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Head of Product



Europe · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
k/factory is hiring a Head of Product, to build out the team and product that brings finance onchain, by building the leading tokenization protocol.
Founded in 2017, we’ve played a major role in shaping the real-world asset industry as we know it today. Centrifuge minted MakerDAO’s first real-world asset, launched the RWA Market with Aave and brought the first credit fund’s operations onchain with BlockTower. And that’s just the beginning. We’re on a mission to bring the multi-trillion dollar world of credit onchain by providing a faster, easier and better system for all parties involved.
As the Head of Product, you'll immerse yourself in our ecosystem - engaging users, partners, and industry leaders to deeply understand their needs and pain points. You'll collaborate with key stakeholders to craft a product roadmap that pushes boundaries with decentralized technologies. You'll work hand-in-hand with our world-class team to bring that roadmap to reality - providing strategic leadership and empowering cross-functional execution.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and communicate a compelling product vision and strategy aligned with the company's goals and go to market strategy
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a multidisciplinary team of designers and product managers
  • Oversee the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from concept ideation to delivery
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, design, and the rest of the team, to prioritize features and enhancements based on user feedback and business objectives
  • Communicate the product roadmap internally and externally to our users
  • Talk to partners and users to learn insights into where our industry is going and what the right product is to build
  • Work collaboratively with key strategic partners to co-create products

Desired Profile

  • 4+ years of experience as senior product manager, or product lead at a startup that experienced significant growth
  • Experience building B2B financial products
  • Preferably used DeFi protocols, or has experimented with DeFi and is eager to dive into the technical world of DeFi
  • Eager to join a fast-growing startup and focus on getting things done
  • Fast learner that gets motivated by constantly moving between spending time with users, developiong product, working with engineering, leading a team and diving into the depths of decentralized technology
For this role, we are looking to hire in the CET +/- 3 hours timezones.
With a fully distributed team spanning 5+ time zones, we're committed to maintaining transparency, autonomy and freedom in the workplace. Our global team of 30 people cultivates trusted relationships through regular offsites, principles of shared responsibility and genuine interest in one another. We believe in breaking boundaries to nurture intellectual exploration, promoting independence while upholding true ownership and prioritizing knowledge sharing. Above all, we value enthusiasm and seek to build an inclusive organization where diverse backgrounds converge with a shared passion for innovation and decentralization where the only constant is change!