Director, Chief Product Owner - Contract Lifecycle Management

  • $180-$250k per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Space Executive Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 15S7496
  • 21 Apr 19

Our client, a leading international bank, is looking to hire a Director level, Chief Product Owner, as part of a large multiyear transformation program to help drive the strategic direction, design and features of a new strategic Document & Contract Lifecycle Management platform across the corporate institutional bank globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clearly define and communicate; project vision, scope, business case and goals to the team and stakeholders
  • Work with key stakeholders, ITO and vendors to define, and then maintain the Product Roadmap
  • Provide product guidance and design expertise to enable delivery of a new Document & Contract Lifecycle Management capability
  • Support the RFP process to ensure the selection of the most suitable vendor product(s)
  • Work with the chosen vendor to ensure the bank's needs are adequately represented such that the vendor product strategy aligns to bank’s medium to long term needs
  • Contribute into the e2e Business architecture by defining the capabilities required at each stage of the client lifecycle
  • Establish strong relationships & communication channels across each of the stakeholder areas
  • Undertake the key agile Product Owner responsibilities;
    • Collate, create and maintain the product backlog
    • Prioritise and sequence the requirements/ product backlog according to business value
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to define the Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
    • Define Epics and sign off user stories
  • Accountable for putting in place product governance such that design and quality standards are maintained through the project lifecyle
  • Input into the TOM definition and Business Process re-engineering across impacted areas in order to realise the benefits from the increased functionality
  • Work with other system/ product owners to manage key dependencies with other strategic initiatives, programmes etc


  • Experience of implementing, or working with, Document and Contract Lifecycle Management platforms would be highly desirable
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking domain knowledge - ideally working knowledge of products and related contracts eg. master service agreements / ISDA’s / CSA’s
  • A legal background or experience of implementing legal projects is preferred
  • The ideal candidate would have experience across the full contract negotiation lifecycle, inclusive of pre and post trade
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills, horizontally across business lines and functions, and vertically from C-Suite to SME’s
  • A solid understanding of delivering projects using an agile methodology, ideally having worked as a Product Owner  
  • Experience of complex global transformation programmes, ideally within large Financial Institutions
  • Experience of leading, or participating in RFP process
  • Robust problem-solving skills with ability to think outside the box
  • Experience in developing or contributing to business architecture definition

If you fit the above and feel up for the challenge, please click apply or send your latest resume to for a confidential chat.