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Manager, Treasury and Financial Markets Business Management

Arab Banking Corporation Manama, Bahrain
Posted 2 days ago Permanent TBC

ABC seeks to recruit a Manager, Business Management in the Group Treasury and Financial Markets Department.

Business Management is structured across the below pillars to support the establishment of a Group wide Business Management support framework.

  • Support the Development of Business Strategy & Implementation
  • Technology Management
  • Governance & Operational Efficiency
  • Business Risk & Control
  • Business Performance & Analytics

 

The incumbent will support the GT&FM business units across the below:

  • Work closely with the business to create and maintain powerful trading and analytical systems, support new products and enhance strategic decision-making.
  • Along with the Business Management team, ensure GTFM’s systems and infrastructure are fit for purpose to execute on business strategy as articulated in the IT Roadmap, and through extensive coordination with support functions/ vendors to deliver an effective and flexible GT&FM application operational environment.
  • Coordinate and support GT&FM business units when articulating the Business deliverables, booking processes, IT’s roadmap and strategic objectives. This will include amongst other roles and responsibilities, preparation & follow-up on business cases, tracking projects/ implementation, mapping of GT&FM applications requirements and associated issue resolution requirements.
  • Support GT&FM projects including the rollout of EFX, oversight over market data, enhancement of processes, etc.
  • Providing the necessary support to further enhance the product, portfolio and risk intelligence across the Financial Markets areas, with higher quality MI reporting to GT&FM management. Supporting in the design and deployment of Risk Control Self-Assessments & KRIs and resolving ARC issues across GT&FM group.

 

Responsibilities of the role:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer – Group Treasury & Financial Markets, the job holder will be required to:

  • Assist in supporting the roll out of projects, processes’ implementation, etc. across the various geographies.
  • Coordinate with Market Risk in Market data management to ensure no overlapping of feeds that results in additional cost, data reporting impact, etc.
  • Assisting the Group and local support functions in implementing the framework for a client focused strategy as well as other business initiatives.
  • Assist the business units in resolving technical and functional issues for a wide range of GT&FM processes, systems & applications across multiple business lines and asset classes.
  • Ensure Operational/ IT services have a high level of stability and maintaining high service availability for GT&FM business units.
  • Performing Business Management’s periodic Operational task such as booking P&L, maintaining various repositories and monitoring Head Office positions.
  • Identify execution and booking problems with continuous monitoring to ensure full availability.
  • Look after front end and back-end resolution as well as support and configuration of GT&FM Systems & Trading applications along with best market practises.
  • Proactive management of business-critical real-time GT&FM processes, systems and applications, identifying issues and potential problem areas along with implementing controls to avoid any glitches.
  • Assist GT&FM’s business heads to ensure proactive management of OLA’s & SLA’s, capacity, BCP, etc.
  • Engagement with GT&FM business heads and development team to review planned changes in processes or systems that may impact functionality or availability to GT&FM business units’ users
  • Review EUC applications, GT&FM systems and Trading applications users and their access rights as per Information Security’s & IT Risk standards & requirements.
  • Along with members of the team, be responsible and accountable for Business Management’s efforts in drafting, managing and implementation a standardized booking modules/ process across all geographies

Front Office Risk Governance – establishing a strong 1st line of defense:

  • Assist in minimising operational risks through effective establishment of controls across GT&FM, processes systems and applications, in line with approved GT&FM Standards, Procedures & Risk/ credit limits (where applicable).  
  • Assist in the adherence to Bank ABC ARC principles and assist in ensuring compliance to those requirements through automation of processes within the banks systems globally.
  • In coordination with Business Management & Group/Local IT, assist in conducting technology impact analysis of regulatory changes on GT&FM operating environment and strategies (e.g. MIFID, Basel 3, CBB, LIBOR, EMIR, SFTR, CSDR, etc.).
  • Helping other stakeholders in identifying & processing of gap analysis and remediation initiatives on GT&FM Standards and procedures in order to create uniform and structure across all geographies along with regular iteration via adoption of best practices across all geographies.
  • Be part of the operational readiness & identifying processes risks in operations and weaknesses in infrastructure (e.g. booking mapping & interfaces issues, lack of STP, etc.)
  • In coordination with Business Management team, assist in resolving Audit, Risk and Compliance issues from GT&FM and ensure proper controls are implemented & track the closure of these issues across the group.
  • Enrich the utilisation of the bank’s risk architecture (GRC, CMS, QRM) by GT&FM business units across the network.
  • Assist in track the closure and oversight of regulatory & ARC issues across all geographies and ensuring the progress updates are input into the GRC tool
  • Provide GT&FM’s support knowledge and expertise in regard to systems/ processes of new product development & management, auto MISs, etc.
  • Export best and up to date practice & International Standards to GT&FM business units across the network.
  • Act as project manager for all GT&FM project/ initiatives.

Performance Management

  • Assist in the budget and strategy planning process for GT&FM regarding GT&FM systems & applications management and financial achievements.
  • Assist Business management in designing and preparing the management performance reviews related to vendor, data costs and cost management initiatives.
  • Be an active Business Management Project resource for all GT&FM Enterprise wide initiatives.

 

Culture and Behaviors

  • Stakeholder Centricity - Operates with a stakeholder first attitude and generates and leverages deep stakeholder insights to ensure business continuity.
  • Collaboration & Integration - Facilitates cross-functional integration where applicable working across the GT&FM network to build collaboration, creativity and trust that mitigates risk and creates opportunities and enhanced value for the business

 

Areas of Knowledge, Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in GT&FM related Systems/ applications Project Management, Business Analysis, Support & Implementation.
  • Experience in Financial products such as Forex, equities, derivatives, Money Markets, Fixed Income, Risk Management
  • Experience in Systems and applications such as Trading platforms such as 360T, FXALL, FXGO, D3 (FX pricing), Thomson Reuters EIKON & Bloomberg (including TOMS), GT&FM booking system (Kondor +), Other Multi products Trading platforms such as (BARX, JP Morgan, etc.), The core banking system (T24/ URBIS/ AMBIT), Credit system (CMS), MS office (Office. PowerPoint, excel (advanced level preferred))
  • Degree in Business & Finance or Information Systems or relevant GT&FM experience
  • Background in Finance or Accounting, understanding of GT&FM products and structures
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