DWS \u2013 Business Manager \u2013 Vice President

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 17 Jul 18 2018-07-17

DWS \u2013 Business Manager \u2013 Vice President

DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 700bn of assets under management (as of 31 Dec 2017). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.
We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.
DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team. Position Overview

Key Tasks - Responsibilities:

  • Lead business specific change and provide subject-matter expert support into Asset Management wide change projects
  • Project management & project leads within regulatory projects related to Investment Platform
  • Support updates of key operating procedures and conduct PM trainings
  • Communication of regulatory and process changes to the portfolio management population
  • Be a subject-matter expert within various regulatory areas
  • Act as a dedicated day-to-day contact for portfolio managers in all process related questions
  • Coordinate the remediation of ad-hoc process related issues
  • Provide input into the ‘Monthly Global MIS Report for Active-Passive' and other ad-hoc and regular reports for senior management
  • Own business process and control design and implementation of 1st LoD controls in line with the regulatory requirements, Written Supervisory Procedures and other DB Policies
  • Monitor and escalate control breaches, incl. their evaluation and documentation
  • Deliver delegation MIS reporting to the regional Fiduciary Oversight Committee
  • Coordinate investment management delegations
    Key Skills - Qualifications:
    • Proven PMO - BMO experience and knowledge of Project Management (>3 years)
    • Experienced user of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is critical
    • Proven experience in coordinating with internal stakeholders
    • Demonstrated capability of problem-solving, decision-making, sound judgment, assertiveness
    • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently showing drive and initiative with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work in fast paced environment
    • Flexible problem-solver, open minded to receiving input from colleagues
    • Ability to share and receive information, knowledge and expertise within the team environment
    • Ability to work within virtual global teams in a matrix organization and across all levels of management and staff
      Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in finance or related discipline

      Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.
      Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.