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Product Owner

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 988 Broadway West
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Other Possible Location(s): Montreal, Quebec; Québec, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10013944
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-08-26

Description

The Product Owner (PO) is responsible for defining the requirements and prioritizing the product team backlog. The PO has significant role in maximizing the value of the features delivered and ensuring the features meet business need. His primary objective is to represent the customer to the product development team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Product Management

  • Contribute to the strategic vision of the products
  • Define stories and identify acceptance criteria
  • Owns and prioritize the product team backlog
  • Actively involved in establishing the scope of the initiative
  • Work with stakeholders to fully understand business need and defining the requirements
  • Review and maintain the backlog for Iteration planning
  • Identify dependencies with other product team backlogs
  • Define and approve iteration releases
  • Collaborate on Enablers

Product Backlog Management

  • Contribute to the roadmap for the SAFe® Agile Release Train (ART)
  • Identify non-functional needs necessary for the delivery of new features
  • Consider IT and compliance elements in the product backlog
  • Prioritize the elements of the product backlog (features and enablers)
  • Determine the criteria for accepting stories
  • Participate in the resolution of various problems in collaboration with the business owners, Product Manager, and IT sectors

Relations with stakeholders

  • Work closely with Product Manager (PM), Product owners (PO), Stakeholders, clients (internal partners), architects and IT teams
  • Represents the product team in front of stakeholders

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or business administration or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in IT or in business sector
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting Owners and other stakeholders to support business decisions
  • Demonstrable knowledge in product management
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of design and the provision of Lean and Agile software
  • development
  • Master the business field and corporate responsibilities of the sector
  • Know the principles of a Lean-Agile approach to product management
  • Be sensitive to technological possibilities and constraints
  • Ability to synthesize and analyze
  • Forward thinking and empirical reflection
  • Interpersonal skills and excellent communication and vulgarization skills
  • Ability to anticipate problems and address challenges
  • Demonstrate curiosity and be in “continuous exploration” mode
  • Great ease to evolve in changing context and needs
  • Autonomy and rigor
  • Ability to create a team synergy with all stakeholders


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Company Overview

About

iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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