Head of Product

San Francisco
Product /
Full-time - Permanent /
At Nova Credit, our mission is to power a more fair and inclusive financial system for the world. We are on our way to accomplishing this mission by rewiring the financial industry with better credit infrastructure, analytics, and workflows, enabling more people to access credit opportunities. Our cross-border credit product, Credit Passport®, cash flow underwriting product, Cash Atlas™, and income verification product, Income Navigator, are trusted by over 4,000 companies, including leading organizations like American Express, Verizon, HSBC, SoFi, Scotiabank, and Yardi to help them reach valuable new applicants from traditionally credit excluded populations. With over $100 million raised from Kleiner Perkins, General Catalyst, Index Ventures, Canapi Ventures, YCombinator, and First Round Capital, Nova Credit is revolutionizing the way lending is done. We were recently named Forbes' Best Startup Employers 2024 and Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies 2024.

The Role

We're on the hunt for Nova Credit's next Head of Product to spearhead Product, Design, and Research for our entire platform and its powered products (you can read more about the platform here)! The ideal candidate will make it their mission to master road mapping and execution across our three verticals; you'll master ideation and have a sharp eye for prioritization while leveraging customer insights and working closely with our Go-To-Market, Engineering, Data Science, and Technical Product Management teams.

As the Head of Product, you'll have the unique opportunity to craft our long-term product strategy. This includes scaling mature products, hardening Product-Market Fit for emerging products, and honing in on wholly new product lines. If you thrive on turning vision into reality and making a tangible impact, this role is for you.

This is a full-time, remote-friendly role reporting directly to our Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Candidates in the San Francisco Bay and New York Metropolitan areas are preferred.

Nova Credit offers a dynamic and inclusive work environment where you can meaningfully impact the lives of people historically excluded from the credit system. We value diversity, intellectual honesty, and innovation and are committed to supporting our team members' professional growth and development. If you're passionate about leveraging technology to drive financial inclusion, we want to hear from you! 

Your Skillset:

    • Product Strategy & Roadmap Execution: You have a track record of developing and executing against ambitious yet balanced roadmaps in the Enterprise SaaS space, ideally with B2B2C products. You can zoom in and out, leverage frameworks, and move quickly when necessary. [Preference will be given to candidates with experience in data infrastructure and analytics within the consumer credit industry, spanning both early-stage and late-stage companies.]
    • Leadership Experience: You possess at least five years of experience leading high-impact product, design, and research teams in a company-wide role; you will be part of Nova Credit’s leadership team.
    • Mission & Impact Driven: You’re passionate about making a significant impact at Nova Credit and continuously focusing on the highest Return on Investment initiatives.
    • Cross-functional Collaboration: You’ll partner closely with our engineering, data science, technical program management, and go-to-market teams to find the best solution for Nova Credit, our products, and our customers.
    • Team Development: You are eager to mentor and scale your team’s capabilities in a collaborative environment, including partnering closely with Recruiting and People to hire and onboard new team members when needed.
$250,000 - $272,000 a year
The above compensation range is for U.S.-based candidates and is dependent on individual experience, skills, education, location, and qualifications. This range reflects On-Target Earnings (OTE) for this role, which includes a combination of base salary, incentive compensation, and/or commission-based earnings.

We consider all elements of compensation to be a part of the value we provide to Novans. This may include base salary, equity grants, incentive compensation for eligible roles, professional development, flexible PTO, and tenure rewards. We offer U.S.-based Novans competitive, employer-subsidized medical, dental, and vision plans, in addition to mental health and wellness benefits and a range of other benefits & perks.
Everyone is welcome at Nova Credit. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and diversity and inclusion are central pillars of our company strategy. We look for applicants who understand, embrace, and thrive in a multicultural and increasingly globalized world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.