Vice President, Business Support Manager, COO, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 21 Aug 18 2018-08-21

Vice President, Business Support Manager, COO, Hong Kong

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with senior FICC COOs, desk/business heads in developing overall business strategy for APAC FICC LOBs including new product/infrastructure project management, business /cost efficiency analysis and control and governance process reviews. Assist in creating presentations on business strategy, performance, planning initiatives and other materials for internal and external audiences.
  • Knowledge of FICC products, Emerging Markets, competitive and regulatory landscape to meaningfully contribute to identifying opportunities, gaps and emerging risks
  • Work closely with global and regional business and enterprise control partners and contribute to global FICC COO projects
  • Ensure sound corporate governance, supervision, control and risk management practices/routines are in place
  • Assist FICC COOs and FICC Trading teams in coordination of day-to-day operations of the business - AML/KYC, System Access Reviews, BCP, Remote Booking attestation, Brokerage review, Reg rule compliance/exception management etc.
  • Establish and support management routines that effectively support business needs including controlling agendas and facilitating management meetings.

Essential skills required:
  • Strong product knowledge, technical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in a COO or business management role preferred
  • Ability to work with details while not sacrificing the overall business big picture
  • Ability to identify and implement best-practices operations
  • Strategic with good business acumen
  • Culturally sensitive with the ability to work effectively among different countries and regions
  • Ability to forge strong internal relationships across a broad range of functions
  • Self-motivated, tenacious and able to work with high degree of independence
  • Passion in striving for business excellence
  • Highly motivated with excellent time management & prioritization skills
  • Ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely
  • Presents well to senior and global business heads
  • Ability to partner closely with other BMs, COOs and support functions
  • Expert in Microsoft suite of products

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer

Posting Date: 10/08/2018
- Hong Kong

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40