Director/Product Owner FX & International Payments - FinTech

  • 70 to 110kpm HKD + market rate benefits HKD
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cornerstone Global Partners
  • 21 Sep 18 2018-09-21

Working with a FinTech Team on Skunkworks Projects looking to build a Digital platform to provide a game changing way to do FX, International Payments and Remittance. Reporting to the Head of Digital Products, you will lead this proposition stream. You are a digital native with a natural intuition for design and technology, coupled with a strategic mindset. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high degrees of ambiguity, get excited by solving complex problems and are happy to roll your sleeves up and get things done.


• Facilitate the build and testing of operational processes, systems and reporting capabilities related to the FX management solution for the bank to meet the needs of the various FX related products

• Facilitate the build and testing of operational processes, systems and reporting capabilities related to the International Remittance platform to meet the needs of the target user personas

• Work with UX and Service Design to gain an understanding of user personas, pain points and journeys

• Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing

• Be the voice of the customer in the definition of your product stream, and collaborate with other product owners to converge on a broader coherent proposition

• Act as the Product Owner to suggest feature releases in line with the propositions stream strategy

• Provide insights into product, technology and market trends, preempting imminent disruptions and identifying opportunities for acceleration


• 5+ years of digital industry experience and/or product/service development

• 3+ years of Product Ownership experience

• Fluent English and Cantonese (preferred)

• A bachelor’s degree in a technical or design discipline

• An MBA or other advanced degree (preferred)

• Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies

• Strong understanding of Foreign Exchange Treasury operations

• Strong understanding of Corresponding Banking

• Strong understanding of Nostro/Vostro accounts

• Strong knowledge of SWIFT and alternative payment structures such as Blockchain

• Strong knowledge of third party payment providers such as Earthport, Ripple and WorldPay

• A strong customer focus and a natural inclination to let empirical research define and inform product/service priorities

• Hands on experience with agile development methodologies

• An ability to think strategically and creatively

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

• Excellent leadership skills with experience leading cross-functional teams

• The ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication

This role is ideal for someone with a strong understanding of FX and International Payments/Remittance, as well as experience with cutting edge solutions and relevant FinTech. This team is operating as a startup within a well-developed organisation.

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