Vice President, Business Program & Project Manager - Strategic Programme Management, Treasury & Mark

DBS Bank Limited
Singapore, Singapore
10 Mar 2023
25 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Function:

DBS T&M offers a broad range of treasury products from Fixed Income, Currency, Rates and Credit products in both cash and derivatives. T&M provides total solutions to serve DBS clients' hedging and investment needs with a regional emphasis. We have a strong record in providing innovative wealth management solutions to our individual investors. We are a leader in SGD and regional products with an excellent, customer-driven research capability and with cutting-edge risk management technology and systems. You will join a critical team within T&M COO Office which administers the T&M delivery platforms and drives the various T&M programs including project initiatives. The team also plays the forefront role on vendor management and system ownership for T&M.

Job Purpose:

The Treasury & Markets (T&M) Division within DBS is seeking a self-driven, analytical and strategic thinker to join the COO Office - Strategic Programme Management function. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is central to all of T&M's trading and sales initiatives and projects, focusing on application of digital technology, data analytics, technology transformation both on front and middle layers, all of which are a critical component of T&M's strategic growth. This is a highly visible role with exciting opportunities to work with T&M on projects such as Crypto Trading, Carbon Trading and other innovative initiatives such as behavioural analysis of client trading and algorithmic price making and etc.

  • Act as a key program management resource to drive end-to-end change initiatives covering digital and business transformation, regulatory change, operational efficiency as well as controls and risk management.
  • Engage the T&M Business Desks for the development of business ideas (e.g. crypto, carbon, AI/ML use cases and algorithmic trading), preparation of the scope, deliverables, timelines and budget. In addition, establishing the business case and obtaining the necessary approvals to commence the execution.
  • Liaise with the business sponsor, product owner and other stakeholders to establish priorities for delivery. Form the necessary workstreams including the respective delivery teams.
  • Lead cross functional teams and working with delivery partners across business and hnology lines throughout the bank to execute the workstreams for the achievement of the target business outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain the project plan. Ensure that implementation actions, issues ('blockers') and risks are identified and effectively addressed.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and service providers. Engage in contractual negotiations and facilitate vendor evaluation and selection processes.
  • Assist systems owners on administration of the systems and providing oversight on system controls.
  • Bachelor Degree with 5 to 7 years of experience in a credible Strategy / Management Consulting firm or in a Business Management / COO role, or related role in Tech and Ops at a major bank or financial institution.
  • Familiar and confident in managing multiple large-scale international projects, preferably for a major bank or financial institution. You have held accountable roles for end-to-end execution of the projects.
  • Possess working knowledge and familiarity with trading/treasury products, system applications and end-to-end processes.
  • Proficient with all standard MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • A certification in project management and/or Agile (Product Owner or Scrum Master) methodologies would be advantageous.
  • Confident in presentations to senior management and to a mass audience.
  • Self-starter who is solution-oriented and data driven.
  • Embrace cultural and racial diversity and can work with people from all backgrounds, organizational levels and functions.
  • Confident in presentations to senior management and to various stakeholders
  • A self-starter who is solution-oriented and data driven.
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