Property Finder is the leading digital real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. A UAE-born startup, Property Finder expanded its operations to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt over the years. Recently, it acquired a significant stake in Zingat in Turkey. The company is one of the largest technology start-ups in the region and on a journey to becoming a Unicorn. We are aspiring to create a lighthouse technology company which will have a lasting impact in the entire tech ecosystem in our geography.

 

Head of Product | Mortgage Finder

Property Finder is the leading digital real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. A UAE-born startup, Property Finder expanded its operations to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt over the years. Property Finder also owns and operates a full-service mortgage provider and owns a significant stake in Zingat, a leading real estate platform in Turkey. The company is one of the largest technology start-ups in the region and on a journey to becoming a Unicorn. We are aspiring to create a lighthouse technology company which will have a lasting impact in the entire tech ecosystem in our geography.

Job purpose:

It is at the heart of Property Finder’s purpose to develop compelling products which deliver strong value to our consumers. We therefore seek an experienced, commercially savvy and strategic Product leader who has owned core products and has an excellent track record of delivering material growth. 

The successful candidate will be the strongest advocate for the Consumers that use our platform

when searching a property. As a Head of Product for Mortgage Finder, you will be responsible for defining, validating, communicating, and delivering an end-to-end product that solves the most important and complex problems our audience is facing.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute product roadmap(s) from conception to launch, driving product vision,
    defining go-to-market strategy, and leading design discussions.
  • Product Validation - always-on product discovery, defining MVPs, running design sprints and
    validating customer feedback throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Consumer advocate: ensure the voice of the consumer is heard and communicated at every
    step of the process (from problem validation to solution validation post go to market).

  • Identify ​commercial or growth opportunities​ and quickly build experiments to validate new
    ideas by driving the team to lead experimentations.

  • Define, report on, and improve core metrics.

  • Work in ​close collaboration with other functions in Property Finder​ to gain feedback on the
    efficacy of our offerings in the market and maximise our impact on the market. 

 

Essential - Attitude, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Track record in Digital Product Management role with 10+ years experience.
  • 5+ year of experience with people management with proven track record in talent attraction and retention.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and stakeholder management capability.
  • Experienced with a large and growing audience feeding a B2C2B marketplace.
  • Ability to achieve strategic goals and evolve product strategy based on research, data and

industry trends in an innovative and fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders both with and without direct authority.
  • Strong experience in implementing modern methodologies to rapidly develop innovative.

products which delight customers and drive growth (eg. Agile, A/B testing, growth hacking,). 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Business Centric - passionate about finding the intersection between solving customer

problems and business value.

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal English.

 

Preferred - Attitude, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Banking/Fintech experience
  • Technology / Digital background.
  • Diverse background in developing and building direct to consumer products as well as productivity and tech enablement tools

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