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LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.
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As the result of a creation of a new function within Global Operations with responsibility for the product ownership and governance of operational data within LGIM, a new role has been created focussing on the Account Data Product Ownership.
The Product Owner will be responsible for engaging with business stakeholders across the organisation to understand their data requirements to define a data roadmap that aligns to the LGIM data strategy. The Product Owner will collaborate with scrum teams to build out and prioritise a product backlog, defining the vision and goals for sprints to deliver against the data roadmap, whilst ensuring a smooth transition into business as usual functions. As a member of a wider function of product owners the successful candidate will contribute to the overall functions by engaging in other initiatives, helping to establish best practice and facilitating a cycle of continuous improvement. This role will initially be focused on the build out of a product to centralise all account reference data across the organisation and will be responsible for setting up a business as usual team responsible for the management of the data.
Provide the Vision/Goals for data products in line with the LGIM Data Strategy.
Collaborates closely with business/consumers to understand business requirements and priorities to define the data roadmap.
In conjunction with the scrum team ensure the data product backlog is sufficiently deep and pipeline of stories are ready to work on in time.
Direct analyst activity to deliver the data product backlog items that align to vision/goals.
Collaborate with the Scrum Team to deliver the product vision and roadmap.
Manage the priority of the Product backlog in consultation with stakeholders.
Sign off when data product increments are ready to be released.
Collaborate with other product owners and coordinate any dependencies.
Ensure data is transitioned successfully into BAU with the appropriate governance.
Communicate the release of product increments to the business.
Apply data principles and challenge, where necessary, anything that may compromise the integrity, flexibility and quality of data services offered.
Be proactive in the identification of opportunities to centralise data and onboard consumers to strategic data sources.
Iidentify and escalate key issues and decisions to the Head of Data Product Ownership and Governance.
Become a subject matter expert with respect to the operational data services and needs of the community of consumers of data and operations teams, with a focus on distribution.
Support the wider function by contributing to best practices, processes and principles to ensure success and improvement of the team as a whole.
Establish and manage a business as usual account master team
Self-starter who is able to manage time, work with limited supervision, prioritise work, and pay attention to details.
Experiencing of leading change.
Demonstrate a passion for data and achieving good outcomes for stakeholders/consumers.
Demonstrate an openness to feedback to adapt and improve.
Demonstrate a good understanding of the Asset Management Industry, technologies and distribution data domains; client data, reporting
Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, managers, and subject matter experts, building positive and productive relationships.
Ability to assimilate multiple complex or abstract requirements into simple products.
Demonstrate ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Demonstrates the technical knowledge to be able to engage with scrum teams.
Experience of working in an Agile environment.
Ability to run workshops to gather requirements.
Ability to visualise and communicate the product roadmap.
Experience of setting up and managing an operational team
Solid and proven experience in a similar or related role
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
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