Product Manager – Financial Services

Cape Town

About the role

 

Flash is looking to hire a Product Manager to join the Product team. In this role, you will be responsible of the end to end management of all aspects of the specific product/s under your management and through all stages of the product life cycle.

This role requires strong fluency in credit/ loan products, building alternative credit score cards, mobile technology and SME world

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualification in Finance/ Business Management/ Accounting or similar
  • Previous experience in a Product Management / Similar role
  • Previous experience in managing credit products
  • Sound understanding of SME’s
  • Previous experience in the informal retail market will be an advantage
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Agile experience is beneficial but not essential.

 

Role Specific requirements:

  • Build alternative credit scoring models to provide short term loans to Flash traders
  • Developing the strategy and roadmap for Overnight Flash Loans based on deep customer insights. Inclusive of enhancing current products and developing new products as needed over time.
  • Continuing to drive the portfolio optimization through the development of solutions that deliver value to Traders and Flash
  • Actively managing outstanding liabilities, including planning and forecasting, reporting and insights and marketing activities to drive more profitable trader behavior

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Logical and dependable
  • Detail orientated
  • Able to build and maintain relationships
  • Proactive – capable of identifying, embracing and initiating change
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Outcome focused
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks
  • Persistent and accountable
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view
  • Persuasive with details and facts
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to think out of the box – big picture / holistic thinker
  • Strong problem-solving skills

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish product direction for the products, including product line extensions and target markets supported by associated business cases and related financial analysis.
  • Interview and meet with traders to better understand the market and market problems.
  • Prioritize and validate trader needs and requests for product changes & enhancements.
  • Track industry trends, product segment growth, market spend, and market share.
  • Create and implement annual product plans and roadmaps including new products/enhancements to expand service offering, drive revenue, and increase profitability.
  • Oversee the product through all stages of the product’s life cycle, from concept to production, including support
  • Develop functional specifications for new ideas and product enhancements
  • Working closely with QA to compile and execute test cases and regression testing
  • Enable, support and train sales, client services, and professional services staff on new product functionality delivered.

Seniority Level:

Mid-Senior level

Industry:

  • Information Technology & Services
  • Financial Services
  • Retail

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Functions:

  • Information Technology
  • Strategy/Planning
  • Analyst

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