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Senior Vice President - Korea Desk Role - Relationship Manager - Chennai

Job Req ID 24755833 Location(s) Chennai, India Job Type Hybrid Job Category Commercial and Business Sales
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Banking and International

Citi’s Banking franchise is organized around three lines of business: Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Commercial Banking. The unified Banking and International organization oversees the local delivery of the full firm to clients in each of the 95 markets where Citi has an on-the-ground presence.

  • Citi Commercial Bank (CCB) is a solutions-led business for the demands of mid-sized and emerging corporates.

The CSG Relationship Manager is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Typically a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Primarily affects a sub-function. Responsible for handling staff management issues, including resource management and allocation of work within the team/project.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Calls on clients to deepen relationships and proactively owns, responds to, uncovers and anticipates future needs, roadblocks or risks and expectations

  • Introduces solutions to clients in building and strengthening an effective portfolio;

  • Works with product specialists and subject matter experts to structure innovative and customized solutions that meet clients’ individual needs

  • Works closely with Case Manager on the on-boarding and retention of clients, ensuring the appropriate “Know Your Client” (KYC) and other compliance deliverables are met;

  • Identifies cross-sell opportunities to deepen and increase share of wallet;

  • Maximizes client experience by proactive sharing markets updates, trend and intelligence

  • Drives innovation in the solutions we provide clients and further developing our business where necessary and appropriate Execution of strategic initiatives launched centrally at all levels (Group, Bank, commercial market and EIB)

  • Networks with clients to identify avenues for new business opportunities;

  • Administrate the credit relationship of the client, coordinating and supervising the entire process, ensuring the proper application of policies and institutional processes

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and Citi's policies / guidelines at all time

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Sound knowledge of banking and investment products and process as well as a track record of providing sound banking and financial advice and solution to clients

  • Demonstrates intermediate to advanced credit skills; structures more complex deals, including global transactions

  • Demonstrates an expert level of Early Warning Detection skills

  • Demonstrates expert level credit skills; capable of structuring all credit deals and guiding staff through the credit deal approval process

  • Demonstrates advanced Citi’s credit-process and credit-appetite knowledge

  • Ability to work effectively in team setting

  • Ability to coordinate multi-functional teams to provide an exceptional client experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills (e.g. negotiation, consultative skills, leadership)

  • Ability to work under pressure while making sound decisions

  • Highly focused, able to rapidly identify key priorities, clearly communicate the priorities

  • Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business.

  • A proactive approach in looking for ways in strengthening business relationship with clients, delivers a simple, secure and seamless client experience

  • Ability to embrace new technology and understand the role digital plays in the experience we deliver for our clients

  • Able to quickly adapt priorities based on the latest data insights


  • Bachelor’s/University degree, Masters degree preferred

Global Benefits:

  • We provide programs and services for your physical and mental well-being including access to telehealth options, health advocates, confidential counseling and more. Coverage varies by country.

  • We have a variety of programs that help employees balance their work and life, including generous paid time off packages.

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

  • Manage and deepen relationship with existing Korean clients by engaging with decision makers of the company locally and in their HQ
  • Engage with PAM to generate India bound opportunities
  • Engage with trade bodies and Influencers firms who are active in India-Korea corridor to generate leads and establish Citi as Industry leader in Korean MNC space
  • Partner with SAM and PAM on transactions, wallet scoping and account planning
  • Engage large Korean name in GSG space to map their supply-chain and generate leads on CSG Subs and Parent reverse referrals
  • Intermediate between Citi India and Korean decision makers on Citi proposition, pricing, credit and regulatory requirements


Job Family Group:

Commercial and Business Sales


Job Family:

Relationship Management


Time Type:

Full time


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