Head of Product

scoutbee's AI-driven suite helps procurement leaders find global suppliers faster and gain deep insights to make confident purchasing decisions. We are constantly dealing with new opportunities to build the next unicorn. You will join a cross-functional, interdisciplinary team of professionals in different positions. Together with our product design, product development and engineering team you will work in an agile fast paced environment and pushing our product and product organization to the next level. We are searching for an experienced Head of Product to join our Team in Berlin.

The Head of Product -  will be working closely together with our Director of Product, Product Managers and leadership team on discovering, validating and executing on our product strategy. We are just at the beginning of building out and establishing high performing scrum teams - you will lead this initiative, ensuring our product delivery life cycle is deploying products people love in an effective fashion.

This role is for everyone looking to drive their own hero story and lead an evolution in the procurement and supplier industry.

 Your role in our beehive 

  • You will be the content authority for our product development team. Establishing and aligning on needed processes to collect, validate and ship our products
  • You will manage a team of up to 3 product managers for the time being. With an opportunity to build future products and product teams
  • Product lifecycle management from concept to launch of the products across all the product lines
  • Oversight of where we are today and where we need to be in 3, 6, 9 and 18 months
  • Subject area expert on ensuring we are delivering a scalable platform with all it’s whistles and bells
  • Team development, you will help create an amazing team of leading product experts
  • Identify, validate and create new product and feature opportunities together with our customers and stakeholders
  • Mentorship, empowering the team to build a product that creates great value for our customers and users
  • Clearly communicate the business and product vision to the team on a constant base

Your skills:

Technical: Strong understanding of technology and what processes and tools will be needed to deliver amazing products

Management: A highly ambitious, aspirational and performance driven leader with strong communication skills and an understanding of organizational design

Strategic thinking: Developing sound hypotheses, validating them and working with product managers on delivering new strategies

Creative: You know how to identify and generate meaningful ideas at scale

Business: You understand business models, pricing and how to deliver value to the organization

Data: You understand the meaning of being a data driven organization, what data means and how we get to the next level

What you bring to our beehive

  • At least 3 years of experience building and managing large product teams. At least 6 years of total experience in product management
  • Prior experience with building platform products from scratch is helpful but not required
  • Prior experience with B2B products
  • Prior experience with procurement, enterprise software solutions, SaaS and supply-chain is helpful but not required
  • Experience with online platforms/marketplaces and platform strategies and dynamics is a bonus but not required
  • Experience with managing complex applications and tech stacks
  • Motivation to make a big impact on a rapidly growing product
  • Excellent team player and thrive when faced with challenging tasks

What's in it for you? #beehivelife

  • Modern office in the heart of Berlin  
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work occasionally in home-office
  • Innovative and international fast-growing company, strong emphasis on a Positive Intercultural Environment and Diversity Culture
  • International working environment characterized by flat hierarchies, a great company spirit and an open feedback culture
  • Excellent professional development opportunities

Are you super driven but your level of experience doesn't meet our requirements? If this job ad sounds super interesting for you - Please don't hesitate to apply! For us, personality and cultural fit are more important than qualifications. We are aware that underestimation of one's own abilities and impostor syndrome can hold someone back from applying.

We'd love to hear from you!

scoutbee is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnic background, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About scoutbee

scoutbee’s mission is to help the right purchasers and the right suppliers connect, anywhere in the world. scoutbee delivers procurement teams a smarter supplier discovery suite. Powered by AI and continuously curated data, scoutbee traces the supply chain of millions of suppliers to bring together supplier information with deep insights and a simple, digital process for strategic sourcing. Founded in 2015 by procurement, operations and engineering experts, scoutbee offers its strategic sourcing solution in Europe and in the US. scoutbee received global recognition in May 2019 at the World Procurement Awards with the “Highly Commended” award for technology. scoutbee has to date raised $76M in funding from investors including Atomico, Lakestar, Next47, Toba Capital, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and 42CAP.