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Supply Chain Finance Product Manager Vice President

Industry SectorServices
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted20 July 2017

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Supply Chain Finance Product Manager Vice President, London

Competitive Salary Offered

Position Objective:

Mange the product overall including governance, Audit, PAP renewals, managing risk and controls. In addition, manage the growth of the Product by managing new initiatives. This will include interface with external stakeholders to get relevant approvals like NPAC, whitelbelling some offerings like C2FO and oversee the implementation of the solutions internally.  In addition also manage a broad portfolio of corporate clients for Supply Chain Finance business.  Key responsibilities will include day to day interactions will client to a) identify new opportunities, b) co ordinate implementation of existing mandates, c) agree on Credit and Asset Distribution Strategy, d) identify / discuss opportunities for Product Innovation. Candidate will need to liaise with functional partners for sucessful delivery of the product e.g. a) Legal for DOcuments Negotiation, b) Credit, c) Risk, d) Compliance, e) Tax, f) Operations etc.

Key Responsibilities:

• Focus on EMEA SCF product management:

Ensure the integrity of the Product in EMEA through the maintenance of checks, controls and reporting including P&L Management. Leading the response to any events impacting the product within EMEA e.g. changes in tax regulations in a specific market in manner that affects supply chain finance. Ensuring that latest revisions to accounting standards are guidance papers are reflected supply chain finance roadmap/plan

• Support key initiatives like Islamic Finance, C2FO, regional alignment of processes:

C2FO is the market leading dynamic discounting platform where Citi has partnered with the owners of C2FO. This is a Global partnership and the intention is to growt the portfolio of C2FO clients within EMEA. The role will involve working closely with sales, C2FO colleagues and be the subject matter expert. The program management role will include work with clients and internal stakeholders to identify, structure and develop opprotunities for evolving the product to the next level. Product innovation focus to be across multiple parameters ranging from Client ENgagement, Implementations model, Legal Documentation, Technology solution etc

• Islamic Finance has been identified as a key area of growth by MENA region. We are exploring partnering with fin techs to explore this further

• Product launch:

Launch whitelabelling of C2FO within EMEA by getting relevant approvals from stakeholders and also oversee the technical implementation of the whitelabel solution on integration of C2FO platform with CSF platform.

• Support of mandated programmes ramp up:

Facilitate realisation of programmes potential by leading kick off discussions with client project team, ensuring appropriate targets are set at procurement management level, appropriate team assigned, procurement training and ways of working agreed. Ensure client sees a smooth transition from working with Sales to Product counterparts.

• Client engagement:

Support production of 'best in class' marketing material for sales pitches (including client presentations & broader marketing materials), tailoring for client to maximise relevance (including use analytical tools like Interactive Solutions). Driving client engagement beyond treasury, to include procurement, technology and other stakeholders key for a successful programme. Build deep client relationships to later leverage as reference clients.

Development Value:

The role provides the opportunity to:

• Experience to launch a new product in EMEA
• Contribute to shaping an accelerating double digit growth business
• Develop cross industry knowledge
• Acquire a thorough understanding of political and economic risk considerations in transacting in EMEA & beyond
• Develop an awareness of corporate perspective on trade and procurement topics
• Get experience which supports a Credit Office qualification
• Product and structuring expertise





• Prior knowledge of Trade preferred, and specifically supply chain finance
• Experience working in a corporate treasury or procurement function and advantage
• Prior sales experience and track-record preferable


• Language skills an advantage. German/Italian/Spanish


• Strong communication skills essential, in particular the ability:
  - to drive client engagement through effective formal presentations
  - to quickly build consultative/positive relationships with clients
  - to make message relevant by tailoring to level and function of stakeholder
  - to write concise, organised, persuasive tender responses
• Individual must be a team player, that builds harmony in the deal team, by organised, and have a make it happen attitude.


• Accounting and or Treasury qualifications an advantage

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: 10 August 2017

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