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Vice President of Product (SaaS Start-Up)

Remote USA, East Coast · Information Technology
Title: Vice President of Product
Location: Fully Remote – US on the East Coast or EST time zone, Canada, Ireland
Terms: Direct Hire
Salary: Base plus Equity
  • 200-250K USD
  • 200K Canadian
  • 180K Euros
Level of Experience: VP Level
Industry: Water Utilities, Software (The All-In-One Software for Water Utility Management)

Water is arguably the most important resource in the world and yet the industry is notoriously slow at innovating and adopting new technologies that allow them to easily automate endless hours of non-productive admin work from skilled workers. The cost of water is rising as an aging workforce is unable to adapt and multi-million-dollar infrastructure decisions are being made without the best data. Our client's mission is about making water better, and it starts with the professionals at the nexus of all water decisions in a community. Our client's product will be the operating system for water, and we have started on that journey by building the first work enablement platform for water. It’s designed to reduce the burden of administration so the experts can dedicate their precious time to solving a critical problem for our species.

Founded originally in Dublin, Ireland in 2018, our client is a US Headquartered company with employees in the US, Canada, Ireland, and Brazil.  They are a remote-first company and is one of the fastest growing, SaaS companies in the water industry. Our client is venture backed by some of the highest profile and most reputable funds including Insight Partners, Bowery Capital & Spider Capital.

Role Description

We are partnering with our Client, searching for a VP of Product who will report to the Chief Product Officer and have the chance to define and hone the product process and help build, coach, and mentor a quickly growing and highly skilled team. The ideal team member will operate across the management team with autonomy and responsibility. You will be the first Product Leader in seat and be excited to take your knowledge of Product best practices in a scale up to execute and define processes that will help the company scale. 

  • Work with the CPO to formulate a clear, coherent product strategy and drive it forward, getting buy-in from Leadership and stakeholders across all internal teams and partner organizations.
  • Leading the product journey from ideation to launch
  • Identify and prioritize strategic initiatives and solutions to identify market opportunities, business cases, drive growth, retention and improve customer experience.
  • Manage both the product managers/owners and designers and provide leadership to enable high quality delivery and coaching.
  • Acquire / act on customer feedback to align our product vision and roadmap to fill product gaps, generate new ideas and create value for our customers.
  • Define KPIs and actively measure our impact & performance – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Own the holistic road mapping process across the various stakeholders so that all inputs necessary for decision making and design are fully incorporated. 
  • Work closely with Director of Engineering and Solution Architect 
  • Communicate and build relationships with key customers to ensure a deep understanding of market needs.
  • Experience working with a compliance or highly regulated focused SaaS scale up.
  • Experience working with a tech startup or Seed to Series A to Series B scale up.
  • Experience in B2B or B2G SaaS markets.
  • Experience with speaking the language of sales, finance and customer success to champion bi-directional communication.
  • Strong customer experience orientation, providing exceptional customer-centric focus product and in all interactions, including in-person and virtually.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills with experience building and managing high-performing teams from the ground up; focused on accountability and results-oriented team building.
Our Client's Commitment To You
  • Will remunerate you well with competitive salary and benefits for your market. Their theory is in order to operate at your best you can't be worrying about your quality of life at home.
  • They commit that you have an opportunity to use your talents to leave a factual lasting legacy for our species for generations to come.
  • By working with a Y Combinator market leading company, they commit that you have an opportunity to challenge yourself to be the best you can be.
  • They commit to give you the opportunity to work in a team that understands life is far too important to take seriously. Obviously, you are doing a crucial job but you have fun while doing it.
  • They commit to giving you the opportunity to work with a group of people that value honesty and audaciousness, that stand up straight & stick together no matter what and aspire to be the difference between good and great.
  • They commit to doing our best to make you successful. The leaders’ sense of purpose is to help you to be the best version of yourself.  They achieve this with fearless feedback, focus on growth and transparency.

Covenant Consulting strives to attract, cultivate and retain exceptional talent. If you feel you are a match for the position, and are interested in a great growth opportunity, we encourage you to contact Shannon.McInnis@Covenant-Consulting.com

Covenant Consulting is a Technology Services Provider offering project-based IT consulting, IT staffing and IT recruiting services. Every partnership reflects our uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity. We have extensive experience and capabilities in project-based consulting, short and long-term staff augmentation, and permanent recruitment. We work with companies of every size, across many industries and have the flexibility to scale solutions to meet our client's specific needs.
Shannon McInnis
Sr. Technical Recruiter
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