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Product Manager - DeFi



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Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Product Manager (Platform)

Introduction to the role

We're seeking a dedicated Product Manager to drive strategic product initiatives, focusing on user-centric discovery, validation, and continuous improvement.

In this role, you will lead the discovery, definition, support the delivery of initiatives by validating ideas through user feedback and data-driven insights.

Knowledge on security, back office data, trading, over-the-counter (OTC), services, DeFi, Options and other company’s related fields is highly advantageous but not a must.

Core responsibilities:

  • Lead the product discovery and definition process for a cross-functional squad consisting of engineers, data engineers, QA specialists, data intelligence analysts, and tech support personnel.

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to identify market opportunities, gather requirements, and prioritize features for development.

  • Drive the strategic direction of product deliverables, focusing on validating customer needs and prioritizing features to align with business goals.

  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to stay informed about industry trends and identify areas for innovation.

  • Work closely with engineering teams to translate validated product requirements into actionable user stories, focusing on strategic product management rather than delivery tasks.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all product-related inquiries, providing guidance and support to internal teams and external partners.

  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and user feedback to evaluate product performance and identify areas for improvement.

  • Continuously iterate on the product based on user feedback, market dynamics, and emerging technologies to maintain a competitive edge.

Previous experience needed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Business, or a related field;

  • 3+ years of experience in product management roles, with a proven track record of delivering successful products in the fintech, cryptocurrency, or related sectors.

  • Understanding of trading technology, decentralized finance (DeFi), and blockchain concepts.

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in an Agile development environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate effectively at all levels of the organization.

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data and metrics to drive decision-making.

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams and foster a collaborative working environment.

  • Familiarity and experience with trading, back office, OTC, security or similar is a plus.

Our offer

  • A competitive salary package with exceptional variable compensation upside, including benefits that you choose and manage according to your needs and those of your family (car/bike, meal vouchers, health insurance, 25 days off, etc.). Benefits are dependent upon the contract type you are offered.

  • We are open to you having a B2B Freelance contract or a full time permanent position

  • Autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely

  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence who all receive stock options from the first year

  • A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities

  • Monthly wellbeing allowance

  • Professional development support

  • Career growth plans

  • Team building and social events (both remote and in person)

  • Access to world class tools to do your job

  • IT allowance to purchase the equipment you need to do your job

  • Remote Working OR the ability to work from any of our global country offices (depending on your location)

For this role it would be highly desirable for the successful candidate to be based in Europe time zone.

Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.

As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.