Lead Product Manager – Business Lending

Location: India, Hyderabad
Department: Product & Design
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Department: Partner Credit Services

About Tide:

At Tide, we are building a finance & admin platform designed to save small businesses time and money. We provide our members with business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of connected administrative solutions from invoicing to accounting.

Launched in 2017, Tide is now the leading business financial platform in the UK with 575,000 SME members (10% market share) and more than 250,000 SMEs in India. Headquartered in London, Tide has over 1,800 Tideans across the UK, Bulgaria, India, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Germany. 

Tide is rapidly growing, expanding into new markets and always looking for passionate and driven people. Join us in our mission to empower small businesses and help them save time and money.

Funding Options joined the Tide family in early 2023 to lead their Partner Credit Services offering. Through their panel of 100 leading lender partners, Funding Options supports UK SMEs to get the right finance in place so they can trade, plan and grow with confidence. Through their multi award-winning platform, Funding Cloud, they can effectively match customers to the right lender and finance product that best suits their needs in minutes with funding decisions in as little as 20 seconds, giving every customer a 5 Star experience whether successful or not, through our sheer professionalism and outstanding standard of customer service.

About the role:

  • Develop and drive the product vision & strategy within our product portfolio, aligned with the company's overall objectives and targets.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, competitive landscape, and customer needs to inform product decisions.
  • Drive the product-led cross-functional teams through the product development lifecycle, from concept to launch and eventual value realisation, while ensuring timely delivery and quality.
  • Prioritise product features and enhancements based on market requirements, customer feedback, and business goals.
  • Create and maintain a product roadmap, ensuring alignment with near- & medium-term business objectives and long-term vision.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including engineering, operations, risk, marketing and other product teams, to ensure a coordinated product strategy and successful launches.
  • Lead by example: you will be hands on, take ownership for business metrics and product KPIs and play a pivotal role in bringing all stakeholders onboard.
  • Define and scope new product ideas leveraging internal technology and external vendor solutions.
  • Cultivate a seamless customer experience by ensuring the smooth functioning of automated and manual processes.
  • Manage & coach a team of experienced product managers to own and drive the impact of the product in line with objectives & targets.

What we are looking for:

  • You have 9+ years of experience in Product Management with proven experience working with agile/scrum delivery teams.
  • Strong understanding of the business lending and financial technology preferably with strong experience in fintechs across global geographies.
  • You’re a product evangelist: obsessed with the end user, well-versed in best in class product research and development practices and are willing to share your knowledge with other product owners
  • Leadership acumen and a desire to mentor and manage fellow PMs
  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment, adapting to shifting priorities and pioneering new processes.
  • You have Technical knowledge and experience with API-based products.
  • A proactive “can-do” attitude, adept at multitasking and achieving results.

What you’ll get in return:

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their assigned Indian state. Additionally, you can work from a different country or Indian state for 90 days of the year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • OPD Benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • WFH Setup allowance
  • 15 days of Privilege leaves
  • 12 days of Casual leaves
  • 12 days of Sick leaves
  • 3 paid days off for volunteering or L&D activities
  • Stock Options

Tidean Ways of Working 

At Tide, we champion a flexible workplace model that supports both in-person and remote work to cater to the specific needs of our different teams. 

While remote work is supported, we believe in the power of face-to-face interactions to foster team spirit and collaboration. Our offices are designed as hubs for innovation and team-building, where we encourage regular in-person gatherings to foster a strong sense of community.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity or differently-abled status. We celebrate diversity in our workforce as a cornerstone of our success. Our commitment to a broad spectrum of ideas and backgrounds is what enables us to build products that resonate with our members’ diverse needs and lives. 

We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.

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