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Business Manager for WB Sector Financial Institutions (FI)

ING Nederland

ING Nederland

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

The FI sector team has a leading position in providing Financial Markets, Lending, Trade Finance, Payments & Capital Markets and advisory services to Financial Institutions. Clients consist of banks, insurance companies, pension funds, asset managers, trust offices, private equity and fintechs.

The FI sector team manages ING's FI relationships on a global basis. The dedicated FI sector team is crucial for ING as, amongst others, it manages reciprocity envelopes for ING and FI's client base is crucial for Originate to Distribute (OtD) activities.

What makes us unique:

  • We are truly diversified with 45+ nationalities represented in more than 37 countries and ~45% female staff.

  • The FI client base is highly professional, client interaction is often multidimensional, which requires specialised knowledge and sophistication from our side. 

  • We are a multiproduct coverage unit, fully aligned with our product, risk management and network colleagues.

  • Bottom line: Very dynamic and truly international client focused business with challenging international career opportunities

Your Role

We are looking for an energetic, creative and delivery-oriented Business manager to support the FI sector. In this role you will be part of the Commercial Development & NFR team. This team is responsible for contributing towards the development of the sector by acting as a linking pin for other business units within and external to the sector. The team consists of 3 colleagues including your manager and our objective is to empower our FI Stakeholders to be a step ahead by being a trusted Business Partner.

As Business Manager your responsibilities include:

  • act as a sparring partner and soundboard to the Head of FI and MT, and proactively support in the performance of day-to-day activities to enable focus, prioritization, effective decision making and drive results

  • setting up a communication strategy plan as well as execution of the plan to improve people engagement within FI

  • the preparation of communications and presentations for various key stakeholders, including conferences, panels, townhalls

  • preparation and facilitation of MT meetings, employee gatherings and team offsites

  • manage and coordinate the dynamic planning process across the global business (DP)

  • represent FI in various value chain meetings and project boards within Wholesale Banking (WB)

  • act as linking pin for the FI sector towards other business units and sectors on WB wide initiatives

  • be responsible for the oversight of Non-Financial Risk controls and reporting

  • co-ordinate and participate in WB and FI wide projects

  • client portfolio management and performance analyses

  • suggesting and implementing improvements to processes and ways of working, acting as a linking pin with other departments

About you

  • You are an excellent communicator and creative in engaging varied audiences effectively. You know how to generate inspiring communiques, presentations and short and snappy briefings and reports in PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • You embrace challenges in a fast changing and complex environment

  • You are comfortable with change and a self-starter

  • You are comfortable in build bridges, bring people together, encourage collaborating and decision making across the organizations to solve complex business challenges

  • You have great organizational skills, a structured way of working and attention to detail

  • A ‘can do’ mentality, proactive, resourceful and willing to go the extra mile

  • Able to manage own work and set own priorities

  • Looking for business improvements and processes optimizations

  • Inspire and empower other people by demonstrating trust, openly valuing their expertise and clearly stating your expectations

Candidate Profile

  • Master’s degree will be considered a plus, 3-5 years of WB experience with good understanding of ING’s business lines, products and processes

  • Solid understanding of project / program management

  • Cultural- and organizational sensitivity

  • An entrepreneurial mind set

  • Excellent PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

Rewards and benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at https://www.ing.jobs/netherlands/Why-ING/benefits.htm

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

  • 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

  • Pension scheme

  • 13th month salary

  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

  • 8% Holiday payment

  • Hybrid working to blend home working for focus and office working for collaboration and co-creation

  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues


Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

About us

With 60,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.