Product Manager

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Fluna is a pan-African trade finance marketplace for African businesses to access credit and market intelligence tools, reach their full potential and contribute to the global economy. We underwrite transactions 12x faster than traditional commercial banks and automate financial data reporting in order to mitigate risks.  We support mid-market exporters in Africa with much-needed working capital to satisfy demand from buyers in the United States and Europe. We have onboarded 100+ exporters and deployed $20m+ in trade finance over the last 24 months. 


We are looking for someone innovative and enjoys user-centricity to join us in rebuilding the credit, payments and data insights stack for African businesses. As a Product manager, you'll be very familiar with the functional needs of Fluna’s customers and can translate this into new product and feature solutions. You will participate in product strategy, planning sessions, product design, and requirement gathering. 


  • Take the lead in developing requirements and user stories for assigned products with the development teams, working in an agile process.
  • Write detailed user requirements for Design and Engineering teams and be responsible for running development sprints together
  • Help set the product roadmap and manage the backlog based on customer-driven insights
  • Conduct user interviews to understand  pain points, identify potential gaps and test solutions
  • Have a deep understanding of latest trends, opportunities and existing capabilities in the market for treasury and fintech solutions
  • Responsible for delivering products from concept to final live solution
  • Track user activity to inform product roadmap and test new features using A/B testing
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure that all projects that form part of the strategic product plans are tracking to plan and any issues are addressed promptly or escalated to senior management for resolution


  • 5+ years experience and proven track record working in a similar role with prior experience building a fintech product that covers lending, payments and/or data insights
  • Understanding of working in collaboration with a diverse range of business functions and customers to drive change and achieve delivery
  • Experience working with agile development teams and requirement definition/story breakdown for these teams
  • Track record of preparing and presenting a technical roadmap, prioritising product backlog, and working on product strategy 
  • Hands-on experience working and leading Product Management, collaborating with Developers, Customer success, and UX/UI designers
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet targets and deadlines.  
  • Experience in a start-up environment is preferred.

We are the place for you, if

  • You’re excited about technology and the future, and you’re looking for a place to learn and grow.
  • You care a lot about detail and pride yourself on impeccable execution.
  • You can collect and analyze lots of data and feed in just the right amount of intuition to make sound decisions.
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, where adaptability and a willingness to take on new challenges are essential.
  • You love to speak up and ask questions to seek clarity.
Why you would love to work with us
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity to work remotely
  • Comprehensive health insurance package
  • 21 days of annual paid time off
  • Monthly phone and internet allowance
  • Team off-site events
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse team of highly talented colleagues

If you meet the requirements and are interested in joining a dynamic and growing company, send us your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

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