Head of Product
This really is a unique opportunity to play a key role - both strategically and in the execution of the product vision at fast growing SaaS business, Encompass. Encompass has emerged as the market leader in KYC data automation and aggregation, with globally recognised customers and partners. At this critical inflection point for our business, we seek an experienced Head of Product to lead the product organisation through our next stage of growth. As an established leader with product management know-how and deep domain knowledge of the financial crime compliance sector, you will be equipped and empowered to build a high performance team of Product Managers, Product Owners and UX specialists. At Encompass ‘Product’ are the hub of knowledge, set the direction and face the business, customers and partners, acting as a critical leverage point for maximising the inputs and outputs of the 5 squad engineering team. Take the lead and make an impact on the organisation and the industry with this career defining opportunity to shape and deliver the product vision.
Global reports include Product Managers, Product Owners and UX, based in London, Glasgow and Sydney, working within a squads and tribes model.
encompass is the creator of Know Your Customer (KYC) automation for major financial and professional service firms globally. We provide simultaneous, real-time access to multiple sources of global company and person data. By using robotic search to discover everything the bank’s KYC policy demands, encompass delivers more efficient processes and faster, safer regulatory compliance, resulting in lower costs and superior risk management.
Lead and build a high performance, scalable product team, with an understanding and appreciation for the different roles and skill sets from product management to user experience and proposition.
Define and execute the product strategy.
Devise, maintain and communicate the short and long term roadmap aligned to the overall company vision.
Define the ‘Encompass way’ for product - including tools, methods, standards, artefacts, practice and approaches, consistently employed across the product team.
Equip product as an authority and hub of knowledge for all things AML/KYC regulation and the ways our product meets market demand.
Oversee delivery of the roadmap and product deliverables for client and partner projects, ensuring quality, functionality and timeliness.
Regularly present and speak internally and externally as the Product Leader for the organisation, representing our expertise in KYC and leadership position in the market.
In partnership with engineering devise the product approach to technology including which aspects of the product roadmap we should build, re-build, buy or partner to deliver.
Skills & Experience needed
Extensive product leadership experience
An interest and preference for developing and leading others, including inclination to delegate and empower whilst providing regular guidance and support
Deep financial crime compliance domain knowledge and understanding of the KYC vendor landscape
Demonstrated experience delivering enterprise software at scale, with quality and maturity