Technical Product Manager -  Moniepoint GB

Who we are

Moniepoint Group is a financial technology company digitizing Africa’s real economy by building a financial ecosystem for businesses, providing them with all the payment, banking, credit and business management tools they need to succeed. 

At Moniepoint, we are a customer-focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. We have several products that provide essential services for businesses such as credit, overdrafts, bank integration, payment gateway. etc. We leverage artificial intelligence and data to make our decisions but also have the technology and data-driven best practices used to support our businesses. 

Having been able to build this self-sustaining, profitable business solving problems in Nigeria, we want to help everyone around the world seamlessly trade (or remit) with African businesses and individuals, so we are launching our UK and international financial services’ business which will be headquartered in the UK. Moniepoint GB is going to be a huge, impactful business now, and in the future. 

About the role

Location : United Kingdom (full-time)

As a Technical Product Manager at Moniepoint GB, you’ll play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between technology and business objectives. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the development and delivery of cutting-edge payment solutions. You’ll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers and stakeholders, to define product requirements, prioritize features, and drive the product roadmap.Drawing upon your technical expertise and deep understanding of the financial industry, you’ll translate complex business needs into actionable plans and technical specifications.Success in this role requires a blend of strategic thinking, technical acumen and strong communication skills. You should be adept at navigating ambiguity, solving complex problems, and aligning diverse stakeholders towards a common vision.

Job responsibilities:

  • Doing anything and everything it takes, to ensure your team is executing at a rapid pace, shipping fast, and with high quality.
  • Scaling our back end services to handle millions of customers, and all aspects which arise when operating at this scale. Be it, figuring out how to authenticate users, keeping the data secure, or ensuring the back-end services return success/failure responses in <.5 sec, for millions of customers.
  • Deciding what structure of database to use, and why, and more broadly guiding your team engineers.Being a leader, and being able to handle the huge responsibility of ensuring the approach your team takes to build the next part of the product is the best one.
  • Navigating through dependencies in a rapid paced environment 
  • Acting as an engineering manager. At least 60% of this role focuses on rolling up your sleeves and supporting your team.
  • 40% of the role is about stakeholder management - you will work collaboratively with the senior leadership, and every department in the company, to ensure everything is taken care of for your product to go live.
  • Holding technical deep dives, and architecting the next part we'll build (others call these grooming meetings).
  • Ultimately, you are responsible for  driving development of the product, anticipating issues before they happen, and making sure velocity and quality are top of mind, because the team needs to get new products out at a VERY FAST PACE, with quality always on top of mind.
  • Work with data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems.


  • Substantial, real experience in back-end engineering, and in managing back end services, at scale, as a back-end engineer, architect, or in a similar role.
  • You have prior experience working with a high-growth tech company.
  • You have exposure to building and shipping products at scale.
  • You have substantial experience in the fintech domain, be it payments, credit/lending, banking/savings, etc.
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle, from ideation, through development, to launch, growth and maintenance
  • Proven ability to assess and address technical risks
  • Proven ability to facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation.
  • Solid technical background with years of hands-on experience in software development.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the desire to roll up your sleeves to get the job done, and to be hands on, should be in your DNA.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What we can offer you

  • Culture -We put our people first and prioritize the well-being of every team member. We’ve built a company where all opinions carry weight and where all voices are heard. We value and respect each other and always look out for one another. Above all, we are human.
  • Learning - We have a learning and development-focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, and regular internal technical talks.
  • Compensation - You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, health insurance,annual bonus, plus other benefits.

What to expect in the hiring process

  • A preliminary phone call with one of our recruiters
  • A technical interview with a Product Lead
  • A panel technical interview with our Technical Product Managers.
  • A behavioral and technical interview with a member of the Executive team.

Moniepoint is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates.

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