Product Lead - highly successful mature start-up

Australia - Sydney

Fantastic opportunity to work with one of Australia's most successful recent start-up ventures and take ownership of my client's product!

  • Product Lead
  • Highly successful start-up within the real estate industry
  • Fantastic growth opportunity

My client is a highly successful two-sided marketplace, with a strong foothold within the real estate industry. Born in 2013, the business has doubled in size every year as has raised over $15 million in funding to date.

We are sourcing for an experienced Product Lead to join the business. This is a full-time, permanent role for the right candidate. This is a retained, exclusive search to MitchelLake, we are the sole agency working on this role.

The role:

You will be responsible for owning and delivering on a critical revenue metric for the business. The Core Product team that you will be leading is a cross-functional team made up of product, data and engineering. You will develop, define and deliver a product roadmap for both real estate agents and home sellers.


Set the vision and goals for our core product team (including roadmap ownership)

Own and deliver results for a critical revenue and customer-success metric

Create transactional product that facilitates high quality in-person interactions between two sides of a marketplace: real-estate agents and home sellers

Further develop our matching intelligence to ensure we are connecting home sellers with the right agent for them every time

Work with other leaders in our team to ensure we are delivering a seamless user experience throughout a homeowner's journey

Mentor and develop existing product managers; and hire new team members as the team grows

Reporting to our VP of Product & Growth, you'll be working closely with the founders and executive team to shape product vision and play a key role in transforming the way that people sell their home

Your personality:

You are highly inquisitive, analytical and love solving problems. You are data driven and user focussed. You like coming to work each day because you are passionate and interested in the products you are building. Your friends call you a geek because you always go on about the new site or app you've come across. You either have experience managing product teams or are ready to take that next step in your career.

Required Experience:

5+ years in a Product Management role with web or mobile products

Experience developing and delivering a product roadmap

Experience leading teams

Worked in a cross-functional team environment with engineers

Understanding of UX research

Understanding of go to market strategies

Preferred Experience:

2+ years managing Product Managers

Experience with a two-sided marketplace, consumer-facing products and/or the real estate


  • Understanding of agile project delivery methods.

If you've never worked at a start-up be prepared for a different world. Working at a startup gives you the chance to grow as the business grows, you get to be involved in strategic decisions and every action you take makes a real difference; every day.

You'll be joining a team made up of people at the top of their game, who work collaboratively to achieve some big goals.

Please send through your CV, or email michael (at) mitchellake (dot) com to kick things off! This is a superb role, so get in touch!

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