Product Manager

Posted 19 April 2023
Salary 30-35K AED p/m and benefits
LocationAbu Dhabi
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAgile & Product
Contact NameSayna Tehrani

Job description

​Our client is a leading trading platform that is backed by one of the sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East.

They are currently undergoing a transformative period and are looking for a Product Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience within a brokerage firm with knowledge of financial markets, trading products and CFDs

What you will do:

  • Work with internal business teams to understand their needs and translate the needs into Platform features

  • Understand how the needs of the internal business teams align with external customers and how they translate into scale for the Platform

  • Ensure the platform requirements from internal stakeholders are effectively prioritized with stakeholder, customer, and engineering input using product prioritization methodologies

  • Create and present wireframes and requirements to explain the scope and nature of the work to be done, and get sign-off from critical stakeholders

  • Support product development by prioritizing requirements, acting as a subject matter expert, managing the product backlog, and planning upcoming sprints

  • Align the goals of development teams and internal technology stakeholders to ensure streamlined execution

  • Work effectively with QA and be accountable for successful project delivery per the project objectives, scope, timeline

  • Help manage requirements throughout the project lifecycle - including defect and issue tracking

  • Play an active role in identifying and mitigating risk throughout the project

Who you are

  • 5+ years of experience in product management

  • Hands-on experience building technology products and/or features with a brokerage firm

  • Thorough understanding of financial markets, trading products and CFDs

  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development on products that release bi-weekly

  • A detail-oriented and structured thinking process

  • Interpersonal/negotiation skills and the ability to prioritise features based on customer needs/wants

  • Ability to build partnerships with key stakeholders, including technology, data, commercial, marketing, compliance, trading, and operations

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all the stakeholders and enjoy taking ownership

  • A deeply analytical mindset and track record for making data driven decisions whilst also building business intuition around the platform

  • A passion for building new processes and challenging the status quo

  • Verbal and written communication skills are critical. Must be able to organize and present thoughts clearly and concisely

  • BS/BA in Computer Science/Engineering a plus

If you'd be interested in finding out more, please apply or reach out directly