Invesco logoAs one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life.  

Our culture of collaboration and inclusion makes Invesco a phenomenal place to work and reflects the broad diversity of thought across our organisation. At Invesco, we offer work experiences that will inspire and challenge you.

Do you like working with top Technology professionals where everyone has an opportunity to collaborate, share ideas and work on leading-edge technologies? Do you thrive in an environment where you are part of a team implementing innovative technology solutions for clients and employees? Invesco’s Technology team is a global organization with 1100+ employees working together to serve the business. We value everyone’s ideas and input and provide opportunities to develop skills. If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, read on to learn more about the opportunity to join us.

The Team

The Strategy Innovation and Planning team is a small nimble team dedicated to solving innovative business problems, and brining new technologies and opportunities into the firm. We foster a culture of fast delivery, awareness and helping others. Everyone on the team has a passion for solving innovative business problems with an eye on the end result. Answers the aspirational question, “What if we could…

Your Role 

As part of a Global team, you’ll be a pivotal part of our agile squads, where you will be the link between our business partners and the development team. You’ll learn about meaningful FinTech trends and help deliver key FinTech projects that help Investment and Distribution teams modernize the way they work to achieve their goals.

You will be responsible for: 

  • For the development and execution of the product vision which encompasses generating maximum business value in the shortest time with the highest return on investment.
  • Striving to identify and promote the ‘art of the possible’ innovative solutions, often breaking new ground and pushing the boundaries of what is normal and comfortable.
  • Working with cross-functional squads and various partners to define, recommend and implement solutions aligned to strategic vision and goals.
  • Working in an Agile environment and continuously reviews the business needs, refines priorities, outlines landmarks and deliverables, and finds opportunities and risks.
  • Partnering with stakeholders and customers across the organization to inform the product vision, strategy, features, and prioritization.
  • Translating product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
  • Prioritizing and maintaining the sprint backlog for assigned products, balancing the requirements of partners.
  • Leading scrum team in detailed planning (Sprint Planning). Collaborate with the scrum team to define acceptance criteria. Accept/Reject completed work throughout the sprint.
  • Negotiating business priorities and makes trade-off decisions across multiple partner concerns.
  • Balancing priorities between strategic new development against on-going production support. Determines the next steps to advance products with regards to delivering the highest business value.
  • Proactively identifying, resolving, or calling out issues, concerns, and impediments to get the project developed over several sprints.
  • Providing final sign-off for projects.
  • Visually articulating the vision and plan succinctly for reporting and awareness.

The skills and experience you’ll bring 

You will:

  • Come from a fast paced start-up / Fin Tech environment
  • Bring experience in managing products from idea to market launch
  • Show a demonstrable track record of creating product strategies
  • Have had exposure to Financial services
  • Bring experience as a Scrum Product Owner working with Agile Delivery Teams, utilizing Agile techniques

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for emerging technologies, tinkering, learning and teaching others
  • Has experience of Design Thinking, UI/UX, design system
  • Understands design tools inVision, framer.io, sketch, etc..
  • Brings a basic understanding of CSS, HTML, JavaScript and other styling/programming languages
  • Has hands on experience designing mobile and desktop applications
  • Brings a balance of technical knowledge and business acumen
  • Is a SA driver, decision maker, decisive and an effective team collaborator.
  • Is organized, self-motivated, highly adaptable, and have a strong desire to adopt change.
  • Shows solid collaboration and interpersonal skill. Can engage daily with the team.
  • Demonstrates outstanding leadership and motivational skills – possessing a willingness to empower as well as inspire commitment and positive attitude in the team

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

The Good Stuff

Joining Invesco is just the start. We focus on nurturing internal talent, offering a variety of tools to support your career advancement, including ongoing learning and development and internal career opportunities.

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our Commitment to the Community, the Environment and Responsible Investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work.  Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about and are offered two days’ volunteering leave annually.

We are committed to adopting and implementing responsible investment principles and practices that uphold our fiduciary responsibility to our clients, as well as being good stewards of the environment.

Invesco is committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re driven by a passion to exceed. Our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting our colleagues both personally and professionally. If you’re looking for challenging work, outstanding colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, we invite you to explore your potential with us.People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment with Invesco may request this by sending an e-mail to EMEA- Talent Acquisition.  Please include your name, the job you are interested in, and the type of accommodation you are requesting.

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