Senior Product Manager: Zaimo (m/f)

You like the feel and power of working in a start-up?

You want to make a real difference in our world-wide Product Management?

Then join The Kreditech Group as our Senior Product Manager: Zaimo! You’ll work directly with the Product team.

We use big data and complex machine-learning algorithms to serve a simple mission: “Building a ‘digital bank’ for the unscored worldwide.”

The Kreditech Group is split into two parts: “Kredi” stands for the subsidiaries operating as financial service providers that issue credit to private individuals. The second part, “tech” is the Hamburg-based tech company – Kreditech Holding – developing banking technology and providing supporting services.

The Kreditech Group’s subsidiaries operate in eight countries. Founded in 2012 by Sebastian Diemer (CEO) and Alexander Graubner-Müller (CTO) the Kreditech Group has more than 200 passionate employees from more than 40 nations working on the algo-banking of the future.

Your Role:

Lead Kreditech’s product development for the core product Zaimo
Build products which are loved unanimously by our customers, the customer must always first
Drive all key KPIs and handle conversion optimization, UI / UX development, product analytics, market research, competitive analysis, customer feedback review, product definition and priortiy management
Manage and build your own team of product professionals and creatives
Drive a structured, KPI-driven new product and innovation process in line with the vision and strategy of Kreditech
Define the positioning of the product in the market and develop USPs and competitive advantages based on our strong technological footprint
Manage further international expansion and product rollouts into new countries and manage adaptations to the need of local markets
Have a close eye on new opportunities in the fintech space and help redefining the strategic vision of the product
Join a team of highly passionate creative, product and engineering professionals
Work closely with senior management, marketing and product development with direct reporting lines to the senior-management

Your Profile:

Most importantly: You consider yourself to be a full-hearted product person
You hold a degree in engineering, business or design and bring at least 4 years of working experience in product management with best-of-class consumer internet companies.
But more interesting than that: You know what you do, you are a personality and you are the most passionate product manager ever.
You are very analytical, detailed-oriented and structured with regards to your work
You have great understanding for consumers, their needs and motivations and for cultural differences across countries
You have strong knowledge of web / mobile product development and at least a basic understanding of the underlying technologies
You are experienced in managing a structured end-to-end product development process across all stakeholders
You find the right balance between the creative-, technical- and business-aspects of product development
You are experienced in managing a team of product professionals
You can identify business-critical KPIs and quickly understand their key drivers
You are experienced in presenting product ideas working with mockup-tools such as balsamic and invision
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to be proactive with a sense of urgency
You’re a self-starter, a highly motivated person able to work in a fast paced environment that is continually changing
You’re fluent in English and feel comfortable in an international working environment

Nice to have:

Familiarity with agile development methodology
Familiar with User Experience and Usability
Experienced team manager
Your Personality:

You get along with just about everyone. You are passionate about your work, like to be around people from all over the world, and you take an active interest in creative development. You want to make the world a better place.

Life @ The Kreditech Group

We want to take good care of our employees – we make sure that your daily work routine is exciting and productive. To keep the team happy, the Kreditech Group offers a modern, chic centrally located office in Hamburg. Inside, you’ll find a coffee machine to quench your thirst, snacks when you’re hungry, XBOX to play when you need a break, a ping-pong table when you need exercise, and scooters to take you from one side of the office to the other in a flash. Outside, we make sure you can keep fit with a gym pass, or offer you a Metro pass to help with the commute. All in all, you’re in good hands!

The Kreditech Group is a place of innovation, speed, high growth, high performance, and high reward. We break established tradition, we write our own rules, and we bring in the best people to build up the team. If you want to be a part of this, here is your chance.

Kreditech’s Headquarters are in Hamburg, Germany. EU immigration law permits us to accept candidates without an EU work permit only if their profile and applicable work experience is exceptionally strong by the criteria listed above, so it’s best if you already have a work permit valid in Germany.

How to apply:

We accept applications exclusively through our recruiting platform, found under the link:
There are a few screening questions, and we would like your CV and a short cover letter. That’s it! We look forward to hearing from you.