Product Manager ( Commercial ) - Cash & FX Products
Job Title: Product Manager ( Commercial ) – Cash & FX Products
We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Product Manager from the capital markets FX, Cash Management, Collateral space who is passionate about building products that clients love. As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for driving product focus & collaboration with a constant focus to deliver on the organisational Objectives & Key Results. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.
● Understand the market, the industry, the client experience, the product, and champion our users to craft product strategies, generate new ideas that will improve client experience & drive long-term growth.
● Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding, represent the company at industry events & clients to understand the market landscape and solicit inputs on products and services.
● Collect and analyse a wide range of inputs to identify opportunities, ensuring you are always working on the most impactful aspects by defining and measuring your OKRs.
● Own the product lifecycle in your product area through ideation, prototyping, development, launch and iteration of new capabilities and features.
● Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes, scope and prioritise activities based on business and client impact, work closely with business development, engineering & operations teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.
● Work with and through a fun loving, talented, and committed cross-functional team members across product, design, sales, marketing, engineering, operations, etc.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills
At least 5 years of experience as a Product Manager with a proven record of delivering products with a significant business impact.
● Experience in financial services or Fintech – preferably in the capital markets FX & Cash Management space including:
- Strong understanding of capital markets operational risk, controls
- Knowledge of post-trade lifecycle (systems & operations), specifically post-trade confirmation, matching, netting, settlements, reconciliations
- Knowledge of SWIFT, CLS among others desirable. Familiarity with FX (MM, NDFs, Options), OTC (IRS, FRA, etc) desired. Familiarity with the settlement venues desirabl
- Data analytics & modelling; visual design; and, reporting information in non-technical terms
- Understanding of FX clearing & settlement execution, including standard message types
● Good understanding of the market forces at work – incumbents, competitors, coopetitors, emerging technologies, digital landscape, changing business models, regulatory & legal framework, geopolitics – impacting the financial markets
● Passionate about building great client experiences by seeking a deep understanding of user needs and turning insights into compelling solutions.
● Possess excellent analytical skills and experience in working both with qualitative insights and quantitative data to drive product decisions.
● Experience in data analytics & modelling, visual design and reporting information in nontechnical terms.
● Exhibit strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll your sleeves up to deliver & a proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
● Experience and knowledge with rapid and iterative software development methodologies
● Have experience in collaborating with engineers, designers, and other partners to build, ship and iterate market leading propositions.
● Post Graduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred.
About Baton Systems
Baton Systems is the global FinTech company that’s taking a fresh approach to post-trade processing. Digitally transforming the industry’s critical market infrastructure with innovative, blockchain-inspired solutions, we empower banks to take control and address the most critical risk, capital and liquidity issues impacting post-trade today.
About Baton People
Our team of smart, energised and passionate people are at the forefront of the revolution now taking place across the entire post-trade process. Founded in 2016 by Silicon Valley technologists and capital market specialists, Baton continues to attract exceptional talent. To learn more about our leadership team click here.
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