Director- GTB FI Network Management - Emiratization

4-7 years
4 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To manage the end-to-end FI cash product and network management functions related to all aspects of Financial Institution / Corporate clients across local/ regional and international markets. This includes product management, product/network partner profitability analysis, subject matter support to FI advisory teams alongwith commercialization of product capabilities with adequate analysis on risk and operational controls.

Key Accountabilities:

Product Development & Management

  • Formulate and drive the timely and effective implementation of FI strategies, solutions and initiatives.
  • Evaluate and analyse market trends and best practices in engaging the organisation for digital enablement and delivery of products and services within the FI space
  • Work closely with Solutions & Advisory team to develop suitable product propositions relevant to the core markets and support business partners in presales consultancy activities with complete accountability for all CIB clients.
  • Evaluate and recommend new ideas/solutions, acting as Customer's Voice and delivering bottom line benefit as a result of understanding customer demand and requests. These can be on the areas of Technology, Regulation, Industry and Market best practices.

Network Management

  • Select and manage high quality correspondent banks in the markets to provide Cash Product Nostro services to support the Bank's cash clearing requirements efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure all correspondent bank appointments are consistent with regulatory and compliance requirements, internal control, and agreed internal strategic relationship direction.

Subject matter Expert

  • Act as a supporting member of the FI and Cash product center of excellence and effectively collaborate with other stakeholders in development and delivery of state-of-the art solutions for our customers

Job Context:

Product Development & Management

  • Manage the development of new products and ensure all operational, business and integration requirements are efficiently supported and tested.
  • Work closely with the Channels team to make sure that the underlying products are delivered effectively through channels to institutional clients, where applicable and other activities assigned from time to time by Head of FI Cash Product & Network Management.
  • Manage existing products and ensure operational and production issues are effectively resolved with minimum slippages.
  • Responsible for relevant collaterals, website content, market strategy, commercialization and communication strategy of product launches.

Network Management

  • Conduct periodic service reviews of network arrangements in order to ensure cost effective solutions and superior customer service collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive or enhance efficient processing standards with improved service levels, turnaround time (TAT) and controls.


  • Monitor traffic volumes, throughput and P&L for each Client Relationship (Nostro/Vostro), and produce relevant and timely Management Information, in order to help the coverage teams in effectively managing their relationships.
  • End-to-end ownership of both cost and revenue aspects of all partnerships with Financial Institutions.

Frameworks, Boundaries and Decision-Making Authority:

  • Functions within the framework and boundaries of Group policies as well as overall organisational and governance frameworks.
  • Authorised to take decisions as per the approved authorisation matrix.



Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in banking, business, finance, economics or related discipline.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Finance/Risk management would be an advantage

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience in the banking sector with at least 4 years in similar positions of progressively increasing managerial responsibilities in the Cash Product Management function.
  • Good knowledge of international and regional cash products and other banking products.
  • Experience in developing, delivering, servicing and/or managing products with proven project management record.
  • Good understanding of the multi-regional environment, culture, regulations and clients.
  • Superior team player.
  • Fluent in English with high level oral and written communication skills.

FAB, the UAE&#8217&#x3B;s largest bank and one of the world&#8217&#x3B;s largest financial institutions offers a an extensive range of tailor-made solutions, and products and services, to provide a customised banking experience. Through its strategic offerings, it looks to meet the banking needs of customers across the world via its market-leading Corporate and Investment Banking and Personal Banking franchises.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, in Khalifa Business Park, the bank&#8217&#x3B;s international network spans over 19 countries, across the world, providing the global relationships, expertise and financial strength to support local, regional and international businesses seeking to do business at home and abroad. In line with its commitment to put customers first, to Grow Stronger, FAB will continually invest in people and technology to create the most customer-friendly banking experience and will support the growth ambitions of its stakeholders across the global network in which the bank operates.

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