Director of Product - Sports

This exciting and fast-paced role is ideal for a proven senior product leader with a passion for all things sport, alongside outstanding communication skills and the drive to deliver exciting new tech
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

  • Embrace and embody a customer-centric culture and methodology which drives fast paced research, design, prototyping, and development across the extended delivery team, with a constant eye on driving future commercial value.
  • Develop and communicate a clear product vision and strategy for each product in your portfolio, including all front-end touch points and back end tools.
  • Become the product guru within the Sport ecosystem, representing the team at a senior level in all relevant internal and external conversations.
  • Recruit, hire and mentor new team members, and create a dynamic, exciting, and sustainable working environment within The Workshop which attracts and retains outstanding, values-driven talent.

What you'll bring

Asides from being an awesome all-round human, you’ll have:

  • Substantial team management experience with the ability to manage cross-functional teams. 
  • Proven ability to successfully bring new products to market, on-time, on-budget, that achieve success in the marketplace. 
  • Extraordinary business judgment, team management, communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • A dedication to mentoring and developing a strong team of product owners & designers. 
  • Experience executing market, competitive and other user research to develop product strategies that proved successful. 
  • A deep understanding of the product culture. 
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to achieve productive results. 
  • Extremely disciplined and organized approach to product and project management
  • Some international travel may be required.

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country)
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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