Product Manager - Pensions

Product Manager - Pensions

Hargreaves Lansdown | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted 15 days ago

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Excited to grow your career?

Our mission is to 'help people save and invest with confidence'. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

We have returned to the office, however for this role we offer a flexible working pattern with a minimum expectation to spend a day a month in the office.

Who we are

About HL

Here at HL, we’re the UK’s number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we’ve helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

About Pensions

HL offers an award-winning pension proposition, and we currently help more than 450,000 people save for retirement with confidence. But we want to do it even better and build the very best retirement journey in the world.

You’ll be working in a team that’s focused on our Self-Invested Personal Pension, Drawdown, and annuity comparison service. Your initial focus will be the pensions dashboard, an initiative which is aimed at transforming how millions of people engage with their pensions.

You’ll be navigating how HL complies with this new initiative and can deliver value for clients and shareholders.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Product Manager to lead one of our Pension Product Teams. You’ll pair closely with colleagues from Engineering, Design, and Data and be responsible for continually driving key business outcomes for your product.

In addition, you’ll collaborate with multiple stakeholders and SMEs from across the business including, Marketing, Risk, Compliance, Legal and Operations.


  • Work with the Product Lead to define the product vision, strategy, and objectives in line with wider business goals.
  • Manage the roadmap and backlog: effectively prioritise opportunities from a range of inputs, understand and prioritise this work so your team is always working on the most impactful initiative.
  • Translate these problems/opportunities into tangible customer problems, through research and regular interaction with customers; define and frame those problems for the team
  • Work directly with your team on a daily basis to identify innovative solutions to solve these problems
  • Scope these solutions to their smallest coherent state to deliver to customers as early as you can
  • Ensure that the product has the most chance of success by addressing the key product risks early; value, usability, feasibility, and viability.
  • Constantly evaluate if your solutions have solved the customer problem and delivered on the business opportunity through quantitative and qualitative measures.
  • Lead and motivate a team of people to do their best work
  • Who you are

    We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

    Minimum qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Product Manager role
  • Experience working in a cross-functional product team with design and engineering experts
  • Technically minded and have experience managing software products and navigating difficult technical trade-offs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a talent for precise articulations of customer problems
  • Experience of using both quantative and qualitative inputs to make informed product decisions and deliver meaningful insights
  • Entrepreneurial and self-driven. You don’t need direction
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of financial services and pensions

  • Performance-related annual bonus scheme
  • 25* days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 1 day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year
  • Pension scheme - up to 19% contribution
  • Flexible working options available
  • Enhanced parental leave benefits
  • Variety of travel to work schemes, including season ticket loans and cycle to work
  • Bike storage and shower facilities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Annual events, activities and sports groups
  • Smart casual dress policy and dress down Fridays
  • We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us, and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need!