Head of Product - Remittance

Job Title: Head of Product - Remittance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: 15619803
Job Published: September 20, 2017 01:00

Job Description


  • Developing a solid understanding of the remittance business, supporting processes and systems for all aspects of the groups send money transaction flows
  • Providing product leadership and innovation to the organization
  • Defining the product strategy from strategic planning to tactical activities for the group remittance portfolio
  • Working with business units to help develop the product remittance roadmap to ensure the Company meets its financial targets
  • Developing and supporting company-wide adherence to the product development lifecycle and associated processes
  • Liaise with the business units to understand requirements, needs and opportunities for customized products and features.
  • Reviewing and providing guidance to stakeholders on business cases as needed
  • Overseeing functional requirements and supporting User Experience (UX) team in translating those requirements into prototypes and executable end-user specifications
  • Keep abreast of and analyze market trends and needs to successfully identify new product development and/or enhancement opportunities that are aligned with organizational objectives
  • Communicate proactively with senior management on the group remittance product, their performance and any major issues or changes in the market or competition.
  • Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of your staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful development, marketing and integration of the Company's products.
  • Plan and hold regular meetings with assigned project team to communicate requirements, inform of changes and to obtain status updates.


  • Prior product management experience
  • Deep understanding in online remittance and related payment flows - experience in a leadership proposition/product role
  • Should have worked as a product lead for a remittance company
  • Technical background is a plus
  • Capability in market research, product design, analytics and software development
  • Experience in implementing third party payment providers
  • Experience working with legal, and compliance departments to ensure product compliance with local regulatory and legal requirements while optimizing user experience
  • Experience in working with risk/anti-fraud departments to implement seamless KYC and limits schemes
  • Understanding of remittance related treasury management is a plus