Group Financial Crime Prevention (GFCP) Product Owner

Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Tallinn, EE, 11415 Helsinki, FI, 500 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Łódź, PL, 93-281

Job ID: 20269 


Are you passionate about preventing financial crime? We are now looking for a GFCP Product Owner to join Sanctions Change unit and be a part of the exciting world of Sanctions.


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


As the Product Owner in Sanctions Change, Group Financial Crime Prevention your role involves being part of the Sanctions Change agile team, driving an End-2-End Product Governance, with focus on the Customer and Product strategic development. Sanctions Change agile way of working will cater for a seamless delivery across the entire Sanctions value chain in close partnership together with business, technology, architects and other key stakeholders, aligning to Nordea’s overall strategic direction and the new Technology strategy. Ultimately, your role contributes to keeping Nordea, its customers and society safer.


You will be a part of the Sanctions Change unit working alongside other Financial Crime Prevention and Change experts. The team consists of smart and passionate employees, located in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Estonia. The role can be based in Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Warsaw or Lodz.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Be a part of the self-organized, empowered and self-managed Sanctions Agile team, accountable to delivering customer and business value
  • Work in an agile framework and collaborate actively with Product Managers, Business stakeholders, IT stakeholders, Scrum Masters and other Product Owners
  • Work together with business stakeholders to translate high level business demand into more concrete features and user stories, and align on the prioritization
  • Put your technical skills in good use to explore options for – and help shape – the best solutions that create customer value
  • Define stories and prioritize the team's backlog and ensure prioritization in maximizing customer and business value while also contributing to ART level backlog
  • Be a proactive facilitator in getting the right people together
  • Network effectively to get to know your stakeholders in and around the organization
  • Contribute to the Business Analyst tasks
  • Implement business changes

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.


To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with others and always act with the customer’s needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things, and you’re excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it’s difficult, and committed to empowering others. You’re passionate about doing a great job.  


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Are driven by value creation from idea to implementation by always having the customer in focus
  • Have strong communication and stakeholder management skills, can build a bridge between people, technology and different business areas
  • Are comfortable with collaborating with stakeholders in an agile environment
  • Have strong facilitation skills and ability to convey complex ideas
  • Have a strong solution-oriented and analytical mindset with ability to both see the big picture, as well as the underlying details
  • Have experience working with multiple deliveries within tight deadlines and you are comfortable in dealing with ambiguity
  • Are proactive and self-driven person who wants to get things done
  • Are structured and result-oriented with a strong track record in delivering results

Your experience and background:  

  • Agile mindset and background as an experienced business developer, IT analyst, Product Owner and you are familiar with Agile ways of working (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Agile-Lean)
  • Experience working with requirements in IT development activities and to define and document business requirements by using a broad range of research methods / investigation techniques (workshops, interviews, surveys, observation) for requirements analysis, cataloguing etc.
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on data and technology
  • Experience working in a complex and international environment
  • Experience working within the financial crime prevention industry
  • Bachelor´s or Master´s degree
  • English spoken and written at professional level


If this sounds like you, we look forward to welcoming you to the team!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 05/12/2023. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Anna Fransén

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.



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