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Cape Town

Head of Product (EE)

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Drive forward-thinking product strategies to deliver exceptional business & customer value as the next Head of Product sought by a fast-growing E-Commerce retailer at the forefront of building world-class brands. You will require a relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience, at least 6 years’ Product Management experience including 2 within a mobile environment with thorough knowledge of emerging mobile tech & trends, experience with Agile & Lean processes, be detail oriented & comfortable generating relevant artefacts for an effective, light production process while being able to articulate strategies in terms of impact on business metrics. Please note this is an Employment Equity role ONLY.



Product Vision –

Define and drive the integrated product strategy for the business, ensuring strategy is aligned with business goals, and communicated effectively to stakeholders.


Product Execution –

Maximise the product team’s ability to execute consistently, rapidly, and effectively. This includes implementing and best practices for product planning, customer discovery and research, and product development – and ensuring positive collaboration with other departments within the business.


Team Development –

Identify and recruit potential talent and work actively and continuously with the team to exploit their strengths and develop areas of weakness. Build a team that is engaged, energised, and motivated, and a product culture that is focussed on delivering business and customer value.


Contribute to Management Team –

Collaborate effectively with all members of the management team and contribute to business strategy and vision.



Qualifications (Beneficial) –

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, or equivalent industry experience.


Experience/Skills –

At least 6 years’ Product Management experience that includes 2 years in a mobile environment (preferably E-Commerce).

An appreciation for best practices and innovation in product design and development, user experience, and team management.

Data and research driven, analytical approach to features and changes.

Familiarity and significant experience with Agile and Lean processes.

Thorough knowledge of prevailing and emerging mobile trends and technologies.

Proven track record of delivering business value.

Detail oriented, and comfortable generating relevant artefacts for an effective, light production process.

Proficiency to manage a diverse workload and assign priorities to tasks.

A great communicator with presentation experience. Able to convey complex concepts in a simple and digestible manner.

Strong commercial acumen, with proven track record of using product improvements to realise market opportunities. Able to articulate strategies in terms of impact on business metrics.

Experience in both setting and executing the product strategy to achieve set business goals.

Exceptional planning, project management and problem-solving skills.



A “CAN DO” attitude!

Excellent leadership, communication and persuasive skills.

Structured thinking, ability to remove ambiguity and work under pressure.

Can solve complex problems and distil into deliverables.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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Degree, Employment Equity, Permanent

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