With client assets of around EUR 300 billion (as at September 30, 2017), Deutsche Bank’s Wealth Management business is one of the largest asset managers worldwide.
We offer affluent clients a broad range of traditional and alternative investment solutions, as well as comprehensive advice on all aspects of Wealth Management.
As a trusted partner of wealthy individuals and entrepreneurs, family offices and foundations. We create lasting value for clients.
We develop bespoke solutions for our clients around the world, for instance wealth planning across successive generations and international borders, asset management with individual risk management, loans and deposits.
All this is possible thanks to our global network, our many years of experience and our close collaboration with the Corporate & Investment Bank and Deutsche Asset Management.
We combine financial strength and stability with trustworthy partnership and forward-thinking in order to build sustainable and beneficial client relationships.
A Passion to Perform. It’s what drives us. More than a claim, this describes the way we do business. We’re committed to being the best financial services provider in the world, balancing passion with precision to deliver superior solutions for our clients.
This is made possible by our people : agile minds, able to see beyond the obvious and act effectively in an ever-changing global business landscape.
As you’ll discover, our culture supports this. Diverse, international and shaped by a variety of different perspectives, we’re driven by a shared sense of purpose.
At every level agile thinking is nurtured. And at every level agile minds are rewarded with competitive pay, support and opportunities to excel.
Responsibilities / Tasks
Ensure the programme and associated business case are scoped, initiated and approved
according to required procedures
Plan the programme in a manner that delivers the component project outputs as and when needed to support the intended value of the business case
Ensure the project managers execute and implement according to the plan or any agreed changes to the plan, and according to agreed programme management standards
Ensure relevant and appropriate analysis gets performed, shaped in appropriate management information and presented to the relevant governance bodies and steering board
Ensure that programme relevant risks, issues, actions, costs, schedules, benefits and other related artefacts are documented and tracked
Ensure an appropriate programme steering group is in place and report into that group on a regular basis with risk and dependency status, and recommendations on any required decisions
Ensure that the programme work is compliant with documented standards, templates, and frameworks, and captured in agreed toolsets
Engage on a regular basis with the sponsor and stakeholders and ensure broad awareness, engagement, and communication
Provide recommended decisions and / or mitigation strategies for identified issues and risks
Dynamically ensure appropriate contingencies are available for risks likely to be realised
Have a broad awareness of dependencies that could impact value realisation, and engage with relevant counterparts to ensure dependencies don’t jeopardize committed business benefits
Analyse, identify, and appraise risks and issues that impact the realisation of the committed business case and either resolve them or propose a mitigation as appropriate
Propose to stop the programme when it becomes clear that the intended benefits will not be realised
Manage project managers consistent with our management principles
Lead (cross-) divisional peer reviews and drive adoption of best practices
Ensure the programme closes according to required procedures
Ensure compliance of programmes and projects to the Programme Governance Framework
Creates an environment where people management and development is the number one priority. Empowers, manages, coaches and mentors direct reports and others in the organisation
Actively communicates and cascades the GTO strategy, plans and values at all levels in the organisation driving a high performance culture, enabling effective navigation of the organisation, and supporting efficient decision making
Drives the achievement of high performance through effective career management of direct reports, providing equitable opportunities, supporting succession planning and talent management processes to ensure continuous development of people capability & delivery of results
Acts as a management role model, communicating SMART business driven objectives at the beginning of the year, ensuring every team member has regular, continuous and constructive performance reviews, encouraging career development, nurturing talent and fostering diversity
Promote pro-active escalation culture
Proactively manages tough people decisions to ensure people performance is aligned with organisation imperatives and needs.
Addresses individual performance issues, where necessary, to drive for high performance
Contribute to Programme team / Project Managers target setting and performance reviews
Experience / Exposure
Demonstrable experience in leading complex transformation programmes to successful
Experience in a leadership / management role with material P&L accountability
Experience in developing and tracking complex financial business cases
Experience in negotiating commercially valuable outcomes
Relevant experience working in the Financial Services industry
Proven experience in mentoring and coaching teams
Proven ability to effectively assess and mitigate program risks and dependencies
Experienced in effectively communicating with and positively influencing diverse stakeholders and team members
Appropriate domain expertise
Education / Certification
Undergraduate Degree from an accredited college or university (or equivalent diploma / work experience)
Hi-tech working environment
Attractive and competitive compensation and benefits