Digital Product Owner
Franklin Templeton
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2d ago

Job Description

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge.

Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries.

For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

What is the Digital Product Owner FT Investment Solutions group responsible for?

  • Franklin Templeton is launching its proprietary Goals Based Wealth Management offering through a patent pending B2B2C digital product called the Goals Optimization Engine (GOE) via various distribution channels covering various global geographies.
  • The product has been built with several years of underlying research involving Mathematical Finance and Behavioral Finance and we are on the look out for an exceptional Product Specialist to join our existing team, can don various hats of job responsibilities and can take complete ownership of a distribution channel, few large clients or a specific product variant as it relates to the product lifecycle

    What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Digital Product Owner?

    The candidate should have worked on at least ONE end-to-end Robo-Advisory deployment (preferred) OR Integrated Financial Planning application OR Digital Mutual Funds Application OR Digital Portfolio Management Services application.

    People who do not have this experience will not be considered. Closely related product management experience can be looked at on a case-to-case basis)

  • Should have the ability to drive the product and business-planning process across cross-functional teams.
  • Should have a very good understanding of the global Funds / ETFs market (primarily US and Asia Pacific), Regulatory environments, Multi-Asset Solutions including Equities, Fixed Income and Alternatives.
  • Should have a good understanding of the drivers for business as it relates to the Retail, Advisory, Retirement, Private Wealth, Insurance and Direct to Customer businesses.
  • Should have the ability to read and interpret Python code and understand the underlying mathematics and algorithm and communicate the same to an uninitiated audience.
  • Should have the ability to understand a specific business requirement and evaluate whether the product in its current form can cater to the requirement or alternatively determine what needs to be changed in the product such that the requirement can be met.
  • Should have the ability to translate this solution to the product development team with minimal ambiguity.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines and Manage releases across multiple stakeholders.
  • Contribute to Product Research by understanding the pulse of the market and pitch new product ideas and strategies.
  • Devise appropriate Go To Market plans for each channel and each geography that comes under the purview of this role.
  • Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements
  • Translate Technical integration documents and BRDs from various integration partners into User Stories and take ownership of product deployment.
  • Ensure appropriate testing of each new or modified product feature and document acceptance criteria for each feature.
  • Should have a good understanding of the Agile Release Framework and work towards achieving those ends.
  • Understanding of user experience (UX) and business / commercial challenges
  • Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
  • Define and measure Success matrix of product post launch and educate the business on the market dynamics, trends, and our competition
  • What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be Successful?

  • MBA and Engineering from Tier 1 institutes
  • Relevant certifications such as CFA, CQF, CWM et al is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of Product Management experience in the above mentioned areas
  • Wealthtech or related Fintech experience (Payments experience will not be considered)
  • Exceptionally good mathematical skills.
  • Exceptional Excel skills in mathematical modeling
  • Structured Thinking - Can think clearly under lot of data and make definitive choices along with pros and cons
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work under pressure in a changing / growing environment.
  • Should be self-driven and be able to work in an unstructured environment. Exceptional decision-making skills : Ability to prioritize across needs given limited resources
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on customer research, data, and industry trends
  • Thrives in a startup like environment : loves dealing with fast pace and changing needs
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross functional partners of varying technical levels
  • Structured Thinking - Can think clearly under lot of data and make definitive choices along with pros and cons
  • Ability to create partnerships both inside and outside of the Product organization
  • Ability to narrate a story for problem along with the capacity to dive into minute details.
  • Superlative communication and consensus building skills
  • What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?

    In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

    Highlights of our benefits include :

  • Professional development growth opportunities through in-house classes and over 150 Web-based training courses
  • An educational assistance program to financially help employees seeking continuing education
  • Medical, Life, and Personal Accident Insurance benefit for employees. Medical insurance also covers employee’s dependents (spouses, children and dependent parents)
  • Life Insurance for protection of employees families
  • Personal accident insurance for protection of employees and their families
  • Personal loan assistance
  • Employee Stock Investment Plan (ESIP)
  • Onsite fitness center, recreation center, and cafeteria
  • Cricket grounds and gymnasium
  • Library
  • Health Center with doctor availability
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • HDFC ATM on the campus
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