Commercial Banking Global Digital Eco System – Platform Manager

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Commercial Banking Global Digital Eco System – Platform Manager-19011633
 Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions.  For the past 200 years at Citi, we have a drive to help clients move from ambition to achievement. Our company has been one of the foundational components of today’s modern financial infrastructure—this gives us a level of unmatched expertise in tackling the world’s most complex challenges and connecting across capabilities to enable lasting progress for our clients. We attract and nurture local talent from all over the world, ensuring our people are both deeply attuned to regional needs but also bring a global mindset to help clients, communities and nations move forward. Our culture is fueled by men and women with the passion to push beyond borders and boundaries, and the wisdom and courage to do what’s right.  The Citi Commercial Bank (CCB) Global Digital Eco System Team is newly set up with the goal of creating a value added digital experience for our clients. We will harness the full power of our people, data, and local resources to maximize customer value in support of our strategic priorities. Our global team will be responsible for driving initiatives which will add incremental value for our clients through creating a digital eco system with Citi’s digital assets and external partners. We are focused on delivering sustained, long-term business benefit to CCB by accelerating our progress towards being an industry-leading digital commercial bank. The Business Manager of CCB Eco System platform will work closely with the Head of CCB Global Digital Eco System to deliver the vision for a truly remarkable Commercial eco system. The successful candidate for this high impact role requires knowledge of commercial/corporate client’s needs, expertise in building or shaping online strategies for banks, familiarity with external eco systems and exposure to bank and CX/UX technology. The individual will provide leadership and expertise in defining the scope and vision of the platform and work with internal and external partners to deliver this client facing platform. Our goal is to create a leading commercial bank platform which would be a key significant differentiator for Citi.  Key responsibilities include: 
  • Define the overall vision for the platform in conjunction with CCB Regional partners, internal product partners and clients
  • Continuously enhance the platform with client value added assets, which would include enabling Citi’s online assets and potential partners
  • Engage with technology partners, Citi Fintech and other external providers to determine the best approach for the development of the platform
  • Create a framework for continuous development of the platform. i.e. a global prioritization framework
  • Ensure that the team is a proactive conduit between Citi’s Global Consumer Bank (GCB), Commercial Bank (CCB) and Institutional Clients Group (ICG) to maximize Citi’s holistic position
  • Work closely with ICG/GCB product and functional teams to leverage the best practices and resolve any duplications/conflicts
  • Create a construct for obtaining continuous client feedback and ensure that the development framework incorporates this feedback as the key consideration
  • Assist in evaluating the external competitive environment for bank online platforms and other allied eco systems  
Critical Competencies of the ideal candidate:  
  • Sets business plans, strategic goals for self and the team and partners with them to define a vision for the unit/area
  • Expeditiously identifies market trends and disruptions that impact the organization and/or its clients; is agile in recommending solutions
  • Open to risk taking by challenging the status quo and actively encouraging others to be bold- rewarding and recognizing both successes and test and learn examples
  • Inspires enthusiasm, empowers the organization and mobilizes colleagues, team, seniors and internal partners for innovative change
  • Proficient negotiating ability
  • Maintains high levels of credibility with key stakeholders both, internal and external, and holds self and others accountable for working in an inclusive way
  • Works effectively within a matrix organization and creates strong partnerships
  • Expresses ideas in a confident, organized and articulate manner and demonstrates advanced influence skills
  • Exemplifies global leadership by adapting and relating to diverse audiences to collaborate and work effectively
  • Conducts rigorous analysis and is able to synthesize complex and multiple source data into fact based and nuanced solutions
  • Analytical and conceptual thinker with ability to operate in “white space”
  • High ethical standards and mature risk tolerance who structures deals balancing risk and reward
  • Demonstrates high level of integrity and leads by example

  • 12 – 15 years of management experience in Transaction Banking, Commercial Banking or Consulting with expertise in financial services and knowledge in partnerships and Fin Tech
  • Having developed platforms or ecosystems will be a definite advantage
  • In depth knowledge of financial services, digital commerce, payment industry
  • Superior relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated success in managing internal and external partnerships
  • Successful track record of executing deals
  • Prior P&L management experience, strong financial acumen and ability to think strategically
  • Experience leading cross-functional / matrix teams, through a clear and consistent line of sight regarding critical work activities
  • Experience managing virtual teams
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred / JD (legal) background an advantage
  • Travel approximately 30%
  EEO Statement: Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity  Pay Transparency: Citi won’t discriminate against anyone for discussing pay, but those with access to pay data in their work can’t disclose it unless responding to complaints/investigations or legal requirements.

13 May 2019
Location: United States New York New York
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
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