Director of Product Management, Mortgage
The home search starts online, but the real estate industry is often optimized for in-person, one-on-one service. That's a fantastic experience once you connect with the right professional, but finding the right fit isn't always a smooth process. Opcity built a nationwide real-time data and technology platform combining cutting edge deep learning, business analytics and human intuition with the latest web, mobile and digital telephony technologies to enable our team of professionals, and thousands of real estate agents and brokers, to make sure we connect every home buyer with the right agent at the right time so more time is spent finding a home and less time finding the perfect agent.
A director of mortgage product management at Opcity will lead and empower a team of exceptional product managers who will create the next generation of mortgage and financing solutions that will excite both consumers and lenders. This leadership position plays a critical role in establishing our identity across a rapidly changing industry and position the Opcity and realtor.com brands for years to come.
The ideal candidate will lead the full mortgage product spectrum for our rapidly growing mortgage business. This exciting opportunity affords the experience to oversee the entire product lifecycle from product development → market fit → innovation → consumer experience → product rationalization → technical implementation → and go-to-market.
This role is a hands-on product leadership position with high visibility within our organization, focused on building a world class culture of employees who will be measured on both consumer engagement and the revenue achievement of your products. The role reports to the Head of Product, in Austin and the team’s growth will be focused in the Austin market.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establish a shared vision across the company by pinpointing customer needs and identifying market opportunities
- Play a central role in recruiting, mentoring, developing and retaining Opcity product talent
- Cultivate strong partnerships across Engineering, Product, Design, Marketing, Data Science, and other key business areas
- Clearly set, articulate and evangelize a vision and roadmap for the mortgage product team that informs the strategic direction of our products and services
- Drive the execution of your product strategy, partnering with design and engineering to hit timelines and business objectives
- Establish, track and drive key metrics that power the success of your products
- Lead the customer discovery process and journey, establish key relationships with exec-level stakeholders in the mortgage and lending communities
- Partner closely with legal to ensure all mortgage offerings are compliant with nation and state wide government regulations
- Work closely with product marketing to drive go-to-market strategies with sales, marketing, operations, and technology teams
- Manage, mentor and build a team of product managers
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree required in Finance, Engineering, Business or a related field
- 10+ years of experience as a consumer-facing product manager
- 5+ years of consulting, analytics or management experience
- Evidence that you pursue a collaborative approach to problem-solving and organizational alignment
- Understand the importance of compliance in the lending space and know how to navigate it
- Possess a strong quantitative skill-set
- eCommerce, Finance, Mortgage or Real-Estate background; highly preferred
- Ability to evangelize ideas amongst different types of audiences and influence key stakeholders
- A winning attitude and collaborative leadership style
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