VP- Business Management – GCF

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Job Description

Assist with the Global Corporate Finance strategy for various geographies, products and sectors
Support alignment of business managers across products, sectors and geographies
Support Global Corporate Finance expansion projects across various jurisdictions
Work closely with the business and support functions to assist Head of Business Management on a portfolio of projects and resources to meet business, regulatory and governance requirements, including the design and implementation of end to end solutions.
Provide oversight to management on business and governance matters
Provide leadership, challenge and advice on business changes
Provide ongoing consultancy/advice to management from a business and governance perspective for improvements in business processes to ensure efficiency while maintaining adequate controls, on the basis of market best practices.
Budgeting and Financial Performance:
Ensure requirements are developed and implemented in accordance with the GCF business strategy, objectives and defined budget. Drive and oversee the resolution and implementation timelines ensuring appropriate reporting and escalation through to senior management.
Develop and manage adequate MIS reports
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
Work with business and support functions to ensure policies and procedures are adequate, effective and efficient to support business momentum while reducing risks of errors, omissions and loss to acceptable levels at an acceptable cost.
Challenge and provide guidance on improvements/enhancements to the governance, risk management and internal control structures.
Change Management:
Lead the management of change through continuous improvement of processes and practices considering global standards and changes in the business environment.
Relationship Management:
Develop and manage relationships with sponsors and stakeholders across business lines and supporting functions.
Work with the key internal stakeholders to provide guidance and coordinate activities, policies, projects and change initiatives. Ensuring where appropriate and possible a synchronized approach, aiding in delivering consistent and coordinated governance framework across the network.
Develop and maintain effective business relationships with all relevant external/internal entities and stakeholders with the highest standards of business ethics, whilst promptly attending to all critical issues in-order to ensure the services required by the organisation are delivered in the most effective manner.
Ongoing consultancy/advice is provided to management from a governance, risk management and control perspective to enable improvements in processes ensuring effective and efficient controls, on the basis of market best practices.
Support Head of Business Management on ad hoc tasks/assignments as required.

Demonstrated Experience, Competencies & Key Attributes:
Effective business management focused on value creation for the division
Applies technical and commercial knowledge and experience to maximize outcomes from a budget, delivery, timing and business impact standpoint
Anticipates on changing wholesale banking business environment, advise accordingly on strategic direction to the IBG Group team and act as a change agent
Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others
Builds collaborative and productive internal and stakeholder relationships through the effective use of influencing and networking skills – is recognized as a trusted advisor within the business
Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
10 – 15 years of financial services experience, including strategy work at a top tier management consulting firm
Undergraduate degree
Financial acumen (analysis & reporting)
Deep understanding of IBG products and activity
Experience in management of transformation programs and process improvement
Exposure to regulatory requirements (both regionally and internationally) from a capital markets, corporate and investment banking perspectives.

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