12/11 Anu Mudgal
Consultant at LeadHire

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Chief Product Officer - EdTech Startup (15-25 yrs)

Delhi NCR Job Code: 864074

Reportees: Product Lead + Engineering Lead

Overall Responsibility: 40+ people, across two teams

Role :

- The Chief Product Officer is one of the senior-most leaders of the company, working closely with the founders and the CEO to drive the future-oriented vision and plans for the Edtech Startup. The CPO is expected to be a worthy evangelist, advocate and custodian of the organization's user interface, technology innovation, technology infrastructure, platform capability and overall learning experience. The CPO will be entrusted with the following responsibilities:

- Oversee the entire product portfolio, take charge of the portfolio's growth and the company's overall product strategy; as well as steer core engineering talent to build smartly and robustly

- Manage entire product lifecycle, cutting across platform interface, software development, solution architecture and technology infrastructure, to ensure the delivery roadmap is deadline-driven and aligned to the company's business goals

- Shape user-centred solutions by being the sharpest voice of the user internally, with the help of a rich framework of generating, analysing and mining user insights

- Deploy data to create actional improvements, smart fixes and new products; and systematically track the right metrics to evaluate user experience, retention and delight

Functional Requirements :

- 15+ years of successful professional experience in digital products that scaled to millions of users

- Highly mature understanding of the interplay of product, engineering and technology; and the ability to consistently deliver, with quality, on promised roadmaps

- Deep expertise in consumer internet, mobile apps and rich interaction-based platforms, that are user-focused

- Benchmark analytical skills; ability to organize research and product information to form coherent user flows

- Demonstrated passion for and insatiable curiosity for the history, philosophy and technology of digital products, and the cutting-edge research, trends and innovations that shape product-driven internet business

- Deep fascination and enthusiasm for solving dynamic problems and experimenting with continuously smarter technologies

Leadership Requirements :

- Benchmark written and verbal communication, problem solving and process management skills; detail orientation and passion for achieving global quality standards

- Prior experience of and ability to inspire, motivate, manage and attract a high-quality team

- Strong bias for action and ability to initiate, coordinate and manage numerous projects and schedules simultaneously in a fast-paced, dynamic and cross-functional environment

- Empathy for people and an ability to negotiate through contrasting points of view

- Robust start-up, entrepreneurial muscle to take ownership, be accountable and get things done

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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