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Product Portfolio and Strategy Manager

Job Description

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives.  We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.




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Product Portfolio and Strategy Manager



Vocalink has recently been acquired by Mastercard and is a key driver in achieving MasterCard’s vision “A World Beyond Cash”. Vocalink designs, builds and operates industry-leading bank account-based payment systems. Vocalink’s technologies power the UK’s real-time payments, settlements and direct debit systems, as well as the UK’s network of over 70,000 ATMs. In 2016, Vocalink processed over 90 percent of UK salaries, more than 70 percent of household bills and almost all UK state benefits. In addition, Vocalink’s bank account-based payment solutions underpin instant payment services in Singapore, Thailand and the United States.
This role exists to ensure Vocalink’s commercial ambition is underpinned with strategic product management & development.

• Administer the process and prioritization of new product development (NPD) capacity & demand, budget including scheduling review board meetings and capturing outputs of those meetings
• Partner with Finance to track product investment planning
• Produce & manage the monthly update of dashboard (NPD, capacity & budget). Coordinate and synthesise input from multiple product teams and stakeholders. Manage escalations where there are conflicts of prioritisation, arbitrating between different views and priorities.
• Produce & manage the monthly update of product roadmaps & market footprints (what products, what opportunities). Co-ordinate and synthesise input from multiple product teams and stakeholders.
• End-to-end creation of impactful and comprehensive communications & presentations for key business reviews with senior management
• Coordinate and ensure seamless delivery of Product requests
• As required, support for ad hoc strategy & RTP thought leadership projects, including M&A deal assessment

Specialist Experience

• Analytical, facts based approach to problem solving, but with demonstrable ability to creatively challenge the status quo
• Demonstrated project management, organization and planning skills
• Product management experience or insights
• Familiarity with financial services industry
• Excellent verbal and written presentation skills with ability to adapt communication style across different audiences
• Networking & influencing across complex or matrix stakeholder groups
• Attention to detail and able to manage or interpret ambiguous information
• Commercially oriented
• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to juggle multiple tasks, with excellent organization skills and careful attention to detail
• Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred



Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

Job Summary

  • United Kingdom
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
28 May 2019
Applications Deadline
20 July 2019

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