Product Manager

Posted 03 July 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProject & Programme Management

Job description

They have been 100% New Zealand owned and operated since 1970 and listed on the NZX.
They provide innovative finance solutions to New Zealanders through our nationwide network of franchise offices, vehicle dealers and business partners.

They have grown to be one of New Zealand’s iconic household-name brands, with business assets of more than $1B. Their mission is to help New Zealanders get ahead by making lending about people again. They are launching new products and partnerships while staying true to their core; that they are people helping people, powered by a world-class funding system.

Incredibly high standards drives them to give their customers the best service in the finance industry, so it’s no surprise that their NPS scores and review ratings are amongst the best in the industry worldwide.

This role is based in Dunedin. You'd be keen to move to a new city! 
This is a key position responsible for overseeing the product management of their payments & financial systems product. There are 2 other Product Managers who have newly joined the team who you'd also be working closely with. You'll be managing the modernisation of their loan management and financial payments. 
This is a very exciting time to be joining the company as they have upgraded all their technology to the newest platforms and tools.

You will play a critical role in leading the product lifecycle management process, from ideation to scoping, build, delivery, and launch. 

Responsible for the product evolution, customer experience, and business performance, their Product Managers are accountable for end-to-end product lifecycle, and maintaining both trajectory and awareness of market drivers and industry trends. 
You’ll be reporting into the Head of Product. 
Some of your key responsibilities in this role include: 
  • Create and maintain a long-term product vision and roadmaps.
  • Work with a range of data and analytics and product discovery tools to drive the evolution of customer-led products and optimise performance and profitability.
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers and business stakeholders to ensure that strategic planning is aligned with the wider Product landscape and business strategy.
  • Work closely with teams across the organisation to ensure that all parties are aligned with their vision and goals. Identify and resolve issues that may arise during the product development process.
  • Lead discussions with key business stakeholders where necessary to assess the value of prioritising product enhancements.
  • At least two years’ experience in a product role within payments; open banking; fintech.
  • Experience working with third-party SaaS platforms and APIs.
  • A self-starter mentality, be someone who can work at both a strategic and tactical level.
  • Possess a strong understanding of Product Management and Agile principles, with proven success using these best practice approaches to resolve complex problems and continually strengthening the performance of the product.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities, adaptable to change and a critical thinking mindset.
  • Good written and oral communication skills  
  • Iconic New Zealand business on a mission to be New Zealand’s favourite finance company, and they are proudly based in Dunedin!
  • A dynamic and collaborative culture with a central and modern office space and a team who enjoy working together. 
  • Plenty of development opportunities, coaching and support.
  • Competitive remuneration package which includes fully funded medical insurance, performance incentives that are based on both individual and business outcomes, and flexible leave options and benefits.
  • The opportunity to progress your career in Dunedin. Enjoy all that the beautiful South has on offer while enjoying the benefits of working for a truly national iconic business.
This is an opportunity not to be missed so don't delay in applying. We will be reviewing applications daily.

For more information, please contact Louise Hickey at 
Candidates must possess a New Zealand Driver License and the legal right to full-time work in New Zealand. Any offer of employment is subject to clear reference checks, credit reporting and police record checks.