Sr Mgr - Product Development

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Job Description

Don’t just work for a market leading global company. Help grow one. 

The Business Financing and Supplier Payments (BFSP) Team sits within Global Commercial Services (GCS) and is focused on creating products that are the best choice for our customers, which includes small businesses as well as medium and large corporations. This includes developing innovative business financing and supplier payment solutions to meet customer needs, bringing new products to market, and managing the performance of our portfolios. Within BFSP, the Virtual Payments team is seeking a Product Owner for the Business Travel Account (BTA), the product with the third largest billings in the GCS T&E portfolio.

This role will be critical in sustaining and accelerating the growth of BTA.  

We are looking for people who are self-starters; those who want to be a part of a team of movers, doers and thinkers.  People who excel in a fast-paced environment, that will stay tightly connected to their product constituents across the globe and who don't mind wearing multiple hats. If you enjoy working directly with product management and technology teams to identify opportunities, innovate, and deliver new products and capabilities, this is the position for you.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for understanding and validating client needs and market opportunities, translating those needs and key priorities into features and user stories and working side by side with Engineering to ship meaningful product using Agile software development methodologies.

  • Multiple years of experience in product development, including experience as a product owner working directly with a scrum team
  • Accurately translate business requirements into product and process development requirements (features and user stories) to feed into the BTA feature backlog and development process
  • Lead production validation testing and issue management with scrum teams
  • Ability to clearly communicate decisions and the rationale behind them.  Comfortable making decisions even when others disagree.
  • Understanding of technology (prior experience in commercial, B2B solutions and virtual payment capabilities is also a plus)
  • Demonstrated project management experience, leading complex projects.  Proven track record of working with global and virtual teams to support successful software development
  • Ability to identify and synthesize trends to provide value-added analysis and recommendations for improvement to leaders
  • Experience in customer facing roles such as Sales Support, Account Development, Implementations or Customer Service desired
  • Strong ability to stay connected to remote leadership
  • Desire to have fun, work with others and find humor and perspective in challenging and frustrating situations

Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (free phone, subject to individual carrier charges). For Russia based candidates on 810 800 83 000038.

ReqID: 20003637
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2020, 4:57:59 AM