Sr. Director, Product Management at Prosper Marketplace | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time Employee

Team: Product Management

About Us

Founded in 2005 as the first peer-to-peer marketplace lending platform in the U.S., Prosper was built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who want to invest. Since inception, Prosper has helped more than a million people gain access to affordable credit with over $20 billion in loans originated through its platform. Our mission is to help our customers advance their financial well-being through a variety of products including personal loans, home equity lines of credit (HELOC) and credit card. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe this encourages innovative thinking and helps us deliver on our mission.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best, and we are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission, and core values. Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all!

Our Values

Diversity expands opportunities

_Collaboration creates better solutions _

Curiosity fuels our innovation

Integrity defines all our relationships

_Excellence leads to longevity _

_Simplicity guides our user experience _

Accountability at all levels drives results

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Prosper is continuing to grow our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting fully remote hiring and onboarding processes. Our philosophy as a business is to approach the COVID-19 situation with empathy and urgency. Prosper’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees and of the communities we serve, including our customers, partners, prospects, and candidates. ** In accordance with this priority, along with our legal responsibility to provide and maintain a workplace that is safe and free of known hazards, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all of our employees to receive vaccinations, unless they have an approved accommodation.**

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The Role

In this role, you will be integral to growing our Personal Loan and Credit Card products in close partnership with the business leaders. You will be responsible for evaluating and developing new product ideas centered around customer needs while partnering with engineering, research and design to drive the product vision and accelerate the growth of our multi-product ecosystem. You will mentor and grow a team of strong Product Managers and contribute meaningfully to the tactical product development process and strategic direction of our products and business.

Problems You Will Solve

  • Be a thought leader with cross-functional teams to drive customer focused product solutions that drive business results
  • Develop a ROI-prioritized roadmap, own the OKR’s and lead execution from concept, through launch, to analysis, optimization, and scaling in partnership with business stakeholders
  • Lead partners and end users including business counterparts and engineering to understand dependency trade-offs that affect the customer experience. Work with credit, data scientists, ops strategy, marketing, design, and engineering to achieve this goal
  • Participate in customer research, product discovery, market and competitive analysis
  • ead product development, define roadmap, own business metrics, launch and health of the product in close collaboration with business partners and engineering and design teams
  • Identify opportunities for product performance growth, partnering with key stakeholders, and drive initiatives to a successful outcome
  • Develop and encourage a culture of can-do within the team and promote strong product management practices
  • Drive impact across the product org through strong mentorship, influence, and collaboration that spans beyond your title and function

All About You

  • 10+ years of hands-on product management experience in direct-to-consumer technology, financial technology industry and/or background in consumer lending is a plus
  • Experience in developing product concepts, building requirements, and managing products through its entire lifecycle
  • Deep customer empathy and ability to problem solve for customer needs and business landscape
  • Proven track record of developing people, leading and managing a high-performing team
  • Strong strategic and tactical perspective, with experience delivering new products based on desirability, feasibility, and viability
  • High energy, can-do attitude with willingness to do what it takes to get things done
  • Strong understanding and experience of product management practices
  • Able to work closely with Engineering and have experience with Agile development
  • Outstanding communication skills and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills; navigating through ambiguity
  • Exceptional growth mindset and ability to flex as player/coach to strategic visionary for your product lines

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to collaborate with a team of creative, fun, and driven colleagues on products that have an immediate and significant impact on people's lives
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with experienced industry leaders
  • Flexible time off, comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, paid parental leave
  • Wellness benefits including access to mental health resources, virtual HIIT and yoga workouts
  • A bevy of other perks including Udemy access, childcare assistance, pet insurance discounts, legal assistance, and additional discounts through Perkspot
  • The ability to work remotely in the United States



Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

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At Prosper, we're looking for people with passion, integrity, and a hunger to learn. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your unique skill set and diverse perspective will stand out and set you apart from other candidates. Prosper thrives with people who think outside of the box and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo. We invite you to join us on our mission to advance financial well-being.

Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Prosper will consider for employment qualified applicants who are non-US citizens and will provide green card sponsorship.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Sr. Director, Product Management
  • Company
    Prosper Marketplace
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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