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Simplii Financial, Junior Product Owner, Winter 2023 Co-Op

Oct 02, 2022
Toronto, Ontario

Job Description

What you’ll be doing

At Simplii Financial, we provide personalized, simple, yet flexible digital experiences for our clients, and accelerate revenue growth for our bank. Our client-centered approach builds relationships and improves sales and service through our digital and contact centre channels. As a Junior Product Owner on the Simplii Financial Digital Strategy team, you will be helping develop strategies and implement services that drive sales and improve client experience. You will be responsible to perform competitive analysis to ensure we remain innovative and competitive in the market.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.

Important information

  • You are enrolled in a degree in Business, Economics, Marketing, Finance, or a related field at the time of the work term. You do not need to be in a registered Co-Op program to be considered for this role.  

  • Please include your resume (no more than 2 pages), a cover letter (no more than 1 page), and your most recent unofficial transcript with your application.  These should all be uploaded into the Resume section of your application. 

  • Location: Toronto. Please note all employees must work within their current jurisdiction and must reside within Canada. All CIBC Co-op positions require you to be based in Canada for the duration of the term.

  • Duration of Work Term: 4 months (January 2023 – April 2023). 

  • This job posting closes on October 2nd, 2022 at 11:59PM EST. 

How you’ll succeed

  • Strategic thinking and delivery:

    • You produce strategy documents and presentations for consultation and review with partners and stakeholders across the Simplii team.

    • You determine the client impact and benefits associated with a new or updated product, and articulate these benefits to secure funding and get buy-in for the project.

    • You create requirements for the Software Development teams.

    • You validate and iterate on existing concepts to ensure we’re providing the best experience for our clients.

  • Communicates, informs, and influences – You facilitate conversations with various stakeholders (external) and working team (internal) to define and/or communicate the product vision, desired benefits, tactical steps, blockers, and success stories.

  • Brings curiosity and new ideas – You challenge the status quo and provides feedback and ideas to help us improve the way we work. Seeks out best practices, assess global news, trends, competitor and consumer user trends, and educate key stakeholders on the threats and opportunities.

Who you are

  • You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships, and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity.

  • You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends.

  • You love to learn. You're passionate about growing your knowledge, and you know that there is no limit to what you can achieve.

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support your need to integrate your life at work and at home

  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity

  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

Job Location

Toronto-161 Bay St., 5th

Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Weekly Hours



Data Entry, Marketing, Microsoft Office, Problem Solving, Project Management, Project Plan Development, Stakeholder Management, Strategy Plan, Teamwork