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Product Development Lead

New York City – Tri-State Area – Work from Home

Position Type: Full-Time

Location:  New York City – Tri-State Area – Work from Home

Travel: Must be able to commute into Manhattan 20% of the time. Occasional travel to the UK or other EMEA/APAC locations

What the role is about

We are a super-fast-paced, venture-backed, Seed-stage fintech founded in 2021.  We are looking for a future Product Development superstar to support both our existing product function (London-based) and the CEO/Co-Founder (NYC-based) in client facing meetings.  We have ambitious plans and this role will be an important part of our future vison.

About AbbeyCross

AbbeyCross offers a platform that improves the FX payment market infrastructure for emerging market (EM) currencies. Working with global banks, Money Services Businesses (MSBs), Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and their EM payment partners, AbbeyCross reduces technical barriers to integration, addresses compliance and continuity risk, and offers much-needed price transparency to the fragmented and inefficient EM FX payment industry.

The AbbeyCross platform delivers a single, flexible integration to two products that future-proof EM FX payments businesses as the payments world moves to ever quicker, more efficient delivery methods:

  • ABX Studio provides unique EM FX market pricing data for greater transparency, insight and benchmarking.   

  • ABX Sync enables true side-by- side price and service comparison for improved payments and trade work flow execution

How you will add value:

  • Product Strategy: Being in deep and regular conversations with clients and payment partners in the USA (and beyond). Understand their needs and assist in aligning these with the Head of Product based in London

  • Client Facing: Developing relationships with banks, MSBs, and NGO’s representing the Product team and providing pre-sales support to the CEO 

  • Leadership: Being innovative, curious, adaptable. Providing clarity in vision and direction to cross-functional teams. Foster a culture of curiosity, innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

  • Innovation: Driving product innovation via an experiment-based culture by identifying market opportunities, leveraging customer feedback, and staying at the forefront of industry trends.

  • Stakeholder Management: Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Collaborating effectively with teams across the organization.

  • Product Lifecycle and performance Management: Proactively participating in conversations for the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to launch, to product and portfolio roadmaps and continually optimize based on customer needs and feedback, towards business goals such as adoption, growth, engagement, retention or pivot points.

  • Strategic Partnerships: Identifying and pursuing strategic partnerships that enhance the product and contribute to the overall success of the business.

What you will need to be successful in this role:

  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience in cross-border payments, within innovative, ambiguous, complex or fast-moving environments.

  • Pro-Activity: Taking initiative, spotting opportunities, and taking action to develop them further – likewise with identifying potential risks and mitigating them through action.

  • Adaptability: Adjust quickly to change and understand that change is a constant in a start-up. The ability to pivot from an original plan to maintain speed of development.

  • Curiosity: Eager to learn more and understand ways to think, and re-think, what you believe to be true.

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans.

  • Innovative Mindset: A track record of innovation, creativity, and a willingness to challenge the status quo.

  • Results-Oriented: Track record of delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Communication Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a business, technology, data science or a related field


Benefits and Compensation

A career at AbbeyCross is more than just a job. It’s the chance to shape the future of fintech.  At AbbeyCross, we offer you:

  • A voice in the future of fintech

  • Always-on learning and development

  • Collaborative work environment

  • This position has a salary range of US$55,000 - US$75,000. The above range represents the expected salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic location.  

  • Comprehensive medical benefits, subsidized by AbbeyCross

  • Equity Options

  • PTO + Company holidays

Privacy Statement

AbbeyCross is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how AbbeyCross protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.


EEOC Statement

AbbeyCross is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 


Sourcing Model

Recruitment at AbbeyCross works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. AbbeyCross does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

Come Work With Us

Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

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