Product Owner AI and Lending / Fast-growing B2B Marketplace

Full-Time in London, GB - Mid Level - Product

CREOATE is building products and solutions in unconventional ways so that more entrepreneurs and small businesses owners can better run their businesses. 🚀

We help independent retailers buy sustainable and unique products from brands and wholesalers on a centralised platform, using artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve retailer forecast sales, manage inventory levels and get sustainable finance. 🙌

All we do is aimed at delivering more choice, better pricing, and more efficient logistics at a global scale for our customers. Our mission has been extensively covered in TechCrunch and Sifted (hottest investments shortlist), and we are led by a world-class team who have worked at or invested in high-growth cultures including Farfetch, Amazon, Checkout, Vinted, Lyst, Zapp, Weezy, and Deloitte.

We`re currently a team of 50 strong, and growing fast across 7 different countries with hubs in the UK (London), Canada (Toronto) and Portugal (Lisbon). Having support from world-class VCs who have invested in Airbnb, Slack, Square, Checkout, and Job&Talent also means that we are now ready to meet ambitious leaders to help us shape the future.

About the Role:

As a Product Owner / AI and Lending @ CREOATE, your decisions will have an impact on strategic business goals and on solving real problems for real customers. You’ll collaborate with all business areas and use data and AI models to build risk management and credit products for retail business owners. We are moving at a frantic pace so you won’t need to wait long from ideation to adding value in a practical way!

You’ll work side by side with other Product Owners, UX team, Operations, Sales and Finance in understanding strategic goals and customer feedback, which you’ll translate into a roadmap. You’ll partner with a world class Engineering team in delivering that roadmap.

What We’re Looking For:

  • You are hard-working, pragmatic and value quality.
  • You are passionate about delivering value to your customers through experiments and validated learning.
  • You won’t be afraid to tackle a challenge head on and you’ll be passionate about driving the team forward to achieve our end goal.
  • Communicating and collaborating effectively will come naturally to you and you’ll have a real burning desire to inspire those around you with your “can do” mentality.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the product vision, roadmap and own the success for your Product area
  • Manage and prioritise the product backlog in alignment with business priorities. Create an adequate amount of refined backlog for the Engineering team
  • Continuously listen to feedback from your customers / users of your product
  • Design experiments in order to validate product hypotheses and measure the results
  • Partner with Engineering, UX and Finance in defining solutions to business problems
  • Partner with the Engineering team in the delivery of the product roadmap, by participating in planning, testing and being the primary point of escalation for the development team
  • Coordinate releases and ensuring Definition of Done is followed

Your Profile:

  • 2+ years work experience as Product Owner / Manager in a lending or fintech product
  • Experience in lending, credit and specifically Marketplaces is desirable, but not mandatory
  • Sound understanding of IT software development
  • Solid understanding of UX principles
  • Proven experience going through a full product lifecycle, integrating customer feedback into product requirements, driving prioritisation and pre/post-launch execution
  • Comfortable using and analysing data
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and advocate ideas as well as execute, take ownership and be hands-on
  • Commercial experience in a Data-related, AI or Analytics product (a must for the Data Intelligence Product Manager role)
  • We are especially interested in learning about your experience designing short-lived experiments, and how you incorporated the learning into your Product
  • Ideally you know a little SQL
  • Strong fit with our values: Think Big, Restless, Ownership, Trust and Teamwork

Perks and Benefits:

🌍 Be part of a Global, diverse and friendly team

🏖 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)

📚 Learning budget

💻 Latest Mac or Windows kit

🕰 Hybrid working

🚀 Real opportunities to grow in your career and develop your skills as we scale the company

💰 Competitive salary

🐶 A dog-friendly office

🕺 Regular socials (when safe to do so). We love a good social