At Venture Harbour we unlock growth in people, businesses and economies by building a new SaaS venture every year, with the aim of solving the biggest challenges facing tomorrow's leading companies.

We're looking for a VP / Senior Product Manager to organise product development and lead growth & optimisation for our portfolio of SaaS ventures. Your duties will include translating ideas into strategy and features, and following product development from start to finish.

A successful candidate should be a curious leader with a knack for solving problems and understanding which ideas will and which won’t work using a healthy blend of data and customer insight.

Application deadline: Friday 31st July @ 12pm
Start date
: Anytime from mid-July
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 + bonus on venture exits
Type:
Full-time remote (UK-only)

Your responsibilities:

You'll work with the CEO and Tech Lead to determine what we build, and will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Go-to-market strategy - When we build a new venture, you'll lead the process of discovering what customers want, how we position the product, and what our go-to-market strategy is.

  • Product strategy - You'll develop high-level strategies for our ventures that are aligned with the company vision and collaborate with team leads to create product plans.

  • Data strategy - You'll collect and analyse product data and feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, features and end products.

  • Growth & optimisation strategy - You'll be responsibile for improving growth metrics (e.g. retention, churn, activation) for existing ventures.

  • Managing cycles - we work in six week cycles. You'll be responsible for overseeing the work that goes into our cycles, validating ideas with data/research, and ensuring our engineering team focus on solving the right problems to achieve the product strategy.

Senior Product Manager requirements are:

  • 5+ years' experience as a Product Manager / Product Marketer or other relevant position
  • Significant experience in product lifecycle management and working with software engineering teams
  • Experience in product marketing
  • Significant experience growing a startup/SaaS business
  • Empathetic
  • Decisive, with strong organisational, planning, leadership and communication skills
  • Analytical problem-solving skills

Senior Product Manager perks:

The perks we offer at Venture Harbour are designed to ensure that your work supports your health, growth, and autonomy.

Our intention is to avoid shallow 'office trap' perks like foosball tables and catered lunches, in favour of perks that genuinely support your growth, home life and ability to do exceptional work, including:

Autonomy:

  • Work remote from home, cafes, or a co-working space
  • Co-working space allowance - in the post-COVID world you'll receive a monthly budget to spend on a co-working space
  • Flexible hours
  • Generous holiday - 25 days + your birthday + public holidays. This is a guide, so don't sweat it if you go over by a day or two
  • Remote visit budget - £250/year budget to visit remote colleagues
  • Sabbaticals - every three years working at Venture Harbour you can take an entire month off for a sabbatical

Health

  • Full private health insurance with Vitality for you & your family
  • Herman Miller Aeron chair
  • Standing desks
  • Eye care
  • Healthy living allowance - £80/month to spend on anything that supports your health & wellbeing (e.g. gym membership, organic vegetable/fruit boxes, yoga, massage etc.)

Growth:

  • £1000/year personal development budget
  • 1-to-1 coaching & mentoring with external experts
  • 2x annual team 3-4 day learning/hackathon retreats
  • Uncapped book/audiobook budget

About Venture Harbour:

Named by Deloitte as one the UK's 50 fastest-growing tech companies Venture Harbour is an innovative digital product studio that has built a portfolio of software products, including Leadformly and Serene, that reach over a million people globally every year.

The Venture Harbour team work remotely across the South East and South West of England, with a HQ in rural Oxfordshire for monthly get togethers.