Job title: Product Manager

Location: London, Milton Keynes or Wilmslow

Closing date:

Job Summary

To assist the Senior Product Manager in designing the strategy and development of the product offering for Gatehouse Bank with consideration applied to the commercial, market, financial, risk, operational and regulatory requirements (internal and external) through robust risk management in addition to managing and influencing key stakeholder relationships. The role is primarily focussed on Retail Finance products, with support for other product types and business areas.

About us

Founded in 2007, we are a challenger bank that operates in accordance with Shariah principles, with offices in London, Milton Keynes and Wilmslow. We offer personal and corporate savings products and finance for UK residential and commercial property, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain a detailed working knowledge of the sector, particularly the residential and Buy-to-Let markets, bridging and related sectors
  • Assist in the management of all strategic, commercial, market and regulatory aspects of product development to effectively drive the Bank’s product offering
  • Research, analyse and share market data and customer insight
  • Assess market competition by comparing products and criteria and making recommendations as to strategic direction to achieve business goals
  • Provide management information for short-term and long-term product forecasts and special reports and analyses to aid growth targets
  • Assist in bringing new products to market by analysing requirements and product development programmes and compiling/presenting proposals to Bank committees
  • Assist in the planning of marketing for products by developing time-integrated plans with the Senior Product Manager and Marketing team
  • Assist in determining product pricing and life cycle management through market research data; review of MI, sales, costs and anticipate volume
  • Maintain the bank’s presence on industry sourcing and criteria platforms as required
  • Deputise for the Senior Product Manager in internal/external meetings

Skills required

  • Product management experience, within Banking or Financial Services – ideally within the UK Mortgages sector
  • Knowledge of the Shariah market is preferable but not essential
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage product risk, compliance and control activities
  • Considerable knowledge and experience of best practice and governance frameworks, methodologies, and emerging practice, in relation to the development and management of home finance products in UK regulated financial services context
  • Skilled communicator with the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issues/action points and drive resolution

Additional Details:

We offer a highly attractive reward package; the typical benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement increasing with service
  • Pension Plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group dental insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Gatehouse Bank is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Application

To apply, please send your CV to careers@gatehousebank.com