WHO ARE WE?
With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
WHAT IS THE POSITION?
FIS is looking for a Product Manager II to join our team in Birmingham, AL or Orlando, FL
ARE YOU THE IDEAL CANDIDATE?
Ideal candidate is a SME in the Fraud (ACH, Wire, Check, Internal) and AML fintech space
Financial Technology industry experience required
Very organized and detail oriented; able to work with shifting priorities
Preferred candidate has a Master's degree in business or Masters in science/engineering/technical field.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages product plan by ensuring changes in market and business priorities including integration needs and technology advancements are reflected. Presents status updates at quarterly and annual stakeholder meetings.
Demonstrates leadership by establishing and articulating a clear vision of success and how goals and objectives will be achieved.
Prepares and presents product plans. Identifies risks and challenges, opportunities and growth strategies, business integration needs and retirement plans.
Prepares and presents product roadmap reviews as well as providing product's general strategic direction.
Manages project inventory during budget planning process, interlocks on all companion activity and prioritizes as necessary to execute against plan throughout the year. Determines release dates.
Monitors and understands product's profit and loss statement. May be responsible for revenue and profitability of assigned products.
Provides content for product roadmaps, ensures timely delivery and provides business reasons for any changes/revisions made to roadmaps.
Engages and interacts with clients during feedback sessions, focus groups, user groups and requirements gathering sessions. Practices open and honest communications with clients.
Acts as product launch manager when appropriate for new products or rollouts of major releases.
Collaborates with senior management to provide content for market messages, sales collateral and as needed RFPs (request for proposal).
Completes business scope documents and defines and documents user personas for individual products.
Manages vendor relationships key to product delivery.
Collaborates with vendor support managers for oversight and maintenance of all secondary and support vendor relationships.
Interacts with key suppliers and partners.
Coordinates and facilitates pilot activities acting as primary contact with client, securing pilot agreement and monitoring progress. Determines success criteria and recommends "go / no go" decision.
Acts as escalation point for client issues that require product change resolution (does not include standard problem escalation process.
Determines and approves all service level agreements (SLAs) related to products and includes with business scope documents.
Works closely with development teams to review enhancement requests for strategic value and align resources to high priority project.
Presents product information and industry thought leadership to external audiences in webinars and client conferences.
Provides presentations to clients during business reviews, prospect briefings and internal group meetings.
May require up to 40% travel.
Other related duties assigned as needed.
Bachelor's degree in business or marketing or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Master's Degree in Business, Science, Engineering or Technical field strongly preferred.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of FIS products supported
Requires general business skills, industry knowledge, financial management and planning skills, long-term vision and executive presence
Effective presentation and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of financial services industry and associated products
Excellent skills in communicating ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner
Ability to utilize judgment in decision making process and decisions related to job tasks
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in an organized, professional manner
Client relationship management skills, understanding and focusing on clients' needs, establishing credibility and building positive, professional, relationships with clients
Team skills, including ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels within organization, internally and externally
Requires strong time management skills, attention to detail and must be resourceful
Analytical, problem solving skills
Project management skills; ability to prioritize and complete tasks
Requires leadership and negotiation skills
Flexibility, versatility, dependability
FIS JOB LEVEL DESCRIPTION:
Career level management role that manages through subordinate managers/supervisors the activities for multiple products including one major application and having responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Provides guidance to team members within latitude of established company policies. Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect group. Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as advisor to team members in meeting schedules and/or resolving problems. Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements, and may have budget responsibilities. Monitors and influences the product revenue and profitability through the client relations, sales and marketing, IT, client services, product support and/or professional services organizations, Typically requires a minimum of seven years of experience in the financial services industry (preferably in product management discipline) as well as some client relationship management or consulting services experience.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US?
At FIS we value new ideas and we pride ourselves on providing a wide-range of opportunities for professional growth in a face-paced environment. FIS offers an open minded collaborative culture with enthusiastic technologists. A true partner. We are dedicated to our team members and our customers equally. We strive to create an environment to help you succeed.
FIS BENEFITS & PERKS
Company Paid Volunteer Day
Business casual attire jeans every day!
A generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure
Health coverage offered for you and your family through Health/Vision/Dental/Insurance plans
Tax advantage flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
A health advocate program, tuition reimbursement, and a group legal service plan to help manage work/life necessities
401K with company contribution and Employee Stock Purchase Program with company match
FIS Gives Back Program charitable events and activities to help support our local community
Fidelity Information Services