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Product Owner (Lending) (Open to expats)

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An exciting Product Owner (Lending) role has just become available at a fast-growing, top global Fintech company based in HCM city. This position is also open to expats and Overseas Vietnamese with an attractive relocation package.

About the role:

Our client, a global Fin-tech company is seeking a dedicated and innovative Product Owner to join their team in Ho Chi Minh City. This role offers the opportunity to work closely with various teams to build and manage new digital financial services offerings. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full life-cycle of product development, from concept and customer research through to product launch, iteration, and support. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a passion for meeting the needs of individuals and businesses through banking products and understands the benefits that technology can bring to customers' daily lives.

  • Opportunity to shape the future of digital financial services.
  • Full life-cycle product management responsibilities.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative environment.

What you'll do:

As a Product Owner (Lending), you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of digital financial services. You will collaborate closely with various teams, including business stakeholders, development scrum teams, UXD, marketing, analytics, and research teams. Your primary responsibility will be defining the product vision based on customer needs and business objectives.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and the development scrum team to articulate and refine business requirements.
  • Establish the vision and requirements for products and services based on customer needs and business goals. Drive project discovery and inception activities
  • Define the minimum viable product (MVP) for product launch, subsequent iterations, and horizon mapping.
  • Lead agile delivery teams to prioritize backlog items, contribute to user story writing, plan for sprints with scrum master and ensuring a clear understanding of the product backlog.
  • Collaborate with UXD, marketing, analytics, and research teams to identify customer personas, validate MVP, deepen understanding of customer needs, and influence designs for an enhanced customer experience.
  • Maintain regular communication with technical developers to comprehend technical implications, prioritize development, and make decisions about technical direction.
  • Work closely with various business stakeholders (e.g., product managers, risk, compliance, legal, finance) to understand imperatives, rules, expectations, and mitigate risks in product development.
  • Ensure ongoing stakeholder engagement to secure agreement on project scope decisions and meet all stakeholder needs.
  • Take responsibility for ongoing support and maintenance to ensure continuous improvement and alignment with customer needs.
  • Formulate hypotheses to validate customer problems, establish clear learning objectives, and ensure comprehensive analytics coverage to inform the product roadmap and prioritization.
  • Motivate and collaborate with the scrum team daily to progress user stories into production, actively participating in scrum ceremonies.
  • Actively seek innovative ideas and technologies for project delivery and effectively communicate these with project stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities for the scrum team, holding accountability for high-quality work results.
  • Initiate and lead metrics and measurements of effectiveness for new features and enhancements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to guide the team in analyzing business requirements and empower them to take ownership.

What you bring:

The ideal Product Owner will bring a wealth of experience and skills to the role. A strong commercial acumen with a desire to base decisions on data and business value is essential. Experience working in the financial services industry would be advantageous.

  • Minimum 6 years of experience.
  • Possess of Agile Product Owner certification is highly advantageous.
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner. Demonstrated track record of successfully overseeing projects to their completion
  • Experience in Agile delivery within the role of a Digital Product Owner.
  • Innately curious about digital advancements, staying current with the latest trends. Proven track record of effective collaboration with business stakeholders and technical development teams for the delivery of digital products and services.
  • Proven ability to deal with ambiguous situations
  • Experience building best practices and innovative customer experiences
  • Comfort working across multiple streams in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment
  • Strong influencing skills with a successful history of engaging challenging business stakeholders and technical development teams, ensuring the delivery of digital products and services while nurturing strong relationships.
  • Exhibits a robust commercial understanding, preferring decisions rooted in data and business value
  • Experience working in the financial services industry is a major plus.
  • Experienced in Lending sector is a major advantage.

What sets this company apart:

Our client offers a value-driven, international working environment with an agile, fast-paced culture. They focus on employee development, offering SMART goals and clear career opportunities including technical seminars, conferences, and career talks. They also offer overseas travel opportunities for training and work-related activities with a hybrid working model. Full benefits are provided including competitive salary, 13th-month salary & performance bonus – along with meal and parking allowances if needed.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Product Management

Industry: Technology

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Job Reference: RFMAEZ-FA0D42C5

Date posted: 26 June 2024

Consultant: Hang Nguyen

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