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Global Credit Trading is looking to hire a dynamic, self-motivated Business Manager with specific responsibility for projects related to the ongoing US and European Financial Regulatory Reform agenda. Through their previous experience the individual would have gained the ability to effectively partner with and influence areas such as Operations, Technology, Finance, Clearinghouse Risk, Compliance, etc. It is a time-pressured and high-profile position which is instrumental in assisting/advising senior management and in coordinating the deployment of the bank's corporate resources to address strategic and tactical objectives.
The role of a business manager is dynamic and can vary from business to business, in line with the priorities of the different lines of business. Functionally the role will report into the Global Credit Trading & Syndicate Business Management and the main aim of a Business Manager is to:
Act as trusted advisor and counterweight to Business Head(s)
Identify, escalate and mitigate business risks that could impair our ability to do business: e.g. legal, tax, regulatory, capacity issues, extraordinary transaction costs)
Optimize 'bottom line' business performance by driving key initiatives (brokerage, fees, cost base, RWA and capital utilization)
Bond/ CDS Infrastructure Transformation:
Management from Global Credit Trading perspective of the implementation of a number of regulatory led projects relating to areas such as clearing, reporting/ transparency, and business conduct across the US and Europe, and across bonds and CDS.
Partnership with the business, Operations and Technology in the definition of future workflows and implementation of related technology and infrastructure projects to prepare the business to meet the requirements of an ever evolving market structure.
Partnership with the relevant external service/ infrastructure providers.
Business representation in respective internal/external working groups.
The successful candidate will be able to work independently to identify and resolve business risks, partner effectively with the relevant Credit aligned support teams and other functional teams, and deliver projects efficiently. We are looking for someone who has the following skills/qualities:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or other related area
In depth understanding of the end-to-end flows and infrastructure of a derivatives and/ or securities business
Previous product knowledge, ideally in the Credit Markets area
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Excellent partnership skills with the ability to successfully engage and influence a broad range of individuals across various businesses and key support functions
Ability to both define and deliver to conclusion a strategic agenda across multiple groups
Proven ability to work under pressure and within an environment of rapidly changing priorities
Highly motivated self-starter with excellent time management/prioritization skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely