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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Digital Product Manager

    Job Summary

    • Join an energetic team, passionate about Digital channels, Innovation and emerging technology in banking.

    Job Description

    • This role provides a unique opportunity to combine Deep Client & Colleague Insights with Emerging technology to drive delivery and execute on our digital strategy for Online Frameworks. Frameworks are a key enabler in our CIB strategy to build a winning Corporate bank, by providing Pan-Africa platforms where clients can access their CIB services.
    • This is achieved through close collaboration with Clients, Product, Infrastructure, Operations, Tech, and Design teams to co-create solutions. This role will be responsible for planning and execution of business objectives alongside the tech team throughout the business development lifecycle in accordance with Scaled Agile methodology and will be the key interlock between Business and Technology.
    • This role is perfect for a person with a pioneering mindset, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys finding ways to deal with a high degree of complexity, and is energised by the possibility of how digital can transform the client & colleague experience in banking.
    • Execute the strategic roadmap for Online Frameworks in partnership with client, product and technology.
    • Manage and Track Dependencies within the development team as well as external dependencies from other teams and deliverables.
    • Portfolio management: Plan and manage ongoing channel investment and activity in-line with defined portfolio balance required. Include capacity and capability planning and development
    • Demand Planning: Own and Manage Prioritisation model and decision making based on Economic value
    • Build frameworks pipeline of work with JTBD (Jobs to be done) Methodology.
    • Validated learning model: Using the validated learning approach to ensure initiatives have clearly defined value propositions, assumptions/hypothesis to be proved through Minimum Lovable Product (MLP).
    • Agree Channel group SLA’s with key stakeholders. Set SLA’s with key support teams. Manage and drive ongoing SLA improvements
    • Quality of Service (QOS) : Drive consistent improvement of all  services quality levels
    • Assess Fraud and Operational risks and implement relevant mitigation strategies with a view to consistently reducing organisation and/ or reputational risk

    Minimum Education and Experience

    • 7-10 years’ experience in the financial services industry
    • 2-3 years’ experience in Online Frameworks
    • 2-3 years’ experience in managing third-party/outsourced vendors development teams
    • Corporate Banking Product experience
    • Online Channel and Product Management experience
    • Bachelor Honours Degree in Business or Information Technology


    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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