Vice-President of Product
Job target / Raison d'être
Preligens is currently looking for a Vice President (VP) of Product who will play a pivotal role in the future of our company. Part of our Executive Committee, you will be reporting directly to our CTO and will be responsible for the technical vision and development of our different product lines in partnership with the Vice President of Software. As the VP of Product, you will be managing the whole Product Team and collaborating with the Software Teams, AI Teams, Marketing and Support teams, as well as providing the overall vision for the product roadmap.
Main areas of accountability / Périmètre de responsabilités
■ Lead, manage and mentor a team of product managers and head of product,
■ Lead innovation part of our products
■ Lead product strategy and vision to ensure long term product market fit
■ Drive product practices in the company
Main activities / Activités principales
■ Product lifecycle management from concept to launch of the product(s) across all products/product lines.
■ Lead, define, represent and communicate product strategy to all stakeholders.
■ Assess product development sprints and enhancement opportunities.
■ Develop budgets, forecasts, and metrics.
■ Monitor product development sprints and evaluate results.
■ Partner with the Marketing Managers to assess product mix and marketing strategy.
■ Monitor and manage strategic marketing plans for each product or product lines.
■ Define pricing and competitive positioning for each product.
■ Drive innovative ideas, solutions and products through leadership and decisive action.
■ Build incredible teams and processes to deliver products that satisfy the needs of customers.
■ Manage the Product team and ensure the development of their hard/soft skills
Influence on results / Dimensions caractéristiques
■ Master’s degree or advanced degree in a technical field
■ 10+ years of experience as a product leader
■ Very strong software product skills and methodology
■ Proven experience delivery deep tech or software product
■ Strategic & creative thinker with the ability to craft go-to-market strategies and campaigns in collaboration with marketing
■ Able to formulate and implement global strategies for products
■ Customer-centric mindset with the capability of translating that into the product development process
■ People leader with demonstrated success in leading and mentoring a scaling team
■ Deep understanding of the user experience and design
■ Able to distill product roadmaps into digestible and relevant presentations to key customers and partners
■ Drive product analytics to understand feature usage, comprehension, and optimization
■ Excellent verbal and oral communication skills in French & English
■ Experience working in an hyper-growth environment
■ Previous experience working on an AI product
■ Knowledge / Interest for the Defence & Intelligence sector
■ Successfully implemented data-driven processes to turn a vision into an actionable roadmap