The role oversees Book of Works related to Portfolio Management (delivery of the PM1 platform in the Region) as well as Pre-Trade Checks automation across all asset classes. She/He has dual reporting to the PM1 PMS Tribe lead as well as the Capital Markets Tribe lead. It is important for the incumbent to be able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and accommodate:
· Planned works, as per the baseline defined in the Agile Roadmap;
· Unplanned works such as new Compliance needs for instance;
· Level 3 support on critical incidents that may occur.
  • Manage/Lead the Squad with support of the Scrum Master and the Tribe Lead: 12 analysts, developers, testers and SMEs across Singapore, Pune and Bucharest
  • Work closely with Senior Business Stakeholders: Head of Advisory & Sales and Advisors, Head of CIO & DPM Asia and Head of PPSS Asia
  • Ensure that solutions are delivered end-to-end, incorporating input and requirements from business, COO, Operations, Legal & Compliance
  • Drive the Agile adoption and delivery for the business, including defining future strategy and roadmap alongside the business, and delivering according to the Quarterly Business Review process and planning;
  • Join and represent the Agile BoW in relevant regional Business as Usual and Change forums, as well as global Agile Tribe Domain and Tribe Level meetings
  • Manage Business stakeholders and the Book-of-Work (prioritized works as well as backlog).
  • Define and execute the overall Delivery roadmap, accommodating changing priorities and replanning accordingly.
  • Ensure full Alignment and manage Dependencies
o with the Tribe Lead and the wider Capital Markets Tribe;
o with other Agile Tribes
o with all other contributors such as Global Markets teams and external Vendors.
  • Lead the Business Analysts on the ground and take ownership of some Business Analysis. The Product Owner is expected to be very hands-on and deliver alongside his Team:
o Captures the voice of the customers to scope the changes: Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements. Think outside the box, always consider business need, and be prepared to challenge the stakeholders. Any solution must be cost-optimum
o Formalizes the business requirements (Confluence Project Page and JIRA user stories): document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions (As-Is and Target workflows), use cases, scenarios
o Document the As-Is and Define the Target Architectures (functional/technical) with the support of Capital Markets Architects and other contributors (CIB, Vendors…)
o Defines and Leads the adequate governance for each business deliveries;
o Executes the delivery plan, anticipate and trouble shoot issues, escalate any deviations against the plan on a timely manner. Think out of the box to plan and adapt.
o Formalizes the test plan and the detailed test cases, approved by the stakeholders.
o Executes the QA phase and obtained Sponsors’ sign off;
o Updates the Business operational procedures and ensure the business readiness, which includes users training and handover to BAU teams (both operational and IT);
o Ensures post go live follow up with all relevant Business and IT Teams;
o Ensures the good relationship and maintain strong momentum from all contributors
  • Report on the progresses, risks and issues. Escalate to the Tribe Lead on a timely manner;
  • As part of innovation, to drive and improve front to back operational efficiencies and employee productivity through platform and process improvement initiatives;
  • Ensure adequate knowledge management across the squad to mitigate any key Staff risks.
  • Builds expertise in a few areas and share this acquired knowledge across the Team;
  • 10+ years of experience in the Financial Industry (CIB and/or Wealth Management), exposure to both wealth portfolio management (advisory and discretionary) and capital markets would be beneficial;
  • 5+ years in a Change-The-Bank Leadership role: Team Management, Management of Priorities vs Resources, Management of Senior Stakeholders; Having managed Agile Squad;
  • Track record as a hands-on Business facing Delivery Lead, with significant experience in Capital Markets, who has worked with Front-Office stakeholders as well as all actors of the front-to-back chain;
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements;
  • Knowledge of Portfolio Management, across booth
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets, Investments and associated Front-to-Back processing chains. Strong functional expertise across Capital Markets products such as: o Cash FX, FX Derivatives, FX Structured Products and Markets; o Cash Equities, Equity Derivatives, Equity Structured Products and Markets; o Interest Rates Derivatives and Credit Products/Markets; o Funds / ETFs…;
    o Portfolio Rebalancing and Reporting o Investment Simulation
  • Good Knowledge of Global Markets Regulations;
  • Good understanding of Finance Technology, ability to work with Developers and Architecture teams. Knowledge of Trading, Middle Office and BackOffice platforms such as Bloomberg, Avaloq, FinIQ …, will be beneficial;
  • Vendor management

Salary Range: $15,000 - $17,000 Per Month