London – Platform Product Manager

Trade Ledger are not your average company, we’re at the forefront of a revolution in our sector and we’re on the cusp of exploding onto the global software scene but we can’t do this without a rockstar product team and a talented product manager to head up this global function.

 

Our Mission and Achievements

Trade Ledger is the world’s first business lending platform that transforms digital data from business supply chains in real time, allowing banks to assess and regularly update credit and default risk of businesses they lend to. We are a high growth fintech who simplify and automate complex banking services globally.

Our mission is to make commerce simple, by enabling banks and other lenders to address the underserved £1.2 Trillion corporate credit market opportunity. We do this by reimagining credit in a digital world and connecting company supply chain digital data to the financial service provider.

Our Culture

Diverse and open team culture is our differentiator. Bring your authentic self and we make great things together. With offices in London and Sydney we have a strong team focus. We work hard but we enjoy what we do. We actively invest in continuous professional development because we know our people are critical to our success. We are building a leading global software company and we can’t do this without also building one of the world’s best software teams.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager, who is looking to take their career to the next level building a global Enterprise B2B Platform-as-a-Service for commercial banks and lenders. You will be the main point of contact for all product features, helping to shape the strategy with senior stakeholders across the business including the founders. You will inherit and grow a team of product owners whose combined task it is to design, develop, test, deploy and manage the end-to-end lending platform.

As we’re a fast-growing team, executing complex enterprise transactions with global banks, we need someone that thinks two steps ahead of where we are currently and ensures we are truly prepared to scale into a global technology company. We embrace people who love to travel and as part of the role we would expect there to be opportunities to visit the team in Sydney and help launch product teams in new territories. You must also be curious, able to dive deep into technical topics and collaborate effectively with people from different backgrounds and with diverse perspectives. It’s who you are as a person that matters most to us.

Your tasks:

  • Work collaboratively with the team to identify current & future customer needs through a well-documented ‘voice of customer’ processes.
  • Develop a roadmap with team and stakeholders along with a coherent product backlog that supports it. Continuously maintain, prioritise and iterate on this backlog.
  • Combine product creativity with thoughtful experimentation and iteration to find the ideas that resonate with our client’s customers (SMEs)
  • Continuously monitor the competitive landscape and/or the market for technological advancements which could provide opportunities for product development
  • Lead prioritisation and effectively work with an engineering and design team to make the right trade-offs and deliver new experiences to our clients
  • Track and monitor your features’ performance and functionality after launch to iterate and improve on them.
  • Clearly communicate product plans, benefits, and results to the wider team
  • Work with the sales & marketing teams to align product development to GTM plans.

About you:

  • You have product management experience, having managed at least one entire product development cycle from concept to launch in the commercial lending or enterprise technology sector
  • You have demonstrated the ability to translate complex technical & product requirements into game changing customer experiences and communicate them to a non-technical audience and vice versa
  • You have a track record of product leadership. You can balance being confident and assertive whilst remaining humble and a good listener when working with others
  • You’re familiar with agile development principles and practices
  • You’re comfortable driving projects from start to finish, with a predictable cadence and involving multiple stakeholders from diverse disciplines
  • You are able to work with senior business leaders & founding member teams in a high-growth, cross-regional environment (London -> Sydney)
  • You have a strong methodology and process that drives your product decisions
  • You possess strong interpersonal skills and are naturally curious and collaborative 

Nice to have:

  • Experience managing, mentoring and scaling product teams
  • Experience working in a high-growth start up environment
  • Experience working with API Platforms and/or Commercial Lending industry is a big plus