Vice President - Business Manager, Investment Banking & Capital Markets

Wells Fargo
Singapore, Singapore
07 May 2022
18 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Vice President, Business Manager, IBCM

Banking & Capital Markets APAC

Hong Kong or Singapore

Job Description

Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) delivers a comprehensive suite of banking, capital markets and advisory solutions, including a full complement of sales, trading and research capabilities, to corporate, government and institutional clients. We focus on our clients' overall financial needs, with consideration and respect for their total relationship with Wells Fargo.

Banking and Capital Markets (BCM) is the largest business group within CIB APAC, comprising of Coverage (Financial Institutions (FIG), Corporate Banking (CBG), Global Institutional Client Group (GICG)), Products (Debt Capital Markets (DCM), Global Payments Services (GPS), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)), and Portfolio Management & Loan Syndications (PMLS).

The Role
The Vice President, Lead Business Execution Consultant, IBCM role ('Role') reports directly to the APAC Banking & Capital Markets COO, playing a key role in supporting the Investment Banking & Capital Markets (IBCM) business and related activities in the region. This role specifically supports IBCM business leaders and employees in day-to-day business management, specific projects, relevant legal entity matters, strategy development and execution. The success of this role centers around being entrepreneurial and independently establishing close partnerships with stakeholders, including business, product partners, risk and control functions, both locally and abroad.

Key Responsibilities

Supporting the Regional and BCM Strategy
  • Drive the strategic planning process for IBCM - engage stakeholders, collate feedback, synthesize messages and build plans
  • Track business performance, developing appropriate risk and performance reporting based on stakeholder feedback
Providing Business Management and Oversight
  • The role will have business management responsibility within APAC BCM, specifically, but not limited to the Investment Banking & Capital Markets functions, currently (M&A, DCM, GICG), as well as licensed activities of coverage bankers.
  • Implement ongoing business management disciplines including collaboration, pipeline management, activity tracking, account planning, forward calendars, portfolio reviews, etc.
  • Own and Coordinate the drafting of Business updates for various governance meetings, including preparing presentations and discussion documents for various leaders' meetings
  • Be an active member of regional / local forums
  • Serve as secretary to the APAC DCM Deal Review Council and similar forums as appropriate
  • Establish and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, including business teams, product / coverage partners and support teams
  • Work with business, compliance and legal on licensing framework, appropriate supervision, control as well as finance on legal entity costing and reimbursement
  • Scrutinize direct and attributed costs, driving cost cuts where possible
  • Review Travel, Client and Gift expenses, ensuring alignment with Global and Regional Policies
  • Assist in the development and implementation of regional policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain communication channels between the business and control functions
  • Understand, champion and foster a robust compliance environment
  • Monitor and enforce process best practice within the business
  • Help produce and maintain business process and control mappings
  • Provide product and process subject matter expertise in risk and control assessments
Providing Regional Project Oversight and Expertise
  • Oversee all APAC IBCM related projects
  • Drive and own all related business requirements analyses
  • Drive business, simplification and regulatory change programs
  • Create, maintain and communicate project plans to regional and global stakeholders
  • Drive and manage New Products processes
  • Feed into business system / process change priority logs
  • Participate in resource prioritization discussions, proactively representing the region
  • Identify efficiencies in business processes work with the relevant stakeholders to achieve them
Exhibiting and Promoting Key Behaviours
  • Provide credible challenge where required
  • Put integrity first
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders
  • University degree with a post graduate degree or other professional designation being advantageous
  • 10+ years of working within or directly for a Financial Institution with direct experience of Investment Banking & Capital Markets businesses and products
  • In-depth understanding of investment banking including Capital Markets, M&A, Subscription Financing as well as broad understanding of Corporate Banking products
  • Business knowledge as well as exposure to APAC regulatory regimes
  • Proficient multi-tasker with experience in running multiple concurrent projects, especially strategy development and execution
  • Detail orientated, proactive problem solver with strong numerical, verbal and analytical skills, with ability to gather and analyze data from multiple sources
  • Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment
  • Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Broad conceptual thinking and work-planning skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn potentially new subject matter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (VBA a plus) and PowerPoint
  • Mandarin language skills a plus, but not required
We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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