They offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.52
million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think
generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $710.2 billion in
total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial
institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.
Create and maintain end-to-end program plan for a product/platform or set of products and enable
delivery of business value across multiple stakeholders.
Form cross-functional team, and help drive target operating model, end-to-end architecture, solution
detailing, dependency integration, acceptance testing, and implementation strategy.
Establish governance structure and manage resources, cost and communication.
Deploy Agile delivery methods, extreme programming, elastic infra/Cloud preference, micro-services
enabled APIs and 12-factor app principles, working in a largely DevOps culture, to deliver great products
Work towards achieving a relatively constant and predictable velocity and frequent smaller releases to
deliver expected value. Force deliberate conversations to constantly balance the agility vs technical debt
Exercise end-to-end ownership of the products – starting from ideation till expiry, using the DevOps model
with as less hand offs as possible
Deliver features with high test automation and ensure deployments into production on demand and
independent of interfacing products
Work collaboratively with other product/program managers and keep business stakeholders sufficiently
involved during delivery of features.
Develop real time and shared information delivery mechanisms like build radiators, dashboards and
health metrics. Run product working groups and steering committees and influence Investment decisions
based on current and future direction.
Monitor the delivery metrics to spot trends and take appropriate actions in the spirit of relentless pursuit of
Create a product team comprising of poly-skilled people with ability to work across different technology
Foster a culture whereby team members are empowered to make decisions in the best interest of the
product and willingly take high personal accountability for their decisions & actions
Guide the team such that they embrace the constructs of a high-performing, self-organising team –
ensuring team goals take precedence over individual goals
Facilitate intelligent risk taking and use every mistake as a team learning opportunity. Encourage people
to think out of the box and challenge norms smartly without diluting quality and controls in the production
Continuously communicate within the team to ensure clear visibility and understanding of their individual
roles and growth aspirations. Connect them with other appropriate opportunities within the team,
department or the wider organisation.
Lead by example and earn the respect of your team – use principles from ‘servant-leader’ concept.
Be the senior counsel in the department and contribute materially into other departmental and
Experience and Qualifications
Overall 12-15 years’ experience with at least 5+ year experience in software delivery & programme
management, handling large teams including 3rd Party - leading complex projects and products.
Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach and learn from others
Previous success working with an agile development team. Good knowledge of industry standard project
Ability to differentiate between project and product goals and deliver to both
Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
Experience in delivering and maintaining products (including 3rd party) with cross geography team is a
Experience of tools like Atlassian suite, Pivotal Tracker, Basecamp etc. is desired.
Experience / Background with Corporate Finance concepts and / OR ERP implementations and relevant
industry terminology is desired
Operate largely independently, with minimal guidance and monitoring. Proven ability to work well under
pressure and in a team environment
Good communication, influencing & negotiation skills. Self-motivated, flexible, responsible, and a
penchant for quality