Product Owner
Toronto, ON, CA
7d ago

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off. Job Purpose

Canadian Wealth Management (CWM) uses a fully agile approach for product development and delivery. Product Owners in the Client Experience Transformation (CxT) team play a critical role in the effective managing and delivering the strategic product roadmap for all CWM lines of business.

Product Owners work closely with business and development partners and peer Product Owners to create actionable backlog deliverables aligned to business priorities.

This role offers exposure to all Canadian Wealth Management lines of business and a wide range of systems across all application Value Streams, ensuring consistent delivery of value to end users, clients and business.

Key Accountabilities

Specifically, the Product owner will : Specifically, the Product owner will : - Play a critical leadership role, representing business interests for the evolution of Wealth business line system capabilities-

Lead value estimation activities with, or on behalf of each line of business- Manage the product backlog and related story prioritization and acceptance criteria activities-

Work with technical teams to make their backlog visible and align team members to priorities- Lead client / end user design validation and feedback exercises to confirm assumptions ahead of and / or early in the development cycle and prior to mass roll-

out- Offer clear definitions of the targeted capability, in the form of functional / non-functional stories- Works with tech leads, developers and QA to plan delivery of individual requests-

Review QA test plans to align with acceptance criteria, facilitate testing and review of early builds for adherence to functional requirements-

Manage engagements with stakeholders and effectively communicate feature release contents and timing- Identify and coordinate required change management activities (training, communications etc.

with business and technical stakeholders- Confirm end user / client response to delivered features using validated learning and provides feedback to the development teams and business

Functional Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of wealth management front-office processes (account opening, accounting servicing, transfers etc.
  • and related documentation and procedures) developed through in-branch (customer facing) or head-office operations experience-

    Thorough familiarity with Wealth Management product offerings, services and supporting systems- Knowledge of Agile principles-

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results while working in cross-functional environment- Enthusiastic, thorough, inclusive;
  • ability and desire to help others thrive in a dynamic team-oriented environment- Team player who values the perspectives and opinions of others while leading with humility and confidence-

    Driven and results oriented with proven track-record of accomplishments across previous roles- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with emphasis on the ability to write clearly and concisely-

    Inquisitive mindset; eager to learn and acquire knowledge - Deep passion for delivery of first class customer experiences and innovation -

    Demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence (self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, motivation, and social skills)

    Educational / Work Experience

  • Under-graduate degree in business, or related discipline- Wealth industry designations an asset- Certified Scrum Product Owner certification preferred-
  • Experience with investment trading systems and workflow

    As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries.

    We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.

    Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.

    We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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