VP of Product

Job description

At Nextail, we are looking to add a VP of Product as we build one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in Europe, backed by leading venture capital firms. The new team member will be instrumental in scaling Nextail’s product and roadmap, in order to drive the exponential growth ahead of us.

The role requires a love for technology, together with a forward-thinking approach and an understanding of the retail sector.

As VP of Product, you will report to our CEO and work closely with other senior management as you define our product strategy and become the leader to safeguard product execution:

  • Define and drive our product vision and roadmap, as we improve and coordinate our existing functionalities and develop new revolutionary ones.

  • Execute the plan - it doesn’t matter how good the vision is, if you can’t make it a reality! Implement our product roadmap effectively to the best quality standards.

  • Build, develop and coordinate a strong team of product owners, information architects and designers, that work closely with other Nextail teams, in particular the technical and data science teams.

  • Create and promote our product culture as you become a key ambassador for Nextail’s product both internally and externally.

 

We offer

  • A highly innovative and fast-paced environment. As in any startup, expect to find a team with an interesting mix of business profiles, IT geeks, data scientists, and as a fashion tech startup, a few fashion victims.

  • The satisfaction of building a top team and contributing to the development of cutting-edge artificial intelligence & machine learning technologies that will build the next generation of enterprise software.

  • The opportunity to work with people from diverse backgrounds with extensive experience in technology, retail, consulting and entrepreneurship.

  • Flexibility in remote work and office hours, use of some of the most advanced collaborative tools.

  • Periodic company get-togethers to meet the rest of the team.

  • Flexible compensation plan that includes a fixed + variable salary as well as company equity as we progress towards our Series B fundraising rounds.

 

Requirements

 

You bring

  • You are passionate about technology and have experience building software solutions.

  • Understanding of retail dynamics - exposure to fashion retail is a plus.

  • Forward-looking mindset to envisage future customer needs and ground these ideas into solutions.

  • Data driven mentality to read and validate ideas looking at metrics.

  • You are a team leader like any other, and take ownership for the impact of the team while coordinating with other teams.

  • Demonstrate ability to shift priorities, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest quality standards.

  • Strong interpersonal skills: you are a team player, empathetic and a relationship builder.

  • You are a doer and have a sixth sense to make the right decisions at the right time.

  • Fluent in English and Spanish.