Product Manager - Payments

Location UK-London
Job ID
Product Management
Position Type
Fixed Term


At Sage, the product organisation operates based on the following three outcomes:


  • Knock-out products that customer can’t live without
  • Outstanding go to market fuelled with amazing storytelling and customer references
  • Obsessive commercial management that gets the best results.   


The Payments Product Manager is key to delivering the Sage Payments and Banking strategy which is to enable the movement of money within Sage and driving its execution across Northern Europe. Regulation changes (i.e. PSD2 and Open Banking) are revolutionising the way technology can enable Financial Services in other ecosystems, Sage is at the front of this revolution and requires a Product Manager to own and deliver a winning strategy across both worldwide and local initiatives.


The product manager will own the overall integration strategy and work closely with Product Marketing and Product Development to enable agile and innovative delivery which is commercially successful.


  • Support the commercial success of the product
  • Deep understanding of customer, market (inc. partners) and competitors
  • Set clear and compelling product vision
  • Define product strategy needed to achieve ambitions
  • Build opportunity case for investments
  • Build product roadmap packed with customer value
  • Define detailed customer and solution requirement
  • Align roadmap needs + engineer requirements
  • Act as a go-to-person for product information
  • Ensure on time and on scope product delivery
  • Own + resolve product issues
  • Payments & Banking advocate (internal & external audience)


Must have:

  • Strong understanding of the Payment industry and regulations impacting it  
  • Experience of cloud and on premise software
  • Experience of listening, probing and interpreting needs of various stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience of conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Strong understanding of revenue drivers and commercial frameworks (e.g. business case development)
  • Objection handling
  • Customer/partner listening and engagement
  • Presenting and media interaction
  • Requirements management
  • Design, iteration, mock-ups
  • Multi-touch communication (From QA to analysts to the CEO to customers)
  • Comfortable to operate in a matrix based organisation and ambiguous mandate



  • UX Experience
  • Product management experience in an agile development environment
  • Experience operating in a matrix management organisation
  • European language skills

Company Information

Our Story

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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