Group FinTech Engagement

Website Emirates NBD

Job Description:

The purpose of the new unit is to develop a vision of Innovation, research and fintech engagement with a strategy to develop, incubate new ideas of doing things differently, and/or radical new business models in the current state, to create competitive advantage & value for the bank and accelerating digital transformation.

The specific role is to scout for the challenger banks or fintechs who are unbundling the bank’s business, evaluate the value proposition, identify threats & opportunities to collaborate through strategic engagement models – partner, incubate and/or equity stake. The Role has a dotted reporting line to Business and strategy teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Closely working with internal IT domains for taking the qualified ideas and prototypes to market
  • Running Design thinking workshops for ideation aligned with business priorities
  • Manage the Fintech portfolio, accountable for business analysis, system architecture, program implementation, budget and resource management to deliver high performance secure customer-centric solution
  • Manage and deliver FinTech projects
  • Understanding the funding model (VC, angel investors)
  • Proposing investment opportunities
  • Continuous benefit value analysis and measures of the qualified ideas
  • Managing interaction with CDO organization, understanding their developments to align with the efforts on Innovation in the organization
  • A structured working model with business teams to funnel opportunities, problem statements, needs and proposing right potential partners
  • Continuous Market Analysis of Fintech space globally
  • Identifying business areas, which are being unbundled by startups, through continuous evaluation of possible partners aligned with the strategic priorities of the bank.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding the trends in the insurance and regulatory businesses
  • Strong leadership qualities and a peoples person, managing their passion, continuously motivating and empowering them to come forward and develop out of the box thinking
  • A challenging mindset pushing boundaries beyond comfort zone
  • A people’s person, motivates them to lead from the front
  • Non-judgmental, open minded and non-possessive
  • 12 – 15 years of experience in technology and business units driving digital agenda, Ideally the candidate should have launched new products successfully and should also demonstrate solid examples of innovation delivered
  • Masters in Business Management or Engineering preferred
  • 2 – 3 years in leading Fintech engagement for accelerators or enterprises driving their innovation agenda
  • Understanding of the latest technology and business trends in the Fintech space

Job Details:

Company: Emirates NBD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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