VP - Product Director

  • StoneX Group Inc.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 22/09/2022
Full time Executive Fintech Forex Management

Job Description

Job purpose

StoneX Retail is looking for an outstanding product management leader to join our team and take on the key role as VP – Product Director. We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our growing business in London, responsible for launching and driving our Cryptocurrency product line.

General Duties

  • Drive the future vision of the Retail product offering, based upon strategic business priorities.
  • Define, communicate and champion an overall retail product roadmap of features to deliver to the Retail teams and wider StoneX business.
  • Manage and develop a team of Heads of Product.
  • Work with Product managers office (PMO) and Product Heads to deliver roadmap of strategic projects based on priorities agreed with the business. Manage portfolio pipeline by working with PMO to deliver, scope, estimates and timelines for business case development.
  • Standardise the format of roadmaps and work with Project Managers office to create standard processes, tools and governance for strategic projects.
  • Work with Product Heads to use customer insights, competitive research and usage data to identify and prioritise product opportunities.
  • Provide updates to Quarterly business reviews and Budget meetings

Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous product management or equivalent experience with a sophisticated technical product in the retail trading industry.
  • An obsession for building and shipping quality software
  • Ability to write, defend, and execute business cases
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to collaborate across disciplines and teams to come up with creative solutions to technical and business challenges
  • Great communication skills, whether within the team, in a 1:1 meeting or on stage at a conference
  • Curiosity to ask the right questions, and motivated to find out how to get the answers to ensure you make the best possible decisions
  • A strong technical background in a financial services discipline

Success Measures

The VP – Product Director will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks/responsibilities:

Within 3 months:

  • Understand the current vision and roadmap
  • Implement standard roadmap presentation format and cadence for updates.
  • Forge a successful partnership with Head of Product Management, Head of Business Analysis and Head if IT Development.

Within 12 months:

  • Identify new strategic opportunities for Product