ASIAPAC Head of FX, Securities Services ASIAPAC Head of FX, Securities Services …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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ASIAPAC Head of FX, Securities Services
The Product Manager is a management level position responsible for strategy, platform, client delivery and profitable growth of the business unit. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the development of product plans, strategies, and tactics while coordinating product lines through product life-cycles in
coordination with the broader Product Management team. The overall objective of this role is to coordinate the promotion of products to develop new markets, increase share of market, achieve profitable growth and obtain competitive position.

  • Manage a team of Product Managers and/or multiple teams to accomplish established goals and conduct personnel duties for team (e.g. performance evaluations, hiring and disciplinary actions)
  • Oversee day-to-day product management for core products such as product delivery, client experience, and client communication strategies as well as help the team prioritize, negotiate, and remove obstacles to achieve business results
  • Execute client value propositions, positioning, segmentation, pricing, targeting, channel strategies, and competitive differentiation to achieve preferred status as a partner to Citi clients
  • Input to the global strategic roadmap, development, launch, and marketing to gain maximum benefit from each product
  • Develop plans and execute functional strategies for a country, multiple countries, region, or business requiring coordination and integration across units as well as provide input into strategic decisions affecting job family or function within a region or business
  • Manage client and competitor market research, develop product innovation roadmap, and address fundamental trials of product commoditization to create an advanced set of solutions
  • Oversee all aspects of program life cycle management including market demands, technology trends, and the competitive field
  • Contribute to achievement of acquisition targets, product financial performance, revenue performance, and expense management goals as well as oversee identification and execution of opportunities and gaps business plans
  • Develop and communicate a business plan to approach the marketplace, and coordinate and implement team procedures, client problem resolutions and client management
  • Help drive innovation by working with internal and external partners/alliances to develop products, manage vendor relationships, and prepare agreements
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

  • 6-10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience managing across multi-function and/or global business
  • Functional experience in product management, specialist sales or product development
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Ability to work unsupervised and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication and possesses proven analytical skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, to establish rapport, motivate teams, invite contributions, build consensus.

Proven skills in:
  • Client engagement -in the asset management, insurance and pension sectors
  • Market awareness - factors driving our clients' priorities and our competitors' behaviour in the Securities Services FX segment
  • Regulatory understanding - familiarity with Dodd Frank, MiFID II and other regulations directly or indirectly driving collateral priorities
  • Subject matter expertise - good understanding of related fields such as cash, custody or fund administration, in addition to a strong background in foreign exchange
  • Planning and management - rigorous approach to prioritisation and project management
  • Service model design - partnering with operations and technology to create effective and scalable service models
  • Revenue generation - track record in leading or supporting business development
  • Risk awareness - vigilance for factors driving risk to the firm and to clients
  • Results orientation - continued focus on delivery against goals

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Candidates for this role are likely to be currently working in a foreign exchange product or sales role for a custodian bank and will have 5+ years' exposure to foreign exchange

Job Family Group:
Product Management and Development
Job Family:
Product Management
Time Type:
Full time
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