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Product Manager- Deposits

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At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

We celebrate a strong diverse team-oriented culture rich in collaboration, partnership and career advancement.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, career growth, and an immediate 6% match on our 401K plan and 100% vesting on day 1.  

Job Description Summary

This Senior Product Manager role will have ownership and responsibility for the strategy and management of our consumer checking portfolio. In this role, the successful candidate will be required to set that product strategy, understand results, and recommend changes and drive initiatives.  They will need to be able to effectively communicate with senior management, executives, and partners.

Essential Job Function

  • Become a subject matter expert for all things consumer checking.
  • Understand, evaluate, develop, and recommend improvements within the consumer checking portfolio.  This includes understanding all consumer checking KPI’s and what the impactful levers of these KPI’s are.
  • Own,develop and manage the strategy of the consumer checking portfolio. This includes customer experience, retention and generating new ideas for consumer checking product enhancements and developing the related business cases and project submissions. 
  • Provide business analysis to ensure that any new initiative meets the needs of our customers as well as business objectives, such as profitability, revenue and growth of our consumer checking products.
  • Work with partners as needed to drive the implementation of initiatives and/or projects that will result in meeting consumer checking product objectives.
  • Gather and identify market intelligence to better understand the competitive environment to determine consumer checking customer/prospect needs and gaps.
  • Focus on branch strategy and partnership with branches in order to optimize the consumer checking portfolio and customer experience.
  • Evaluate and ensures all communication related to consumer checking, starting at customer onboarding and both external and internal is clear, impactful and in compliance with bank policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Counsels on the development of marketing and advertising programs for consumer checking accounts.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Be able to manage multiple initiatives at one time.


      • Bachelor's Degree required

      Work Experience
      • 10+ years of prior relevant experience in a product manager role
      •  May have deep knowledge of project management.

      Preferred Qualifications & Experience

      Strong understanding of deposit products; be the “go to” subject matter expert for the consumer checking portfolio.


      • Conducts training classes on new or updated procedures, as necessary.
      • Thorough knowledge of product line assigned including operational and marketing aspects. Understanding of product planning and market research.
      • Analytical and research
      • Bank product and service knowledge
      • Compose letters/memorandums
      • Coordinate meetings
      • Develop office procedures
      • Negotiation skills
      • Presentation skills
      Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

      Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

      Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

      Primary Location: United States-California-San RamonJob Type: Full-timeJob: Product Development