Citi ICG Markets - Global Custody Regional Product Manager – Hong Kong in Hong Kong

  • Primary Location: HK,Hong Kong,Hong Kong

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Product Management

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17034036

Description

Brief Description of the Organization

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com .

Job Description :

  • Play a lead SME role for core capabilities of the Global Custody business. Enhance and develop specific GC product capabilities for select segments and geographies in Asia

  • Support client migrations onto our new Custody platforms and optimize configuration to clients and managers

  • Support gap analysis and resolution of legacy offering as clients migrate onto a truley global operating model

  • Impart specific product knowledge and experience to the hub team and in-country GC team members in Asia

  • Leverage language and written skills to drive client and agent negotiations, bespoke agreements and client / prospect engagement and sales support

Key Responsibilities :

  • Be responsible for core aspects of the global custody product for Asian based clients

  • Liaise closely with Operations to ensure appropriate operating and service models in place for clients and managers

  • Draft policies and product materials to support Sales and Coverage efforts

  • Support partners including Operations and Network to define and structure sub-custody services for GC

  • Stress test operational processes and, when required, give guidance in process improvement

  • Partner with Legal, Sales, Compliance and other stakeholders to develop and review new products

  • Provide critical leadership to GC partners in EMEA and NA specific to product development needs in Asia

  • Provide client support through participating in client meetings and sales pitches

  • Review of client information material reflecting product offering, OMs, SLA’s, etc.

  • Participate and provide thought leadership in relevant industry and working groups

  • Support market advocacy and best practice initiatives

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in Financial Services

  • Demonstrated relationships with large Investor clients of varying type, asset types, geographies and products

  • Knowledge of core Custody, Clearing and Treasury / Cash functions at both an Operational and Product level

  • Market / Network management experience of markets is preferred

  • Experience in collaborative work environments especially between the front and back offices

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Asian language skills would be an advantage.

  • Ability to succinctly explain market or regulatory issues to an audience (both client or internal) in simple and easy to understand manner

  • Confident negotiator and presenter of ideas

  • Ability to work to deadlines and to make decisions

  • Ability and desire to collaborate effectively in teams yet also work un-supervised

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Proactive – able to work without detailed supervision and interpret and make decisions under sometimes ambiguous rules and regulations

  • Team and collaboration oriented with excellent attention to detail

  • High level of cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Degree level education a minimum

  • Post graduate / MBA studies preferred