Jobs at Power Financial Wellness

Jobs at Power Financial Wellness,

Jobs at Power Financial Wellness

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A holistic platform delivering financial wellness for individuals, improved performance for companies, and new opportunities for banks and lenders. Power is a platform dedicated to enabling holistic financial services to the online informal economy and the poorly served formal economy.

Director – Product Development

 

You will be responsible for working with the executive team in defining the product vision and managing the product development process. Furthermore you will be supporting the scrum team, managing backlog items, and optimizing the value of the product through disciplined evaluation and assessment of alternatives. You should also be able to lead the product development team toward achieving the vision and mission of the organization.

You should have the ability to plan and manage the development project from start to finish, and ensure that the product meets the customer’s needs. Ultimately, a top-notch Director of Product Development will be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills.

Most importantly the Product Development Director should have intimate understanding and knowledge of the Customer!

Responsibilities:

  • Strategizing and presenting ideas to stakeholders.
  • Defining product features according to customer needs.
  • Acting as the main point of contact between teams and stakeholders.
  • Managing and prioritizing product backlog items.
  • Assisting the product development team to meet the objectives of each sprint.
  • Adjusting and improving each iteration of the product before release.
  • Keeping customers and stakeholders informed of the status of the product.
  • Mapping out the current customer journeys and identifying areas for improvement
  • Driving the strategy and prioritization of upcoming product improvements or new solutions
  • Working with management, engineering, marketing, and sales teams on product development to assess value, usability, and feasibility

  • Engaging with partner companies and customers to understand pain points in the user experience
  • Collaborating with the engineering team to design product solutions that will drive excellent customer experiences
  • Creating wireframes and user stories for new features or updates to existing features and owning knowledge of the product front-to-back
  • Delivering the roadmap through agile sprint cycles, breaking down the product roadmap into executable stories and requirements
  • Being responsible for the final decision of new product releases to live environments
  • Creating a Product Management framework for the company to adopt and educating all staff on the processes
  • Serving as the owner for all new product requests / enhancements and work closely with the product owners, engineering, and DevOps teams to include these in their sprint deliveries
  • Documenting the product and maintaining up to date user journeys in Figma or any other design tool
  • Overseeing the tracking of product delivery through Trello, Asana, or a similar tool
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders expectations on new releases and providing clear communication on new functionalities and capabilities delivered

Product Development Requirements:

  • BA in computer science, information systems, or related field.
  • Previous working experience as a product owner, manager, or similar
  • Experience in financial services, startups, or fintech is a bonus
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

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Director – Legal, Risk, and Compliance

Purpose

The role provides legal, risk, and compliance services and guidance to Power Financial Wellness, Inc., a United States C Corporation with subsidiary operations in Kenya, Zambia, and India. Depending on the market, the organization’s primary business objective is as both a financial services provider and a provider of SaaS technology platform and services.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist with client contracts, draft legal documents, deal with labour matters, contract or other workplace disputes.
  • Lead discussions with external investors, partners, and vendors on legal matters.
  • Provide general legal advice about corporate decisions regarding growth, mergers, or other practices.
  • Acting as the key point of contact with the relevant regulatory Data Protection Authorities as well as being the public-facing function representing the interests of Data Subjects.

  • Monitoring compliance of the respective data protection laws within the geographies the organization and its subsidiaries operate.
  • Responsible for handling complex legal matters or projects. Acts as legal counsel on issues involving company compliance with governmental and regulatory standards.
  • Reviews legal documentation and provides advice on appropriate action.
  • Oversees legal matters requiring external legal assistance and or for complex legal matters engages directly with any outside legal counsel retained by the organization.
  • Takes the lead on functional advice and training to less experienced legal and compliance officers and provides guidance on data privacy and protections matters to all levels of the organization.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Appropriate Compliance Qualification
  • Master’s degree / MBA or suitable post graduate degree will be an advantage

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years’ experience in a legal and compliance role.
  • Proven experience as an in-house lawyer at a listed company will be an advantage.
  • Experience with corporate governance and compliance.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills

Competencies

  • Governance, risk, and control
  • Leadership and management
  • Contract drafting & negotiating
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Strategy and innovation
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills.

Method of Application

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