Citi CCB - Regional Business Strategy Associate in Hong Kong

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Cross-Functional Management

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17066785


The CCB Regional Business Strategy, Development & Planning Team supports the Head of Asia CCB and Senior Management in the formulation and implementation of CCB’s Asia strategy. The team acts as an internal consultant, provides thought leadership and works on analytical projects to address strategic topics at the top of senior management agendas. The small size and high caliber of the team drives a focus on high-priority, high-impact issues, including but not limited to:

  • Development and execution of a regional business development strategy for Asia CCB which prioritizes on growing revenues , enhancing branding & visibility , improving client experience and internal productivity through process improvement initiatives and strengthening employee engagement .

  • Identification and evaluation of growth opportunities across products, geographies and clients

  • Portfolio optimization and resource allocation

  • Organizational efficiency and design

  • Operating model definition and implementation

  • Standardization of best practices by way of establishing “Asia Rules of the Road” where possible.

The Associate will be a key member of the team, taking ownership of a wide range of responsibilities, including:

  • Work with Global Decision Management Team to design and drive analyses for improving productivity/internal efficiency such as RM Loading / Productivity

  • Analyses of client and financial data to develop insights that inform strategic recommendations

  • Research and information assimilation to solve complex problems and facilitate decision-making

  • Management of projects and programs across teams and functions

  • Preparation of materials for senior audiences, including Citi’s leadership team, Board of Directors and investors

  • Coordination of the implementation of high-priority initiatives and delivery of ad-hoc requests



  • MBA, Finance, Accounting or related Business Management tertiary qualifications

  • Strong track record of academic excellence

  • 2+ years of experience in strategy consulting, finance or working on strategic projects within financial services


  • Superior quantitative and qualitative analytical skills – strong ability to use big data and numerical information to make sound assessments and formulate constructive solutions/action plan.

  • Highly capable in data analysis and modelling within Excel (confident use of PivotTables, formulae, filters, etc.)

  • Experience with data analysis using programming languages (e.g., R, Python, Perl) preferred but not essential

  • Strong proficiency in power-point – ability to translate data into a business story for internal communication.

  • Clear and structured thinking and problem solving

  • Self-starter with strong organization skills and takes initiative once given direction/ framework to execute with minimal oversight

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal , to provide clear, detailed creative direction

  • Independent worker but aligned to manager and business goals and knows when to check in to provide update to manage on progress.

  • Collaborative work style: ability to interact effectively with partners across organizational and functional boundaries and hierarchies

  • Able to lead, influence others in a positive and collaborate manner in order to achieve results and think creatively and use sound judgment when making business decisions.

  • Proactively promotes collaboration, sharing of best practices and success transfer.

  • Have strong awareness of the need for speed .