VP Product

  • Blockchain
  • London, UK
  • Jun 29, 2017

Job Description

Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

The VP Product is a critical hire for Blockchain. A member of the company's leadership team, s/he will be charged with strategically positioning the company as it takes on disruptive growth. Blockchain has experienced consistent and impressive scale, and the expectation for future growth and continued market leadership remains very high. To achieve the desired success the company's product must be delivered at the highest level of performance. Reporting into Peter Smith, CEO & Co-Founder, this person will be responsible for every aspect of the product's excellence.

  • Spearhead the rapid and sustainable growth and development of a world class product organization while continuing to enhance and improve Blockchain's user experience and value to clients.
  • Lead strategic initiatives aimed at closing in on the overwhelming market opportunity and maximizing the potential outcome of the company.
  • Define the development of the product strategy and roadmap, including business requirements, features, and functionality, set timelines, and lead the team through development and implementation.
  • Solve real world consumer and enterprise needs, as well as a demonstrated ability to quickly respond to changes in demand and technology to deliver best in class products. 
  • Deliver both new products and key features that will increase engagement and overall business growth.

  • The foremost quality for this or any position at Blockchain is integrity. 
  • A product evangelist, the ideal candidate will be organized, analytical, and embrace a disciplined and rigorous product development process.
  • Strong personal initiative, highly motivated and self-starter mentality.
  • Needs the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to continue to grow and adapt as the business changes and demand new thinking and levels of performance.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong executive presence.  
  • Keen business judgment, focus, ability to see the "big picture" and to prioritize.
  • Global mentality and ability to stay current with emerging trends relevant to the Bitcoin market.
  • Ability to give and take constructive criticism and demands high performance from both him/her and colleagues.

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • The opportunity to be a key player at a rapidly expanding, global technology company in an exciting, emerging industry.
  • Great office location in Shoreditch (London).
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.
  • Apple Equipment.

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