Senior Product Manager

Yoco is looking for a senior product manager to join our growing team, as we develop products for small businesses across South Africa and beyond. We are seeking someone with a passion and depth of experience in solving problems and building successful products that customers love. You should have a solid few years of product experience behind you and ready for your next challenge in a fast and innovative environment. 
You will be responsible for setting, driving, and executing the strategy for products that fall within your area which could be payments, business management, lending, and point-of-sale. Product is a vital role at Yoco and you will be building the tools and services that thousands of people use to run their businesses.
  • Define the product strategy and vision for the family of products you manage
  • Build deep insights and empathy with your customers, identifying problems and opportunities
  • Be the expert for your products, know your customers, competitors, and industry
  • Create, drive, and communicate an evolving agile roadmap that takes into account customer needs, market trends, and business objectives
  • Identify, measure, and validate customer needs and market opportunities quickly and iteratively
  • Collaborate closely with UX, design, data, developers, and external partners to define and develop innovative, high quality solutions
  • Plan and execute successful product betas and launches with multiple teams across the business
  • Evaluate the impact and revenue contribution of products
  • Lead, guide, and coach junior product managers
  • 5+ years proven experience as a Product Manager or similar role
  • Experience in product lifecycle management
  • Passion for product development with an extraordinary attention to detail
  • Experience working with or managing cross-functional teams
  • Product marketing and go-to-market experience
  • Able to identify and implement product experiments
  • Experience in using data and metrics in decision making
  • Strong written, visual, and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable engaging with senior stakeholders 
  • Experience within financial services or fintech is beneficial