Product Manager: Integrated Solutions

Who We AreOverviewWe're a bank, but we're more than that too. We believe that banking is about people and that there's a simpler way to bank, and that by helping our clients manage their financial lives better, we enable them to live better. Why Choose Us At Capitec, we offer our best by being a CEO in every situation - we always put the Client first, act with Energy and take Ownership. And to support people in being their best, Our Employee Value Proposition offers every member of our team value by encouraging their involvement in our organisation, creating cohesive teams, and providing growth opportunities as well as employee benefits and savings. We make it priority to ensure that each Capitec person feels known, valued, focused and has the opportunity to grow. Join Us in Becoming the Best Bank in the World We appoint people for their potential and continuously look for talented, driven individuals to help us innovate and evolve the banking industry. That's why we focus on finding the right people for the right jobs. We love what we do - it takes a great team, commitment and dedication to build a brand that we are proud of and that our clients trust.Position Purpose To support the Product Head in producing the best product; optimising the product through directing the building and development of the product throughout its life cycle, partnering and collaborating with the Software Development Manager and teams around the sequence/priority in which to build and develop the product. Education (Minimum)Grade 12 National Certificate / VocationalEducation (Ideal or Preferred)Bachelor's Degree in Financial Management or Business ManagementKnowledge and ExperienceMinimum:Experience: At least 5 years experience in managing, developing and delivering products in the integrated merchant space. Proven experience in the implementation and management of integrated merchant solutions, preferably with another bank. Working at tactical and operational levels and providing input into product strategy and business planning. Integrating business and technical product segments to achieve objectives, delivery and targets. Communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units. Authoring of documents relating to product life cycle including business plans, product roadmap, business cases and requirements and functional specifications. Scoping/running usability studies and/or customer research. Using data and metrics to test theories, confirm assumptions, and measure success Client development and validating products through customer feedback. Aligning operational initiatives and/or projects to corporate strategies and objectives Achieving goals and objectives through cross functional teams. Managing and working with remote / hybrid teams. Leading and managing multi-functional teams to deliver Business development in a banking/financial landscape Knowledge: Financial acumen sufficient for budget management Translation of product strategies into tactical and operational planning Systems thinking; able to take a big picture view, assess, recommend logical, sound decisions and influence others to achieve objectives. Relevant product expertise and process know-how Agile product ownership and methodology Domain specific knowledge, business insight, understanding of product technology, technical dependencies People management principles and techniques Stakeholder management principles and practices Data-driven approach; analytical and quantitative skills. Technologically literate and able to adapt to new technologies Ideal:Experience: Product development experience in the product domain at management level Working with Agile product ownership and methodology Of translating and enabling business strategies and objectives into business benefits Initiation and implementation of innovative concepts Knowledge: Capitec Way of Work In-depth knowledge and understanding of banking (i.e. productivity, profit, efficiency, processes and procedures and client service) Continuous improvement best practices (Lean, 6-Sigma, Theory of constraints, PDCA, etc.) Process mapping and process improvements techniques SkillsAnalytical SkillsAttention to DetailCommercial Thinking SkillsCommunications SkillsInterpersonal & Relationship management SkillsPlanning, organising and coordination skillsBusiness writing skillsProject Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)Reporting SkillsNumerical Reasoning skillsInfluencing SkillsCompetenciesWorking with PeopleRelating and NetworkingWriting and ReportingAnalysingLearning and ResearchingCreating and InnovatingPlanning and OrganisingDelivering Results and Meeting Customer ExpectationsAdditional InformationClear criminal and credit record
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