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Head of Product

About your role
Interested in working for an innovative and fast-moving AI (Artificial Intelligence) software company located in the Tech hub of Amsterdam? This is your chance! Sightcorp is now looking for an experienced Head of Product to lead our engineering team.

As the Head of Product, you will manage the development team and gather input to decide which features to prioritize. You will have to make sure that these get implemented in the best way possible, as well as engage in long-term strategic work, where you define the overarching long-term product strategy.

What You Will Do

  • Define and manage execution of the development department’s business strategy including target definitions, growth areas and business plans;
  • Contribute to the strategy and roadmap, align globally to ensure implementation and execution and delivery on time;
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders and other teams to analyze and document their needs and requirements in order to optimize the scope, benefits and risks of proposed initiatives;
  • Champion functionality, usability, performance and quality of the product. Also set and measure product success goals;
  • Work closely with management team to agree on product-wide prioritization, scope, milestones and release planning decisions;
  • Manage and coordinate internal product launch plans and go to market activities;
  • Identify and resolve issues or roadblocks that could impact schedule, costs, or customer experience;
  • Act as main point of contact for consultancy projects, interact with clients, align on progress and deliverables and manage expectations;
  • Manage tech team at HQ and team at consultancy projects in Amsterdam;
  • Produce activity reports for all operations of the team (monthly, weekly & ad-hoc);
  • Be aware of the growth stage of the company, define new hire profiles, lead the hiring process, conduct regular performance reviews for existing employees.

What You Bring to the Team

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in program/project management;
  • You are experienced in defining and using OKRs;
  • You have experience with Scrum;
  • You have a proven track record in timely completion and delivery of technical projects;
  • You are fully aware of software and product development process;
  • You can work as an authoritative figure in a busy team;
  • You have an early-stage/startup mindset with hands-on attitude and you are always looking for pragmatic solutions;
  • You are good at keeping the bigger picture in mind;
  • You have the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across departments;
  • You are a highly motivated and driven business professional with great communication skills – being able to explain complex models to all types of business partners;
  • You have a customer centric thinking;
  • Passion for AI is a plus.

Company Profile

    Sightcorp is an AI spin-off from the University of Amsterdam specializing in face analysis and face recognition software. Through computer vision and deep learning Sightcorp can analyze and match faces in images, videos, and in real-life environments. Our technology is revolutionizing the way businesses all over the world interact and engage with customers. We offer an international and active global customers base, working from Amsterdam Science Park, with high-quality products and a dedicated and young team. We work hard but because we are passionate about what we do. Working with us gives you the opportunity to shape and fine-tune technologies of the future and to make an impact on the success of the company.

Contact

    Are you interested in the position and do you have the required skills and experience?

    Let us know immediately!

    When applying for this position, only English CV’s as PDF will be considered. Due to the large number of applications that we receive on a daily basis, we can only respond to the applications that match our requirements.

    We are looking forward to hearing from you!