Product Owner

We’re on a journey to challenge the financial services industry and to become the No.1 Digital Bank. Are you an experienced Product Owner who is passionate about Agile delivery, technology innovation and likes to feel a sense of ownership in the product and solutions you deliver?

Macquarie Business Banking’s vision is to bring together the best of financial services, business services and technology solutions to deliver our clients an unfair advantage.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic Product Owner who is keen to drive the delivery of our continuous improvement and transformation program of our key applications and technical platforms. These continuous improvements include product and system enhancements, efficiency improvements, re-platforming and migrations, and regulatory, compliance and stability initiatives.

The responsibilities of this role: 

  • managing the product backlog for the Scrum team. This includes identifying, grooming and prioritising items, ensuring the value of the work the feature team delivers, and ensuring that the product backlog is visible, transparent, and clear,
  • backlog refinement at both feature and story level,
  • iteration Planning and prioritisation ensuring a constant flow of “Ready” user stories for sprints, 
  • assisting in writing and developing acceptance criteria, accepting stories, 
  • participate in team reviews (demos) and retrospectives,
  • showcasing value and team delivery,
  • work closely with the business and technical stakeholders,
  • promote continuous improvement.

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • strong senior stakeholder and relationship management skills,
  • strong problem solving and analytical skills with good attention to detail,
  • an ability to think strategically and articulate a clear vision,
  • a strong team player and collaborator attitude, 
  • excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) to influence and negotiate with diverse stakeholders,
  • Agile project experience as a product owner, 
  • understanding of commercial or retail deposit and lending products, 
  • strong technical background or experience leading technical teams, particularly in Infrastructure and migrations to Cloud-based platforms,
  • strong understanding of compliance and regulation within the banking industry,
  • strong planning and organisation skills,
  • ideally some experience in vendor management.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above requirements, please apply via the following link - alternatively please contact Lucy Glover on 02 8232 7742. 

About us

Banking and Financial Services Group (BFS) comprises our retail banking and financial services businesses, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management and business banking products and services to retail customers, advisers, brokers and business clients. BFS operates predominantly in Australia and is organised into three business divisions: Personal Banking, Wealth Management and Business Banking.

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Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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