Head of Product

Job Description
  • In partnership with the executive team, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services as an app-based business, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including web application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company’s services.
  • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all app-based services.
  • Participate as a member of the senior management team in establishing governance processes of direction and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and the organization’s resources are used responsibly, particularly in the areas of software development, office networks and computers, and telecommunications
  • Establish a governance process that meets government, regulator, partner and company expectations for customer information privacy.
  • Direct development and execution of an company-wide information security and disaster recovery and business continuity plan
  • Oversee the innovation and improvement of the e-Wallet products as well as the day-to-day product activities in such a way that ensures that the product is constantly growing to suit partner and consumer needs.
  • Ensure that necessary steps are being taken to make any modifications that are being made in the product or strategy in order to bring out the best results for the business.
  • Work to develop and implement effective product variations for our affinity partners
  • Responsible for identifying opportunities that lead to the growth of the product through innovation while still maintaining the fundamental business goals/priorities
  • Build out a best-in-class team and outside resources to achieve desired results
  • Responsible for spearheading investigation and analyses on the product and the product market.
  • Oversee execution of marketing initiatives following the launch of new partnerships
  • Collaborate internally with company leaderships and areas of product, marketing, tech, sales, operations, and customer service to meet partner and company objectives.
  • Develop deep analytical tools that analyze results and benchmark product performance and present results to demonstrate the impact of initiatives.
  • Participation in the executive team, reporting directly to COO
Job Requirements

Bachelor degree in sales / marketing / business or similar

Experience:                                                                                                  

  • At least 7 to 10 years of experience in a product management role, preferably from a fintech environment
  • Proven success developing and implementing product changes and initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Ability to effectively priorities and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to present analysis results to senior management
  • Ability to bring projects to successful completion
  • Capability to create and implement process improvements and strategic initiatives
  • Strong ability to communicate in writing and numbers via PPT and Excel
  • Self-starter who thrives with minimal direction in an ambiguous environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Rockstar presentation skills

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong command of written and oral English.
  • Possess good data analytical, cognitive, planning and organizing skillset.
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team and handle multiple projects.
  • Possess good communication styles and able to leverage on team’s abilities.
  • Meticulous and have a keen eye for details to ensure high-quality work output.
  • Able to write solution proposal
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Project & Excel.
  • Motivation to continuously improve one’s self.
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