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Techniche Global

Product Owner – Data & Analytics Tool – Operations

  • Contract Assignment – Inside IR35
  • £467.50 PAYE, (£607 Umbrella)
  • 9 months initially, expected to extend.
  • Hybrid working (2/3 days per week mix of home & office – London Canary Wharf)

We are working with a leading bank to appoint a Product Owner – Data & Analytics Tool – Operations.
Cash & Liquidity Management (CaLM) are a Treasury Services function which sits within Markets Security Services Operations. They are responsible for funding the company’s nostro accounts and providing accurate and timely cash projections to Markets Treasury on a daily basis. Its secondary responsibility is for Intra-Day Liquidity Management (IDLM). Key responsibilities include monitoring material nostros intra-day, flagging any potential liquidity stresses or incidents, nostro liquidity transfers, IDL analytics and Regulatory Reporting.
Alongside the selected Vendor, the Programme, Project Manager and Business Analyst, the Ops PO will support the creation and implementation of the Intra-Day Liquidity Data & Analytics Tool. The tool will help the business identify the source of liquidity stresses, provide FO liquidity dashboards and generate detailed reporting for data analysis and governance purposes.
The Ops PO will have business responsibility for the Product itself from build to go live. They will ensure that business requirements are adequately addressed in the Project phase and that there is a smooth transition and hand-over to BAU. Once in BAU, the PO’s objective is to maximise the business value of the product resulting from work done by the Development Team. The PO has ultimate accountability for the successful delivery and change agenda of the Product, managing the Product Backlog and Sprint Planning processes
Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage in the implementation of the Data and Analytics (D&A) tool for Cash & Liquidity Management


  • Act as Product Owner of the D&A tool to support the continuing development of the Intraday Liquidity management framework globally


  • Lead projects end-to-end, working with cross-functional leaders across areas of improvement and to propose and implement solutions.


  • Develop strong partnerships with lines of business to understand the end-to-end processes of transactions and to identify risk and opportunities from an Intraday Liquidity management perspective 


  • Use analytical framework, data and tools to help structure thinking, facilitate alignment across multiple partners and identify actionable solutions to challenging problems


  • Assist in the development and enhancement of the intraday liquidity management process across Business lines


  • Leverage creativity and ability to “see around corners” to remove roadblocks and take advantage of opportunities


  • Support management and Chief Product Owner in the planning and prioritization of Intraday Liquidity technology initiative


  • Perform analysis and develop the analytics tools on the IDL Dashboard by leveraging intraday data. Facilitate the development of intraday liquidity stress assumptions and better understand the drivers of intraday liquidity trends


  • Support the execution of the target state operating model (TOM) for IDL and Cash management.

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Strong PO skills covering the whole project lifecycle from initiation to closure
  • Strong understanding of Intraday Liquidity, Treasury or Markets Treasury or ALCM business, with ability to translate complex concepts into programme artefacts  
  • Agile Methodology proficient (Sprint planning, backlog grooming, Pods etc)
  • Good understanding of systems and data architecture in Finance environments, with ability to bridge the communication between business stakeholders and Technology team

 Educational Requirements

  • Educated to minimum of degree level or equivalent professional qualification

Personal Skill Requirements

  • Requirements gathering, data analysis & deployment
  • Strong execution and problem-solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills. Is a relationship builder who can tailor communication style.
  • Ability to present information in a professional manner, including preparing documents for review by C-level audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to Senior Management audiences
  • Intellectually curious, keen to learn about new things and inquisitive by nature
  • Have demonstrable experience with developing meaningful narratives around data
  • Attention to detail and motivated to learn and master operational and technical details
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, well adapted to working with and sourcing data and challenging its authenticity
  • Ability to solve complex problems at scale alongside global partners
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Approach questions with scientific rigor, but can execute pragmatically — the simplest solution may be the best at times
  • Personal ownership of target and resolution of issues
  • High degree of motivation and commitment
  • Ability to deal with change in role and working environment
  • Team player and able to manage conflict and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to provide direction to more junior colleagues
  • Ability to drive delivery in a changing landscape
  • Ability to work cross-culturally with a strong collaborative and inclusive mind-set.

Relevant Experience:

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in foreign exchange, payments, treasury, consulting, business operations, finance or fin-tech/start-up environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with partners across the firm
  • Strong MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with data analytics, Clik, or similar is preferential
  • Project Experience across both internal reporting and regulatory requirements, with experience of Liquidity, IRRBB or Capital Management systems and processes
  • Experience in change management, driven by IT systems implementation or enhancement, across a large organisation is a must
  • Experience in people management is highly preferable
  • Experience in communications and providing information to senior stakeholders (mininum to Managing Director level) is a must
  • A working knowledge of Agile methodology is preferable
  • Understanding of how a business operates and can quickly synthesize information, distill key points and make connections that lead to innovative business solutions


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