Director EMEA Product Manager – Wholesale Lending Transformation @ Citi - London

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2 months ago

Director EMEA Product Manager – Wholesale Lending Transformation

Citi - London

Institutional Credit Management at Citi was formed to transform the way we execute on one of our core capabilities, Wholesale Credit. By joining this team, you will have a hand in the future of institutional banking, helping Citi finance and manage some of the largest transactions in the world efficiently and safely. We work across all areas of the business, including banking, risk, operations, and technology, for products spanning investment banking, commercial real estate, trade services, private banking, and commercial loans. This is an opportunity to work with some of the top leaders in the business and drive change across a global organization.

We are building a team of experienced Product Managers to partner with each of our core capabilities as we work to transform the lending process. In this role you will act as the lead liaison to our EMEA business lines, working closely with bankers, risk managers, ops managers and technologists to understand their unique challenges and devise solutions which align to the overall wholesale strategy. You will represent the interests of the EMEA region, and at times APAC, acting as a product owner, responsible for the full execution of your projects, from identification, through design, acceptance, and implementation. You will be supported by the partnership of our global team and the surrounding wholesale lending franchise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and execute strategic and tactical initiatives for Wholesale Lending, working across business lines and functional areas, with a focus on EMEA, while maintaining a global line of sight.
  • Own and manage projects from ideation through implementation, engaging users, technologists and management consistently.
  • Manage a global team in pursuit of solutions which align to both local regulations and the global strategy.
  • Work closely and constantly with the user community to understand their needs and reflect that in strategic solution design.
  • Develop strategies for implementation of the target state, in line with end-user expectations and regulatory commitments across business lines.
  • Dig into details on legacy platforms, assess their capabilities and determine the tactical solutions required to achieve the target state.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of communication with management, users, functional support and technologists.

Role Requirements:

  • Strong experience of Product Management, Banking, Risk, or Transaction experience for a financial or other regulated institution
  • Strong experience of managing cross functional project teams
  • Deep experience in Wholesale Credit, from a Risk Management, Banking, or Operational capacity.
  • Strong knowledge of loans, collateral analysis, and credit enhancement products.
  • History of partnering closely with engineering, operations, and/or risk to drive change in an organization
  • Experience in executing strategic projects or software implementations for a large organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Ability to work unsupervised and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to influence senior stakeholders


  • BA/BS ideally. MBA/MS preferred


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Product Management and Development


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