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Agile Product Owner

  • Location: New York, New York, 10013
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 198019
Terrific 6+ month contract-to-hire opportunity in New York, NY for an Agile Product Owner. Will support the PMO office which manages and coordinates work across key pillars of the transformation program including: culture, risk and controls, architecture and technology, data, and communication. Will be situated with a cohort of four other product owners with specializations ranging from Planning, FRM, Books & Records, Reporting Process, and Data. Will support the Lead Program Managers by managing their specific Initiative from end to end, ensuring that the Initiative itself is executed in an efficient, effective, and controlled manner.

Responsibilities include:
  • Running Agile at scale – ideally experience in first setting up Agile.
  • Manage the program from end to end, ensuring all the embedded processes are conducted efficiently and effectively.
  • Planning and running Program Increments.
  • Setting OKRs or similar goal frameworks to inspire your team and hold yourself and your team to account.
  • Ensure close collaboration with stakeholders: managing them in terms of expectations, dependencies and buy-in.
  • Update and Prioritize program/project backlogs in collaboration with other Product Owners.
  • Collaborate with other product owners and central product owners of the area and beyond.
  • Partner with business leaders in order to understand their unique businesses and processes and how they can be streamlined in a way that enhances controls, creates efficiencies, and drives business growth
  • Lead strategic initiatives, analyses, and projects.
  • Coordinates risks and issues across the product.
  • Identifies and resolves risk and issues where possible or escalates to leadership as required.
  • Analyze reports to identify trends, patterns, and issues related to the management of Finance Transformation initiatives, and present findings and recommendations to Program Leads.
  • Continuously assess the Finance Transformation Office PMO Office initiatives and introduce improvements and best practices, as needed.
  • Collaborate with people and be able to motivate, empower, challenge and stimulate them
  • 10+ years of experience as a Product Owner.
  • Incident management skills.
  • Strong communications (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact, diplomacy, and ability to influence senior executives.
  • Experience in supporting transformation projects and organizational change initiatives.
  • Experience within the Financial Services or another regulated industry is preferred.
  • Experience in supporting the development and implementation of new business processes.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative skills; being able to analyze data, draw conclusions, identify trends and issues, and diagnose root cause of issues.
  • Proven experience in providing quality control and oversight to a portfolio of projects.
  • Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!