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Octopus Ventures
Octopus Ventures

Lead Product Manager



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024
Who we are
We are a highly ambitious team; focused and truly collaborative. We empower people to take ownership through meaningful and impactful work. We exist to help people and the planet, it’s a big statement but one you’ll wear with pride.
Raylo is here to change how people get their tech for good. That means giving them access to the products they really want, but doing so in a responsible, sustainable way. We provide Seamless Circularity, where every device gets an extended life through our automatic, effortless cycle of refurb, reuse and recycle.
Our secret sauce is leasing. By providing a subscription alternative, we're cracking open a staid old market and bringing real change to consumers and the environment. Less waste, better value. We’re serious - we want to lead the change in consumption of consumer technology.
Life at Raylo
• We are an organically collaborative and dynamic team
• We embrace innovation, seek out challenges and always aim for excellence
• We take intelligent risks, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes
• We help each other by listening, challenging thought and continually improving
• We live our mission, walk in our customers’ shoes, focus and execute, and are a curious and gritty bunch
What You’ll Do:
- Growth ARR: We empower our product teams to solve hard problems. Your focus will be on increasing our annualised recurring revenue.
Build a great product that customers will love
- Product Strategy and Roadmap: As an individual contributor, you will be responsible for deciding the product strategy and managing the roadmap for our growth product engineering team.
- Foster Team Collaboration: Encourage innovation and solution discovery through close collaboration with designers and engineers, driving the development and market delivery of effective solutions.
- Provide User and Customer Insights: Deliver deep insights into user and customer behaviours to inform product strategies.
- Understand Business Constraints: Gain a thorough understanding of business constraints from marketing, customer success, finance, legal, risk strategy and compliance.
- Decision-Making Framework: As the Product Manager, set and manage the decision-making framework for the team, balancing trade-offs to ensure focus on impactful problems.
- Influence Outcomes with Data: Use data-driven reasoning to influence and persuade colleagues, stakeholders, and key executives, achieving desired results as an individual contributor.
- Reporting Structure: Directly report to the Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder, operating from our London Bridge office on a hybrid work setup (3 days in the office per week).
Who you are
- You have a proven track record as a Product Manager (7+ years), more recently at a Principal or a Lead level.
- You have experience leading consumer products (0-1) from concept to delivery in a VC-backed startup.
- Passionate about data, analytics
- You have a customer-centric approach, with a deep understanding of user needs and behaviours, and the ability to translate these insights into product features and improvements.
- You’re driven by impact
- You enjoy thinking through complex product challenges, care about solving the right problem, and possess influencing skills to align key stakeholders.
- You enjoy being autonomous and navigating your own path in a fast-paced, hybrid working environment.
- You have deep & extensive experience with Amplitude or similar tools.
- Plus: You are comfortable analysing large datasets to draw insights on their own without analyst support.
We’re not looking for you to meet every point on this job description, please still get in touch if you think you could add value and do your best work here at Raylo. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.
Opportunities & Benefits
Your chance to make an impact. We want what you can bring - what makes you special. Through trust, collaboration and autonomy, you can have an impact right from the off.
Be part of the change. You will join one of the fastest growing fintech startups, backed by Octopus Ventures, Macquarie and Telefónica, where you can change how people get their tech for good
Other benefits include;
• 33 days holiday per year (25 days, + an extra 8 days to choose the days that mean most to you)
• Stock options - get a real stake in Raylo’s growth
• Hybrid working environment
• Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
• Workplace nursery scheme
• Perkbox membership - hundreds of perks and discounts to support physical, financial and mental wellbeing
• To do your best work, we’ll give you a laptop and a Raylo phone
• Learning budget - we care deeply about investing in your long-term career growth and potential
• Free sustainable breakfast and snacks, every day you’re in the office
• Fun (yet optional) Raylo quarterly socials, plus summer and Christmas parties
Diversity Statement
Raylo is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and believe it adds value to our organisation. Working at Raylo is super fun and we’d love to tell you more about it.