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Senior Product Owner

Requisition ID: 104921Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Purpose of Job

The Wealth Digital Transformation is a collection of dynamic individuals who work together with Technology and other stakeholder to help our Canadian Wealth Management achieve its strategic goals. Working in an Agile environment we develop solutions for Advisors, Clients and everyone in between to enhance the digital experiecne while interacting with Wealth. We have an ambitious plan to deliver on some large strategic initiatives over the next few years to set Canadian Wealth for success.
The current need is on the Advisor experience segment of the digital transformation where we are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our team to further a few key technology initiatives.
In this role there is opportunity to work closely with the business, translate their needs to technology and help deliver technology solutions that enhance an advisor experience and set our business lines for future technology enhancement


Key Accountabilities

Specifically, the Product owner will:
• Play a leadership role in the Agile team to ensure that capabilities are in-scope, on-time and of high
• Translate WDT directives and customer needs into backlog items. Serve as the primary source of
external information for the scrum team, offering clear definitions of the targeted capability, the intended
value to the customer, and functional/non-functional requirements.
• Create product roadmaps for the development team(s). Author, refine and approve backlog items, with
clearly articulated acceptance criteria
• Manage and prioritize backlog contents, ensuring sufficient depth of groomed items for consumption and
• Apply incremental delivery principles, drive the delivery of business value, communicate progress, elicit
feedback and enable stakeholder reviews for validation in the process
• Review QA test plans to align with acceptance criteria, facilitate testing and review of early builds for
adherence to functional requirements
• Manage engagement with stakeholders and effectively communicate product release contents and
expected product capabilities/customer journey
• Identify and manage business activities (training, communications etc.) required to support agile
• Manage project financials, develop cost of delay models and define KPIs to measure business outcomes
and team success
• Facilitate problem solving on a day-today basis as required, working closely with development team on
implementation challenges
• Coach team members and help with their development / desired outcomes as required
• Actively collaborate and engage with the agile team
• Contribute to building organizational capability and expertise on agile adoption


•Under-graduate degree in business, or related discipline
• MBA an asset
 – Security certifications &
 – CFA/Financial education is a bonus
Comprehensive knowledge of wealth management – the intricate details of how a brokerage and private investment council (PIC) businesse operate. Having exposure in dealing with IIROC and OSC regulators. 
• Thorough familiarity with wealth management product offerings & services
– Client life journey within brokerage and PIC
– Advisor jounrey within both businesses
– Good understanding of oversight and overlay within both businesses
• Thorough familiarity with financial planning for wealth management – strategy, tools and excution across multiple wealth business lines.
• Knowledge of Agile principles
• Demonstrated ability to achieve results while working in cross-functional environment
• Enthusiastic, thorough, inclusive; ability and desire to help others thrive in a dynamic team-oriented
• Team player who

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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