Senior Product Manager, Payments & Subscriptions
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About Membership Platforms
The Membership Platforms group is comprised of three core functional areas: Identity, Payments, and Privacy. The Payments team is on a mission to provide Yahoo’s businesses with a best-in-class, unified payments and subscription platform, enabling them to operate confidently, quickly, and with agility to serve the global needs of their customers and partners.
About The Role
Membership Platforms is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Product Manager to join and lead Payments. The ideal candidate will have strong domain knowledge and experience of payments/subscriptions platform technologies and processes, having built or integrated solutions successfully in the past. This role also includes responsibility for innovating and optimizing user-facing payments flows such as checkout, subscribe, and wallet.
Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Lead the strategic planning, prioritization, and execution of the payments and subscriptions platform roadmap, aligning with individual Yahoo properties’ goals and customer needs.
Partner closely with other product and business leaders to align on strategy and execution.
Identify and evaluate new payment technologies, trends, and industry best practices to drive innovation and improve user experiences.
Conduct market research and competitor analysis to ensure our payments and subscription offerings remain competitive and differentiated.
Stay up-to-date with regulatory requirements and compliance standards related to payment processing, subscriptions, and data protection.
Synthesize and prioritize user needs and own the narrative of what problem should be solved, for whom, how, and why it matters.
Define success metrics and analyze performance, balancing quantitative and qualitative insights to drive decisions and iterate quickly.
Analyze customer behavior, conversion rates, and revenue metrics to identify opportunities for improving payment and subscription flows, reducing churn, and increasing customer lifetime value.
Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect customer payment data and ensure a secure payment environment.
Collaborate with Legal and Risk teams to mitigate fraud risks and address any compliance-related issues.
Build consensus and work collaboratively with engineering, design, and other key stakeholders.
Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, promoting knowledge sharing, open communication, and continuous learning.
Proven experience (5+ years) in product management roles, with a focus on payments, subscriptions, or related domains.
Strong understanding of domestic and international payment processing, subscription models, and related technologies (e.g., 3-D Secure, PCI-DSS, recurring billing systems, payment gateways, etc.).
Understanding of payment fraud and chargebacks.
Demonstrated track record of successfully driving product strategies and delivering results in fast-paced, agile environments.
Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to leverage data to inform decision-making and optimize product performance.
Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders and collaborate effectively across teams.
Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards (e.g., GDPR, PSD2) and their impact on payments and subscriptions.
Experience in e-commerce, SaaS, or digital subscription businesses is highly desirable.
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