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Title:  Senior Product Owner - SGAM Digital Toronto




Requisition ID: 149352

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Global Wealth Management Operations - Asset Management Business Solutions 


At Asset Management Business Solutions, we have a passion for understanding the deeper business problems and bringing to market disruptive and incremental innovations in order to achieve business vision and strategy. We fulfill product ownership and business activities through an operating model that combines best practices with the unique needs of Scotia Global Asset Management. If you are a future leader with intellectual aptitude, are passionate about what you do, and inspire others to join you, we want to speak to you!

As an Asset Management – Business Solutions’ Senior Product Owner, representing ScotiaFunds, Scotia Global Asset Management and Dynamic Funds Digital platforms, you will report into the Director, Product Owner – Sales, Product & Operations, and will assume end-to-end ownership for various product offerings by leading cross-functional teams to conceptualize, define and implement new features. Leveraging your ability to organize and motivate teams, you will work with product lines, stakeholders, software developers to translate customer journey directives into actionable backlog deliverables and follow through to completion.


Is this role right for you?

  • You will assist in the development of vision and roadmap for owning areas and create/maintain a detailed prioritized product backlog
  • You will establish a close relationship with the business to ensure their requirements are translated into the right digital technology products
  • You will gather and analyse customer feedback and use it to further improve the product
  • You will engage day-to-day with the scrum teams writing and clarifying user stories, participating in sprint planning and reviews, backlog grooming, and prioritization
  • You will apply incremental delivery principles, drive the delivery of business value, communicate progress, elicit feedback, and enable stakeholder reviews for validation in the process
  • You will review QA test plans to align with acceptance criteria, facilitate testing and review of early builds for adherence to functional requirements
  • You will facilitate problem-solving as required, working closely with design, development, and delivery teams on implementation challenges
  • You will engage with analytics teams to establish, measure, and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) for new features
  • You will manage engagement with stakeholders and effectively communicate product release contents and expected product capabilities/customer journeys


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

  • You have 5+ years of experience in a similar role where you've managed a technology product from end to end, all the way through to delivery
  • At least 5 or more years of experience required working with Marketing, Sales teams and web design  
  • You have a strong understanding of website components like Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)
  • Experience working with Sales Force, Oracle On Demand, or comparable CRM 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of asset management and thorough familiarity with sales processes and services
  • Demonstrated ability in a similar role where you've managed a technology product from end to end, all the way through to delivery
  • Under-graduate degree in business, marketing, or related discipline
  • You have in-depth knowledge of Agile process and principals 
  • You are a strong problem solver with the ability to lead the team to push the solution and progress
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results while working in cross-functional environment
  • You have excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • You have a curious and experimental mindset to drive innovation amidst uncertainty
  • Your verbal and written communication skills are exceptional, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at different levels in the organizations


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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