Senior Product Manager (Financial Services) (f/m/x)

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Experience: > 3 years


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Job description

Yassir is the leading super App in the Maghreb region set to changing the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia with recent expansions into France, Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is backed (~$200M in funding) by VCs from Silicon Valley, Europe and other parts of the world.

We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery. Building on this infrastructure, we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save and borrow digitally.

Helping usher the continent into a digital economy era. We’re not just about serving people - we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.

About the role

We are in search of a talented and motivated individual to join our team and start working on all sorts of interesting financial services products.

‍As a Product Manager at Yassir you will be responsible for driving product initiatives from inception through execution. In this role, you will collaborate closely with designers, engineers, analysts, and other cross-functional team members within the organization to ensure that our products amaze and delight our users.

You would be a leader who works in a highly collaborative environment, focused on building products in a lean way, as well as building strong relationships with your stakeholders and other product teams. If you like working in a product culture where teams value rapid testing and learning, then this is a great opportunity for you.

About your role as Product Manager

  • Co-create, coordinate, and facilitate your team's product discovery process
  • Work with cross-functional collaborators, such as engineers, product designers, and marketers, to validate product ideas through a variety of product discovery frameworks and methods
  • Work closely with users and stakeholders to understand their needs and objectives, and to gain a deep understanding of the problem space through workshops and research
  • Conduct secondary and primary research, prototyping, and experiments (e.g. defining and understanding of proto-personas, customer journeys, customer interviews)
  • Translate customer insights into prioritized product ideas or experiments to be tested on the market and with customers
  • Synthesize data to make strategic evidence-based recommendations founded on the business, market, and customer needs
  • Facilitate and actively collaborate in the development of business models, go2market plans, and early-traction tactics for products to be launched in collaboration with our clients, the product team, and other experts (e.g. marketing)
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies in order to deliver a product or product initiatives in a timely manner and agreed on the quality‍
  • About your experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in product management with digital products or in a similar product role at a FinTech company, digital bank, or Payment provider
  • A track record of launching consumer-facing digital products and services (B2B or B2C)
  • Experience working with scale-ups
  • Ability to create and execute a customer discovery process to gather pains and opportunities
  • Ability to design and run various ideation workshops
  • Presentation skills and storytelling
  • Understanding of how to integrate analytics into a product for generating useful information
  • Understanding of the importance of branding and when it's important and when it's not
  • A strong understanding of value proposition design and what makes for a successful venture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Knowledge of modern development practices like agile and scrum
  • General understanding of the technical aspects in digital product development with the ability to work closely with technical engineers and get the best out of them
  • Strong design sense with the ability to collaborate with designers to produce great work
  • Ability to manage stakeholders across the business and clients
  • Passion for digital products and human-centered design
  • Dependable, enthusiastic, curious with great energy and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Fluent English
  • Nice to have

  • Knowledge of lean startup techniques and what a good MVP should be across B2B and B2C
  • Technical, consulting, or design background
  • Understanding of metrics and how to define them for different companies and products
  • Understanding of behavioral psychology and how to make products with high engagement and stickiness
  • Understanding of the growth process across Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, and Revenue
  • Why should you join Yassir

  • 😎 You will be part of one of the first Algerian startups to go through the Y Combinator program and one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. We are currently in +30 cities (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, France and, Germany)
  • 💸 Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
  • 🚉 Subsidized public transit pass
  • 🤙🏽Have a lasting impact on our company's culture
  • 🚀 Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
  • 📈 Extremely steep learning curve with own responsibility and intensive guidance
  • 💯 Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans
  • 🌎As a company, we are passionate about diversity and inclusion, 40% of our team are women leaders in the tech sector
  • At Yassir, we believe in the power of diversity and the importance of an inclusive culture. So, if you're ready to bring your unique perspective and experiences to the table, then we're excited to listen.

    Don't just apply for a job, come and be a part of our journey. Let's create a better tomorrow together.

    We look forward to receiving your application!

    Best of luck,

    Your Yassir TA Team

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