On behalf of our client a leading brokerage firm we are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Product Owner in the trade surveillance function. As a Product Owner for Trade Surveillance, you will be responsible for defining the vision and strategy for our trade surveillance product suite. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, analysts, compliance experts, and stakeholders, to deliver innovative and effective solutions that ensure regulatory compliance and mitigate market abuse risks. This is hybrid working role, offices are located in the City of London.
- Product Vision and Strategy: Develop a clear and compelling vision for the trade surveillance product suite. Align the product roadmap with the overall business strategy and regulatory requirements.
- Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with stakeholders, compliance experts, and end-users to gather and prioritize product requirements. Understand their needs and pain points to define user stories and acceptance criteria.
- Product Development: Act as the primary point of contact for the development team. Work closely with the team during the Agile development process, provide clarifications on requirements, and ensure the product is delivered on time and within scope.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated with the latest regulatory changes and industry best practices related to trade surveillance. Ensure the product aligns with all relevant regulations and compliance standards.
- Product Roadmap: Create and maintain the trade surveillance product roadmap. Continuously assess market trends, customer feedback, and technological advancements to prioritize and enhance the product offering.
- User Experience (UX): Collaborate with UX designers to ensure the product is user-friendly and intuitive. Conduct user testing and gather feedback to drive product improvements.
- Quality Assurance: Work closely with QA teams to define test cases and ensure the product's quality and accuracy.
- Product Launch: Coordinate product launches and lead go-to-market strategies. Work with marketing and sales teams to promote the product and provide necessary training materials.
- Performance Analysis: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the product's performance and make data-driven decisions for further improvements.
- Competitive Analysis: Conduct regular competitive analysis to identify gaps and opportunities in the trade surveillance market. Position the product as a market leader.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Computer Science, Business, or a related field.
- Proven experience as a Product Owner, preferably in trade surveillance
- Solid understanding of financial markets, trading activities, and regulatory requirements.
- Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
- Detail-oriented and well-organized.