Product Manager/Owner

We are looking for an accomplished product manager (PM) to expand the boundaries of the upSWOT
The Product Manager position is responsible for delivering business value to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction through the production of a quality product.

Fintech solution to help banks and companies that serve SMBs establish loyal and effective relationships with their clients by offering them a powerful tool for comprehensive business analysis, accurate cash flow forecast, credit score boost, and many more business development purposes. This is an exciting opportunity for a product manager with passion and curiosity for FinTech direction to create significant impacts.

Prior experience:
- Minimum 3+ years of relevant product management or finance experience including experience in banking, payments, investments, or other financial systems;
- Strong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies;
- Led projects as well as work cross-functionally.

Requirements:
- Responsible for the Product development team;
- Ensure product is aligned with the company, stakeholder, and end-user priorities to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction;
- Manage cross-functional team and stakeholder expectations to execute product strategy;
- Document, review and ensure that all quality standards are met;
- Identify pros, cons, issues, obstacles, dependencies, and value associated with features and enhancements;
- Participate in standups, iteration planning sessions, product demos, and retrospectives;
- Foster collaboration with team members (developers, designers, QAs, and BAs.) to drive value and collectively identify and resolve impediments;
- Regularly work with the product team to continuously assess progress, disseminate lessons learned, and understand next steps;
- Exhibit active listening, facilitate sessions, and clearly communicate at all levels (Executive Leadership Team, project management office, the product development team, etc.) and in all formats the product's long-term strategy which is used to prioritize short-term action;
- Formulate, test, and refine assumptions and hypotheses through user research and testing;
- Create, prioritize and accept user stories; incorporate them into release planning;
- Make product decisions that drive value on a daily basis
- Partner with the R&D department to better understand customers' needs and assist in validating ideas;
- Monitor research as well as the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products remain or become best in class;
- Evaluate research and market analysis on industry innovations and technology platforms to recommend the best possible solution;
- Direct Manager/Direct Reports - reports to Head of Product.

Responsibilities:
- Product feature analysis, planning, and execution through the entire product lifecycle. This would include gathering and prioritizing product requirements, requirement analysis, working with the development team as a product owner to lead implementation using agile methodology, and working closely with all the stakeholders to make sure all their business requirements are met;
- Effectively collaborate and communicate product road map, project status, and issues to executive management, project management office, and other stakeholders, as necessary;
- Writing product requirement specifications with user stories and acceptance criteria; recommend sequencing, MVP, and phasing of product features for development

It would be a plus:
- 3-5 years of relevant work experience;
- Experience working as a Product Manager in a modern software development-based enterprise environment;
- Experience working in a fast-paced, fluid environment where priorities shift on a regular basis;
- Experience communicating with and influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization;
- Experience working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team;
- Experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs;
- Experience identifying goals, metrics, and analytics to measure product value;
- Experience conducting competitive research and analysis.

Benefits:
• Possibility to grow within a multicultural work environment with a flat structure and direct, informal communication
• Flexible working environment
• Full-time employment
• Remote work
• 4 working days week

About upSWOT

upSWOT is an American startup that is actively scaling in CEE, Western Europe, and the US.

The upSWOT solution is trusted by 100+ multinational and community financial institutions and fintech providers, like Standard Chartered, Mastercard, OnDeck, FSNB, Moven, Republic Bank, Old Missouri Bank, Sunwest Bank, LCF, and others, that want to improve outcomes for financial institutions and their SMB customers through the use of data-driven insights. These insights allow the FI to be proactive in their relationship with their client; helping them make better financial and business decisions, eliminate failures, and become more resilient and successful.

The upSWOT solution ingests data from more than 200+ SaaS applications that are commonly used to run small businesses such as PoS, eCommerce, Payroll, ERP, CRM, Marketing, Accounting, and others. That data is then analyzed using cutting-edge machine learning and used to derive actionable insights for both the FI and the SMB. For the FI, this results in a complete picture of business performance and on-demand access to data needed to improve underwriting and risk analysis. For the SMB owner, these insights include accurate cash-flow forecasting, credit score boosting, bank reconciliation, business valuation, and a host of other features.


Our Mission

We want to become the worldwide embedded business management and finance hub that helps entrepreneurs and innovators to create, grow and expand their businesses by providing them knowledge, instruments, and resources to achieve financial success and create new jobs.


Our Core Values

Aloha spirit - Bring good vibes by focusing on collective success
Regardless of title or expertise, we are all willing to listen to innovative ideas and feedback. We know that our sustained growth requires innovation and guts from all of us, working together.

Expand mindsets, ignite change
We don’t wait for the perfect moment, we take the moment and make it perfect. Action makes us winners.

Have an entrepreneurial spirit
Entrepreneurial spirit empowers dreamers to become doers. We have an insatiable curiosity, are constantly questioning things, and want to excel professionally.

Make the complex effortless
Simplicity comes from deeply understanding complex objectives. This requires a growth mindset, and we are willing to get uncomfortable in order to change and improve.

Lead with integrity
We challenge the status quo with open minds, seeking to make the right decisions with both focus and speed.


Our Personality Traits

Honest
We’re honest and to the point. Our copy sounds human — like a person, not a business talking.

Respectful
We’re straight-talking and down-to-earth. We connect with people in a human way and are respectful and warm

Enthusiastic
We’re people with vision, with the enthusiasm to see and believe in new ideas. We talk from the heart and passionately. We walk the talk and put our vision into action.

Cheerful
We’re empowering and uplifting. We sound encouraging for our audience helping them to achieve
their goals.

Company website:
https://upswot.com

DOU company page:
https://jobs.dou.ua/companies/upswot/

Job posted on 7 January 2023
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  • Category: Product Manager
  • English: Advanced/Fluent
  • 3 years of experience
  • Domain: Fintech
  • Full Remote
  • Product
  • Ukraine
  • Four-day work week
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