|Job Category||Information Technology|
|Application Deadline||July 28, 2020|
|Experience Required||3 years|
|Job Duration||1 year|
Our client in Banking & Finance industry is seeking an IT Agile Product Owner in Toronto. This is 12 months contract position.
We are seeking a passionate and experienced Product Owner to lead a cross functional team as part of clients s digital transformation initiative. The Product Owner
Is a leader across a spectrum of activities in the product development lifecycle and will be responsible for the vision and the delivery of digital products. The Product Owner will identify user needs, help a customer understand a business value and work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases.
Responsible for innovation and end to end development and implementation of digital products
Collaborate and execute on the product vision and roadmap, communicating with stakeholders including, customers and business partners to ensure established goals align with business objectives
Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
Own, plan and prioritize the product backlog based on the needs and objectives of clients and stakeholders
Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
Act as the Voice of the Client. Understand and anticipate client needs and conduct required user validations to determine delivery of client value
Manage, negotiate and collaborate with external partners/suppliers to ensure we offer the best in class customer experience for products and solutions
Liaise with partners and lead and facilitate problem-solving sessions and provide thought leadership
Foster positive relationships with internal and external partners
Contributes to the product strategy to implement overall Digital Transformation Strategy
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelors degree and minimum 3 years of working experience as Product Owner
In-depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in an Agile Scrum setting
Demonstrated ability in understanding of end-to-end customer experience, integration and dependencies of digital products
Agile Product Management experience leading, development of products and/or enhancements.
Solid experience and knowledge of the processes and tools used in an Agile team
Influential leadership skills, negotiation skills and excellent team player
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems with exceptional attention to detail
Experience in Wealth Management Industry is a strong asset
Agile Product Owner Certification is an asset
Bilingualism (spoken/written) in French and English, fluency in French is an asset
Opportunity to work from home
Travel to Montreal may be required
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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