Head of Product

London 95K - 110K Permanent

Who are we?

We are a leading Fintech player, providing unique cashflow management solutions designed to help business owners in growing their businesses and forget about their cashflow problems. Providing innovative credit control and risk tools and are the pioneers of on-demand business finance.

We are in an exciting growth phase and are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals who want to make a difference and help us disrupt the status quo. We're a hard-working group who enjoy overcoming hurdles and building awesome tools for our customers.

About the Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Product to lead our growing team, to own the product vision and help build great features for our product.

This person will manage a lean Product team to perform discovery on new features for the our platform, ensure efficiency between the engineering and product teams and work with the senior leadership team to help build the best cashflow management tool in the market.

Ideally have a Fintech background and be looking for a role where they can make an immediate impact but also cement their experience as a Head of Product within a challenging and ever-growing space.

If you love challenges, finding the answers to the problem and have a great sense of humour then we are the place for you!

What your day-to-day looks like:

-Manage other members of the product team and ensure processes for requirement gathering, ideas, new feature requests etc.
-Work with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) members to identify key improvements that can be made to the platform.
-Support the SLT members by providing product expertise and experience where relevant.
-Managing and communicating the product roadmap to the wider business
-Manage backlog prioritisation sessions.
-Communicate timelines on strategic roadmap items.
-Look at ways to improve and implement customer feedback loops from the app or outside the app.
-Work with SLT and C-suite on any partnerships work and mapping out how the product would work with any partners
-Breaking down large strategic initiatives into features in the platform or a strategy to implement the initiative
-Work with other teams, Customer Success, Marketing, Sales etc on prioritising any ad hoc requirements and small platform changes
-Use research and customer insights to inform decisions on new and existing feature requirements
-Make suggestions on things that we can improve as a team (we love continuous improvement!)

Requirements:

If you have some or all of the following please apply:

-You enjoy a challenge; you love creating products customers love & are always striving to build things that help solve real problems. You can explain reasons for changes in the product and process backed up by experience or research. You want to contribute directly to a customer facing product and be able to say, ‘I -helped build that!’ whilst also having the opportunity to speak directly to the target demographic.
-Practical experience managing and mentoring product people providing them with clear direction when required.
-Performed in depth discovery and created clear requirements for the engineers in the past so knows ‘what good looks like’
-Proven ability to translate roadmap items, high level vision and user feedback into actionable changes in the app
-Ability to understand strategic ideas from C-Suite members and translate that it features ideas or an ‘off-product’ plan for realising those ideas
-Technical experience and can understand how the platform fits together so they can work more efficiently with engineers
-Experience working in a Product focused environment as well as agile dev environment
-Hands on using Miro, Jira, Monday (or nearest similar tool)
-Can balance tactical work with more strategic and wholesale changes
-Preferably experience conducting focus groups, design sessions, surveys and online testing.
-Preferably experience translating research into actionable changes in the platform.

Why work at us:

-You will be joining an awesome, welcoming, and vibrant environment.??
-Play a significant role in the development of our company, have your voice heard and realise your professional and personal growth.?
-Work with exceptional, diverse, innovative people who want to make a difference.?
-No task is beneath or above us. We love to wear many hats and figure things out. This applies even to our CEO!?

We have also other benefits that will keep you happy:

-Competitive Salary, and up to 5% pension matching
-Participation in discretionary bonus pool
-25 days holiday + extra day off for your birthday
-Extra holiday for one Friday afternoon per month – and yes that adds up to six extra days per year!!!
-Health and Life insurance and usual bens
-Online company perks service
-Dedicated budget for continuous Training & Development on a personal and team level.
-Plenty of drinks, snacks, and Friday's happy hour in the office.
-Be you!

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate difference, support it, and thrive on a diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs and experiences. The more inclusive we are, the better we are, and our work will be.

We’d love to hear from you!

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