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Muneera Sabana

Product owner/Project Manager

Can work in or around Amsterdam

  • 52.37243
  • 4.89973
  • Suggested rate €800 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (3 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 3 days per week

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Location and workplace preferences

Amsterdam, NH, Nederland
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Amsterdam and 50km


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Dutch



Skills (17)

Muneera in a few words

Muneera has 16+ years of professional experience in managing/co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams of varying sizes and
complex of programs for some of the major banks in the Netherlands like ABN AMRO, ING & Rabobank.
Has the ability to build strong relationships with all the stakeholders and focus on delivering business outcomes through the use
of industry standard methodologies.v




Utrecht, Netherlands

May 2022 - Today (2 months)

Product owner for ALM Model implementation feature team (IRRBB Capital, NMD, Obvion, EBA Stress test etc)
•Defining product vision & creating roadmap based on the vision
•Working and collaborating with stakeholders to analyse the needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals
•Own/manage the product backlog and prioritizing them/develop scope
•Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and development
•Solve product-related problems, make decisions to stay on track towards business deliverable committments
•Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage
•Assess value, prioritize stories, epics, feature etc to ensure work focuses on those with a maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
•Participating in scrum meetings and product sprints (Agile lifecycle)
•Demonstrating clear, concise communication in all interactions to build relationships
•Actively contributing towards continuous delivery/improvements
•Alignment with other PO's towards the plateau roadmap/dependencies and propose solutions
•Manage the sprint releases to achieve the product go-live
•Manage/align with the stakeholders through the product life cycle
•Coaching and guiding new joiner/team members in becoming mature in Agile WoW



Utrecht, Netherlands

January 2020 - April 2022 (2 years and 3 months)

Project lead for onboarding new entities of the bank for the Asset & Liability Management department
•Project lead for QRM data projects like Data Migration, DLL, RAF entity etc.
•Successfully on-boarded US entity to the Utrecht balance sheet coverage and reporting. This project addressed the regulatory requirements of balance sheet reporting in a secured ennironment
•Product Owner for Data Orchestrator product with team members from IT, data engineers & QRM risk manager
•Develop scope, create product backlog & prioritize requirements
•Defining project initiation plan, project plan & managing the vision/plan
•Manage the development team in day to day aspects of project & ensuring the team stays motivate and focused on delivery
•As Senior Risk Manager, providing inputs for the global business glossary to incorporate the business rules & logic for the data necessary for QRM calculations & ensure standardisation
•Manage the project from initiation to go-live
•Stakeholder management & client relationship building



Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2015 - December 2019 (4 years and 11 months)

Project lead for QRM process improvement projects
•Develop Project plans for project implementation & resolve any discrepancies or impediments
•Meeting with stakeholders to perform assessment of a problematic situation, providing advise for solution, recommending strategies for improvement
•Advise IT & business regarding Application Life cycle impact to avoid business risk
•Organise/Coordinate IRR project changes/requirements
•Design/Manage IRR reporting monthly calender/reporting requirements, Implementing/configuring QRM models/reports
•Stakeholder in Agile scrum teams, providing requirements to be fulfilled in user stories
•Providing inputs for continuous improvements
•Project lead for Data Archiving solution
•Advising IT domain manager on the software/process/project improvements
•Project lead for resolving audit issues raised for the processes
•SPOC for the business run processes/escalations

ING Bank


Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2011 - May 2015 (4 years and 4 months)

Project Management – Project Initiation to Go-live; Coordinating all the activities & resolving issues that hampers the project goal
•Responsible for identifying, analysing, measuring and managing project/product risks.
•Getting approvals/sign-offs from the Business/Stakeholders by conducting demos of the new product or bug report
•Ensuring a close collaboration with the project team (solutions & services) to work toward the successful delivery of the project
•Assist the Business clients in the validation and deployment of the solution in production (Go Live)
•Ensuring effective quality control processes are in place to monitor deliverables produced
•Business Analysis – Requirements intake, requirement study, requirement management, review & translating business requirements into specifications. Documentation in JIRA
•Impact Analysis – Analysing the impact on various systems & modules in scope for a project. Scheduling meetings with various other team members to gauge the impact & agree with a solution



Amsterdam, Netherlands

July 2006 - April 2011 (4 years and 9 months)

Test Management – Plan the project release, resource estimation, project planning, Creation of Test Strategy, Master Test plan, conduct UAT (User Acceptance Tests) with the business stakeholders, timely delivery of the projects
•Test Coordination – Coordination between various teams, third party vendors, stakeholders (if needed) etc during the project release
•Entire Test Life cycle – Creation of Master Test Plan, Detailed test plan, Requirement Traceability Matrix, test cases, test execution and creation of test closure report.
•Business Analysis – Gathering of the business requirements from the stakeholders and being part of the business study during project initiation