ABOUT UPLOAN PHILIPPINES Uploan is an innovative fintech company operating in the Philippines that provides secure, reliable, and affordable Salary Loan solutions to hard working employees of our partner companies.
Our services focus on Salary Loans, Salary Advance, and Insurance options that fit for each employee’s financial needs. We provide an end-
to-end "Lending-as-a-Service Platform" to employers. Our mission is to build a financially inclusive world, with access to economic opportunities for all.
At Uploan, we leverage people employment history and HR data to provide them with better credit scores and conditions. We serve our customers by providing fast, convenient and affordable financing through the use of technology.
THE ROLE We’re looking for someone with finance experience and a strong interest in the role of Product Manager within the digital finance space for our Payments platform.
This role is all about innovation and ensuring that this company provides their customers with the leading payment products.
As the Payments Product Manager, you will define, lead and drive the payments strategy, working with various departments including Operations, Finance, Risk, Compliance and other product managers.
You will lead meetings with stakeholders and be responsible for articulating to them the roadmap and outcomes. You will be joining the customer experience team and be surrounded by like-
minded individuals who want to ensure a seamless engagement of new and existing customers. Our ideal Product Manager has led technical products or large-
scale platforms, has an extreme attention to detail, concisely communicates complex concepts, and is equally excited about 99.
99% reliability and financial correctness as well as beautiful product UX and API design.RESPONSIBILITIES The Product Manager will join a cross functional product development team and take on the following responsibilities : Work closely with a team of skilled designers and engineers and set the high-
level mission, vision and roadmap for the team Define the metrics and KPI s used to measure the health of the product and how these improve over time Work closely with stakeholders across the organization to make sure that you collaboratively meet the company's short-
and long-term goals and that your plan is in line with commercial objectives Make sure that your team is strong and healthy including capabilities, happiness, resilience and growth Make sure that your team is constantly doing the right things, and has a healthy balance of innovation, reducing technical debt and providing maintenance and support Capture, analyse, and prioritise ideas and requests from a wide range of internal and external sources Partner with data analysts, SEO, tracking and UX specialists, designers, developers and a broad range of operational teams to scope out the product features and turn them into clear concepts, product specifications and commercial opportunities Conduct and use market research to help ensure that the product roadmap is optimal in terms of our target markets, customers, and competitors Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction Prioritise and manage the product backlog and ensure that product needs are effectively driven through the delivery phases from early idea to final launch Act as Product Manager and driving force in the product development team.
This includes daily responsibilities like : Managing the backlog Writing user stories Attending Scrum meetings Working closely with the development team Performing release planning Driving conceptualisation workSKILLS AND BACKGROUND The ideal candidate should have : Minimum of three years of experience as a Technical Product Manager Experience with finance or payments platforms Experience with agile methodology and data-
informed product development Excellent organisational and analytical skills with strong technical understanding Exceptional communication and presentation skills, and the ability to tell stories, speak fluently to business people, partners and engineers Experience within the finance industry is a plus, but not a requirement A high degree of competency with project management, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communication of overall project status Strong technical understanding with an eye for and interest in new technology trends Experience with Jira / Confluence Must speak / write EnglishPERSONAL QUALITIES You’ll join a great and enthusiastic team in a very professional but social workplace, where we pride ourselves on innovation, hard work and setting industry standards.
You should be : Passionate about product management and have a deep understanding of strategy, operations and everything in-
between Organised, and able to plan, forecast and manage a product backlog easily. You know both the user story details and the long-
term goal Capable of interacting with a wide range of functions and personalities across the company and external partners A strong communicator, both verbal and written, with a proven ability to coordinate disparate teams of people with a consistent positive attitude Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under high pressure in an ever changing environment Able to function independently and work well within a team environmentWHAT WE OFFER : Training opportunities for continuous learning, specially on technical skills Flexible hours A good location in Makati and a great team to work with A key part of an exciting international growth journey