• £80,000 - £95,000 + Bonus and Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EC1 Partners
  • 2019-03-07

Our client is a leading Global player in the Fintech market, providing open platforms, applications APIs and access to real time trading data.

PRODUCT MANAGER - ALERTS

  • Create the product vision, strategy and execution plan to build a best in class financial alerting capability 
  • Accountable for the execution and delivery of the plan
  • Constant customer engagement in order to validate requirements, obtain market insight and create strategic Product partnerships
  • Work closely with the Development teams to ensure a clear understanding of the requirements, development, testing and successful releases of features as planned
  • Report Product roadmap progress to Management and stakeholders; KPIs, Business/Sector key business deliverables and risk assessment reports
  • Drive execution in a matrix organisation.  Anticipate and probe issues and contingencies with the early involvement of others, creating a culture that translates strategies into specific goals, tactics, action plans and deliverables
  • Create trust and credibility with Development, Product Management and Propositions teams, working closely to anticipate customer expectations/needs along with industry and market trends and translate into solutions and capabilities
  • Work with the UX design team to develop intuitive user workflows and ensure an impeccable and consistent customer experience

Key Career Experiences:

  • Strong alignment and collaboration with Business and Proposition teams. 
  • Proven communicator, able to influence Technology, Product and Customer Facing teams
  • Experience of working to strict performance, quality and timescale requirements
  • Competent at building strong customer relationships and resolving issues
  • Thought leadership, innovation and customer mindset
  • Appreciates and drives change in the organisation as well as the impacts and consequences of those changes
  • Ability to anticipate and identify threats and opportunities, and create innovative strategies

 

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Finance or equivalent
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • Understanding of:
    • Push Notifications
    • HTML5
  • The ability to understand complex requirements and distil into specifications for developers to follow
  • Ability to prioritise while balancing the needs of the customers and stakeholders
  • Advanced knowledge of JIRA and agile project management methodologies
  • Communicate confidently and concisely to both technologists and non-technologists. 
  • Strong experience in Product Management; can understand and detail end-user workflows, and produce accurate Product Requirements, mock-ups and roadmaps
  • Strong team player with experience in working with virtual teams from different functions/regions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen 
  • Knowledge of industry trends, leading practices, application vendor landscape 
  • Technical awareness of:
    • JSON, REST, XML
    • Axure, Balsamiq, Sketch or other UI Prototyping tools
  • Knowledgeable of latest/innovative technologies including AI, cognitive/machine learning, robotics and other FinTech trends