Director of Product Management - Financial Products Platform

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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

Our mission to deliver honest financial products that improve lives extends beyond borders. Consumers across the globe need safe, transparent financing. Our retail partners need Affirm to be there for them, wherever that might be. To help achieve this vision, we are expanding our product lines and becoming a global company. We’re just getting started, and we’re looking for a strong product leader to take on this big challenge!

Our Financial Products team owns our core loan and banking product systems. We drive strategic platform capabilities as well as support our Consumer and Merchant experience teams. As a Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for forging a high performing product development team to innovate on a range of financial platform products and capabilities, including installment loans, split payments, stored balances, savings, and other features that make our loans more ubiquitous. In this role, you and your team will be responsible for developing a product vision and strategy, building a team, and delivering delightful experiences to our customers globally. The successful candidate will be able to inspire, coach and lead a team of Product Managers and professionals in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment. This role reports to the Senior Director of Product who oversees our Foundations Product Teams. 

What You'll Do
  • Build a deep understanding of our consumers, merchants, and partners – their global needs, the jobs-to-be-done, why they love Affirm, and what they wish could be better
  • Refine the vision for the associated Financial Products platform to deliver capabilities that empower customer experiences and deliver meaningful business value
  • Set direction and influence the executive team on the overall product strategy
  • Partner with engineering leadership to evolve the system architecture and infrastructure to meet our business outcomes
  • Uncover customer needs through research and experimentation that inspire innovative solutions and products
  • Lead, mentor and develop a growing team of product managers
  • Collaborate closely with marketing, legal, compliance, credit, risk, operations, security, and sales to incorporate feedback and work items into the product roadmap, as well as communicate and market our products to the ecosystem effectively
  • Define key metrics and outcomes, translating them into qualitative objectives and quantitative goals
What We Look For
  • 10+ years of product management experience and having directly led teams (ideally 3+ years of management experience)
  • A passion for financial products and improving people’s financial lives
  • Proven ability to scale and foster a team while leading from a product driven stance
  • Ability to lead a large decentralized group from complex and ambiguous situations to clarity and focus
  • Experience balancing competing needs in a platform, striking the right balance between flexibility and consistency, and comfortable communicating prioritization 
  • Track record of successfully launching and growing products at scale
  • Ability to balance outstanding user insight with high analytical rigor
  • Drive to question assumptions and validate hypotheses
  • Obsesses over getting the product details right, but knows how to ship on time
  • Lead, mentor and develop a growing team of product managers
Bonus Points
  • Experience working in fintech or on a consumer finance product
  • Computer Science background or equivalent technical experience

Location - Remote U.S.

#LI-Remote

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2020 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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Technology we use

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Location

Affirm is a remote-first company! Our brick and mortar offices remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

Attracting great people starts by finding talent in different places. That's why we built remote work into the DNA of how we do business—but if an office space is more your style, we have offices in Chicago, New York City, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Toronto.

Affirm’s benefits are made for you. Spending wallets provide access to food, lifestyle, technology, and family planning wallets for your expenses. If your role is remote, you can set up shop anywhere in your home country. Generous time off enables you to take the time you need when life happens. Health benefits that include vision, dental, and mental health programs. We have a simple, flexible and transparent remote-first compensation structure so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family. Our parental leave policy includes 18 weeks’ paid leave for birth and non-birth parents, and a 4-week return-to-work transition program, at full base pay. We also offer 24 company-wide paid days off (on top of our generous time off policy) which help our teams collectively pause to recharge.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting nonprofit causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity and Inclusion Council is comprised of Affirmers from across all organizations and levels working together to build towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Affirm supports paid parental leave for periods of disability and for baby bonding.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Affirm provides leaves of absences for eligible employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pushing the envelope together: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in 2020

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the cultural fabric of Affirm. We’re dedicated to making improvements and sharing our learnings with the broader community. While we’re proud of our progress, we recognize the work still needed to be done. People Come First is not just a value at Affirm, it drives the work we do everyday and we look forward to continuing the work around us.

View Affirm's 2020 U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

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