VP Product

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Description

EROAD’s focus is on making our roads safer and more sustainable, through offering easy-to-use, accurate and reliable technology solutions to answer complex transportation problems. Since 2000, EROAD has pioneered innovative commercial and regulatory services for motor carriers in New Zealand, Australia, and the USA. Road transport operators can manage fleets and vehicles, and meet regulatory compliance commitments on a single platform that meets the highest standards of security and accuracy. These regulatory telematic services benefit both our customers by improving return on investment, and communities and the wider public through safer driving practices and valuable data analytics across the road network to help improve the planning, maintenance and management of our roads.

Who are you?

As the VP of Product, you will unify the organisation and motivate teams to create intuitive products and services that solve complex transportation problems and help our customers succeed. In this role you will lead the product vision, roadmap prioritisation and the execution of EROAD’s product strategy via leadership of the product management & UX teams ensuring that EROAD continues to be a positive disruptor in the transportation industry. As a key member of EROAD’s leadership team you will foster a culture of experimentation and listening deeply to our customers to solve their jobs to be done with innovative solutions. EROAD’s sustainable competitive advantage is our ability to change and adapt faster than other organisations. Transportation is going through a massive amount of disruption presenting a large amount of opportunity and uncertainty to navigate. This is a key leadership position and will be integral in ensuring a collaborative work environment and will act as a positive influence across EROAD.

As a member of the senior leadership team this position will also:

  • Ensure a best-practice approach to product development
  • Lead with integrity and promote EROAD’s value
  • Not be afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Have an enthusiasm for innovation and building excellent products
  • Support a positive culture and work environment


The Role

Leading a team of Product Managers you will be responsible for managing the EROAD product vision and working closely with the CEO, COO, VP Engineering and the CMO to communicate the Product roadmap.

Duties will include:

Lead the delivery of new products to market by assessing and prioritising opportunities based on both sound return on investment analysis and by establishing delivery schedules with engineering and manufacturing.

Drive revenue and margin through new products while being prepared to disrupt ourselves early to ensure the sustainability and relevance in the future.

Lead the team to explore jobs to be done today and in the future of transportation with a lens on how EROAD can help customers’ succeed and deliver the business value to EROAD.

Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • 10+ years’ experience in product management of several successful product executions ideally in SaaS in multiple markets
  • 2+ years’ experience in a VP Product or similar role
  • Experience directly managing a team of high performing Product Managers and UX designers
  • Participated in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through to end-of-life
  • Expert in lean start-up and agile software development methodologies with practical experience in both corporate and start-up environments

Benefits

This is an outstanding opportunity to take on a critical role in a fast-growing high-tech company with international reach. EROAD offers a competitive salary and benefits, excellent career development opportunities, and a fun, fast-paced work environment.

We ensure you have the tools, technology and training to do your best work, and offer flexible work hours to help ensure a healthy work/life balance.

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