AVP / Senior Associate, Partnerships Lead - Education, Government & Non-profit, Innovation Group - (170003IQ)

DBS Bank Limited -


About the DBS Innovation Group
Here at the Innovation Group, we aim to assist DBS become the best FinTech-focused bank in the world. Our approach is both a combination of science and art. We believe in design thinking and experimentation tools like LEAN Startup, to drive creativity internally within the organization to build problem solvers. In parallel we also engage externally with the ecosystem to partner with change agents in FinTechs, start-ups, universities, government agencies, non-profits, associations, and more, to create winning relationships. We are a cross-disciplinary team, focused on the invention of experiences that will radically improve the way people live, work and play.

About this role
The Innovation Group is looking for a strategic and results-driven individual who is passionate about developing strong synergy with existing and new academic, government & social enterprise partners. Ideally you have a passion for entrepreneurship, FinTech and other innovation-related areas. The lead is responsible for the successful conceptualization, planning and delivery of engagement programs, co-ordination of the curriculum, project management and management of their inter-dependencies. You will also be required to develop relevant initiatives for any internal or external partnerships and relationships you cultivate. Preferably, you will need to be deeply embedded in the young entrepreneurial and government ecosystems and nurture effective relationships with various senior stakeholders within the bank.

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for nurturing and building communities of educational institutions, government bodies and non-profits / social enterprises

  • Develop and create programs/initiatives with those communities to benefit both DBS' and the partners' culture

  • Design initiatives, from idea to execution

  • Manage the initiatives' implementation and budget - and ensure KPIs

  • Promote the initiative in creative ways

  • Collaborate with internal DBS stakeholders to amplify the initiatives

  • Mentor on design thinking, lean start-up and human centered design methodologies within scope of initiatives

  • Lead, manage and develop functional resources and project teams
Requirements

  • Experience in event/program management, PR, and business development (for partnerships) - preferably in innovation field

  • Knowledge in innovation/service design methodologies a plus

  • Proven track record of developing successful strategic initiatives/programs

  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills

  • Strategic, enthusiastic and creative

  • Excellent organization skills, and can work independently

  • A hands-on team player who is able to see the big picture, possess a can-do attitude and able to handle ambiguity

  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills

  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs

  • Passionate about making a difference
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.



Post Date 07 December 2017
End Date 20 December 2017

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Company Profile

DBS Bank Limited

DBS Bank Limited

Singapore - Across Singapore - Singapore

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.

Why join with us?

Truly, this is Asia’s time.
 
Fuelled by strong economic growth, domestic-driven consumption and massive wealth creation, Asia continues to scale new heights with its newfound strength.
 
At DBS, we believe that we are well placed to capture opportunities ahead as we strengthen our franchise in the region and fortify our position as Asia’s leading bank.
 
For seven consecutive years since 2009, Global Finance named us the “Safest bank in Asia”. We are also a well-capitalised bank with “AA-” and “Aa1” credit ratings that are among the highest in the Asia-Pacific region.
 
Coupled with a growing footprint in the three key axes of growth, namely Southeast Asia, South Asia and Greater China, DBS is uniquely positioned to capture numerous opportunities in the region.
 
As an Asian bank, DBS is committed to leveraging our extensive footprint to intermediate the burgeoning intra-Asia trade and growing regional connectivity, in order to serve our customers better.
 
Let us celebrate the rise of New Asia together, seizing the opportunities before us, to become the Asian Bank of Choice for New Asia.
 
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.
 
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.