Head of Banking

  • Negotiable GBP
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur MY
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters - Malaysia
  • 05 Jul 18 2018-07-05

An interesting Head of Business role has become available at one of the financial institutions here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Reporting directly to the CEO, this is a role for someone who is a leader in their field.

About the Head of Banking Role:

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the success of the business division through achieving loan portfolio growth in contributing to the overall success of the Bank. You will also be taking the lead in developing and implementing financing programs particularly for the SME community.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing strategic direction, motivational leadership and operational oversight for the Enterprise & Development Banking
  • Ensuring strategic cross functional Business & Operations support to other division
  • Identifying and developing plan for division to focus on achieving business target and operational competence including continuous improvement for services
  • Monitoring development activities to achieve targeted SME customer base migration to higher tier
  • Providing advisory and intervention in the path of nurturing entrepreneurs in facilitating their business growth
  • Ensuring the team complies and reports on Anti Money Laundering (AMLA), frauds and defalcations (including attempted frauds), breaches of Employee Code Of Conduct, robberies and burglaries

To succeed in this Head of Banking job, you will need to have a minimum of 12-15 years of relevant experience in the related function.

Key requirements:

  • Entrepreneurial flair with strong capability to offer complex financial solutions and services while emphasising on the SME development requirement
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial/banking industry
  • Ability to apply strategies for attaining profitability in banking
  • Sharp business development focus and demonstrative innovative approaches

SMEs are a critical component of the Malaysian economy, contributing more than a third of gross domestic product (GDP) and providing job opportunities to more than four million workers in Malaysia. Banking institutions is the main source of financing for SMEs, providing more than 90% of total financing. Provision of SME financing is also complemented by the Development Financial Institutions, Bank Negara Malaysia's Funds for SMEs and Government Funds.

If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Head of Banking role.

Apply today or email me at kimyie.lee@robertwalters.com.my to discuss this new opportunity.

Business Registration Number: 729828-T
Licence Number: JTK2125