Lead Product Manager - Commercial Secured Lending

  • Metro Bank
  • Remote (London, UK)
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Banking

Job Description

Are you the go to person when it comes to all things secured lending products? Can you share your amazing product development knowledge? Would you like to lead the new proposition development for Metro Bank? If yes, then we may have the role for you!

As a Lead Product Manager, you will help to shape the end-to-end commercial lending proposition we offer to Metro Bank customers; building a high quality solution that helps Metro Bank to stand out from the crowd. You will work closely with multiple stakeholders across Commercial, Distribution and Credit Risk teams to develop new products.

Depending on the team, most of our roles offer flexible working and you will work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19.

So what would you be doing?...

• Identifying where we can build and improve our commercial lending proposition, and the key processes that make the proposition what it is in the market
• Collaborating across a number of business functions to deliver clear process and feature improvements
• Supporting the build out of new products and solution aimed at the commercial customer base
• Building a deep understanding of who our customers are and what they want
• Monitoring and supporting efforts to maintain and grow underlying yield on the commercial lending portfolio
• Leading strategically important projects – from the idea of a new proposition, all the way through to delivery, working with colleagues across the business

You need to be this kind of person…

• Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience for customers
• Able to work and learn quickly in a fast paced, fun and dynamic environment
• Prepared to stick at something – we get nervous if someone has jumped from job to job as we want people who are prepared to learn and grow
• Care about doing a great job and exceeding expectations with the quality of what you do

And... we are a bank so risk is a part of everything we do. We love people who take responsibility, do the right thing for customers, colleagues and Metro Bank and have the courage to call out any concerns.

We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to do most of these wonderful things...

• Understand the risks associated with your job and what that means for you, Metro Bank and all our stakeholders
• Naturally, you will have experience in product management, process mapping and re-engineering within a commercial lending arena
• You will have experience of driving significant change
• We need you to have a deep understanding of customer needs, attitudes and behaviour, to build highly customer-focused propositions that support the Metro Brand
• Understanding of the end-to-end processes that make up the commercial lending lifecycle is important

Diverse teams really are the best teams. We know that candidates (especially women, research tells us) may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box.  We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked.  So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not give it a whirl? Please note that sometimes we may close a job earlier for applications if we are inundated with amazing candidates. Good luck!