Senior Product Manager
About Paidy Inc.
Paidy is Japan's pioneer and leading BNPL service with the mission to spread trust through society and to give people room to dream. Paidy offers instant, monthly-consolidated credit to consumers by removing hassles from payment and purchase experiences. Paidy uses proprietary models and machine learning to underwrite transactions in seconds and guarantee payments to merchants. Paidy increases revenue for merchants by reducing the number of incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating repeat purchases from consumers. Paidy has reached an agreement to join PayPal, the global payments company. Paidy will continue to operate its existing business, maintain its brand and support a wide variety of consumer wallets and marketplaces by providing convenient and innovative services.Paidy continues to innovate to make shopping easier and more fun both online and offline. For more information, please visit http://www.paidy.com.
Paidy senior product managers are passionate about building new products/ business and maximizing value. (Not just launching product). Paidy senior product manager should doubt company perspective might not be same customers are actually trying to get. Senior product manager should have a strategic level longer view but at the same time should be sticky with detail especially consumer experience perspective.
Senior product manager will assume hypothesis of consumer and will validate hypothesis with quantitative / qualitative research. Senior product manager will be responsible for building business plan which contains analysis for competitor, our positioning, KPIs, financial model. Also senior product manager will build Go To Market Plan collaborating with Marketing members. Senior product manager also makes pulse and influence for entire team including engineers, sales, risk, legal, and customer support with passion and clear message.
Senior product manager will be responsible for E to E project, from high level business planning (Paidy call this phase as “Conceive”) till launch, also senior product manager will be responsible for maximizing product growth with tracking KPIs and data with strong ownership for the product.
Paidy as organization also has “Product Owner”, who is responsible for executing integration with our engineers closely with building/managing/prioritizing backlog, sprint planning with our delivery manager (scrum master). Senior PM will mentor and coach other product manager to support their outcome. You will play a major role in shaping the future of Paidy’s products that will reach tens of millions of consumers.
Key Role & Responsibilities
- Defining consumer pain point and what value Paidy can provide with making hypothesis and validating with some research.
- Analysis of market and segment consumer
- Making financial model (cost / revenue), business forecast, KPIs
- Planning “Go to Market”
- Manage product road map along with company level strategy and make agreement with all stake holders
- Translating product plan into detailed requirements and prototypes
- Track KPIs and find to how to fill the gap
- Excellent communication skills in English with teams who have different goals.
- Understanding Japanese culture and consumer with some support like translation.
- More than 7 years of experience working as a product manager
- Experience defining consumer pain point with some researches.
- Experience launching new product or new feature and maximize growth.
- Experience setting forecast and KPIs, track KPIs and achieve massive improvement.
- Experience managing product road map and communicate with internal / external stakeholders to make agreement.
- Make momentum inside team with your passion and strong will for better product
- Experience coaching or mentoring Product manager to support to get or validate hypothesis and support defining problem statement, persona, user stories.
- Experience planning new product from Zero and launch
- Experience developing tools(dash board) to track KPIs
- Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate new ideas
- iOS: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/paidy/id1220373112
- Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paidy.paidy&hl=en&gl=USPaidy team will ask about your user experiences with Paidy Apps during the interview. Please download Paidy App and try it out!
For those who are not able to download Paidy App, due to the regional restrictions, please be advised that you download the similar App, such as Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and so forth, and come up with your opinions on these applications and services.
Please note that you must be eligible to work in Japan.
Be a winner / 勝ちにこだわる
- Beat expectations / 常に期待値を超える
- Display surprising speed / 人をスピードで驚かす
- Embrace risk / リスクを恐れない
Own it and deliver / 結果を出す
- Commit to what, when and how to deliver/ 目的・やり方・期限にコミットする。
- Own the actions to deliver / 結果のためのアクションにこだわる
- Embrace conflict when needed to deliver results / 必要なら対立・衝突も恐れない
Play an integral role / 大切なピースになる
- Make an irreplaceable contribution to our business / 替えの効かない貢献をする
- Embrace and bridge differences in language and culture / 皆が言語と文化の架け橋になる
- Raise the bar / スタンダードを上げ続ける