Vice President, Product Management

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city: Dublin state: Dublin country: IrelandDublin industry: Software DevelopmentFULL_TIME About FreshBooks FreshBooks is a leading cloud-based SaaS accounting software designed with one goal: to help small business owners grow.n status after raising our valuation to more than $1 billion and continue to scale our business to serve business owners, their clients, and accountants in more than 160 countries worldwide.found all over the globe, and we know that different folks thrive in different working environments: Remote, onsite, and everything in between, you'll find it with us.Opportunity - Vice President, Product Management Brief description of the role, written directly to the reader using "you will" active language; no more than 5 sentences What You'll Do as a Vice President, Product Management Collaborate with executives and cross-functional leaders to ensure that understanding of the business is shared Lead ongoing business and portfolio planning; be the thought-leader when it comes to platform experience API, App Store, Partner portal, mobile, channels, merchandising and engagement, system design Organize and manage your leadership team to execute that plan; by extension, provide product direction for roughly 50% of our product team members engineers, designers, marketers, etc.ble for your results and report out to partners and execs on impact your products and projects are making Spend time with customers to develop a deep empathy for the challenges of small businesses Ensure strategy/plan is clearly mapped to our mission - to reshape the world to suit the needs of small businesses Recruit, interview, hire, and develop talented team members.t organization has a 'bench' of engaged, flexible, and talented leaders Inspire your team and help them sharpen their Product Management Leadership skills Be a visible leader throughout the organization, advocate for our customers and the products that are truly meaningful to them What You'll Bring to the Role 15- years experience in product management and a track record of growing the business through a combination of product innovation, extension, integrations, and market expansion, with an emphasis on platform thinking You see Platform as a way to distribute value to customers, independently from their fruition channels: UI, Mobile, API, Integrated Apps, Partner Apps, etc You understand SaaS business models andsho w to support marketing, sales, and partner strategies from acquisition to late lifecycle engagement You have experience establishing and enabling customer system design and User Experience standards across the organization You are well versed in insight disciplines and when/how to activate them to inform strategy behavioral analytics, market, and ethnographic research You have employed data science to personalize user experiences and/or productize proprietary insight You know your way around a budget, financial statements and are equally versed in assessing competitive landscape, customer segmentation, product-market fit, product-channel fit, andgo-to-market approaches You embrace setting multi-year vision/roadmap and business plans to guide strategy and planning for large teams You have a track record of raising the talent bar in your organization - recruiting, hiring, and developing leaders; growing and nurturing high-performing teams You're a passionate leader with a keen ability to create structure from ambiguity You're an excellent communicator who can explain complex concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms You understand software development - you don't need to write the code, but you can ask questions and understandsho w the tech stack impacts your product You understand what comprises a world-class user experience andsho w to bring together technology and design thinking to accomplish it You'll Stand Out If You Bring Experience In Experience as a small business owner and/or managing products designed for them Head of Product in a SaaS organization with 10- engineering teams Experience bringing to market exceptional experiences in international markets Experience in building and growing an App and Partner Ecosystem Our Commitments to You At FreshBooks each person knows their opinion is valued, and can see their impact on the lives of over 10 million small business owners around the world.areer, work on projects you're passionate about, and work as a part of a collaborative team without ego! Here are some of the ways FreshBooks recognises and rewards our employees: