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MUFG Union Bank Business Product Manager, Vice President in Tempe, Arizona

Business Product Manager, Vice President - 10039731-WD


Are you passionate about creating an exceptional client experience?

Discover your opportunity with Union Bank, a division of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. At Union Bank, we care about the details that matter most to our clients. We have our clients’ best interest in mind, drawing on more than 150 years of experience to understand their distinct needs and tailor our solutions. We’re part of 180,000 colleagues around the globe striving to be the world’s most trusted financial group. Trust starts with a culture of putting people first and empowering you to achieve your potential. Join Union Bank, where being inspired is expected and creating results is rewarded.

Program Summary:

MUFG Americas is embarking on a business and technology transformation to effectively deliver five key business imperatives: Growth, Business Agility, Client Experience, Effective Controls, and Collaboration. To accomplish these imperatives, MUFG has launched a Transformation Program built upon the following foundation pillars:

  1. Core Banking Transformation Program

  2. Data Governance, Infrastructure & Reporting Program

  3. Technology Modernization Program

This position supports the Core Banking Transformation (CBT) Program. CBT is a multi-year effort to modernize our deposits platform with a world-class digitally led and simplified ecosystem for consumer, small business, commercial and transaction banking to deliver exceptional customer experience and provide the bank a competitive advantage in the market. Our customers will benefit from streamlined and automated processes that simultaneously will provide the bank business process efficiencies and operational cost savings.

Role Summary:

Two Year TERM Employment Opportunity

We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking, seasoned product manager with experience in digital transformation, capable of balancing emergent needs with do-or-die critical services. You must love to be a mentor, a change agent, while also being hands on. With a keen eye on the product’s “market”—internal or external—the product manager has an intuitive feel for the direction of the product, setting the vision, roadmap and delivery milestones.

You will lead growing squads of passionate developers to showcase what it means to build, iterate and deliver delightful experiences for our clients. You will define best in class product management practices necessary to succeed and serve as a beacon of expertise across the organization.

A key member of the development team, the product manager represents the voice of the customer, prioritizing effort against the most important goals while weighing sometimes contradictory concerns from an array of customers. You push for process change, challenge the status quo and collaborate across the organization on a wide range of topics. In this highly critical and visible role, you will apply your product management experience to successfully lead large, dynamic, and complex digital transformation efforts.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Cover the full lifecycle from vision, strategy through roadmap, incubating and defining requirements, collaborate on solving complex technical problems and help with delivery to achieve business goals

  • Prioritize product development activities, presenting trade-offs to stakeholders and customers as necessary to provide clarity of direction

  • Build and maintain deep relationships with customers, representing their interests throughout the product life cycle

  • Provide strategy, direction, coaching and mentoring, for a product first mindset across the organization while maintaining consistency of vision

  • Stay abreast of the market and industry trends, continuously identifying necessary adjustments to the vision and strategy to stay ahead

  • Ensure stakeholders are well informed of product development progression

  • Own the goal - drive product development by achieving what’s necessary to reach the desired outcome, overcoming issues as they arise, while building the future state technology stack

  • Perform user acceptance testing, demos and roadshows of sprint, release milestones and overall product and technology roadmaps

  • Actively lead, promote, and manage change; this position is an individual contributor role with no direct reports

  • Partner with business, program management, architecture, system owners, 3rd party vendors, testing and other teams as necessary to ensure successful delivery

Management or Supervision: No


Required Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent professional experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • 8 years managing product or programs in a high integrity, and/or regulated environment (government, healthcare, financial sectors preferred)

  • Experience integrating new technology and platforms with mission critical legacy systems from a business perspective

  • Have a consulting mindset, with critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to apply theoretical concepts and best practices to solve customer experience, process and methodology problems

  • Experience with modern agile product development methodologies and transforming to them

  • Mastery of product and road mapping tools such as JIRA or similar agile tools

  • Able to transcend from vision to strategy, roadmap definition, into story writing and technical solutioning

  • Can clearly and concisely synthesize/communicate complex requirements, and/or organizational problems and propose solutions while working through complicated, matrixed decision paths.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with technical partners in development and delivery

  • Fortitude to tell customers “no” when necessary, particularly regarding prioritization of effort

  • Client satisfaction focused with ability to balance the financial, strategic, operation etc. implications of decisioning

  • Ability to stitch best of breed tools and practices together to solve business problems, embracing the security (confidentiality, integrity, availability) and complexity challenges that may arise

  • Comfort with ambiguity; the ability to find the correct path given limited guidance

  • Able to travel out of state

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Experience within a high integrity, and/or regulated environment (government, healthcare, financial sectors, etc.)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified .

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job : Corporate and General Services

Primary Location : ARIZONA-Tempe

Job Posting : Nov 16, 2020, 8:31:12 AM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10039731-WD