The Role: Business Owner, Financial Services/Sovereign/International Public Finance (IPF)
The Grade: 13
The Location: US, UK, Italy, Spain, France
The Team: Credit Ratings Team
The Impact: The Business Owner has the primary business and prioritization responsibility for governance, compliance, and return on investment (ROI) for a Solution developed for a Value Stream. They are ultimately responsible for business outcomes, and can speak on behalf of the Financial Services/Sovereign/International Public Finance (IPF) practice and users. They are the key stakeholder on the Practice/Value Stream who must evaluate fitness for use and actively participate in certain Agile release events. Activities for this role enable them to fulfil their obligations to the enterprise while empowering the teams to do their best work. Our Business Owners are Lean-Agile Leaders who share accountability for the value delivered by a specific Value Stream. They have knowledge of the current Enterprise, Portfolio, and Value Stream context, and they're involved in driving or reviewing the program vision and Roadmap. The continuous involvement of the Business Owners throughout the PI serves as an important Guardrail to the budgetary spend.
What's in it for you: Reporting to the Business Owner Lead role, you will have the chance to be part of a global team that is bringing Ratings through an Agile Transformation, acting as a bridge between the Analytical Practices and Product Management Value Streams.
Understanding how the Strategic Themes influence the Value Stream/ART.
Responsible for the business outcomes and ROI for their Value Stream
Ensure priorities of the Value Stream align with the Portfolio Strategy
Verify investments are spent on the right things as the right time
Understand and help ensure that business objectives are understood and agreed to by key stakeholders
Provide key insights on translation of strategic intent into Epics/Features
Serve as Epic Owners to guide major enterprise initiatives
Has deep knowledge in a specific business domain
Provide input to backlog refinement activities Participate in Pre-PI Planning
Actively take part of in preparation for the upcoming PI
Participate in the PI Planning, I&A, and the Systems Demos meetings
Focused on the successful general operation of the line of business
Watch for significant external commitments and dependencies and help remove them
Attend the Strategic Portfolio Review and monthly Portfolio Sync meetings.
Review value stream metrics to understand how they are progress the business outcomes.
Coordinate with regulatory, compliance and risk to ensure the VS is meeting its' commitments.
Partner with the Product Management Lead on creating and refining a roadmap for the Financial Services/Sovereign/International Public Finance (IPF) Value Stream
Work closely with Product Management and Ratings Technology teams to define product requirements and provide context for the Value Stream's goals and priorities
What We're Looking For:
Demonstrated ability to manage and influence people in a matrixed environment
Overall 10+ years' experience within financial industry and 5+years' experience within Financial Services/Sovereign/International Public Finance (IPF)
Strong verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
Strong experience in KPI-based project execution backed by strong process discipline
Innovative and effective problem-solving skills
Demonstrated experience in risk assessment and management
Demonstrated leadership, communication and team building skills.
Proven ability to manage complex projects with cross functional teams
Ability to work with team members in different locations and work in a fast-paced environment
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $125,900 to $250,300. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan. This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape. S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover opportunities.
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