Technical Program Manager (London, UK)

Credit Karma, London, UK

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Credit Karma's mission is to champion financial progress for everyone. We have over 80 million US members and are now taking aim internationally. We are investing heavily in the U.K. with big ambitions to serve British consumers and financial institutions. This is growing beyond the success of the International team for Canada, where in just 12 months we’ve grown Credit Karma to be the country's #1 destination for free access to credit information and financial recommendations on credit and debt products, and we’re just getting started. We are operating as a well funded and supported “startup” within Credit Karma with enormous opportunity to move fast and have high impact.  
The Technical Program Manager Lead will work directly with the VP, International and be a critical leader for the cross-functional teams and the overall Credit Karma UK roadmap, including existing products and new market entry. The role will start as a hands-on individual contributor and quickly scale to be a manager role.

What You'll Do

  • Lead on technical program management for entire UK product roadmap]
  • Lead on go-to-market planning for all new markets
  • Directly handle third-party platform relationships
  • Craft and run critical team infrastructure for all markets, building off of core Credit Karma systems and methodologies that exist
  • Build the operating models for each of our Country teams and our broader International team partner successfully with other teams such as Security, Infrastructure & Platform, Legal & Compliance, Member Support, etc
  • Be the first of what will be a growing team of Technical Program Managers for International, including the opportunity to directly hire and develop this team over time

What's Great About It

  • You’ll build something that has the potential to positively affect millions of people around the world
  • The work you do will have significant impact and visibility across Credit Karma
  • This role brings the best of both worlds: the experience of growing early-stage products and businesses with the support of a successful later-stage internet company
  • And, of course, you get all those awesome company perks that you probably already read about

Experience We're Looking For

  • 8+ years of related experience, including technical program management, operations, engineering or product management
  • Track record of success in driving wholly new, large scale product launch plans
  • Deep understanding of program management methodologies with prove ability to adapt to unique team needs and objectives
  • Ability to critically observe operational results (both good and bad) to make independent recommendations and decisions about how to improve
  • Ability to create a shared team culture and get results directly or indirectly, especially across diverse cross-functional teams
  • Professional experience leading projects across multiple remote locations, ideally internationally
  • Experience working hands-on with product and engineering teams in both smaller startup and large company environments
  • High level of proficiency in technical understanding and working directly with engineers to anticipate operational risks and tackle problems
  • Experience managing teams directly
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university required; Master’s degree is preferred

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About Credit Karma

Our Mission Everyone deserves to feel confident about their finances. Our job is to give you the tools, the education and the opportunities you need to make real, meaningful progress. Thinking about your finances can be frustrating, but we're working to make the process simpler and easier to understand for over 75 million Credit Karma members.

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