Assistant Vice President, Trade Operations

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 26 May 19

Assistant Vice President, Trade Operations

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for nine consecutive years from 2009 to 2017.


  • To lead, motivate, provide guidance and training to staff to ensure business goals are met.
  • To ensure team meets and delivers Department's operating budget.
  • To be responsible for the team meeting the Department's goals of cost management, quality and risk control.
  • To manage/improve and ensure the constant good working relationship with internal customer segments and support their initiatives to enhance revenue stream.
  • To offer suggestions for process improvement and act as communication channel between Management and staff.
  • To provide direction by setting performance targets for staff and monitor actual performance against targets.
  • To keep abreast of developments in 'competitor' banks and share best practices with staff.
  • To ensure compliance with statutory rules and compliance with internal policies and guidelines.
  • To work with BU and Credit in order to set up customer's facility summary and control sheet.
  • To establish the control functions, address the root causes and obtain the necessary approval to ensure effective end to end monitoring and risk free.
  • Achieve the defined KPIs.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in banking operations or relevant experience
  • Capable to meet SLA / tight deadlines and performs efficiently under pressure
  • Proficiency in leadership, problem solving, developing and coaching, communication, teamwork, planning and organizing
  • In-depth trade product knowledge and operation experience, trade related international / statutory rules, regulations and practices
  • Sound people and project management skills
  • Strong risk and fraud awareness
  • Good written and spoken English and Chinese.
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