Head of Product

Basecone | Jobs | Head of Product

Fulltime | IT | Baarn

The role of Head of Product is to work out the strategic product portfolio vision for Basecone.

In addition, they will ensure that the products brought to the market meet the expected customer experience within the specific market/customer segment.

One of the most important duties within the Product Management domain is to listen to our (potential) customers and develop a keen, insightful understanding of the needs in the market and the market potential. The Head of Product, together with their team of Product Owners, should be able to analyse, synthesise and translate this input into meaningful information for the organisation.

The Head of Product, and their team, manage and act on all aspects of product development and evolution, as well as Go-To-Market.

The Product Team sets the direction for the Go-to-Market of our products/services, they are responsible for driving the parameters and business requirements for software development and Go-To-Market planning. They have the most holistic view of the customer’s environment and needs.

Your end goal is to drive and deliver profitable growth, and to achieve targets in line with the Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting divisional strategy. It is critical that Product Management has impact and will be accountable for steering decisions that have an impact on the product P&L.

The Head of Product will report to the Managing Director of Basecone and will be part of the management team, together with the CTO, Head of Porto, Head of Customer Success & Sales, Finance and HR. He/she will lead a team of Product Owners and UX/UI Designers.

Regular business trips to our office in Porto will be required for alignment with the Development teams (at least every 6 weeks).

Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • Significant, solid experience working as Senior Product Owner, Head of Product or Senior Product Manager in an agile SaaS/Cloud environment;
  • Affinity with development topics such as Test Automation, Monitoring and Coding Standards;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong leadership/people management skills, with the ability to build, coach, guide and motivate self-managing teams; inspiring and enabling employees to achieve their individual and team goals, and make sure they are being stimulated in their personal growth;
  • Knowledge of the Finance/Accounting industry is a plus.

At Basecone we believe our people are the heart and soul of our company. We value everyone’s input and believe in a commonly agreed commitment, rather than an imposed one. We offer a no-nonsense environment, in which professionalism, fun and open communication are key elements. In addition we offer a very attractive package including competitive salary and generous benefits.

About Basecone

Basecone is part of Wolters Kluwer, a global information, software and consultancy provider with over 19,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues in excess of €4.2b. We have been providing information and advice to lawyers and accountants around the world for over 175 years and are the trusted first point of call for when you have to be right.

Basecone is a vibrant and dynamic place to work. We push boundaries and challenge each other every day. We collaborate across disciplines, trying to achieve that common goal: to develop, launch and maintain state-of-the-art SaaS solutions. Solutions that effectively address real business problems and provide the best customer experience out there. Solutions that you and the team can be proud of at the end of the day.

Interested? Then please don’t hesitate to apply online with your resume (in English please!) together with a short summary of your reasons for applying.