Vice-President, Transaction Banking Sales

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Vice-President, Transaction Banking Sales

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

As Vice President Sales in PCM, you will support the GTPS business development in any sales activity with Corporates and Non-Bank Financial Institutions. Thereby you will have a large level of autonomy, working on a portofilio and other sales projects which are initiated and supervised by the Senior Sales Manager. You will report to the Head of the department.

Products and services to be marketed will include, amongst others:

  • Domestic and international means of payment
  • Foreign Exchange (related to payments)
  • Working Capital Financing Solutions 
  • Connectivity solutions as well as associated services
  • Liquidity Management solutions
  • ctive cross-selling with the different departments of the Bank

Daily Duties:

  • Independently manage sales deals and achieve business development targets with a portfolio of existing and prospective customers;
  • Conduct sales activities with consulative approach by advising customers with treasury management knowledge & GTPS solutions and providing tailored proposals;   
  • Lead or respond to RFPs, conduct global account plans for strategic clients, conduct market intelligence and industry research; 
  • Assist Senior Sales Manager and Department Head on complex sales deal and innovative sales inititatives to optimize product offering or operational efficiency.;  
  • Be responsible for revenues growth by generating revenue reports, closely monitoring trends & behaviours of key customers and analysing Commercial Performance;
  • Be responsible for profitability and risk management of the sales deals and customer portfolio; 
  • Work closely with GTPS counterparties and coverage bankers around the globe 

Promote GTPS via business pushes, represent GTPS’s interests in all time, bring product expertise to various departments including the coverage team;

  • The role requires strong client orientation, business development skill, transaction banking products and process knowledge; regulatory and risk processes knowledge; excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication skills and professional integrity at all times. 

Profile required

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance or similar
  • 8 years or above experiences in Corporate Banking with at least 5 years experience in Transaction Banking covering Payements and Cash Management or Trade Finance
  • Good level of knowledge on Transaction Banking Products and of China economical background and companies
  • Credit knowledge is preferred; 
  • Business oriented and profitability driven
  • Capacity to work in a highly diversified cultural environment.
  • Strong organization and communication skills 
  • Ability to provide relevant reporting to stakeholders
  • Fluent in English and both spoken & written Chinese (mandarin)

Behavioural Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

Global Transaction & Payment Services (GTPS) is the Business Unit designed for domestic and international companies and institutions seeking support with commercial transactions (bank, commercial and corporate transactions) and payments.  GTPS includes Payments & Cash Management (PCM), Cash Clearing services (BAN), Trade Finance services (TRA), Factoring (SGF) and Foreign Exchange services (FX) associated to these activities. The Trade Services Department (GTPS/GTB/TRA) accompanies the Group’s clients in their international development by providing positive impact trade finance solutions and services.

With over 6,000 specialists in over 50 countries, Payments and Cash Management (PCM) is a strategic activity for Societe Generale. We can offer the expertise of a large international banking group and experience spanning over twenty years. As a real local Bank in all the countries where we operate, our global system ensures optimal coordination. We can offer cash management services along with other transaction banking solutions in Europe, Asia, Americas, Africa, and other regions

The responsiveness and dynamism of our teams, their accurate knowledge of market trends and regulations, the strength of our networks and our diverse range of products allow us to optimize the daily management of the cash flow, the commercial and financial transactions for our corporate and institutional clients.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000CXV
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/07/04
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