2023-08-23 14:48:55

Senior Product Manager - Surveillance Team

CVKeskus.ee klient
4945 - 6720 €/m Gross

Job Description

Your mission:

Your mission is to design, build and run a risk mitigation program for restricted activities out of Wise’s risk appetite. You will have to figure out an effective strategy that delivers effective risk mitigation controls, processes & tooling for restricted activities. Your goal is to minimise inconvenience to our customers while effectively detecting and mitigating potential risks.

Restricted activities simply are Wise products being used for purposes that carry increased risk of negative outcomes for Wise from a financial, reputational & FinCrime perspective. A few examples of this would be adult content, gambling & weapons. You can find out more about all these activities from Wise’s acceptable use policy. You will work on risk mitigation strategies that make some of these restricted activities acceptable to Wise and expand Wise’s risk appetite.

As an integral part of our Financial Crime risk mitigation strategy, this team plays a pivotal role in enabling Wise's continued growth. By managing risks associated with new activities and offerings, you contribute to expanding our reach while maintaining control and compliance. Your products will provide crucial support to large operational teams, effectively mitigating financial crime risks with minimal impact on the overall customer experience. 

This role offers a unique opportunity to have a significant impact on Wise’s mission, pushing the limits of how we mitigate financial crime risks and monitor restricted activities.

Here’s how you’ll be contributing to the FinCrime Squad:

  • You will work as part of the FinCrime product team which is responsible for keeping our customers money safe;
  • Your mission within your areas is to build world-class solutions that will help meet regulatory/partner requirements in a fast, reliable, scalable, safe and cost efficient way;
  • You’ll be figuring out the vision and goals of the team, how to measure them and where to prioritise – you’ll inspire the team and define the product direction and run the road map together with them;
  • You’ll communicate your goals and long term strategy in an engaging way, as well as keep the team moving towards the vision;
  • You’ll work closely with operational teams to figure out together how to support a growing domain, streamlining, optimising and automating processes;
  • You’ll work closely with other product teams in launching new products and unifying processes, participating or driving cross-team initiatives.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Choose your path to impact – you’ll have the freedom to collaboratively define the vision and the responsibility for making it happen
  • Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different so we’ll do our best to make it happen
  • Travel to work with our teams in Tallinn, Budapest and London, as well as meet various partners and organisations when needed
  • Work with a group of amazing and dedicated product managers, engineers, analysts, and operational teams;
  • Inspire teams with your ideas, knowledge and self-starting attitude
  • Grow as a leader – Grow and inspire your team to join our mission;
  • Be part of our mission to make money without borders the new normal.


A bit about you:

  • You’re an experienced Product Manager with at least 3-5 years of impactful experience - you have shipped products or product features, interpreted feedback and data and made important iterations;
  • You have worked with an operations team and built product capabilities that help operations grow sustainably, improve efficiency and reach operational excellence;
  • You believe in the Wise mission and know how to inspire a team to dream big, align on a common vision, and draw a clear path to get there together;
  • You're passionate about growing your team and getting the best out of people as well as continuing to grow and develop yourself;
  • You have a passion for data, with sufficient analytical skills to make sharp decisions quickly and independently - you can use data effectively to both identify opportunities and measure your impact;
  • You have a clear understanding of how systems are built, and are able to effectively work with cross-functional stakeholders.

 Some extra skills that are great (but not essential):

  • Experience in Risk, Legal, or Compliance and evaluate product decisions with a risk impact mindset;
  • Working with distributed product & operational teams;
  • Knowledge in the Financial Crime domain.

Company offers

What do we offer: 

  • Salary: 4945 - 6720 EUR
  • Company Restricted Stock Units
  • Numerous great benefits in our Tallinn office 

Key benefits:

  • Flexible working - whether it’s working from home, school plays or life admin we get that flexibility is essential and you’re trusted to do the right thing and be responsible
  • Paid annual holiday, sick days, parental leave and other leave opportunities
  • 6 weeks of paid sabbatical after 4 years at Wise on top of annual leave