PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE
PayU is looking for a Product Owner will help to build and execute a wide range of credit fintech use
cases in Colombia (Buy Now-Pay Later, Installments, SMB Lending). We are looking for an adaptive to
fast moving business environment product owner that can collaborate with product, engineering,
business and operations teams to set up for success in executing on the roadmap, coordinate sprint
cycles, ensure quality, and act as liaison with engineering and client-facing teams to ensure we deliver
the right things, at the right time.
This role will support the Product Team in defining processes, best practices and standards to ensure
high performance and success of the team.
The ideal candidate brings execution skills with a scrappy startup mindset, highly motivated, result-
oriented self-starter and enjoys working in a fast-pace environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACTIVITIES
Identify underserved market needs, facilitate solutions design, and assess the technical, UX, and
business impact of opportunities.
Accountable for release outcomes; supporting design, tech and QA teams with reviewing and
ensuring UX and overall quality
Proactively enhance our product development processes and best practices
Articulating the epics and features that should seed the product backlog
Help translate complex business problems into clear and functional product specifications
Lead the development of Product Requirements Documents in coordination with multiple work streams and ensure documentation provides others with full vision and scope of intended product
Collaborate with engineering leads to setup your teams for success in executing on the roadmap
Coordinate releases, ensure quality, and act as liaison with leads from engineering, UX, QA, and client-facing teams to ensure we build the right things, at the right time
Assist with Product Acceptance / Validation tests for deployed features, improvements and fixes.
Maintain effective channels of communication with the business, operations and engineering teams
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's (BA or BS) in business, computer science, design or equivalent field, required.
Experience writing intermediate SQL queries for data extraction preferred
Previous experience with agile product development, product management or design.
Cross-functional Agile / Scrum environment experience with design, development, research and
analytical abilities to assess and decompose business needs into functional, technical, and
Previous experience working with a tech startup or software company
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Bilingual English & Spanish with impeccable written skills
Ability to translate complicated business problems into easily understood product
Ability to work with and understand the needs of each stakeholder and business area
Ability to work in the minutia of product without losing site of the overall product vision
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Strategic thinker that understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation
to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition
Act in the best interest of our users at all times
A proactive approach to business hurdles
Self-motivated, self-directed, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Belief in complete honesty and respect for your colleagues and team
Compulsion for clear communication and creative solution finding
The ideal candidate brings execution skills with a scrappy, startup mindset, is able to be as
good as a salesperson in pitching their product to customers and stakeholders and knows
how to discuss strategy with senior leadership.
Extremely detail oriented
Enthusiasm for a team-oriented, collaborative, highly energetic, and fast-paced
Highly efficient and self-driven
Ability to work effectively with different people and teams of people by putting others at ease.
PayU is a leading online payment service provider dedicated to creating a fast, simple and efficient
payment process for merchants and buyers. PayU has a core focus on matching merchants’ needs with
the way consumers shop and pay. PayU provides fast, simple and secure payment solutions in 16 high
growth markets such as Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
PayU’s strength lies in its local approach : valuing local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and
the quality of its people. Together, PayU creates excellent consumer experiences by focusing on being a
great and dynamic place to work