Product Manager

| Santa Monica

Drive product initiatives in emerging markets for the purpose of unlocking financial access, choice, and control for the underserved. Join a cross-functional squad of LA and in-country team members to develop deep user understanding to deliver user-centric solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Ship product, deliver on KPIs and develop deep product expertise within a cross-functional team:
    • Emerging Markets: Establish product-market fit for Tala in an emerging market
    • Growth: Grow all markets along acquisition, activation and retention KPIs
    • Credit: Create global credit businesses that are locally relevant and sustainable
    • Platform: Develop global tools and modules used by internal users
  • Develop a strong understanding of in-country context, user needs, and competitive landscape
  • Be the team champion to ensure team alignment, advocate product and elevate morale
  • Global travel required

Requirements:

  • 3+ years product experience, preferably in any of the following: consumer mobile, personal finance, emerging markets, payments
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with experience shipping user-centric products
  • Proficient with the latest methods of product discovery and development
  • Effective communicator that can listen, surface timely questions as well as motivate others
  • Curiosity and knowledge of technical and product innovation and trends
  • Checked ego, humble, empathetic, collaborative, service-oriented attitude of “user first”

About Tala:

Tala is the leading mobile technology and data science company committed to financial inclusion globally. More than 1.3 million people have borrowed through Tala’s smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, and other personalized financial services in emerging markets. Tala has raised more than $105 million from leading venture and impact investors including Revolution, IVP, Ribbit Capital, Data Collective, and Lowercase Capital. Tala’s global team is headquartered in Santa Monica, with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, Mumbai, and Bangalore.

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Location

429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

What are Tala Perks + Benefits

Tala Benefits Overview

International Travel - Want to try nyama choma in Kenya, or halo halo in the Philippines, while seeing your work in action? With offices in Mexico City, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Manila and Bangalore, Tala offers Santa Monica-based team members frequent opportunities to travel to our markets to get to know our customers and local team members.

Medical Coverage & Wellness - We believe in people, and empowering each team member to be their whole self. With that comes wellness! Tala offers full coverage for health, dental and vision insurance for our team members and their families. We also celebrate wellness days, with opportunities for free massages in the office, and healthy snacks and treats always available onsite. Join one of our intramural sports teams or the running club, and make space for self-care by taking advantage of unlimited PTO and work from home days.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development opportunities – from conferences and online classes to weekly lunch & learns. Company-sponsored health and wellness activities, including local sports leagues and at-work massages! Gender-neutral paid parental leave for 12 weeks.

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