Global Product Manager – Financial Solutions

Twitter Facebook
Markham, ON
$80,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 08, 2019
Job ID
Reporting to the Senior Global Product Manager, the candidate will be accountable for driving the growth and maintenance of specific product categories, as well as managing a portfolio of product development projects. He or she will be responsible for assessing market needs and trends, defining product strategies and operational requirements, managing the product lifecycle, and ensuring the successful execution and delivery of product launches and enhancements. In addition, the candidate will be required to work closely with the Sales team with client proposals and client meetings, and to fulfill client professional services project management duties.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage the development and implementation of products and solutions specifically introduced to Financial Market Segment.
  • 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.
  • Ensure close collaboration and coordination of activities with several key stakeholders to foster a team approach for the successful development, marketing and integration of the Company's products.
  • Analysis of business requirements in close collaboration with technical product managers taking the full value chain into consideration
  • Build compelling executive level product strategy based on well informed analysis and insights.
  • Maintain a comprehensive product roadmap based on market needs and manage product transitions in a smooth and timely manner.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Comply with Environmental, Health & Safety  policies, procedures and report any Environmental, Health & Safety hazards, incidents and concerns to the immediate supervisor/manager. 
  • Management will ensure employees are provided with job specific Environmental, Health & Safety information, training and also ensure employees follow workplace Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Work Experience:
  • 3+ years of Payment and Services product development in Financial or Telecom industries.
Skills & Competencies:
  • Knowledge of EMV, The Payment Mobile Ecosystem, Smart Card Chip Technology and associated apps is a definite plus.
  • Innovative approach to identify feasible product re-prioritizations that can succeed in new business verticals using the same platform.
  • Working experience with payment schemes and other regulations processes.
  • Conceptual thinker and problem solver – Able to build structure around a business issue, and use creative "out of the box" solutions to drive output.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – demonstrates the ability to influence and build consensus across a diverse group of stakeholders with strong management, negotiating and networking skills in a complex environment  where matrix management and competing priorities are a reality to deal with each day.
  • Written Communication – Ability to produce a variety of business documents that demonstrate command of language , clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation.
  • Oral Communication – Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally recognizing that verbal communication is more than just language, it includes tone, style and structure.
  • A communication facilitator acting as a "translator" between technical and sales teams.
  • Minimum BE / BTech Electronics/ Telecommunication/ Computer Science or Business equivalent from reputed university.
  • MBA is an asset
Working Conditions
  • The job demands regular market visits across Canada and abroad as in when necessary.
  • Sitting in front of the computer for long periods of time