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COO – Chief Operating Officer

Position: COO – Chief Operating Officer

Company: High Growth Fintech Company

Location: London / Berlin

Salary: GBP 150 – 250 K Depending on Experience

 

Job Description:

 

An exciting, high growth Fintech company who are built on cutting edge technology is currently searching for an exceptional Chief Operating Officer to join the team. This is an extremely important role for the company and will overall contribute to the growth and expansion plans they have in place.

As the COO, you will help shape and oversee the systems, processes and people necessary to underpin the business operations and deliver to the forecast revenue, expense budgets and timing.

 

You will be responsible for ensuring the business delivers on its promises to clients, including uptime and that customer feedback is always excellent.

This is a critical role for the organisation. This is a perfect opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Fintech Chief Operating Officer to join this already successful and high growth company.

 

Essential Candidate Profile:

The successful candidates core capability will be in FinTech operations and technology, both in development and product management

Deep understanding of financial technology and software development, delivery, project management disciplines are crucial

You will have a successful background in running operations unit to ensure non-IT processes are delivered to and quality

Experience in having the responsibility for mitigating risk and meeting all compliance & legal requirements

Overall Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Strategy
  • People Leadership
  • Technology Development
  • Operations
  • Management Boards
  • Qualifications & Expertise
  • Deep understanding of the Financial Services Sector
  • Experience managing IT Units and managing major IT Implementation projects
  • Strong operations experience

Demonstrate an appropriate level of technical skills

Specialism: COO, Chief Operating Officer, Fintech, Technology, IT, Operations, Software Development, Strategy, People Leadership, Financial Services, Banking, Fintech, Insurance

Senior Product Manager – Leading FinTech / Private Equity Tech

Introduction:

Our client is a hugely successful international FinTech business. They are expanding their EU HQ which is based in Munich and we are recruiting for a new Senior ProdUct Manager.

Main Responsibilities:  

  • Manage Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for core Fintech platform
  • PE.Analyzer  Capture and record conceptual requirements and priorities from business leaders and client-facing staff.
  • Implement measurement of client engagement on products through digital KPI tracking and implement active feedback loop to product development to enhance engagement
  • Ensure business requirements and all possible paths for behavior and design are fully elaborated and recorded
  • Ensure high quality and modern design that optimizes user experience is incorporated into software design
  • Coordinate any internal and external resources to optimize software product development
  • Manage handoff and priorities of requirements with development teams
  • Manage the Software Quality Assurance that ensures development teams are delivering quality product based on the original business requirements
  • Manage software release planning and ensure efficient, frequent and high quality enhancements are delivered to clients

Your profile:

  • 5+ years´ experience in Software Product Management
  • University degree in in Software Engineering, Informatics, Design or equivalent  B2C or B2B commercial product background with digital KPI tracking and analysis
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple product inputs and translate to product development road map and manage development priorities
  • Experience using hard data and metrics to substantiate assumptions that link product design and features to strategic objectives based on user KPIs
  • Strong conceptual and UI/ UX design skills
  • Experience in SDLC including knowledge of business requirements and documentation  Experience in agile project management
  • Experience in QA management software including documentation and code deliverables through UAT and release planning
  • Six Sigma, CMMI or equivalent experience in formal process improvement and software development (is aplus)
  • Work proficiency in English (German optional)

We offer you:

  • Exciting and challenging role in a dynamic and international team
  • Competitive salary contribution
  • Office in the heart of Munich
  • Work in private equity – one of the most demanded and attractive finance industries today
  • Professional development opportunities and potential for career growth
  • Support with training and coaching

CTO / Co-Founder, Big Data Fintech

Job description

Co-Founder for B2B Fintech / Big Data / Data Scientist

Our client is a very promising B2B FinTech. Your full skill set will be required!

They bet on PSD2 which will change the European banking landscape. Based on this trend they have come up with a brilliant B2B business-model in credit-scoring based on data-analytics, which they are currently putting in place.

The job:

Do you want to own a company and experience the fast-paced life of a founder? Do you want to work in a fair partnership of close highly motivated and qualified co-founders? Then work with us as a Co-Founder, CTO and partner to build the company. Together with us as the founding-team you will go through a huge learning-curve:• You take full responsibility for the successful design as well as implementation of the company´s business mission by defining and developing all service-related technologies

• You manage the implementation of infrastructure- and product-requirements• You understand QoS, but you are also very pragmatic and are able to quickly deliver prototypes or manage the process for it• You build the IT-Team and product-management function over the next couple of monthsSalary: normal startup salary with >20% equity package, negotiable. Risk-takers are welcome!

Qualification:

• Minimum 2-3 years of planning or development of data-intense backend-structures• Experience or strong interest in working with big unstructured datasets• Experience or strong motivation to lead IT-/product-teams or software development projects• Ideally experience in encryption and security environments/applications• Ideally basic knowledge of FinTS/HBCIWhat we offer:

Our goal is to become a leading FinTech company in the near future:• Become an entrepreneur and founder and take on responsibility from day-1• Become part of the highly qualified founding-team and shape the future organization• Enjoy a highly competitive direct equity participation in the company• Work in a stimulating, flexible and self-determined working-environment in BerlinAbout the company:

We are a team of startup-experienced tech entrepreneurs and angel-investors based in Berlin. Our investors themselves are highly successful in their own fields of banking and technology. With this new FinTech we are betting on a new EU law “PSD2” which is breaking up decades-old banking industry-structures across Europe. In our eyes creditscoring will hugely benefit from PSD2 and its vast digital disruption in banking, and we want to make perfect use of this opportunity. With our various data-driven online services customers will from now on be able to receive a better, finer and more accurate credit-scoring.

Contact the job poster

Chris Leek

Managing Director at Fintech Recruitment Ltd

Job Poster Location

Premium

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level

Industry

  • Banking
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Information Technology

COO / Co-Founder for B2B Fintech

COO / Co-Founder for B2B Fintech

Our client is a very promising B2B FinTech. Your full skill set will be required!

They bet on PSD2 which will change the European banking landscape. Based on this trend they have come up with a brilliant B2B business-model in credit-scoring based on data-analytics, which they are currently putting in place.

For the right candidate the setup is awesome, as you can contribute with your full skill set along product-development, recruiting, general business development, analytics and fund-raising later on.

The ideal candidate has a business background and a love for details, data and analytics, maybe even a technical interest OR a technical background with a few years of commercial experience, e.g. in management consulting.

We are looking for a co-founder, not just an employee. We want your ideas to work with us on the long-term vision of the company and the execution of it. Become part of the management-team and part of the story!

EMEA Compliance & Regulatory Manager – Fintech / Bitcoin / Blockchain

Job Summary

The EMEA Compliance & Regulatory Manager manages regulatory and specific compliance projects, acting as an internal and external point of contact and aiding in the completion of any action and the preparation of all documentation required.

Key Responsibilities

Engage with regulators in countries in which the company operates particularly within the EU Region, including preparation and review of documents for same


Pursue applicable licensing within the EU jurisdictions, consultants and junior internal staff to ensure smooth management of licensing process


Research regulatory environment in new target markets and advise Management on same


Keep abreast of licensing trends in relevant payment, money remittance, and digital currency sectors, including speaking with external experts, advisors, and officials as necessary


Engage with external counsel and consultants regarding regulatory requirements


Manage European Banking relationship


Opening Bank Accounts all over Europe and Africa


Providing information to banks to open accounts (funds flow)


Create compliance policies


Engage and update the compliance team on regulatory obligations


Providing compliance information to banks


Liaise with the FCA, CSSF and regulators in other Jurisdictions that we operate in
Conduct due diligence for euro clients and respond to due diligence queries from euro clients.


Assist in management for East Africa licensing applications


Assist with the preparation of and filing of documentation with regulators in countries in which the company operates, as necessary

Candidate Requirements

Experience managing complex regulatory environments of innovative financial products across UK and/or Europe


Experience working with international, distributed team across UK, Europe and Africa


Flexibility, ability to work independently, and strong problem-solving capability to enable navigation of fast-moving ecosystem and fast-growing young company


Fluency in English and French


Bachelor’s degree is Law is preferable


Minimum of 6 Years’ experience in Financial Services Industry or Money Service Business  

Skills


Excellent leadership and management qualities such as strong work ethic, trustworthiness, self-confidence and the ability to delegate responsibilities


Critical problem solving ability


Project management skills

Global Head of Business Development – FinTech

Global Head of Business Development – FinTech

 

Our client is an established market leading consumer finance led Fintech company.

 

With cutting-edge technology they are continuing to expand rapidly.

 

We are recruiting for a newly created Global Head of Business Development to set up and establish the international BD function.

 

Your mission will be to develop new e-commerce partnerships globally and recruit and manage your team.

 

This is an exciting international position with huge future career growth potential.

 

Your profile:

 

  • 5+ years of Business Development experience
  • Consumer Lending experience
  • Fintech experience
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to travel

CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

Position: CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

  • e-Commerce Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop, Online Retailers
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused e-Commerce CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their e-Commerce operation, drive sales and business development and open new markets in new countries

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced e-Commerce professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

Position: CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

  • Consumer Finance Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused Consumer Finance CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their Consumer Finance operation, drive sale and business development and open new markets

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced Consumer Finance professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

European Marketing / Sales Manager

European Marketing / Sales Manager

My client is looking for a dynamic, creative and hungry Marketing manager to manage all marketing for a fast growing and up and coming fintech company in Europe.

This is an excellent opportunity to grow your career, the company is fully backed by Bank. Growing year on year since 2013 and are on track to hit 1billion in 2017

5 offices in Europe – France, UK, Germany, Luxembourg and Ireland

Based in London with travel to Paris

You will ideally have B2B marketplace, Ecommerce and Fintech experience. You will need to be driven and dynamic with a creative streak to take the brand forward

  • You will have a good budget of 350000€ to work with for all marketing activity
  • You will have an International outlook
  • As you will have autonomy on the strategy, signed off by Management team, you will need to be a self starter
  • As Company are looking to enhance the brand you will need to have creative ideas to push the brand forward and execute
  • You can expect to travel to Paris once a month or more depending requirements
  • Experience in managing teams
  • 3-8 years experience in B2B Marketing
  • You have experience in managing agencies
  • Fluency in English is key, French would be an advantage.

Country Head – Fintech Consumer Finance Business

Introduction:

Our client is an established, leading and fast growing Pan-EU Fintech / Consumer Finance Group.

On their behalf we are recruiting for a new Country Head for their fast growing Fintech Consumer Finance Business.

Position:

– act as country head of Finland running the major source of revenue

– responsible for local sales and product reporting to group CSO and CEO- focus on identifying new brands and products- manages day to day operations

This is a high profile and senior position within the Group and offer excellent long term career opportunities.

Your Profile:

Senior Manager with experience of operations, Sales and Marketing

Extensive Copnsumer Finance banking and / or Fintech experience

Highly motivated