As the Product Owner, you will be responsible for developing and end-to-end product management of Komo’s product features!
What you will do?
Initiate and Plan Product Features
Drive ongoing customer-centric research work to inform the vision and product enhancements; research and stay abreast of technological innovations and trends that are relevant to the digital banking space
Define, scope and detail product features and requirements for product development including requirements that will involve internal IT teams if applicable
Take direction from Chief Product Officer in developing products and features that are aligned to overall product strategy and business objectives
Transform Product Designer’s high-level process flows into Business Requirement Documents
Review UI/UX mockups for each product and feature (all scenarios, all steps/screens) as designed by Product Designer and provide inputs when necessary
Coordinate with Product Designer in reviewing process flow from vendors/partners
Execution and Monitoring
Partner cross-functionally with internal teams such as business units and support groups such as accounting, finance, legal, compliance, risk, and capital markets to ensure a robust, regulatorily compliant, risk balanced, scalable, and operationally efficient product and infrastructure
Monitor development progress and release (with CTO’s assistance)
Manage meetings for scrum ceremonies, and lead sprint grooming, and planning sessions to represent the product team
Create sprints and tickets in devops-azure to help developers track features and products in development
Create acceptance criteria, and other details on the dev-ops tickets for each product/feature
Include necessary tech build for vendor/partner into the tech pipeline
Assist in testing and creation of test cases/test plans
User Growth & App Improvements
Manage the tensions between customer, partner, and business value to enable a sustainable and best-in-class product that addresses the needs of all parties involved
Motivate, empower, and grow a cross-functional team to deliver solutions that delight our customers; lead by example; plan and conduct experiments to validate and grow solution ideas; challenge the status quo
Encourage a culture of experimentation, learning, and a growth-mindset - never settling for the status quo and innovating on the bleeding edge of what’s possible; Promote an appreciation for market-driven insighting, data-driven decision making, digital products and business opportunity, and drive awareness and support
Ideate and suggest product/feature enhancements that will push for the KPIs of the product (e.g. higher acquisition, retention, and engagement rate)
Develop mini-roadmap based on input from Data Scientist and Product Designer
What we're looking for?
5-7 Years of Work experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager, Program Manager, Head of Product, or equivalent role required
3-5 years of experience working in fintech and banking, with a portfolio of product and feature releases that demonstrate well-crafted customer experiences
Direct experience launching solutions that integrate existing offerings with partner digital banking, credit, and payment solutions
Working knowledge of banking processes and systems a plus
In-depth understanding of the Android and iOS app development required
Experience working as part of Agile team (Scrum and/or Kanban) is an advantage
Advanced Project Management, Software Development Management, Product Design, and Product Management skills
Strong organizational skills to manage multiple workstreams at the same time
Critical thinking and problem solving skills to attack problems at the root
Strong grasp of data and analytics; comfortable with statistical analysis, and not afraid to be wrong - but adjusts rapidly to new data
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
Familiar with business goals and objectives, app KPIs and metrics, and success indicators such as MAU (Monthly Active Users), MEU (Monthly Engaged Users), Acquisition, Engagement, Retention, Resurrection, and Churn
Ability to lead ideating, presentations, mentoring and group-thinking sessions. Ability to influence without authority.
Experience in handling or working with a development team/scrum team.
Excellent partnering, communication, negotiation skills, and execution in working with various Technology or partner Teams
Ability to articulate (verbally / visually) ideas, approach, concepts, options, risk, impact, and provides guidance to technical, non-technical, and Leadership audiences.
Research, Analytical, Investigative skills - for research and solving problems/issues related to app designs
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
High level of professionalism, passion and a sense of urgency to “make things happen”.
Join the team
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