Technical Product Owner - Microsoft Dynamics

Southampton, United Kingdom
31 Jan 2023
09 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
What the Hiring Manager Says

As a Technical Product Owner you will be responsible for managing the features, benefits, performance, security and risk of Microsoft Dynamics 365. The role is responsible for the Run and Change of Microsoft Dynamics 365 within Quilter's risk appetite and cost profile, ensuring ongoing delivery of fit-for-purpose functionality that Microsoft Dynamics provides Quilter.

As part of a vertically integrated business, you will be involved in a number of Quilter wide Business and IT transformation initiatives, delivering change onto our new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Platform. You will play a role in building out our digital capability driving growth and efficiency and delivering improvements in our operating margin. Embedding ESG tools and propositions will be a key focus as well as bringing new technology and features to market which will allow our customers to feel more secure about the financial future and help advisers run more successful advice businesses.

This is an exciting time to join our team and help shape the next phase of our journey.

About the Role

Level: Level 5

Department: Group Technology Solutions

Location: Southampton, England | London, England | Newcastle, England

Contract type: Permanent

The successful candidate will be responsible for our new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Platform.

You will lead, deliver, and maintain Microsoft Dynamics to enable a subset of a business or function's strategic goals and deliver well designed, operationally resilient technology solutions.

You will own product delivery (via appropriate methodologies) across Run and Change, manage the lifecycle from inception, analysis, design, development, and testing through to delivery and maintenance.

Management of cross functional technology teams and providing effective stakeholder communication as well as acting as a key point of contact for Microsoft Dynamics is also a key part of the role.

You will also be responsible for maintaining oversight and ownership of IT Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including supplier onboarding, performance and exit.

Developing and maintaining a sustainable plan for Technology Suppliers engaged in delivering technology solutions, including performance, spend and status.

You will ensure a single view of Technology Supplier risks for the technology solution exists and drives a prioritised risk mitigation process.

Providing clear directions to team members about business priorities and performance expectations is an important part of this role.

You will deploy teams in an effective way, balancing delivery of goals with skill development and maximise performance of the team through regular check-ins to support continuous improvement.

Providing effective feedback and coaching team members as well as identifying development needs to support employees is also required.

About You

Applications from people with diverse backgrounds enables our inclusive organisation to thrive. If you feel you don't match our job description exactly, why not take a chance on yourself and apply? You could be exactly what this role needs.

The successful candidate will have a strong technology background, including significant experience managing development and technical teams and deliverables including new and emerging technologies.

A proven track record within a wide variety of IT roles, including systems analysis, architecture, development and project management would be ideal together with the understanding of technology best practices and trends together with their application within a business context.

You will have experience in implementing DevOps best practices, managing and delivering through multi-disciplinary teams, credible experience of delivery complex technology and proven experience of working with, managing and delivering through third party suppliers.

We are looking for someone who has technical knowledge and experience within the Wealth Management industry as well as with Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.

In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.

Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.

We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone's contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.


Core Benefits

Holiday: 26 days

Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost

Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost

Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.
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