Digital

Product Owner

Dubai, UAE

Our Challenge

Working with the digital team as a Product Owner, you will be responsible for operational metrics for the production phase as well as ensuring timely operation of the production phase of use cases presented to you, according to predefined requirements. You will also coordinate production activities with IT, Ops, Business, Control Functions, and cross-functional teams.

Responsibilties

  • Collaborate in the execution of business cases, and support in the strategic vision, budgets, and project initiation
  • Compare the customer journey design against a detailed list of criteria (product features, control/approvals, business adoption, and change management requirements) to ensure it is ready for the production phase 
  • Support the business and technology management in the measurement of risks and resolution of issues that impact the production scope, schedule, and quality
  • Create go-live checklists and coordinate all go-live activities to track completion, stakeholder contribution, owner contribution, and adherence to timelines
  • Coordinate with other production managers (IT, Business, Ops and Control, HR) to manage inter-dependencies 
     

Requirements

You are:

  • Experienced in digital project production and deployment, including typical banking gates and checks required to bring products to market  
  • Experienced in building digital roadmaps (with detailed initiatives) that mirror a bank’s digital strategy and priorities
  • Experienced in driving digital initiatives in banks (for example customer journey redesign, digital migration, and digital channel enhancements)
  • Experienced in engaging with design and technology teams to define requirements that are customer-centric
  • Able to develop working relationships across all entities of the bank
  • A strong leader with good communication skills
  • Highly experienced in IT project delivery, including back-end development, system testing, user testing, and approvals required
     

We Can Offer You

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • A multinational organization with offices in 17 global locations and the possibility to work abroad
  • 22 working days of annual leave with an encashment facility
  • Relocation assistance to employees along with dependents in terms of visas, travel, and financial assistance
  • Maternity & Parental leave plans
  • A diverse work environment with equal work opportunities for everyone
  • Monetary recognition to high performers and achievers.
  • Hybrid working environment to promote work-life balance.
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including medical, dental, vision, and long-/short-term disability
  • A higher education certification policy
  • Extensive training opportunities focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses 
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs) and Center of Excellence (CoE) groups
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions, and insurance firms
  • A flat and approachable organization
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture
     

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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