Senior Executive Officer

Position Type

Permanent - Full Time




Abu Dhabi

Role Purpose

Responsible for the country franchise on a sustainable basis, ensuring adherence to the regulatory requirements of the organization as well as income and growth. Lead and manage the new business in Abu Dhabi, integrating and implementing the agreed Greensill global strategy

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  • Build a reputable, profitable client business for Greensill in Abu Dhabi
  • Develop and forecast the business plan for the Abu Dhabi office in accordance with the group’s objectives
  • Manage the growth of the business, supporting onshore and offshore capabilities for our clients and as required under the business plan
  • Ensure that appropriate local structures are in place to provide effective governance and legal and regulatory compliance of the local entity
  • Develop an onshore team in accordance with the business plan to the extent required by the business and regulatory requirements
  • In partnership with the origination teams, provide strategic direction and roadmap for origination activities
  • Be responsible for the ongoing growth of the entity
  • Engage with customers and manage client relationships together with origination teams
  • Develop local products and partnerships to support the business plan
  • Drive a culture of strong risk management and compliance in line with group risk appetite. Reinforce the message that front-line teams are the first line of defence
  • Build strong regulatory relationships, engaging openly and honestly with regulators
  • Ensure strong focus in country with respect to meeting all compliance and other regulatory requirements set out by the ADGM
  • Maintain constant awareness of the external and internal competitive landscape, customer base, markets, and new industry developments
  • Ensure alignment of local entity’s activities with global and regional practices and strategies while considering local market requirements, including KYC, AML, operational risk management
  • Manage the cost centre within agreed budgets
  • Cooperate with the global teams in all functions, including origination, product, legal, HR, technology and operations
  • Represent Greensill in partnership with the marketing and public relations teams

Skills and Abilities

  • Significant relevant experience in an international banking or trade finance position
  • Significant experience dealing with regulatory bodies, central banks and other relevant government entities
  • Strong understanding of risk management (including credit)
  • Experience in managing teams
  • Significant in-country experience in UAE
  • Ability to generate leads and revenue in a similar financial services environment
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Strong leadership skills, experience in attracting talent and building teams
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and across multiple time zones
  • Flexible, adaptable, enjoys working at pace, resilient
  • Customer-centric mindset with a can-do attitude
  • High degree of personal integrity, honesty and professionalism

Perks of the job

Hard Work, Well Paid

Our mix of salary, bonus and equity means that when your hard work leads to Greensill's success, you will be generously rewarded. What's more, all of our compensation packages include competitive pensions and benefits.

Great People, Great Work

Greensill people are smart. We are original thinkers who bring innovative ideas to work everyday. We work hard, respect one another, and are treated equally, no matter our position in the company.

Bright Future, Worldwide

The phenomenal rate of global growth that Greensill enjoys translates into abundant opportunity for career development, no matter your role or geographic location. Join us for an exciting career path that can only be offered by one of the fastest growing fintechs in the business.

Cool Offices, Cool Places

Wherever you work for Greensill, you will be in a smart, inclusive and friendly office with all the resources you need. We choose the best locations in the best cities, so you can focus on your work in a challenging and energetic environment without the typical burdens of bureaucracy or hierarchy.

Hear from our people

It’s exciting to come to work and be part of a growing company with fantastic people, where we pull out all the stops to get the job done.

Ann Jones,
Team Leader Payments, UK

Greensill encourages an entrepreneurial spirit among its employees that empowers and inspires our team to find innovative solutions every day.

Adam Cherubini,
VP Origination, USA

I enjoy working in a growth environment, with spirited and smart, eager colleagues who are keen to learn every day.

Myrjam Tschoeke,
Global Head of Origination, Germany

Every day is different, and the team is made up of people from such varied backgrounds so you’re constantly learning and getting different ideas on how to do things.

Debora Santosa,
VP Origination, Australia

Greensill provides an inclusive, family-natured, innovational culture that encourages out of the box thinking.

Jivesh Singh,
Associate, South Africa

Greensill gives hardworking employees the support they need to grow professionally, and the freedom to take on as much responsibility as they desire.

Rachelle Bower,
Analyst, USA

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