Agile Product Manager

New York Permanent USD140,000 - USD185,000
  • Be part of a dynamic and exciting place to work and learn
  • Put your stamp on applications used by millions of our users daily

About Our Client

FRM is a vital leader in the finance transformation office (FTO). With a global remit, they will ensure their Portfolio group consistently has an executable and industry leading integrated financial planning and risk management vision. They will have a strategic solution mindset and as a Servant Leader, will be able to develop the vision of the Product and solution managers they lead.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


This is a fantastic opportunity to build a best-in-class Solution & Product Management center of excellence at one of the world's biggest banks from the ground up in partnership with a team with a relentless drive for improvement.They will support the wider FTO in driving change in culture, risk and controls, architecture and technology, data, and communication. They love to challenge the status quo and have track record of successfully disrupting the "way its always been done" and delivering what good looks like.Responsibilities:

    • Lead the product & Solution managers in the FTO for Financial Resource Management, leveraging T-shaped capabilities-working across functional silos but also deeply embedded within the initiative itself
    • Develop, in partnership with the other Solution Directors, a best in class Product & Solution Management discipline in the FTO.
    • Take ownership of a particular horizontal product management skillset, driving the upskilling of all product managers in the FTO to be best-in-class.
    • Be a key leader in the overall Agile transformation.
    • A servant leader to Program Product Managers, including developing their career and intellectual growth. Necessary specific banking expertise may lie in this team alone - the Product & Solution Director will bring best-in-class Product Management skills to this team.
    • Guiding program solution managers in planning for Program Increments
    • Setting OKRs or similar goal frameworks to inspire your team and hold yourself and your team to account.
    • Ensure close collaboration with stakeholders: managing them in terms of expectations, dependencies and buy-in
    • Partner with business leaders to understand their unique businesses and processes and how they can be streamlined in a way that enhances controls, creates efficiencies, and drives business growth
    • Resolves risks and issues across the portfolio group in partnership with their peers in the FTO
    • Analyze reports to identify trends, patterns, and issues related to the management of Finance Transformation initiatives, and present findings and recommendations to Program Leads
    • Continuously assess the Finance Transformation Office PMO Office initiatives and introduce improvements and best practices, as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • 10+ years of experience as an Agile Product or Solution Manager
  • Experience leading teams of Product Managers
  • Be analytical minded and strategic solutions oriented
  • Have a can-do attitude with a human centered approach
  • Take and execute decisions
  • Incident management skills
  • Be able to pay attention to details while keeping the overview
  • Collaborate with people and be able to motivate, empower, challenge and stimulate them
  • Strong communications (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact, diplomacy, and ability to influence senior executives
  • Experience in supporting transformation projects and organizational change initiatives
  • Experience in supporting the development and implementation of new business processes
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative skills; being able to analyze data, draw conclusions, identify trends and issues, and diagnose root cause of issues
  • Ability to build relationships and partner across a complex organization
  • Ability to support a cross-functional project team with varied disciplines
  • Proven experience in providing quality control and oversight to a portfolio of projects however you are a Do-er. You're biased toward action, you try things and sometimes you fail. You can get around roadblocks and stay focused on your goals. You're well organized, able to multitask and able to prioritize your work
  • Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Analytical mindset to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations
  • A leader who will implement initiatives effectively and motivate others to contribute
  • A team player who will implement initiatives effectively and motivate others to carry out their work
  • Experience or demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment within a heavily matrixed organization
  • Integrity, maturity, dependability, a positive professional attitude

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience + equity stake in the company
  • Excellent insurance and benefits package, including health, vision, and dental
  • Optional 401K plan participation + discretionary yearly company match
  • Paid vacation and sick-leave
  • Invaluable learning experience at a high growth, margin-focused company with strong fundamentals, a deep and innovative product pipeline, and a loyal customer base

Apply today using the link provided and your resume will be considered in 24 hours.

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