Product Manager (Financial Services)

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    January 20, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    February 12, 2024

Job Description

Yassir is the leading super App for on demand, ride-hailing, last-mile delivery, payment services and more, set to change the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across multiple countries. It has raised $150 million in Series B funding, five times what it raised in its previous priced round last November with world class investors such as BOND and Y Combinator, which is the precursor of the likes of Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox, Doordash, among others.
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 and quick-delivery 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 Startup.
    • 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 you should 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
Do you want to become part of our first-class team? You should definitely send us your application. 🚀