UWM

Product Owner- Compliance

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

As the Product Owner for Compliance, you will be working with other Product Owners on the compliance team and various business units to create the best solutions for our required Compliance regulations.  You will be analyzing and identifying opportunities to improves current processes and working with IT to ensure we are working efficiently and effectively.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Collaborating with the other Product Owners on all projects that involve compliance-related activities
  • Collaborating with various business teams to determine the best approach for implementing controls to ensure compliance with applicable laws
  • Engagement and knowledge of other business area(s) to be able to provide project ideas, discuss minimum viable product (MVP), and prioritize with stakeholders
  • Working with Architecture/Project Lead to determine project size, alternative solutions
  • Identifying minimum viable product value for the end-user
  • Engaging other Product Owners to know how other project impacts to existing compliance controls
  • Understanding and/or determining the business value for every initiative
  • Clearly expressing and delivering the business value, “the why,” behind the project to the Compliance Business Partnership Development Team
  • Providing the Compliance BPT with timely information and decisions around project vision
  • Participating in all Scrum Events, to provide the necessary feedback or direction
  • Stand-ups – listen to the team to see how items are progressing, provide any added benefit to help clear a roadblock
  • Planning – Set clear priorities to the team and have an understanding of what the team is committing to you
  • Grooming (Project Meetings) – Discussing project breakdowns in terms of MVPs, providing business knowledge to the team, collaborating
  • Review/Demos – provide feedback early and often to the team around project-specific changes
  • Retrospective – Listening to the team, expressing areas for opportunity, celebrating the victories, and focusing on improving for the next sprint
  • Effectively communicating different messages to different stakeholders at any given time regarding your initiatives, awareness of roadblocks, milestones, releases etc..
  • Coordinating the necessary training with the Compliance Training Team as well as the training teams that support other teams that might be impacted by fee changes

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • Minimum of 1 year mortgage experience or prior experience in IT or as a Product Owner
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of policies and procedures
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both written and verbally
  • High School Diploma
  • Onsite attendance required

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.

 

It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

DISCLAIMER

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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