Head of Product, Platforms
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform.
Established in 2015 in Melbourne, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.
As Head of Product, Platforms, you will manage the infrastructure and define the strategic direction for our Core API and Airwallex for Platforms customers.
Core API: 1st-party customers accessing Airwallex infrastructure through APIs to streamline their financial services needs, such as accepting payments online.
Airwallex for Platforms: Sophisticated, enterprise customers incorporating Airwallex services into their own financial services proposition. These customers may leverage Airwallex’s treasury, payments for platforms, and banking-as-a-service offerings to deliver completely new and novel services to their end users.
The Head of Product, Platforms role combines strategic direction with deep technical and financial understanding to support our most sophisticated and large-scale customers. The role requires deep experience in financial services including payment acceptance services, and strong technical acumen in order to work closely with the technical and leadership teams of our key platform customers.
The Head of Product, Platforms role will directly lead or work closely with a number of key product domains including Payment Acceptance, Global Treasury, Card Issuing, Developer Experience, and Scale - Airwallex’s connected account and Banking-as-a-Service proposition. These domains support our globally distributed customer base with an emphasis on global connectivity to a breadth of currencies, foreign payment methods, and payout rails.
Additionally, you will work closely with key peer departments including Commercial teams, Product Risk, Strategy, and Legal, Risk, and Compliance teams.
Our goal is to create delightful, accessible, and powerful financial tooling to power the next generation of global native businesses. We’re looking for an experienced Head of Product who is excited to guide a team of high-performing product leaders while remaining hands-on, close to the details, and always thinking critically to define the path forward.
Who You Are
- You are a seasoned product leader with a proven track record taking products from ideation to execution in an ambiguous environment.
- You are detail oriented, understanding the importance of well defined, intuitive and thorough user experiences through multiple user channels.
- You are creative and adaptable, defining out of the box and novel solutions to broad user needs, sometimes with limited data.
- You are technically minded with the ability to work with the software development team to design product solutions that will drive best-in-class digital experiences.
- You are proactive, taking the initiative to partner with internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver product solutions that increase quality, user growth, and revenue.
- You are collaborative, working closely with executive management, platform product teams, engineering, design, marketing, strategy, risk, operations, and legal teams.
- You are a storyteller – you excite peers and get everyone onboard with the product vision.
Skills And Experience You Will Bring:
- 15+ years experience in Product Management or adjacent roles (could include engineering, strategy, system architecture, etc) with an emphasis on technical and enterprise products.
- 6+ years experience in leadership roles
- Experience in the Payments industry
- Bachelor's degree with exceptional academic achievement in a STEM field
- Experience with product exploration and go to market, product design, product planning and development
- Experience taking a product from 0 to global scale
- Experience in a hyper growth startup environment preferred
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Airwallex. At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. You’ll be offered a competitive salary and we also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and we give our people the freedom to be creative.
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