Head of Product Search

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Description Vacancy

Job position:
Head of Product Search
HR / Recruitment
Employment type:
Start date:
213078968 (cv-library.co.uk)

Job description

Head of Product Search
CV-Library is one of the leading job boards in the UK, attracting over 10 million monthly visits and boasting a CV database of over 16 million UK workers. This is why we are the job board of choice for over 10,000 customers who are looking to hire the best talent for their business. Our U.S brand Resume-Library is on the of the fastest growing job boards in North America and we have ambitious plans for further global expansion.
Search and matching are both instrumental to the success of our business and have been key to the growth of our brands over the past 20 years. There is nothing more important for us than the ability to serve up highly relevant job and candidate matches to our users, across our website, mobile app and email, enhancing both jobseeker and recruiter experiences.
Due to the continued expansion of our search capabilities, we are looking for a dynamic Head of Product (Search) to lead our Search strategy. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an award-winning and highly successful digitally led organisation and be responsible for taking take the lead in shaping our search vision to help drive business growth.
About the role
We are hugely ambitious about evolving our search experience and you will have the ability to identifying ways to improve matching for job and candidate searches but also scoping data science projects to assist in search and matching
Provide product leadership and direction to the business by having ownerships of job search and candidate search across CV-Library and Resume-Library websites and mobile apps
Develop long term implementation strategies and value propositions that maximise opportunities to CV-Library and Resume-Library, enhancing performance for our Jobseeker and Recruiter users for commercial growth
Complete competitor analysis and have a deep understanding the product offering. Plan and engage with the appropriate stakeholders at relevant stages across product, planning, development and go live stages
Building a backlog of epics and user stories to give your team and the business visibility of your direction and priorities
Have a deep understanding how your product creates value for customers and track daily data to keep track of success drivers
Propose new ideas for the product roadmap based on insight from user data and market research. Work collaboratively with UX, data science and development to deliver exciting new features
Gather, interpret KPIs and customer feedback to provide input and challenge to plans
Be responsible for leading a team of varying level Business Analysts, nurturing their ambition and growth, encouraging and maintaining a focus on continual learning and supporting them to succeed
Providing them with leadership, mentoring and coaching to develop their performance, introducing new and agile ways of working
Skills and Experience
Previous experience within a similar role but active experience in SOLR, Elastic Search, Big Query and Google Analytics
Customer centric and outcomes driven
Experience in online product management, partnering with a cross functional technology team and leading product prioritisation and delivery of user-facing functionality
This will need to be demonstrated with previously created high impact products
You will have owned the strategy and lead products successfully throughout their lifecycle
Be a strong problem solver and effective communicator to lead and champion your team
A demonstrable track record of successful digital product management, driving customer satisfaction and large-scale growth within an Agile environment
High attention to detail for precise and effective user-centric design to solve customer problems
Comfortable being challenging and being challenged on a numerical and product basis to ensure all decisions are grounded in data to drive success
Lead through influence, guiding multiple teams with your product vision, and generating excitement for your work

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