VP Product (f/m/d)

Berlin, Germany

At Upvest, we are building the financial infrastructure of tomorrow. Our vision is to create a world in which any asset can be owned and traded digitally by anyone, anywhere. We’re on mission to enable 10 million securities transactions on our infrastructure by 2023.

Our bold long-term view is backed by Europe’s largest tech VCs Notion Capital, Partech and Holtzbrinck Ventures. Following our recent 12m Series A round, we now expand our team. Today, we count 27 talented and motivated people from 13 different countries.

Your mission:

We are seeking a customer- and results-focused VP Product to lead strategy and development of all Upvest future products.

This role will give you the opportunity to: 

  • Talk to our core customers and manage the whole product lifecycle: from concept to launch
  • Own the product roadmap and communicate it with all stakeholders (C-level, board developers, team, and clients)
  • Set and monitor all product-related KPIs and development sprints
  • Develop product-related budget and forecasts
  • Work closely with the VP Growth to assess the go-to-market strategy and ensure we maintain the highest level of product/market fit as well as a competitive positioning for all Upvest’s products

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience leading and growing a B2B software organisation
  • Experience in crafting highly complex and regulated fintech products
  • Technical product management experience, not being shy to play with our APIs
  • Diligence to read and adopt the latest regulatory changes (which are partly in German)
  • Strong communication skills: being able to create a compelling product story
  • Passion for finance, especially of the potential of asset tokenization
  • Knowledge of API-based products: what distinguishes the top-notch, and how to get there
  • Prior experience in hiring and coaching an exceptional product team
  • Strong discovery skills, and passion about of product-market-fit validation
  • Strong leadership skills, and being able to drive innovative ideas, solutions and products
  • Obsession with the customer experience

Why Upvest?

  • Exciting opportunity to build the future of digital securities!
  • A young, dynamic and fast-growing startup with flat hierarchies and open communication
  • As we strongly believe in personal development, we offer private coaching sessions and educational budget
  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin Mitte, a brand-new Mac, flexible working hours, option of working from home, regular off-site events, free drinks/snacks and many more…
  • We measure our performance with the help of OKRs and love to celebrate our successes
  • A relocation package with visa support

Our Values:

  • Think Fearlessly, Act Fast: We embrace the accelerated pace and ambiguity of building a business on the frontier. We take risks and look forward.
  • Be Street Smart: We are always tuned in to what is going on. With ourselves, our team, our users and the market.
  • Step Up, Stand Together: Every individual is prepared to speak up for what they believe in and stand together as a team to deliver the result, even when the going gets tough.
  • Low Egos, High Expectations: Although we take our work seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have hunger and humility in equal measure.

If you want to build the financial infrastructure of tomorrow, a new challenge awaits you!