Product Director - Mobile Advertising

May 19, 2017

Location: London

Salary £80K + Benefits / Negotiable

Start: ASAP

Data, Mobile, Location, Ad tech, Mobile DSP, Programmatic, Product Management

A fantastic opportunity to join the mobile programmatic arm of a global leader in data driven location aware digital advertising as a product director. This hugely exciting business has a startup atmosphere but the unique backing of a much larger £billion mothership that owns amazing 1st party data. Together they have ambitions to develop a mobile data location aware programmatic advertising offering that is the best of its kind and that will dominate the industry for years to come.

 

As a product owner / director, you will be directly responsible for leading and implementing a cutting edge product strategy for the business. Ranging from understanding market requirements, designing product features and road-mapping delivery to building and mentoring a highly capable product team. As a key member of the senior management team the Product Director will be responsible for implementing product management process, creating product strategy and roadmap, ensure the successful design, timely deployment of capabilities and features that support the revenue and profit growth of the business. As an innovator of cutting edge tech, you will often be inventing solutions to problems that have never before been tackled, once again highlighting the need for a visionary approach to reaching your goals.

 

Role

  • Develop the product strategy, vision and roadmap

  • Own the processes of business analysis, feature design, product management

  • Own responsibility for the products user experience

  • Grow, manage and mentor a best in class product team and function

  • Work with tech-team to ensure that functional requirements are delivered in the platform, to a planned timeline

  • Work with the commercial team to meet key customers and undertake ongoing customer and product discovery roles

  • Own the client experience, managing data operations and client services teams

  • Develop a world-class product culture of continuous & rapid innovation and learning

 

Product Responsibilities will encompass:

  • Set product strategy, plan short-term and long-term product improvements to meet business goals, and measure success using product health metrics and customer feedback

  • Work closely with the Commercial Director to understand business and key client priorities and undertake regular competitor capabilities analysis

  • Take responsibility for driving decisions with regard to feature/timeline trade-offs, and all other product related decisions

  • Apply a structured approach to product management including the use of analytics to justify decisions and optimize performance.

  • Engage closely with the engineering team to help determine the best technical implementation approach as well as a reasonable execution schedule

  • Be part of agile product development process including backlog grooming, sprint planning and prioritization.

 

Role requirements

  • Proven product role experience (SAAS preferred)

  • Significant technical/operational experience

  • Agile background having worked closely with Developers, QA, Ops teams

  • Start-up experience preferred

  • Background in Ad-Tech and/or Geo-Spatial tech a plus

  • Passionate about innovation, excited by tech

  • Technically and commercially aware

  • Loves Mobile / Emerging tech

 

This is a key role with scope to shape, lead and grow the product function of a well-funded and hugely ambitious ad tech business. A generous salary is on offer as well as wide ranging benefits. If you are a senior product specialist with mobile or ad tech experience it would be great to hear from you!

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