Manager- Lab & FinTech Programs

  • (all inclusive monthly package, negotiable) + Medical + Bonus
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aston Carter
  • 18 Nov 17 2017-11-18

Our client, a leading local bank here in the UAE are currently looking to recruit a 'Manager, Lab & FinTech Programs'. The role is to be based in Dubai. The specific role is to work closely with the Head of Fintech and Innovation lab to manage the programs, liaise with business on identifying the right partner and idea, conducting post-implementation value analysis and producing & analyzing FinTech research reports.

Job Responsibilities 

1. Strategy

Execution of Fintech strategy

2. Programs

Research, analyze, initiate, prioritize, design and conduct FinTech workshops and Hackathons

3. Partnerships

Build strong partnerships with potential accelerators and ecosystems

4. Governance

Create process and governance for Fintech Strategy

5. Go-to-market

Shortlist and implement 3 viable offerings through Fintech engagements

6. Internal and External Collaboration

Conduct frequent workshops within IT and Fintechs

7. Program Management

Deliver FinTech projects on budget and time

Ideal candidate profile

  • Understand different innovation models, methodology and approaches to generate the next best business idea
  • Master’s in Business Management or Engineering or Innovation preferred
  • 4-5 years in leading enterprises driving their innovation agenda
  • Understanding of the latest technology and business trends in the Fintech space
  • Understanding the trends in the insurance and regulatory businesses
  • Strong leadership qualities and a peoples person, managing their passion, continuously motivating and empowering them to come forward and develop out of the box thinking
  • A challenging mindset pushing boundaries beyond comfort zone
  • A people’s person, motivates them to lead from the front
  • Non-judgmental, open minded and non-possessive
  • A true collaborator who believes in collective intelligence