DESCRIPTION

Uniplaces are an international, venture backed team making it easy for millions of students worldwide to find and book their accommodation online. As part of their growth strategy the company is looking for an experienced Chief Product Officer to lead and scale the product team.

We are a results oriented business with global ambitions who value team spirit in which everyone feels responsible and empowered to achieve their potential and be rewarded for doing so. The future CPO will be a vital part of the leadership team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and lead the company's product vision and strategy to ultimately improve conversion rate, repeat revenue and user engagement.
  • Lead the team of product managers and full fill managerial roles such as assigning duties, hiring new talent, training employees and evaluating their performance
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on product execution
  • Influence the business by driving innovative ideas, solutions and products through leadership and decisive action
  • Drive product development with a group of highly skilled programmers
  • Understand the USP of Uniplaces and transform it into an easy to understand product
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in a similar role with a strong focus on B2C & Mobile
  • Held a leadership role (e.g. former product founder/CEO) in a successful start-up before, ideally marketplace
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Experience using KPI based evaluation methods to improve product over time
  • Tech background, Degree in Computer Science is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinker but also very hands-on.
  • People person, great communication skills, energetic
  • Enjoys fast- growing/ start-up environments and wants to be part of company’s growth.
  • BENEFITS

  • Direct impact on the success of Uniplaces
  • Work closely with the founding team
  • Exposure to all areas of the business
  • A competitive salary and compensation package
  • Private health insurance for employee and family
  • Based in Lisbon directly reporting into Founders
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