Lead the team and drive engagement with stakeholders (including regulators/banks) regarding development of various aspects of Singapore’s merchant banking / debt capital markets activities, including regulations/policies/procedures.
Professional adviser on issues concerning investment banking, and will be responsible for providing well-founded and documented advice on strategy and other aspects of investment banking.
Responsible for successful underwriting of securities (Bonds) and acting as BRLM (Book Running Lead Manager) and/or as a member of syndicate
Marketing securities to institutional investors
Onboarding new customers for the Bank
Coordination and liaising with other Investment banks and Head Office
Sourcing for local mandates on new bond issuance
Prepare and implement the strategic and annual plans and ensure that these are formally updated on a regular basis.
Utilise the services of third party providers to achieve the strategic direction. Including establishing guidelines to support when outsourcing may be used and perform monitoring and control activities to oversee external service providers.
Ensure that the legal interests of State Bank of India, Singapore are protected and pursued. Incorporate responsible considerations into investment banking activities by contributing to the development of good international practice and corporate governance.
Maintain contact with similar banks and other institutions and represent a center of expertise in the fields of responsible investment banking.
Handling of regulatory submissions, interactions, etc related to the department.
Giving regular feedback to the top management on the latest development in the market.
Responsible for the development of non-INR denominated/Masala bonds/other debt capital market issuance and underwriting business of the SBI, Singapore. This includes:
MBA/CFA with Tertiary Level Education in Economics, or Finance
Should have necessary CMFAS certifications
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in listing of Bonds or with Exchanges, securities dealing and corporate finance advisory. Relevant experience in merchant banking/debt capital markets within banking, or with large institutes
About 6 years’ experience in treasury/securities
Experience of leading a branch/office whose service offerings include capital market advisory services to customers
In-depth experience in accounting in investment bank, IFRS, Indian GAAP, XBRL and Singapore GAAP
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Numerate, analytical and comfortable working with large amounts of data in Excel.
Driven, self-starter, adaptable, , able to guide juniors, multi-task well in a fast-paced and demanding environment
Good team player with the ability to build meaningful relationships with all stakeholders, customers and senior management .