Lead Product Manager - Secured Lending - 20 Months Fixed Term Contract

  • Metro Bank
  • Old Bailey, London EC4M 7AN, UK
  • Oct 27, 2019
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 lead on a number of exciting initiatives funded by our recent Capability & Innovation (C&I) fund win. You will be working on amazing propositions like a Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) and Secured Lending Transformation. This will be a fantastic opportunity to help Metro Bank deliver a suite of new lending options for SMEs, so that they can get access to the finance they need in a matter of minutes.


So what would you be doing?...


• Leading analytics, forecasting, tracking and pricing of RCF and secured lending transformation products

• Building a deep understanding of who our customers are and their requirements

• Taking a lead on key product projects – from proposition all the way through to delivery

• Working closely with our commercial distribution teams, to make sure the propositions you develop will meet customers’ needs

• Developing and delivering strategy to grow and manage our RCF and secured lending transformation products

• Keeping up to date with customer trends and pricing, as well as market and competitor innovations

• Identifying where we can improve products and processes

• Leading product risk management, including regular product reviews

• Working closely with the suppliers to deliver new propositions

• Leading on the new incorporate platform decision tool development and launch of the secured lending platform


You need to be this kind of person…


• Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience for customers

• Prepared to stick at something – we get nervous if someone has jumped from job to job

• Able to work and learn quickly in a fast paced, fun and dynamic environment


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… 

• Naturally, you will have previous experience working in product management and development. It would be fantastic if you have specific commercial lending experience, and have built secured lending propositions in the past

• You will understand the importance of engaging key stakeholders in driving change and delivering the best outcomes for customers

• In order to excel in this role, you need to be able to manage the product set effectively to meet the needs of our customers, and to be able to price it appropriately

• You’ll need to have a robust risk management approach, being able to keep an eye out of the risks and issues we face within our business

• Ideally you will have experience working with suppliers