Reporting into the Markets APAC Chief Operating Officer ( COO ), this position will serve as the Markets APAC Change Lead (Business Initiatives Sr.
Manager) for the Markets business in the region. The role will contribute (data analysis, business analysis, systems analysis etc.
and lead (project manage, portfolio manage etc.) global and regional initiatives impacting the business. The book of work can cover such topics as new products and licenses, regulatory reform, audits, remediations, process and control mapping exercises etc.
The success of this role centers around being entrepreneurial and independently establishing close partnerships with all desks and logistics & control functions, both locally and abroad.
The position will be based in Hong Kong or Singapore.
include, but are not limited to :
Oversee, support and / or drive strategic programs and change management efforts for the Markets business
Establish and coordinate the project intake process, ensuring scope, requirements and priorities are understood
Independently and proactively identify and lead risk, efficiency and technology improvement opportunities
Be the lead and at times the subject matter expert on projects and their associated governance structures
Develop project execution plans and hold self and other stakeholders accountable
Develop business cases, including revenue and cost (project and running) forecasting
Identify and broker solutions between the business and support & risk partners, ensuring requirements are met
Drive and deliver analyses, documenting and articulating problem statements, scope, business requirements, dependencies etc.
to a very high standard
Deep dive issues / incidents on behalf of the business, challenge support partners in their activities and develop credible and trackable action plans
Routinely support key meetings (board, executive, operating etc) through the preparation of materials and meeting admin
Work closely with the Regional Management team, including Regional President, Country Managers, and Regional COO on the execution of key / cross business line initiatives
Market Skills and Certifications
University degree with a post graduate degree or other professional designation being advantageous
8+ years of direct working experience in a securities and derivatives operating environments
3+ years of direct working experience in change / project management, business analysis or process reengineering
Prince 2, Six Sigma, Agile or other project management / business analysis qualification / certification
Experience in running multiple concurrent projects and playing various roles within projects (data analyst, BA, PM etc.)
Proactive and disciplined approach to managing projects and executing analyses
Intimate knowledge of FICC products and their execution channels
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Access and SharePoint, including VBA and SQL skills
Proficient system and process flow mapping skills, including experience with using Microsoft Visio
Detail orientated, proactive problem solver with very strong numerical, verbal and analytical skills
Mandarin / Japanese language skills a plus, but not required