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Director, FIG Corporate Banking, Zurich

Zurich, , Switzerland

Job Description:

Job Title: Director, FIG Corporate Banking, Zurich

Corporate Title: Director

Location: Zurich

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Role Description:

The Corporate Banking Financial Institutions team are looking to hire a Director located in Switzerland given our specific growth ambitions in the country to cover Swiss Financial Institutions across Insurance, Commercial and Private Banks and Financial Services businesses. 

The Corporate Banking FIG team is an established team of 12 staff, comprising 3 MDs and 3 Directors currently.  Our bankers are familiar with a number of sectors and take the lead role in delivering the full scope of bank products in close co-ordination with Investment Banking and major product businesses, including capital markets, transaction banking and global markets.

The role will be responsible for developing tactical plans specific to the targeted client group and advising clients on Corporate Banking services and handle all aspects of the client relationship including direction, coordination, and execution of transactions.


•           Manage and develop direct resources and activities across the global franchise in order to deliver the Bank’s products and services to the client

•           Manage multi-product origination efforts within the integrated coverage model and ensure internal partnerships are seamless and efficient to the client

•           Drive client planning routines (Portfolio Assessment Meetings, Product Partner Meetings, Client Team Meetings) to increase client penetration across the BofA product suite.

•           Be the senior client manager for key clients.

•           Originate, build and manage senior client relationships on a day-to-day basis and provide a point of contact.

•           Lead groups of bankers that focus on Corporate Banking across the regions.

•           Demonstrate deep market knowledge of Corporate Banking and apply this knowledge by generating appropriate ideas for clients, thinking strategically and anticipating client needs.

•           Responsible for ensuring the Bank’s activities are conducted in a compliant and risk aware manner.

•           Deliver presentations and advice to clients.

•           Originate business and offer all the products the Bank can offer to each client

•           Demonstrate and maintain appropriate detailed sector, regional and technical knowledge

What we are looking for:

•           Good client relationship, marketing, presentation and sales skills

•           Excellent communication skills

•           Self-motivated, tenacious and able to work with high degree of independence

•           Ability to effectively interact with and the ability to work and communicate effectively with the immediate team, product partners and ultimately bank clients

•           Creativity, problem solving skills, flexibility in approach and the ability to work with members of multiple product groups at the same time

•           Ability to analyse complex client financial objectives, accounting or tax issues and alternative solutions or approaches

•           Good team player, willing to learn and assume responsibility and be enthusiastic about becoming a member of a successful and growing team

•           The ability to manage and prioritise multiple projects simultaneously & working effectively as an individual & as part of a team.

Skills that will help:

•           Language Skills - German (native level) and French (desirable)

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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Primary Location:
STOCKERSTRASSE 23, Zurich, 8002