Product Owner – Spanish

Product Owner – Spanish

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• The International Corporate and Commercial Banking group is seeking a Product Owner to work specifically on the staff augmentation AML program ICCB onboarding Conectado.
• They are responsible for identifying capabilities, features, and potential risks for the product vision by working with end users, stakeholders, the agile team and business Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to produce high quality features that will change the way the Bank interacts with customers.
• In collaboration with the agile team, the Product Owner will be engaged throughout the different phases of the product lifecycle and will actively evolve the product roadmap.
• Business Group: The International Corporate and Commercial Banking group is currently Implementing a new application in the Toronto and Latin American markets that is going through some rapid growth.
• This application is growing not only in market presence and the number of countries it is being rolled out in, but also in functionality.

Candidate Value Proposition:

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be extended or converted on permanently with good performance all while gaining valuable experience at a big 5 Canadian bank.
• This role provides a great amount of access to international markets – this application is rolling out internationally and is currently being released in the largest market in Latin America.

Typical Day in the Role:

• The Product Owner is responsible for continuous and early delivery of business value.
• Monitor and report on the status of the sprints
• Write, review, update, prioritize User Stories
• Ensure user stories have proper user acceptance criteria and are ready for development
• Define workflows + support UI design with UX team
• Support and liaises with SMEs, understanding current processes and aligning to TOM; obtain SMEs concurrence
• Accept sprint deliverables , ensure they are complete and acceptable
• Identify road blocks and risks, resolves/escalate as required
• Support design, development, testing, readiness and implementation activities
• Monitor results post-implementation
• The Product Owner (PO) will be expected to represent the voice of the customer and prioritize the backlog

Must Have Skills/Requirements:

• Spanish & English language skills (oral and written) – expert level fluency required
• 2-4 years of experience working in a similar Product Owner role
• 2+ years of experience in banking
• CSPO – certified scrum product owner required

Nice to have Skills:

• Experience in Jira / Confluence
• Previous banking experience is a plus
• Experience working with agile management tools in a product owner capacity

Soft Skills:

• The candidate must have flawless communication skills as they will be working directly with Director level individuals and up at the bank in Canada and Mexico while leading scrum teams
• Self-starter that actively engages issues seeking resolution, ability to meet dynamic changes on prioritization
• Ability to manage assigned tasks and expectations without direct instruction or oversight
• Fast, adaptable learner who can hit the ground running
• Ability to work well under pressure while demonstrating strong professionalism
• Excellent communications skills to coordinate with high ranking individuals internally (Director, VP level and up)
• Strong investigation, prioritization, and organization skills
• Candidate must have an open mind when it comes to approach, and be able to assess each situation separately
• Must be able to collaborate closely with a team at times, while also being capable of holding themselves accountable to meet individual deadlines without hand holding

Education and Certifications:

• CSPO – certified scrum product owner required
• CSM – Certified scrum master
• Degree in business, computer science or related discipline

Additional Notes:

• Agile project; multiple markets have been delivered; product is now delivering over in Peru, Chile and remaining LATAM – additional features and scope is increasing
• Unable to fill this role in the past – in the last role; interviewed (5-7 candidates) – candidates were good but really looking for someone with a good mixture of experience – but really looking for strong product owner background
• Interview Process: 1 interview 1 on 1, 2nd interview – panel setup and Microsoft Teams

Job Details



6 Months



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