Product Manager & Product Owner - Global Transaction Banking - SG Bank (Mumbai)

Permanent contract|Mumbai|Corporate and Investment Banking

Product Manager & Product Owner - Global Transaction Banking - SG Bank (Mumbai)

Mumbai, India Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Job Summary :

Under supervision from the Head of Global Transaction Banking India, support the Product Management objectives and functions as well as the IS Transformation Project for Global Transaction Banking - Payments & Cash Management:

1. Product Manager: 

  • Market analysis, benchmark, contribution to product management roadmap
  • Development of new Product solutions / project management
  • Support FO & MO, and coordinate with BO, in the Implementation of deals for recently launched products

2. Product Owner

  • Represents the Front to Back Business in the GTPS Asia IS Transformation Project and other IT Projects

Main Responsibilities :

1. Product Manager:

  • Market research and analysis, benchmark, contribution to product management roadmap
  • Data-mining for business opportunities and producing marketing material.
  • Interacts pro-actively with Global Product Team to ensure alignment with the Global Offer and validation of local specificities.
  • Support sales team in marketing and implementing new products and solutions:-

  - Preparing client pitchbooks for new products and solutions to support sales teams.
 - Attending client meetings with sales team for discussions/marketing of new products and solutions
 - Dealing with clients for the implementation aspects
 - Dealing with internal stakeholders e.g. legal, compliance, risk and operations functions to implement the solutions and safeguard the bank’s interests
 - Dealing with external service providers e.g. platform providers, audit firms
 - Providing training to sales, middle office and back office teams on new products and solutions

 2. Product Owner:

  • Global Transaction Banking Asia IT Transformation Project:

   - Product and Process Owner
   - Represents the Front to Back Cash Management Business Value Chain in the Project’s working streams.
   - Coordinates and optimizes the project contribution of the FO and MO experts to the project

  • Other Global Transaction Banking Product Initiatives:

  -  Work with IT Business Analysts as the Product Owner, representing the Front to Back Business. This will include 

  a. Discussing with GTB India Head on the requirements and prioritization of requests 

  b. Communicating with IT business analysts on the requirements and agreeing on the planning of work

Profile required

  1. Academic  Background : Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  2. Relevant Working Experience : 10 - 15 years of relevant experience
  3. Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required: 
  • Product knowledge: Cash Management product knowledge - includes knowledge on the CBS system for these products. The co relation between various products and the trigger points. Understanding and interpreting RBI regulatory requirements.
  • Project management skills: 

   - Ability to discuss with internal stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes to meet objectives for new products and solutions

   - Ability to communicate with stakeholders including external parties to implement new products and solutions

  - Ability to work with information and IT tools to organise and analyse data, produce presentations and reports, and provide recommendations.

  1. Behavioural Competencies Required: 
  • Ability to develop, implement and monitor actions to meet objectives.
  • Ability to be responsive, to listen to the client (internal/external), respect their opinion and promote exchange. Ability to identify their needs to give them appropriate advice. Ability to anticipate the clients’ expectations and help them find the right solution. Ability to focus on client satisfaction.
  • Capacity to commit one’s skills to collective performance. Ability to foster cooperation and progression toward a collective goal.
  • Capacity to understand and to abide by the company standards of quality. Ability to work in a rigorous manner, according to schedules, business processes and guidelines. Ability to regularly monitor work process to avoid mistakes and to guarantee the reliability of results
  • Ability to analyze and use relevant information to express an opinion. Ability to identify priorities by distinguishing what it is essential from what is not.
  • Teachable and willing to learn and put in effort to get the job done
  • Ability to organize and deliver training
  1. Language Skills: English 
  2. Computer Skills: Good knowledge on MS Office tools

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients’ plans. With a solid position in Europe and a presence in countries with strong potential, the Group’s 145,700 employees in 66 countries support 31 million individual clients, large corporates and institutional investors worldwide by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions.
Societe Generale was established in India in the year 1978. In 1985, Societe Generale Bank commenced operations as a Scheduled Commercial Bank in Mumbai. Since then it has a proud legacy of servicing corporates and clients. New branches were added in Delhi (1993).  Societe Generale not only offers an extensive product portfolio to different market segments, but customizes solutions in investment banking, global finance and global markets.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 2100036L
Entity: Societe Generale India
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/02/02