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Senior Product Manager - DNB Open Banking

Company:  DNB Bank ASA Norway
Application Deadline:  30.11.2022

Our people are the DNA of DNB. Since 1822, bright minds have worked together to find the best solutions for our customers. Today, DNB is much more than Norway’s largest bank, and a key player in the Norwegian economy. We are a technology driven financial institution, constantly adapting our operations and tailoring our services to the time we’re living in and to the future.  In DNB, you’ll find a wide range of career opportunities for a wide range of employees, in Norway and internationally. We are among the best companies in the world when it comes to gender equality, and we take good care of the diversity represented by the people who choose to work here. 



Your mission in Open Banking: 
To build API products that enable our customers to create exceptional user experiences and services.


Who we are: 
DNB Open Banking is a growing technology team in the Products & Innovation business unit in DNB. We are responsible for building API products and capabilities that help DNB stay compliant as well as generate new value through APIs that go beyond compliance. We do this through, which allows our customers to discover and get access to DNB's data and services through APIs.

We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive team. Consisting of almost 10 different nationalities, software engineers, product managers and customer success specialists, our team is both international and interdisciplinary. We value good teamwork, and care deeply about building an inclusive culture in which everyone can succeed. Being a part of Open Banking will give you the opportunity to enable and drive innovation. 


What you will do:
•    In this position, you will be joining a cross-functional team consisting of product managers and engineers that are working closely together to fulfil our ambition.
•    You will EITHER own and drive the work needed to launch payments API products to deliver customer value: understanding the demand and what problems are worth solving, including both the PSD2 APIs and new commercial APIs OR you will be owning and driving our developer platform that enables developers and customers to discover and use our APIs
•    You will be working closely with developers and other team members to ensure we are building the right thing but also building the thing right. 
•    You will be the expert of the product and its usage, responsible for prioritization, roadmap development, the product definition and the overall strategic direction of the product and its place in the bigger picture.


What you get:
Challenging tasks that allow you to grow professionally, competitive terms, a growing product culture, and good career opportunities. We offer good pension conditions, employee terms on DNBs products, insurance schemes, access to resorts in Norway and abroad, sports, cultural and other activities plus a wide range of discount schemes. In addition, knowledge and experiences are our most important assets, so you will have the opportunity to participate in conferences and courses, both to build your own competency and to represent DNB externally. We know the value of good work-life balance and have flexible working hours, extra days off and reduced working hours from May to August (summertime!). 


What we are looking for in a Senior Product Manager:
We are looking for someone with high agency, hands on with execution, a get-it-done attitude, breaking down barriers and someone that deeply cares about the end-user experience. This means that you are someone who is:  

Visionary, grasping the big picture while still being able to work on minute details, breaking down complex problems into smaller iterations. You have leadership skills, without being “the boss” and can rally your team around a plan. You have excellent communication skills and know how to use these skills to communicate strategy, plans and learnings across a large organization, as well as with external partners, developers, and customers. You are hands-on with product development: You can translate complicated and abstract ideas into understandable concepts but also take those concepts and build products out of them together with your product team. As a product manager, you understand the role of privacy, security, and risk in building products compliant with the current laws and regulations. You tackle complexity, uncertainty, and pressure situations well, know how to make tough decisions and prioritize to achieve the best outcome. You are a team player and care deeply about the success of your product but also your colleagues and the wider objectives in the organization. 


Your background and experience:
•    4+ years of working in a product management role delivering software products that solve customer problems.
•    You have experience in building and launching APIs, software products, or complex systems with a strong focus on privacy, security, and protection of customers’ data. 
•    You have experience with agile methodologies for software development as well as creating your product’s vision and strategy.
•    Excellent communications skills – oral and written. Our team’s working language is English.
•    Bonus: You have relevant experience within API products and capabilities, within the payments domain, or knowledge about Open Banking regulations.
•    Relevant higher education. Any gaps in education can be filled by relevant experience.


Don't exactly fit the description above, but still feel you got what it takes? Get in touch. We are looking for diversity and awesome people, so no stone is left unturned if you have the correct mindset.  
We interview candidates continuously, so do not wait until the last minute to apply. 

For more information contact: Head of Open Banking, Erik Olav Landsværk / 40069610




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