Senior Product Lead (Payments)
At Monese we believe that access to banking and financial services is a right that everybody should enjoy. We are on a mission to ensure that anyone in the world who needs a bank account can get one. By using leading-edge technology via smartphones, we offer services that are easy to access, simple to use and cheap to run for anybody.
The first Monese products already serve hundreds of thousands of customers in the UK and Europe, and we have ambitious plans to add more products and improve our existing features.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Product Lead, who will lead our cross-functional Payments team to deliver world-class experiences for our customers. You will own a specific product that will delight our customers, add revenue for Monese and be very hard to copy. You will be responsible and accountable for the complete product lifecycle and the success of the product.
- Generate a deep understanding of Monese strategy, our target customers, your product and the wider industry to create a clear, compelling and differentiated product vision and strategy, and evangelise this inside and outside Monese.
- Translate Monese’s strategy and OKRs into team OKRs and build a prioritised backlog of work which will deliver the key results.
- Gather insights and feedback from stakeholders, customer research and user data to refine and improve existing features and generate ideas for new features.
- Test existing and new features through experimentation, and ensure what we ship adds value and is safe for our customers and Monese.
- Regularly update, prioritise and own the product backlog.
- Support the team by ensuring that work is ready for development while balancing the need for exploration and expression.
- Revel in Agile product delivery, the process of rapid prototyping, design and shipping product ‘little and often’.
- Be ready to take on commercials, negotiations and strategic projects so that we meet our ambitious customer, geographic and product goals.
- Identify issues and opportunities, and acting as a bridge between different teams.
We are looking for you if:
- You have a track record of making good decisions that pay-off, even when others have disagreed with you.
- You are reliable, you deliver on what you said you would deliver.
- You are a leader, you help others succeed through guidance, coaching, mentoring and empathy - not by telling people what to do.
- You have a minimum of 5 years experience of Product Management, overseeing a dedicated team and managing backlog prioritisation, roadmap, and delivery of user-facing functionality.
- You have experience leading cross-functional teams.
- You have passion for problem-solving through user-centric design, applying expertise, data, research and judgement to make sure you’re focused on making the biggest impact to our entrepreneurs and investors.
- You are curious and capable of deriving meaningful insight from research and data.
- You have technical degree or equivalent experience.
- You have fluent English skills.
What we can promise:
- Impact – you will change the way the world works by helping everyone get clear, simple and cheap banking that works anywhere.
- Leadership – you will work with great peers and even better leaders who are there to help you do amazing work and support you reaching your potential.
- Development – we are growing fast and like promoting internally, you will also have good support and opportunities to help you grow technically.
- Challenge – what we are doing is not easy, we need people who want to get stuck in and solve some difficult problems.
- Ownership – you will be responsible for your work and your impact, but you will get guidance, help and coaching all the way.
- Reward - good pay and great equity.
Sounds like something for you?
Then please send us your CV and cover letter. And be quick to apply, as we will start reviewing the applications and meeting the candidates immediately.