SVP, Regional Head of FinTech, Innovation Group
- Permanent, Full time
- DBS Bank Limited
- 20 Jan 17
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position,
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.
Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers our Bank with an efficient, nimble, scalable standard, infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality and control, operating models, technology and people. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank’s operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.
About the Innovation Group
Here at the DBS Innovation Group, we focus on nurturing culture for one the largest Fintechs in Asia. We aim to be the best Fintech-focused bank in the world. Our approach is both a combination of science and art. We immerse our customers in the world of design thinking and experimentation tools like LEAN Startup as a foundation, drive creativity and process along our innovation flow through a programmatic approach and have entrepreneurs and “intrapreneurs” emerge into the world of startups. We are a cross-disciplinary team, focused on the invention of solutions that will radically improve the way people live, work and play.
About this role
The Innovation Group is looking for a well-connected and passionate Regional Head of FinTech who will be driving the FinTech engagements locally and regionally. Reporting to the Global Head of Partnerships, you will focus on expanding the FinTech network for the Bank, as well as develop results-driven programs with our different communities.
- Lead and drive FinTech engagements locally and regionally
- Oversee regional FinTech programmes across DBS’s Innovation offices in the region
- Connect and engage with FinTech startups in a systematic, programmatic fashion
- Provide expertise on FinTech and relevant trends, outlook and analysis in the form of talks, presentations, articles, and informal counsel to support DBS Innovation Group and the rest of the bank
- Mentor and coach innovation programmes and projects
- Make a definitive impact on Asian banking while having fun
- Immersion in the finance and/or technology industry for at least 10 years, known in the Fintech community
- MBA or other relevant postgraduate qualification preferred
- Excel in working with others, results-oriented and work well across borders and cultures
- Strategic and analytical, with strong project management
- A hands-on team player who is able to see the big picture, possesses a can-do attitude and able to handle ambiguity
- Strong communication, presentation and writing skills
- Comfortable with business travel globally
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.