Head of Product

Job Title: Head of Product
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Technology & Change Management
Contact Name: Ben Horn
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2021 14:06

Job Description

A rapidly growing start-up with an impressive funding story has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Product. This role is a clean slate - owning the entire product roadmap and journey, building a team, and having full exposure to other teams and key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the entire product roadmap, prioritisation process and key output KPIs including the P&L for one of our lending product
  • Own the product strategy, namely target customer, market sizing, segmentation, product positioning, acquisition channels, pricing, funding, and risk frameworks
  • Identify customer problems, ensure we are 100% customer centric, ensure our product decisions are data-driven
  • Define & track product-specific goals and metrics and ensure they are aligned to business goals.
  • Own our product proposal process within the loans business, set impact metrics, make decisions, ensure features are released on time working closely with design, engineering and other relevant teams
  • Communicate widely to the whole company why we are prioritising certain product features and updating against impact metrics and which features have been most successful.
  • Work very closely with the engineering team to ensure timely delivery of the product features.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the product team and other business functions like Risk, Finance, Ops, Sales, Marketing.

Key Requirements:

  • Great at prioritising the most impactful projects for our customers, while cutting out the noise that often gets in the way
  • Strong customer discovery and validation skills
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Passionate about evolving our products to delight our customers
  • Strong manager of people from across a wide range of backgrounds
  • Experience in launching and delivering complex products that have demonstrated growth and scale
  • Passionate about how fintech can help many small businesses manage their cash flow as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Ideally someone with lending / cards / payments background