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Senior Product Manager, Payments

Product Development | Remote | Contract

Job Description

JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position - No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone: BST, CST, EST)

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 - $125 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week - Long Term, ongoing project


Braintrust ( is a user-controlled talent network, where you keep 100% of what you earn and actually get to own the platform. We've been onboarding some big clients and specifically need a Senior Product Manager for our client.  



Must be located in the US to apply. This engagement will require an in-depth background check before the interview with the hiring manager. Our client will send you a laptop for this engagement and you have to be in the US to receive this laptop, so a US-based mailing address is required before the interview with the hiring manager.


About us

Our client, a well-capitalized incubator based in New York City, is determined to define the future of insurtech.  We are a passionate, small, and mighty team of strategists, marketers, designers and engineers obsessed with being among the first in an industry being disrupted by technology. We are as obsessed with our customers and measuring results, and see opportunities to learn every day. 


We are excited by our successes in the highly competitive digital insurance marketplace.  Our client and their software are meeting ther mission to democratize and make quality insurance accessible to all people. 


About the role

At the same time, we’re not a team that rests easy. In parallel, we are exploring new and equally disruptive business models, and are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our Incubation Team as our new start up venture focused on payments launches its MVP. If you are energized by a test and learn approach, working on stuff that moves the needle, and have a passion for tech that empowers people, we may be the fit for you.


What you’ll do

  • Lead the ideation, design, technical development, and iteration of a new product, through a series of iterative project phases and sprints
  • Be the voice of the customer in the definition of innovative digital solutions 
  • Champion MVP concept(s) distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable and feasible
  • Work with design team to gain an understanding of user personas, pain points and journeys
  • Develop feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps
  • Collaborate with engineering, design, and marketing teams to create a product vision and strategy aligned with customer needs continuously gaining a better understanding of use cases
  • Collaborate with engineering to break down and prioritize work into a backlog
  • Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing
  • Be hyper focused and organized driving cross-functional teams to collectively scope, design, concept test and deliver innovative solutions
  • Assist with the development of business cases and operating plans
  • Develop materials to communicate progress to team members, stakeholder and partners
  • Define, analyze, and report on product KPIs and establish shared vision across teams by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Launch new products and features, test their performance, and iterate quickly
  • Be lean in how you operate, always improving, always aligned to the bigger picture


What you bring to the table

  • 5+ years of product management experience with demonstrated growth mindset
  • Experience creating and launching new products/projects/ventures a big plus (esp. in a startup or venture-like operating model)
  • Experience with payment innovation, fintech, insurtech and/or Direct to Consumer a big plus
  • Demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers will love
  • Demonstrated leadership showcasing ability to jump into the business side of things and bridge Sr Leadership discussions, dev team discussions, and design/content discussions.
  • Experience helping define strategy, and then breaking it down into how that translates in a roadmap, OKRs, and feature
  • Understanding of data-driven product development and strong knowledge of agile methodologies
  • Ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams in situations of ambiguity, with high-level direction
  • Lean thinker and always looking for ways to experiment and test hypotheses
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Experience with A/B testing and analyzing data
  • Constant attention to detail and ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Experience managing a roadmap that encompasses multiple teams and product areas such as Engineering, UX/UI, Sales, Customer Support, Finance or Marketing
  • Diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuitionA nimble approach to thinking strategically while rolling up your sleeves and getting great work done
  • Strong leadership, communication and relationship building skills


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.