Job ref no.: 2100020918
Standard Chartered Bank

Tech Product Owner, Equities

Standard Chartered Bank

Scope Of Role

The successful candidate will be part of the equities and credit technology team building solutions leveraging data, risk/analytics, automation across the full lifecycle of the business. This is a rare opportunity for a self-driven, strong and passionate business analyst to participate and contribute to a paradigm shift. We want People driven by the mission!

The Role Responsibilities

  • Manage requirements from initiation to closure by working with business stakeholders and technology delivery teams.
  • Identify and engage stakeholders, define Responsible/Accountable/Consulted/Informed (RACI) matrix suitable for the project.
  • Lead discussions with the project team to identify actions and steps required to achieve business goals and needs
  • Develop Business Requirement as JIRA backlog, establish traceability to business vision and objectives, act as primary SME for the project.
  • Ensure requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audience – understandable and unambiguous.
  • Perform Operational Risk Assessment and Business Impact Assessment if required as part of the project deliverable
  • Plan, review, and/or deliver training, process updates or communications
  • Review FSDs, User Acceptance Test (UAT) test cases; coordinate User Verification Test (UVT), Dress Rehearsal (DR) and Go-Live activities
  • Obtain stakeholder buy-in and sign-off on business requirements.
  • Create sustainable business value through solution proposed and implemented by proactively suggesting process/system improvements.
  • Adhere to change management standards & procedures, including documenting and capturing all artefacts required by project governance.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Proven project management skills with the ability to plan, priorities and deliver technology solutions across an Investment Bank trading business.
  • Strong hands-on business analyst with string product knowledge and proven track record of working on large, multi-country technology solutions within investment banking.
  • Strong understanding of financial products, preferably Equity products. Knowledge of Equity derivatives including options, swaps, Convertible Bonds, Exchange Traded Derivatives and structured products is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of front-to-back pricing, risk management, trade processing, booking and lifecycle along with a good understanding of trading infrastructure.
  • Experienced in Agile/Scrum methodology but also familiar with SDLC and aware of the respective limitations
  • Experienced in gathering requirements, writing clear functional specifications/stories and transforming requirements/specifications into functional diagrams (data flows, functional and system views).
  • Strong scope and accountability management and experienced in removing impediments to delivery
  • Knowledge of end-to-end change management.
  • Proficient in managing multiple tasks and work streams concurrently.
  • Experience of delivering complex system to system interfaces, workflows, reports managing the full cycle: scope, specifications, testing plans, SIT, UAT, UVT and delivery.
  • Strong written and verbal communications with the ability to tailor the message to the intended audience.
  • Able to engage and influence stakeholders across multiple levels within the organisation
  • Ability to work within in a dynamic business environment, providing clarity and facilitating discussions to reach consensus/business decisions
  • Successfully achieved a Master level in Science/Technology
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a globally distributed team
  • Meticulous, systematic approach with attention to detail, demonstrating a strong analytical mindset

Technology skills

  • Ability to learn new tools/systems (risk, processing systems) and understanding technology and functional designs.
  • Strong knowledge of PL/SQL and Excel, Powerpoint, JIRA, Confluence.
  • Strong experience in reports design.
  • Strong knowledge of API based design.

Soft skills

  • Excellent communication skills in all forms (business writing in particular) to all audiences and the ability to promote change.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive, self-starter, autonomous self-motivated, multi-tasking with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution oriented
  • Time-aware
  • Ability to stay calm and focused when under pressure to deliver a service.
  • Willing and able to work alongside more experienced team members to obtain knowledge.
  • Good team spirit
  • Extreme curiousness

Apply Now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

More job information
Job ref no. 2100020918
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • N/A