Product Owner

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
12 May 2023
27 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary
  • Support the Product Owner Lead to realise business value through the creation and delivery of a product roadmap and it's associated product backlog
  • Lead the valuation of business initiatives, requirements gathering and produce analysis artefacts to drive change initiatives: operating model, process maps and business requirements
  • Support the engagement of key stakeholders across client facing divisions, Legal and Compliance and Financial Crime Risk, etc.
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the business initiatives and collaboration on epics and user stories
  • Ensure the voices of clients and relevant stakeholders are represented
  • Develop an understanding of all areas of the Group CLM Policy and Procedures as a foundation for creating supportive relationships with Policy and Process teams
  • Within sprints, 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
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyse market, the users, and the roadmap for the product, feeding this into the Product ownership team
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Empowered decision maker from the 1st Line
  • Accountable for
  • Maximizing the business value of their product
  • Delivering their 'product's' contribution to the Business plan and QPR scorecard
  • Processes*
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Optimize value delivery through continuous improvement, feedback from relevant stakeholders /SMEs/ customers and prioritization of backlog
  • Develop and maintain the product vision and roadmap with (C)POs, squads and stakeholders
  • Continuous Backlog management; expressing Backlog items clearly and in a consumable format
  • Create transparency around backlog item progress, blockers, impediments, dependencies, and product value delivery via metrics
  • Is present at all required ceremonies/events to provide early and continuous feedback and prioritisation
  • Ensure all artefacts and assurance deliverables are as per the required standards and policies (e.g., nWOWS, CGP)
People & Talent*
  • Is a core member of the team, 100% dedicated to the role. They may support more than one team, only if the team's backlog items are derived from the same Product Backlog.
  • Work with Scrum Master and squad members to build an empowered, high performing team in a psychologically-safe environment
Risk Management
  • Ensure regular engagement and management of Process Change, Operational and Delivery Risk for their backlog (and all other relevant Risk requirement)
  • Ensure compliance with delivery model governance, refinement forums, monthly and quarterly performance reviews
  • Ensure support for Risk Framework Owners from CFCC, Operational Risk and Cybersecurity
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct .
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key stakeholders
  • CCIB business stakeholders, CCIB COO including Client Management and CLDM and Technology
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Business Analysis
  • Product Ownership
  • Agile
  • Wholesale Banking
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 10+ years' experience being a Senior business analyst in the investment & corporate banking space
  • Product ownership, Relationship & Stakeholder management along with portfolio and Operations set-up experience
  • Good working knowledge of international banking; experience in Wholesale Banking, especially in the client on-boarding and/or due diligence (KYC), Tax (FATCA, CRS), Regulations (MIFID, EMIR, Dodd Frank) or applicable product knowledge is highly preferable
  • Certification in Product Ownership, Business Analysis, CBAP/ Agile methodology / Scrum master is added advantage
  • Ability to effectively communicate business priorities, complex concepts and models and business information to a technical and non-technical audience at analyst and senior management level
  • Demonstrates creative thinking by generating new ideas and concepts and identifying new ways of doing things.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to perform root cause analysis
  • Proficient in tools such as Microsoft Office, Confluence, JIRA, Mural, Azure, etc.
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.
Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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