CEO/COO

  • Negotiable
  • Zug, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page International (Zurich)
  • 19 Mar 19

Our client is a Family Office owned FINTEC Company that operates in the payment network service and acts as a digital wallet provider for individual and corporate clients. For their newly build operation in Switzerland we are searching for a CEO/COO that will establish their office in Zug.

Our client is a Family Office owned FINTEC Company that operates in the payment network service and acts as a digital wallet provider for individual and corporate clients. For their newly build operation in Switzerland we are searching for a CEO/COO that will establish their office in Zug.

Missions



Pre-Fintech License approval

  • To understand business model, and be able represent the project in all dealings with FINMA and as prospective CEO/COO;

  • Make recommendations to investor group/advisers, to better facilitate the Fintech licence application and presentation of the business;

  • Assist in the refining the business plan presented to FINMA for the Fintech licence;

  • Liaise with other Swiss/Foreign advisers in relation to the Fintech application.;



On Fintech approval (CEO appointment to Swiss newco) and after successful initial period.

  • Assist the Project in meeting any conditionalities specified by FINMA.

  • Ensuring proper implementation of the decisions of the board of directors and committees;

  • Appointing the management team and establishing its goals.

  • Assessing staff requirements and hiring the team for the Fintech to operate efficiently in line with agreed strategy.

  • Owning the strategy for client acquisition onto the new platform and building a "first class" franchise for the target markets

  • Ensuring the Fintech's strategy and supervising its implementation.

  • Regularly analyzing and advising on the Fintech's capital requirements and allocation of that capital;

  • Promoting a risk management control environment within the Fintech;

  • Reviewing and defining the organizational structure of the Fintech;

  • Facilitating the relationship among the Fintech's business units and the board of directors and committees;

  • Overseeing new market and product initiatives that have been agreed by the Board of Directors, and relevant targets are met;

  • Establishing the Fintech's correspondent network and supervising management of the network;

  • Assuming the institutional representation of the Fintech and management of the correspondent Banking network;

  • Approving the annual financial statements of the Fintech;

Profil du candidat

15 years of experience in the financial services industry within a (General Management Function CFO, COO, CEO)

Experience in dealing with the financial regulator FINMA

Proven track record in Switzerland and dealing with a brought variety of general management task (Business Development, Strategy, Risk Management and Finance)

Experience in the FINTECH or payment industry would be an advantage

Entrepreneurial minded-professional with a hands-on and can do attitude

Strong presentation and communication skills

Native speaking German and fluent in English

Conditions et Avantages

A competitive package will be offered to the successfully chosen candidate.