Product Owner - Financial Services - Up to £65k

Role: Product Owner
Salary (depending on experience): £55,000 - £65,000 basic salary, plus benefits, bonus
Location: Central London

An exciting FinTech organisation with a global reach are now seeking a Product Owner to join their growing team. You will be working towards developing new products and enhancing existing products to improve user experiences both internally and externally. We are seeking a creative candidate, who can work with both technical and business teams to drive change and transformation across their product suite.

Day-to-day responsibilities:

- Work closely with the IT Business Partner and Technical Manager to define the strategy and roadmap for product
- Drive the delivery of projects and product development
- Use client and internal feedback to continually improve products
- Identify trends and issues and find suitable solutions
- Monitor the competitive landscape to ensure that products are ahead of the competition where possible
- Continually monitor key metrics for live products and projects to assess the success
- Ensure senior management are consulted, and agree to priorities and roadmaps
- Prepare Release notes ahead of changes to their product area
- Fulfil Scrum Product Owner responsibilities for assigned development teams
- Maintain and prioritise product backlog
- Ensure interested stakeholders are invited to relevant demos
- Produce, maintain, and communicate the product roadmap
- Gather and document requirements for new projects/product enhancements
- Manage projects within product area ensuring projects are delivered on-time and on-budget
- Maintain Jira backlog
- Support Business Analysts when necessary in the requirement gathering and analysis phase
- Monitor and process requests from the business, approving or rejecting as appropriate

Role Requirements:

- Must have proven experience as a Product Owner within a Financial Services environment, ideally within Trading environment
- Strong understanding of business priorities and requirements
- Excellent communication and presentation skills required
- Any prior understanding or exposure to big data tools and technologies would be beneficial
- Sound understanding of application development process and technologies
- Experience working in an Agile environment
- Degree level education, ideally in a STEM subject or similar

If you are interested in the above role, please reply with an up-to-date copy of your CV via the link below.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.