Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

Our mission to deliver honest financial products that improve lives extends beyond borders. Consumers across the globe need safe, transparent financing. Our retail partners need Affirm to be there for them, wherever that might be. To help achieve this vision, we are expanding our product lines and becoming a global company. We’re just getting started, and we’re looking for a strong product leader to take on this big challenge!

Our Financial Products team owns our core loan and banking product systems. Our goals are to drive volume and repeat purchases. As a Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for forging a high performing product development team to innovate on a range of financial products, including installment loans, split payments, stored balances, savings, and other features that make our loans more ubiquitous. In this role, you and your team will be responsible for developing a product vision and strategy, building a team, and delivering delightful experiences to our customers globally. The successful candidate will be able to inspire, coach and lead a team of Product Managers and professionals in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.

What You'll Do

  • Build a deep understanding of our consumers, merchants, and partners – their global needs, the jobs-to-be-done, why they love Affirm, and what they wish could be better
  • Refine the vision for Financial Products and the associated platform to deliver capabilities that empower customer experiences and deliver meaningful business value
  • Set direction and influence the executive team on the overall product strategy
  • Partner with engineering leadership to evolve the system architecture and infrastructure to meet our business outcomes
  • Uncover customer needs through research and experimentation that inspire innovative solutions and products
  • Lead, mentor and develop a growing team of product managers
  • Collaborate closely with marketing, legal, compliance, credit, risk, operations, security, and sales to incorporate feedback and work items into the product roadmap, as well as communicate and market our products to the ecosystem effectively
  • Define key metrics and outcomes, translating them into qualitative objectives and quantitative goals

What We Look For

  • 10+ years of product management experience and having directly led teams (ideally 3+ years of management experience)
  • A passion for financial products and improving people’s financial lives
  • Proven ability to scale and foster a team while leading from a product driven stance
  • Ability to lead a large decentralized group from complex and ambiguous situations to clarity and focus
  • Experience balancing competing needs in a platform, striking the right balance between flexibility and consistency, and comfortable communicating prioritization 
  • Track record of successfully launching and growing products at scale
  • Ability to balance outstanding user insight with high analytical rigor
  • Drive to question assumptions and validate hypotheses
  • Obsesses over getting the product details right, but knows how to ship on time
  • Lead, mentor and develop a growing team of product managers
  • Experience working in fintech or on a consumer finance product
  • Computer Science background or equivalent technical experience

Location - Remote U.S.

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If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
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