Vice President, Strategic Planning

MUFG Investor Services

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Vice President, Strategic Planning


MUFG Investor Services

Job description

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.Would you like to work for one of the World’s largest banks in an exciting, dynamic and international environment?We are currently recruiting for a Vice President, Strategic Planning for our Planning Division in Amsterdam.MUFG Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the largest ranked Financial Groups in the world in terms of assets. A world-class set of businesses and more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide.For more than 50 years MBE offers corporate and investment banking services to both Japanese and non-Japanese corporate customers in The Netherlands and, through its branches. The goal is to be among the top performing foreign-owned banks operating in The Netherlands, providing value-added banking services and excellent operations, fulfilling both Japanese and Global Multinational Corporate customers’ needs.At MBE we are committed to contributing to a more sustainable future. Thus, we will encourage you to embed environmental, social & governance (ESG) factors in your everyday work and in our culture.The MBE subsidiary based in The Netherlands is a network of branches (Germany Branch (Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich), Spain Branch (Madrid, Barcelona), Belgium Branch (Brussels), Austria Branch (Vienna)), managed from Amsterdam.Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it.Your impact at MUFG

  • Design MBE wide business strategy and plan, and create subsequent strategic initiatives to pursue the corporate vision of MBE and to fulfil expectations from various stakeholders.
  • Implement or support implementation of MBE wide strategic initiatives.
  • Identify and assess strategic risks associated with the business strategy, in cooperation with the second line of defence.

Function positioningThe role will report to the Division Head, who reports directly into the Chief Strategy and Planning Officer of MBE.The role includes the following:

  • Design business model /strategy, and formulate the bank wide business plan in pursuit of achieving all the expectations from various stakeholders for MBE. This needs close communication with Tokyo and London Planning colleagues to align MUFG global strategy.
  • Implement some of the key corporate wide strategic initiatives or support implementation of the initiatives for responsible divisions, playing a role of project manager, ensuring these are delivered on time within the set budget and that all planned business benefits are subsequently captured.
  • Provide MBE management with a wide range of information, proposals, and support to set forth corporate business strategy, plan, and initiatives.
  • Support creating communication strategy and plan for the announcement of the business strategy and plan or to update the progress of the plan and the initiatives.
  • Actively develop and maintain a wide range of contacts both internally and externally in order to obtain / exchange information, identify and establish best practice and where appropriate ascertain further customer requirements.
  • Identify and assess strategic risk associated with the business plan and the initiatives. Introduce appropriate risk management framework, co-working with the functions in the second line of defence, and propose company’s appetite for the captured risks.
  • Ensure compliance with the MUFG’s common & internal rules, standards, and reporting requirements, together with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements, where appropriate implementing actions to protect MBE’s at all times.
  • In order to fulfil the assignment, if necessary and allowed, retain contractors or third party consultants and form team to create/submit/offer deliverables.

In order to be successful in the role, you will need the following:Knowledge & skills:

  • The function requires an intellectual and working background at HBO level.
  • Experience in a similar function or relevant area.
  • Verbal and written business communication skill in English, and preferably the same level of the skill in Japanese.
  • Advanced skill of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong spirit of commitment to achieving the target in timely manner with promised quality.
  • Profound knowledge, skills, and experience for the development of corporate/business strategy and project management.
  • Excellent communication skills with relevant parties, including senior leaders in MBE and MUFG colleagues in EMEA/Tokyo to manage and settle issues among various stakeholders and move things forward.

Personal requirements:Integrity and Responsibility

  • Balance Risk with Opportunity
  • Customer Focus
  • Demonstrate Global Perspective

Professionalism and Teamwork

  • Drive For Results
  • Collaborate and Build Partnerships
  • Communicate Effectively and Professionally

Challenge Ourselves To Grow

  • Influence and Inspire Others
  • Lead Change & Seek Continuous Improvement
  • Think Strategically
  • Manage and Develop Talent

What do we have to offer:We offer you a role in one of the largest banks of the world in a growing and international environment. You have various opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you with that by offering various training and development possibilities.

  • We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life.
  • Monthly team events.
  • To work in an ambitious, international environment with colleagues from different countries and cultures, who strive for the best.

Besides that we will offer you:

  • Gross salary based on experience and consistent with the market
  • 8% holiday allowance and 13th month payment.
  • 30 vacation days per year. Optional you can buy 15 additional days.
  • Commuting allowance based on annual public transport 2nd class, most economical way, or € 0,23 per km with a max of 75km one way.
  • €5,00 net remote working compensation per day, with a maximum of €60,00 per month.
  • Possibility to order a mobile phone (up to €800,-)
  • Possibility to order Office Equipment’s for the home office, (up to €500,-)
  • Remote Working Policy i.e. Working From Home (WFH) and Remote Working in another Country.
  • Bicycle plan (fiscal benefit)
  • Company fitness (fiscal benefit)
  • Mental health workshops and budget for external courses (i.e. Dutch language classes).
  • Employee contribution towards Pension insurance (max 5%, currently 2%), our pension scheme is based on a defined contribution scheme.
  • Training & development possibilities paid by the bank

Additional information:Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.The role is based in the Netherlands. External candidates need to be willing to relocate to the Netherlands. Internal MBE employees will be supported in case of relocation.For more information regarding this position you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist at: [email protected]We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

Job date

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 06:59:54 GMT

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