Principal Growth Product Manager



Product, Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023


Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a digital banking platform that puts its 1.9 million members' financial goals within reach. With intelligent borrowing, savings, budgeting, and spending capabilities, Oportun empowers members with the confidence to build a better financial future. Since inception, Oportun has provided more than $15.5 billion in responsible and affordable credit, saved its members more than $2.3 billion in interest and fees, and helped our members save an average of more than $1,800 annually. For more information, visit


Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups.


We are looking for a passionate, curious and creative problem solver to be a Principal Growth Product Manager at Oportun, responsible for accelerating growth across our Lending, Credit Card, Savings, and Banking products.

Your role will be to drive the acceleration of multi-product growth per user as well as grow new users onto the platform. You will lead ideation, development, launch and scaling of innovative products and features with the growth team. You will partner closely with core feature teams and cross-functional teams (marketing, legal, data, risk, and more). Every product and feature will help improve our customers' financial lives. If you love leading cross-functional product teams with lofty goals and high ambitions, this opportunity may be for you.

While Oportun’s worldwide HQ is in San Francisco, CA, this role is open anywhere in the US. This role reports to our Head of Product for Neobanking (who reports into the Chief Product Officer).


  • Create the growth strategy with leadership and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Scope and lead the development of new product features that will increase the financial health of our users, and drive acquisition, retention, and monetization across our user base
  • Analyze data and perform user research to form and test hypotheses in the pursuit of building a deep understanding of our customers’ needs and behaviors
  • Manage a high-performing cross-functional product team that includes engineering, design, data, marketing, legal, and customer support to implement and build new features
  • Drive strong communication and alignment up, down and sideways within the organization


  • Demonstrated experience as a growth product manager in consumer industries. Preference for candidates with fintech growth experience, and minimum of 10 years of experience required
  • Develop a strategy for accelerating healthy growth and get in the details to run and iterate on experiments
  • Ability to focus on a problem at hand while thoughtfully considering overarching company strategy
  • Excellent product intuition and user empathy
  • Inspiring, concise, and crisp communication: written and verbal
  • Continually seeks to improve and expand their skill set
  • Strong analytical ability and ability to make data-driven decisions, as well as measured bets
  • Bonus Points: Experience launching products within complex legal and regulatory frameworks such as Finance, experience with SQL

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $160,000 - $256,000.

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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other category protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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