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Manager/ Senior Manager, Product Development - Commercial Lending

United States
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description

Global Business Financing is an innovative, high growth business within the American Express Global Commercial Services (GCS) division. Global Business Financing offers different types of funding solutions - Terms Loans and Invoice Financing - to support the expanding needs of small to medium sized businesses. Through a highly automated process, most Business Financing applicants can receive an approval decision instantly and often receive funds by the next business day; loan repayment is also automated, seamlessly withheld from daily credit card receivables or debited from business bank account.

 

Job Brief

We are looking for a Product Owner who is passionate about building products and features that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out features that deliver our vision and strategy.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Lead Agile scrum team(s) to innovate and deliver robust capabilities on behalf of various stakeholders including: Product Marketing, Operations, Risk Management, Marketing, Compliance, and Legal
  • Create comprehensive process flows/user journeys in partnership with product marketing and technology teams to solve for current business needs as well as future efforts while ensuring scalability and alignment with strategic vision
  • Serve as a Product Owner to translate complex business needs into deliverable features/user stories on behalf of stakeholders and identify ways to deliver Minimum Viable Product in alignment with Product Roadmap/epics
  • Coordinate between multiple Scrum teams and Product Owners working on a common product backlog
  • Plan and execute extensive User Acceptance Testing as well as Post Implementation Validations to ensure successful releases of your projects

Qualifications

  • Key Product Development Skills that are desired-
    • Analytical ability
    • Technical but grounded
    • Product and Strategic insight
    • Strong organizational and project management skills
    • User advocate
    • Attention to detail
  • Experience working with software developers and engineers, with a strong ability to translate product requirements succinctly and ensure technology deliverables are built with high quality
  • Proven ability to influence others without direct authority within a matrix organization with strong track record of developing effective relationships across cross functional teams
  • Working knowledge of agile and lean software development methodologies, and the importance of iteration and continuous validation

 

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, computer science, or similar technical field required
  • MBA or Graduate technical degree is desirable

 

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions. 



ReqID: 19000052
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2019, 3:17:15 PM
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