Valora is seeking an experienced product leader to build and run our Product team. As a Head of Product you will lead and grow a team of 5+ Product Managers, Product Designers, and Product Analysts (in partnership with the 15+ person engineering team) to further the growth and adoption of Valora worldwide.
 

You will:

    • Lead and mentor a team of product managers, product designers, and product analysts shaping Valora
    • Develop strong product development processes that lead to innovative products that drive value for users
    • Work closely with the operations team to design processes, tools and systems necessary for operations to support Valora’s growth and operations at scale
    • Work cross-functionally to drive optimal product decisions
    • Work with the product team to define and meet product level objectives and key results that further company goals
    • Oversee and help the product, engineering, and design teams build and manage product backlogs for their priority initiatives
    • Drive strategic partnerships and lead necessary contract negotiations with regards to product integrations with Valora
    • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure our Valora’s vision, products and progress are well understood
    • Collaborate cross functionally with our legal and marketing teams on product launches
    • Encourage and celebrate diversity in the communities you build.

You have:

    • Strong product background incl. at least 7+ years of leadership experience leading product and/or engineering teams
    • Experience building consumer fintech products from the earliest stages through product market fit and growth/scaling
    • Experience taking features from a hypothesis to delivering value to real users
    • A demonstrated ability to work with data as well as user research
    • Significant product management experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • A passion for growing teams and mentoring others
    • Ability to think strategically and operate in a hands-on manner within a small team
    • Excellent communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills
    • Strong communication skills and can partner effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • An entrepreneurial mindset and can work effectively in a high paced startup environment
    • A strong understanding of and/or demonstrated interest in blockchain and/or financial technology (fintech)
    • BONUS: Experience in early stage and high growth startup environments
    • BONUS: A technical background, CS degree, or other relevant technical experience
    • BONUS: Experience building products with a focus on emerging markets

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