• Competitive
  • Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2019-02-18

AVP-Relationship Manager

Location: Beijing, Beijing Shi, China

The Role / Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of about 40-60 exiting accounts in a defined territory. Actual portfolio size will be dependent on needs for territory / segment and can vary across regions.
  • Will be responsible for deepening existing relationships, capture price and grow the share of wallet by delivering a tailored value proposition and outstanding service to existing issuers.
  • Exceed allocated business targets: e.g. first time mandate, market coverage, cross- and upsell, average price increases
  • Responsible for putting together a structured outreach plan (prioritizing, define outreach objectives) for existing clients. Aim is to contact every account by phone or by way of in person meetings.
  • Undertake a systematic prospects calling plan and other marketing activities aimed at expanding Moody's client portfolio. He/she will keep abreast of market dynamics for all ratings-related opportunities in the region and effectively communicate these as appropriate to peers and senior management.
  • Successfully lead commercial negotiations, formulating recommendations for tailored service strategies as necessary to respond to competitive market dynamics
  • Proper balance the commercial, legal and compliance aspects of the job, capable of leading effective engagement at senior level both internally and externally, and display a natural strategic acumen that will support Moody's strong market position in both the short and long terms.

Required Qualifications:
• Effectively prepare and conduct telephone and in-person meetings with issuers at all levels independently
• Very good communication skills and presentation skills
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills
• Able to hold a 60 minutes in person meeting with a Group treasurer and or CFO
• Ability to articulate and explain Moody's value proposition
• Able to negotiate and defend pricing, contracts, and renewals. Where applicable draft tender documents
• Understand main financial instruments, key characteristics and dynamics of capital and credit markets in their market segment / territory
• Able to read financial statements to identify financial needs and understand the financial strategy of each firm
• Excellent understanding of Moody's service suite, contracts and general conduct of business
• Minimum of Undergraduate / First Level degree (or equivalent) preferably in finance, accounting, business or economics.
• 8-10 years of experience in the financial services industry is required.
• Previous experience in sales & marketing is desired

Preferred -

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