AVP, Strategy

Arab Banking Corporation
Manama, Bahrain
10 Nov 2022
15 Nov 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:
  • To help drive Group Strategy and Investor Relations
  • To provide analytical support and thought leadership to help MANCOM develop and execute robust inorganic & organic Group strategy plans and Communicate with existing and potential investors

Principal Responsibilities, Accountabilities and Deliverables of Role:
  • Helping business leaders develop strategic plans and assisting with implementation where appropriate
  • Determining and clarifying strategic and operational issues via analyses and interviews
  • Identifying and structuring issues of problems at stake
  • Communicating complex ideas, anticipating potential objections and persuading others, often at senior levels, and other departments to adopt a different point of view
  • Developing financial plans
  • Undertaking market / sector / competitor research
  • In charge of IR department (Communication and production of all material regarding investors and shareholders)

Job Requirements:

  • good communication and synthesis skills (both written and verbal - PowerPoint proficient)
  • Ability to build a well-structured financial model
  • Good business acumen and Financial Services awareness
  • Fluent English speaker- Arabic proficiency a plus

Education / Certifications
  • MBA and/or Masters in finance/economics (CFA a plus)

  • 5-10 years' experience in Banking and/or consulting
  • M&A experience / Strategy Experience
  • Experience in project management principles and the best practices leading to deliverable products that include briefings and documents

Personal Attributes
  • Strong analytical skills (ability for dealing with ambiguities, excellent conceptual and structural thinking)
  • Ability to work under stress and tight/short deadlines
  • High energy and high emotional quotient (critical to help drive execution)
  • Team player and good ability to network across the bank to get things done and influence stakeholders to deliver
  • Sense of ownership and autonomous with good sense of priorities
  • Self-driven and deliverables focus (ability to quickly build and deliver presentation decks independently)
  • Open to coaching and eager to learn
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