Product Owner, Transaction Banking & Trade Finance (Financial Services)

Job Title: Product Owner, Transaction Banking & Trade Finance (Financial Services)
Location: Singapore
Reference: YQ/PETBFSS/180
Contact Name: YQ Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2018 23:08

Job Description

  • Reputable global firm in the financial services industry
  • Opportunity to be part of a new programme
  • Excellent compensation package

As part of a new program to enhance existing trade pricing functionality on their CRM platform, a globally renowned banking client is looking for a Product Owner with experience in the transaction banking/trade finance space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as an Agile Product Owner within a dedicated Agile Scrum team
  • Solicit, validate and document business requirements through clear understanding of AS-IS vs. TO-BE process, document into user stories with clear acceptance criteria
  • Conduct requirements workshop sessions with multiple user groups/ stakeholders
  • Manage common/conflicting requirements across Stakeholders to arrive at a common ground
  • Be the “translator” between business and technology ensuring system solution/changes proposed will meet business requirements
  • Define and facilitate User Acceptance Testing with multiple user groups/stakeholders across global markets
  • Ensure business change readiness through training material preparation and execution of training sessions (potentially involving occasional travel)

Key Requirements

  • Project Management certification and significant, multi-year experience in delivering business change in a global bank
  • Agile Product owner certification with experience of performing the role
  • Solid Understanding of transaction banking and trade finance products and supporting business processes required.
  • Knowledge of product pricing methodologies, analytics, would be advantageous.
  • Proven ability to provide firm guidance and governance to stakeholders
  • An appreciation of the role of RM's, Product Sales partners' and their needs
  • Proven track record of working as a business analyst on complex projects – including system/ process change
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to deep dive to drive solutions – methodical and thorough
  • Strong stakeholder management skills in engaging senior stakeholders
  • Experienced in transitioning from Waterfall to Agile, guiding inexperienced teams as product owner
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams across business and technology

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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