Manager, Wholesale Banking Solutions

Banking Full Time

Website Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) is a UAE banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Deira, Dubai. With more than $10 billion in assets, Gulf Business listed CBD as the 35th largest bank in the Gulf Region. It also figures in the Dubai Financial Market index.

Manager, Wholesale Banking Solutions

To manage and drive high quality, repeat revenue streams from ‘all product’ Treasury coverage of Wholesale Banking clients

Principal Accountabilities:

Client Relationships.
 FX and derivative coverage of key Wholesale Banking clients to deliver profitable, cross asset global markets solutions products. Ensure that future revenue contributions are protected through best practice professional contact, delivery of technical expertise required and a focus on building high quality relationships. Profile key decision makers and their buying criteria within the allocated client portfolio. Pro-actively deliver input into cross product client planning and determine annual client revenue potential, with all hurdles to business clearly addressed.

 Contribute to implementing and driving the Wholesale Banking Treasury business roadmap, consistent with the broader Global Markets Solutions strategy determined by the Head of Global Markets Solutions. Demonstrate a clear and consistent communication style in dealing with all clients to build brand recognition of CBD’s Treasury capabilities.

Sales Process.
 Attend client calls, produce call reports and revisit opportunities identified to maximise the conversion of business potential. Liaise with Wholesale Banking Coverage Team Leaders & RMs to manage the internal progress of deal opportunities. Produce accurate input into the pipeline management process, with realistic and timely assessment of all relevant updates for incorporation in a regular review of all client sales activity. Share the output with Wholesale Banking to enlist support for credit lines required and identify other opportunities linked to the new asset pipeline that haven’t been captured. Address deposit and operational funding opportunities with clients and work with the ALM Desk to secure new/incremental balances and contribute to the reduction of concentration risks.

Sales Material.
 Work with Structuring to produce customer focused, solution driven presentations to clients, responding in a timely manner to reverse enquiries and supported by new product ideas. Contribute to the iterative process generated by these presentations such that a win/win solution is ultimately delivered to the client for execution

 Work closely with Structuring & Trading to deliver competitive client pricing and ensure that the complexities of products offered to clients are clearly understood. Collaborate with other WBS team members to drive annuity Flow business. Monitor all derivative transactions executed for restructuring opportunities.

 Deliver sustainable profitability over the medium to long term from both FX flow & cross asset derivative business. Meet budgets set and ensure that future revenue contributions are protected through best practice professional coverage, mobilization of internal technical expertise as required (Structuring) and a focus on building “trust based” long-term relationships. Maintain an emphasis on quality and repeat revenue streams with all risks minimized.

Client Analysis.
 Profile all clients, identifying key decision makers, their buying criteria, pricing sensitivity and product appetite across the business.

Risk & Compliance. 
Complete Suitability Questionnaires for all relevant clients within the portfolio. Minimise documentation risk, working closely with the Structuring Desk for all Term Sheets required to apply best practice for relevant business. Ensure Term Sheets contain full disclosure of transactional risks and scenario analysis. Own the commercial negotiation of all ISDA documents.

Stakeholder Management.
 Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders including Relationship Management, Legal, Compliance, Risk Management, Operations and Credit. Contribute to the internal education and training of non-specialists with a stake in the success of the business.

 Ensure that credit limits are sufficient to support revenue budgets by client and product and that the Relationship Management function is appropriately appraised of all aspects surrounding the need for limits.

Market Knowledge.
 Stay abreast of developments across all financial markets as the basis for pro-actively updating clients and responding to any specific enquiries. Display a professional, knowledgeable and service driven approach at all times, delivering to deadlines set and contributing to brand development

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