Product Director

London, United Kingdom Permanent FintechUp to £125,000Ref: 135

The client:

A fast-scaling Fintech company on a mission to revolutionise the world of accounting and bookkeeping. Their award winning AI enables SMEs to unlock the value of data and automate bookkeeping processes.

They have opened offices globally, and raised over $100m in Private Equity investment. The team is now looking for a Product Director (reporting directly to the CPO) to play a significant role in shaping the product vision and ensure close and clear interaction with customers and industry partners.

The role:

  • Contributing to the product vision and being the spokesperson for the product towards customers and partners
  • Bridging the Business and Product teams within the organisation
  • Analysing various options and choose the best product solution based on data
  • Leading prioritisation by combining user needs and desired business impact, build business cases, express and evaluate outcomes in finance and product operational metrics
  • Driving business results from product and articulating the ROI to the customers
  • Partnering with UX Researchers to conduct research to identify key personas and the problems to solve
  • Collaborating with Product Designers to define experiences, craft user flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Serving in the Product Owner role, by being responsible for the backlog, writing clear but succinct requirements, planning sprints, and conducting scrums
  • Leading go-to-market activities and collaborating with marketing, sales, support, and others to educate on new product value and release logistics
  • Managing incidents internally and communicating appropriately with external audiences
  • Owning the product triage and input process, ensuring all squads have a clear focus and understand strategic goals
  • Building, maintaining, and communicating the current roadmap, with appropriate versions for internal and external audiences
  • Formulating and completing OKRs that support company goals
  • Revising tools and processes used from the product organisation
  • Establishing quality and performance metrics for Non-Functional Requirements
  • Providing complete clarity to company regarding roadmap, product KPIs, and product releases on a recurring basis
  • Defining and refining processes for submitting bugs, feature requests, and custom development
  • Nurturing partnerships within product operations, UX, engineering, marketing, sales, finance, customer service, corporate strategy, BI, and talent operations

You, the Product Director:

  • 6 + years of product management experience
  • 3 + years of experience in leading, managing, and mentoring product management teams
  • Motivating leader with great interpersonal skills
  • Experience in agile methodologies, especially SCRUM
  • Ability to travel (circa 10%), including international
  • Experience leading multi-persona SaaS product and remote teams
  • eCommerce / PLG / multi-product strategy experience
  • Interest in Data driven product management
  • Experience with UI and UX will be a great advantage
  • Background in accounting or accounting software products is valuable
  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA or other advanced degree is a bonus