and impact the transition to sustainable electric transportation by applying smart IoT? Apply now and become our Head of Product!



Your job

As our Head of Product, you will define our products and identify product strategies which accelerate our growing business. For this you will work closely together with the Leadership Team and report directly to our CCO. You will lead our cross-functional teams of Product Owner, Developers and Data Scientists in executing the product roadmap. While being a hands-on leader who does not shy away from getting your hands dirty is a key component of this role, you must also be able to act as bridge and collaborator to help build an even stronger bond between our business and software development.



  • Lead and own our product vision, strategy and development
  • Build a deep understanding of our users through market research and analysis and customer interviews
  • Oversee and manage the whole product lifecycle and be responsible for the growth of the product in its market
  • Ensure continuous improvement of our products and its market compliance
  • Develop and manage product roadmaps working cross-functionally
  • Guide and coordinate a growing team of Product Owners, Developers and Data Scientists
  • Drive innovative ideas and solutions through hands-on leadership and decisive action
  • Communicate relevant KPIs and product updates to key stakeholders
  • Be data-driven and define quantitative and qualitative metrics to evaluate the success of our features

Requirements

  • At least 7 to 10+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in IT, Software Development or Engineering
  • Solid experience with web-based software applications or a similar B2B product
  • Excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken)
  • Experienced with agile working methodologies such as Scrum
  • Proven cross-functional leadership experience in a scale-up environment
  • Strong organizational, collaborative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%
  • Experience in transit or automotive industry is a big plus
  • Keywords: innovation, collaboration, hands-on, leadership, problem-solving, analytical



What you can expect from us

You cannot only expect a competitive salary but also a great and inspiring working environment. We just moved into our brand-new office where we will provide you every day with a healthy lunch. In addition to that, we provide a pension plan and compensate your daily travel to work. But that’s not all; we also find the necessary relaxation important, that is why we offer you company massages, a discount on a gym subscription and fun Ping Pong competitions in our office. Last, but not least, you will be a vital part of our monthly ViriCiti office updates with snacks and drinks and other company events such as our legendary annual ViriCiti weekend and our Christmas party.


About us

We started our adventure 7 years ago by building an efficient and scalable platform for commercial electric vehicles. By now we have grown from a start-up into an ambitious scale-up with more than 55 employees. With our scalable platform, our customers can manage their fleet of electric and non-electric vehicles from the cloud. In doing this, we apply the newest web technologies such as Node.js, and React.js and as a result, we have landed large national and international projects all around the world. In this rapidly growing market, the challenge lies in maintaining a robust platform, while we are continuously developing new features for our customers.



Do you want to be part of a fast-paced scale-up company? Apply now!

The selection process may involve an assessment. Please send us your CV + motivational letter. More info? Contact Heloise Hieber at h.hieber@viriciti.com.



We are looking forward to hearing from you!



Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.