Proxy Product Owner, Client Life Cycle Intelligent & Care

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 27 May 18 2018-05-27

Proxy Product Owner, Client Life Cycle Intelligent & Care


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

The bank has launched an initiative to detect and implement opportunities for automation in the bank's supportive function processes (KYC, Legal, Compliance, etc). To support this initiative, a new feature team has been built. This team has mandate to explore all pertinent solutions.

The team has a single Product Owner for all topics, and multiple sponsors across the organization, both regionally and globally. The role of the Proxy PO is to assist and support Product Ownership by preparing workshops, User Stories, UAT, prioritizations, linking with the stakeholders, users, sponsors, conducting first level analysis and work closely with the team Scrum Master.


Main Responsibilities

  • Help define product vision, road-map and opportunities
  • Organize workshops with end-users and stakeholders to identify use cases and potential product development associated
  • Assess value and prioritize stories & epics to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value
  • Collect inputs from the IT team on technical recommendations and effort to refine the stories
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Test and validate developments
  • Take part in the main agile ceremonies (sprint planning, sprint review)
  • Communicate on progresses and collect feedbacks from the product owner and stakeholders



Effective communications with the team and users include, but not limited to:
  • Communicating on project status in a timely manner
  • Promoting and advocating our solutions to users in HK, Paris and NY
  • Challenging requirements and proposing sound solutions
  • French language is a plus
  • Previous working experience as a project manager or product owner (>5 years)
  • Knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Strong understanding of iterative and incremental development concepts
  • Outstanding communication, presentation skills
  • Being able to adapt the communication to any profiles from developers to C-Levels
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Team player, empathetic to users
  • Enjoy delivering solutions
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills