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BMO Financial Group Director, OMS Product Manager in New York, New York

Role: OMS Product Manager

Title: Director

Core Focus:

Drives initiatives aimed at both optimizing BMO’s internal order & trade management workflows as well as enriching the Electronic Trading offering to its broker dealer clients.


Product Management

  • Lead product ideation, provide expertise to best tailor solutions to meet business objectives and develop business cases. In doing so, establish key priorities to support & sustain the strategic direction.

  • Break down strategic problems, analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Lead discussions on technology integration and provide advice and implementation guidance to stakeholders.

  • Spearhead the definition of specifications in all forms – tickets, diagrams, wireframes, use cases, etc.

  • Maintain the product roadmap.

  • Own the backlog and structure books of work for the development staff.

  • Maintain product-specific project plans and work with the management team to mesh them with other strategic initiatives.

  • Track internal & external client requests and provide transparency at different levels of detail, as warranted.

  • Concentrate on UX and approach design decisions by prioritizing ease of use and stickiness.

  • Understand and monitor the competitive landscape to build for edge.

Sales Engineering

  • Compliment the BD Electronic Trading sales team by standing ready to jump into any stage of the conversation as the product expert.

  • Align product vision with firm’s principals and long term objectives. Clearly translate this linkage to the sales team and externally as appropriate.

  • Manage and drive platform adoption. Work with the sales team to deliver demos and training sessions with clients.

  • Lead the direct communications to clients on new release items

  • Draft reference materials and work with Marketing on branding and distribution

  • Continuously train the sales team on detailed functions, features and logic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Computer Science preferred, equivalent experience would be considered.

  • 15+ years of financial industry experience and a track record of succeeding in any blend of the following disciplines: product management, project management, business analysis and/or business development.

  • Fluent in equity market structure concepts, with a strong working knowledge of multiple regions and other asset classes.

  • Structured approach to problem solving

  • Strong familiarity with a broad range of OMS and EMS platforms, and the intricacies associated with technology integrations.

  • Capable of continually zooming out to contribute strategically and zooming in to focus down to an extreme level of detail.

  • Experience at a Wall Street firm, with specific domain expertise as a big plus.

  • Preference for operating in a highly collaborative and agile environment. “Capital A” Agile experience is a plus.

  • Personable, confident, articulate and passionate about the role and the industry in general

We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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