Senior Product Manager | PayPay | Remote (Japan)

Senior Product Manager | PayPay | Remote (Japan)

Remote Japan
Application ends: September 27, 2024
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Job Description

About PayPay Securities

PayPay is a FinTech company that has surpassed 63 million users (as of April 2024) in 5 years since its launch in 2018, is rapidly expanding its business scale as a payment platform used by approximately one out of every two smartphone users in Japan.
PayPay Securities Corporation provides a unique and familiar asset management service that anyone can easily use in their daily lives as a specialized smartphone brokerage firm that can be used through PayPay.
As a member of the PayPay Group, we are refining our products at an overwhelming speed that no other company can imitate, and we will promote the spread of cashless payments in Japan and the financial life platform that uses them at a dash. We are looking for people who are passionate about these things as professionals, who can identify issues on their own, and who can work together with others to create new value.

Job Description

PayPay Securities, as an important part of PayPay’s financial ecosystem, has launched “Point Management” with over 10 million users and “PayPay Asset Management, the first initiative in Japan that enables asset management on a payment application. Now that the business foundation of the financial ecosystem is finally in place, we intend to expand our business to change the structure of asset management in Japan, with the main target being those who have not yet started asset management or were not interested in it before.

To achieve our goal, PayPay Securities is preparing to bring in technical talents not only from Japan but also globally, just as we have done with PayPay’s product division. As a Senior Product Manager, you will be collaborating with engineers, designers and QAs, and working in an environment where you can be one of the founding members to build up a new organization within PayPay Securities.

Highlights of the opportunity:

  • Be part of the team to build up a new organization and environment
  • Develop skills in making business plans from a high perspective, through the high-level coordination with departments and affiliated companies within PayPay Group to support the top management’s decision
  • Gain experience in a company that aiming to be the pioneer in the market to provide a brand new Mobile Securities services, which never had before during the era of Financial reformation
  • Able to utilize PayPay’s services and user base

Responsibilities:

  • Create clear and concise PRDs and collaborate with various stakeholders including design team, engineering team, and QA team
  • Manage and execute the daily product development cycle with an eye on the product vision of PayPay Securities
  • Drive the timely implementation of ideas into the product without being constrained by precedents
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand user challenges and plan and execute to solve them
  • Identify metrics that allow for a deep understanding of the user experience and repeatable continuous improvement of it
  • To unite multiple projects to determine and promote the policy of the product from a higher perspective and in a broader area

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of Product Management experience in the Internet/web company or an equivalent role
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field or at least 5 years of technical experience
  • Business level in either English or Japanese (Native Japanese speaker or JLPT N1 equivalent)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Product Management experience in the financial domain

The ideal candidates at PayPay Securities

Working Conditions

Employment Status

  • Full Time

Office Location

  • Tokyo Office
  • You can live anywhere in Japan

Work Hours

  • Super Flex Time (No Core Time)
  • In principle, 9:00am-6:00pm (actual working hours: 8h + 1h break)

Holidays

  • Every Saturday/Sunday/National holidays (in Japan)

Paid leave

  • Annual paid leave (1 to 10 days depending on the month of joining will be granted upon employment date)
  • Summer break (2 days / generally taken between July 1st and September 30th / subject to change depending on month of employment)
  • Year-end and New Year holidays (12/31-1/3)

Salary

  • Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)
  • Based on skills, experience and abilities
  • Review once a year
  • Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation
  • Overtime allowance, Late overtime allowance, Commuting and transportation expenses, Work style support allowance

Benefits

  • Social Insurances (Health insurance, Employee pension, Employment insurance and Industrial accident compensation insurance)