Tala’s mission is to improve the financial lives of millions of people in developing markets by creating new, accessible financial services that are most relevant to their needs.

We’re looking for a product manager who’s ready to define and deliver new products and features that will advance our vision. You’ll be joining a growing team and working closely with the engineering, data science, analytics, and credit portfolio teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate business asks into a mobile product; productize identified needs into something users love and return to
  • Instrument, monitor, and track in app analytics to measure feature impact
  • Drive development teams from thoughtful ideation to frequent deployment via tools of the trade: agile scrum, A/B testing, usability studies, acceptance testing / validation
  • Collaboratively define and progress product strategy with the company: champion product decisions, prioritize projects, and allocate resources

Qualifications:

  • Empathetic - you care deeply about users and strive to understand them
  • Technical - you love new technology and understand the science beneath
  • Detail-oriented - you have a keen eye and mind for the most minute details
  • Translator - you have experience working closely with cross-functional teams and users to translate requirements into product
  • Analytical - you can tackle new unstructured problems, bringing data to the conversation
  • Organized - you effectively manage multiple priorities while maintaining high quality
  • Comfortable with ambiguity - you can handle the ambiguities of product strategy within a startup environment and prioritize accordingly

 Requirements:

  • BA or BS
  • 2+ years experience as a product manager for mobile software or consumer financial product
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Experience working with engineering teams on daily basis

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in tracking mobile apps with Amplitude or other analytics products
  • Background in international development or consumer finance
  • Experience with data science and machine learning
  • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced degree

 

About Tala

Tala builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.

Tala is backed by IVP, Lowercase Capital (Chris Sacca), Google Ventures, Data Collective and other leading venture & impact investors.  Our work has been highlighted by Wired UK, Forbes, the Economist, Vodafone, TED and many others.

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