Are you our next Head of Product?

Meet BlueChilli.

"BlueChilli builds startups. Our accelerator programs remove the biggest barriers to startup success, like building products, finding the first customers, partners, people and raising capital.”

Day-in-a-Life of our Head of Product

BlueChilli’s Head of Product leads the team that builds great products for startups, turning ideas into businesses with technology that is ready to take on the world. Leading our product management team and working closely with our Head of Technology and top flight developers, you will work in partnership with our founders to develop lean products that have great market fit and that inspire users, customers and investors.

Typical Tasks

  • Manage and coach teams through our Lean Agile product development process
  • Mentor startup founders on product design, vision, market fit and road map
  • Manage resourcing and staffing plans in line with BlueChilli’s extensive growth plans
  • Play a key role in the BlueChilli leadership team, contributing feedback, advice and passion on our
  • implementation plans and strategy to help drive the company forward
  • Champion our “founder first” philosophy
  • Focus the team, founders and clients on their “minimum viable product”. This means ensuring that core features, that are the most important to users, are prioritised.  
  • Communicate well with founders, particularly when it comes to business needs and milestones

Type of projects you’ll be working on…

BlueChilli works with a vast array of Founders and Startups. Here are some examples::

You have….

  • Experience as a senior product manager or head of product
  • Experience working on multiple products at once
  • A passion for startups and the startup ecosystem
  • The ability to take a “helicopter view” of problems, issues, opportunities and the ability to call out what you see and take appropriate action

It would be extra awesome if you also had…

  • A background in successfully managing small and scaling teams
  • Expertise in Lean Startup methodology
  • Ability to coach and mentor founders, many of whom are non-technical and are running their first business

You are…

  • A team-player. Teamwork is everything when it comes to building a business
  • Someone who is excited by working in an ever-changing environment
  • A creative problem-solver who enjoys making big things with small resources
  • Organised and passionate about getting stuff done.

If you do a good job…

There is a lot of room for growth in this role! Our last Head of Product went on to start a startup of their own! BlueChilli has plans to grow in Australia and internationally and this is a crucial position in making that happen. The future of this role is really up to you!

We have….

FLEXIBLE WORK ENVIRONMENT - We have very deliberately built the dream team of innovation heavyhitters. We take this task seriously! Everyone in the team is so fantastic that they could choose to work anywhere they please. We take great pride that they choose to do their best work here. It is our job to make sure that this choice is the easiest one they have to make! 

AWESOME OFFICES - The BlueChilli office is the veritable wishlist of any startup founder or tech pro. The Sydney headquarters is decked out with everything you could need to boost creative confidence and experimentation. Our workspace welcomes four-legged companions, too! 

FREEDOM & AUTONOMY - Work-life balance is crucial at BlueChilli. The team has taken big steps to ensure everyone can bring their best selves to work. Starting with  flexible work environments, including both complete flexible hours and the ability to work from home at a moment’s notice. Giving everybody the freedom to own their time, we ensure that each and everyone in our team is working from the place that makes him or her the happiest.

AWESOME DAY-  BlueChilli gives everyone a yearly AwesomeDay - a whole day free to use on anything they choose to. This day doesn’t count against annual or sick leave. It’s a free day to use for inspiration, recharging or simply enjoying life! 

INCENTIVE PROGRAM - BlueChilli is making investments in ensuring the the team and broader ecosystem is the best in the world. 

Maybe this role is not for you if….

  • You are not comfortable with incomplete information - startups deal with uncertainty every day
  • You need a lot of direction or structure for projects- our team is very autonomous!
  • You are looking for a hierarchical team - we have a flat structure and offer individual paths of growth.

Interested? Great! Apply here.