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      Product Director

      Reece Pagett
      Reece Pagett

      Director - Technology Recruitment

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      Salary:

      £160000 - £200000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      Product Director (/Chief Product Officer)
      £160,000 – £200,000 + 40% bonus
      Hybrid working (London)

      Absolute Recruit are working in partnership with a high-growth fintech in the banking/payments area to hire their first Product Director. They are seeking a Product Director who will report directly to the CEO and oversee the businesses engineering, product and shared services business units. The business is ~100 employees at present, with plans to scale to ~250 in the next 12-18 months as they continue their exceptional rate of growth.

      The successful Product Director will have the following attributes:

      • Recent commercial experience working within a C-level (CPO, CIO or CTO) or Director-level role.
      • Experience working in the fintech sector, with an understanding of modern and emerging technologies in this space (open banking, Open API, blockchain, etc.).
      • Experience working in a Business-to-Business (B2B environment).
      • Experienced in growing and leading both internal and external teams, such as third parties.
      • Experienced in managing or leading a service/support desk in a previous role.
      • A strong understanding of modern technology practices and tools, including AI, automation and DevOps.

      They are utilising cutting-edge development tools and practices, looking to leverage AI and Open Banking/Open API platforms to modernise UK banking. They are undergoing several exiting projects, including the in-sourcing of their software engineering, architecture and devops functions. The role would suit a Head of Technology/Product, CTO, CPO, CIO or COO looking to move into a operational and product-centric role.

      The role is offering £160,000-£200,000, a 40% bonus, 12% pension, private medical, income protection, life assurance and dental. They operate from their modern office in London and though they offer hybrid working, the role will involve working closely with the CEO and Board and will therefore require 1-2 days a week in their London office.

      For immediate consideration, apply today!

      Key skills include: Chief Product Officer, Product Director, Chief Technology Officer, CIO, CTO, Open API, Open Banking, Blockchain, Business-to-Business, B2B, Software Engineering, DevOps, Payments, Banking, Compliance, etc.

      Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.