We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join a rapidly-growing London-based capital markets/data start-up, that is developing an AI-powered system for institutional energy trading.
Reporting directly into the CEO, you will be responsible for translating long-term business objectives and strategy, taking a leading role in driving the market data and trading application to new heights and industry-wide adoption.
This is a non-technical role: no prior product experience is required, but a background in trading would be highly preferable (especially OTC energy commodities).
This is a key hire as the business scales, and as such you will have a high degree of responsibility, autonomy and interaction with the Board and Investors.
Currently the bulk of large-scale B2B derivative trading is done via 20+-year-old systems like messenger chat, telephone and Excel spreadsheets where data is siloed across teams and functions. Our client is offering a product to modernise commodity trading. They build core data and trading infrastructure for derivative trade execution and risk management, which allows making faster & more accurate critical trading decisions.
They also provide services for trading desks at multiple Fortune 500 companies and have been working with the super-majors from their beginning. They are currently a team of 11 with strong academic backgrounds, and experience at the world’s top institutions.
Having recently received backing from two institutional VC investors and a major strategic industry player they are transitioning to the next phase of growth and looking for exceptional people to join.
Working directly with clients, design, front office and technology teams, you will lead the evolution of the look and feel of a product that will disrupt the outdated energy commodities market
Become an expert in customer's issues, their needs, and the technology that can address them
Build and refine the near-term product roadmap with the company’s executive team, carrying out the user research and planning required to shape the direction of our products
Be the driving force behind the development of a two-sided trading & communication network, creating a digital marketplace
Use relationships with the largest traders to determine the optimal deal protocol, data flows and interface requirements
Innovating in the areas of real-time aggregated price data, OTC trading and benchmark data reporting systems with industry partners
Build your own plan for product management, and grow the function
Exceptional academic background - top 10 UK university or international alternative, ideally a quantitative subject
Experience in trading in institutional OTC markets
Interest in Product Management and improving products (PM experience is helpful but not required)
Analytical, problem-solving skills with flexible mindset
Great interpersonal skills for liaising with energy trading clients, and an ability to present large amounts of complex information in a succinct manner
Very fast learner with a highly analytical approach who can solve problems and get things done
Work in an exciting, fast-paced startup environment where you can personally influence the course of the company
Gain unbeatable product experience, working across the organisation at all levels
Potential for personal career growth, building a product management function
£70,000 - £90,000 plus options
For more information about this role please contact Richard Tregarthen on +44 (0)1565 626767 or apply via our website