Head of/Director Product Management (m/f) for a New Technology Venture in the Field of Telecommunication and Mobile Advertising

Hitfox GmbH, Berlin

HitFox is a fast growing and profitable company builder committed to grow scalable technology companies in the fields of Big Data, Advertising & Game Distribution. New ventures receive initial funding of up to 2 Million Euros and profit from strong synergies within the group and strong relations for further growth funding. Our ambitious new venture builds the technology to unleash and monetize telecommunication companies’ big data assets.

Your Role:
- You take full responsibility for Product Management of a cutting edge software product/architecture solving the key targeting problem of mobile advertising
- You develop a product vision together with the founding team to define the resulting technical specifications to be implemented by the development team
- You hire and lead a world-class team within a performance and people-driven culture
- You represent the company in the media and at industry events (as a speaker)
- You represent the venture externally and internally within HitFox Group
- You continuously further develop yourself and stay on top of the latest tech industry innovations/trends
- You coordinate tasks and processes between different departments (founding-team, Development, Quality Assurance, Online Marketing etc.) using Agile product management methods and tools
- You experiment with new technologies and acquire new skills to find clever solutions to the unique product
- You help improving overall quality, documentation and process management
- You perform market research and competitor analysis in cooperation with the Online Marketing Team
- You identify issues in e.g. conversion through reviewing product KPIs and user experience tests
- You conduct A/B tests to optimize the product
- You act as the middleman between business and tech/development and conceptualize and describe products, features and user stories for the development team

Our Requirements:
- You have a very strong Tech/Product affinity and are able and willing to shape and implement the product vision of the company
- You bring 3-10 years of very successful track record within start-ups, TelCos, Advertising, Internet, Consulting or Financial Institutions
- Strong knowledge of the Mobile (Advertising) Tech Industry
- Bachelor or Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or other related fields
- Strong knowledge of wire-framing/mock-ups tools (incl. system modelling techniques with UML/ER), project and issue tracking software
- Entrepreneurial drive and hands-on experience in creating products with the best user experience
- Very strong analytical/numerical skills and experience with metric-based decision making (incl. web analytics)
- Solid understanding of performance-based mobile/online lead generation is a strong plus
- Solid understanding of the telecommunications industry and IT stack is a strong plus
- Ability to make the right decisions to quickly move forward within a fast-paced business environment
- Outstanding leadership skills, excellent people/communication and negotiation skills
- A result-oriented, passionate team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills
- Our applicants are usually in the top 10-20% of their academic or professional peer group
- Proficiency in English and preferably German

What do we offer?
- You work with serial entrepreneurs and investors who co-founded more than 10 successful companies
- You become part of one of the fastest growing company builders in the world
- You get access to a global network of successful entrepreneurs
- You can get the chance to build your entire team from start
- You work with a highly motivated and skilled team of young top performers
- You work in the start-up centre of Berlin-Mitte, the European Silicon Valley
- You enjoy a competitive remuneration package including shares

Interested? - Submit your CV along with relevant university and working documents online.

Job Type: Full time

Created: 25/07/2014

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