Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.J. Safra Sarasins most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Groups clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.DivisionCorporate Center & LogisticsFunction/PositionSenior Process Excellence LeaderLocationZurich or BaselFunction/Position objectivesBank J. Safra Sarasin is seeking to extend their global process excellence (PEX) team. This team targets to improve performance of the Banks core processes by utilizing best-of-breed improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, BPM, etc.) and by leveraging technology. The PEX team is part of the central "Business Development and Support" department, originator of all major change-the-bank initiatives.Responsibilities
- Identify opportunities with potential to significantly improve performance of processes in client onboarding and operations (e.g. central file, payments, trade support, custody services, reconciliation) regarding client experience, efficiency and productivity - Lead and own multi-disciplinary process improvement projects, typically with a complete front-to-back scope from the idea phase to final implementation - Shaping a vision of future process performance, drafting plans and mobilizing stakeholders to pursue execution - Drive change and monitor process performance after implementation - Align solutions with our international locations to ensure process improvements are standardized and can be applied globally across the group - Collaborate with functional experts (across departments) to identify root causes and opportunities, and balance requirements of stakeholders to design the best process for the bank - In case of technology enhancements write specifications/requirements, ensure testing, training, and communication to stakeholders
- University/higher education degree. At least 8 years experience within the financial sector, preferably Private Banking - Experience in streamlining and automatizing client onboarding process or operations processes (e.g. central file, payments, trade support, custody services, reconciliation) - Expected to have a qualified opinion, and lead key PEX principles by example. High intrinsic motivation, ability to energize and mobilize others for the cause - T-profile: broad know how of private banking processes and products, good conceptual and analytical skills coupled with pragmatic problem solving skills and hands-on implementation attitude - Proven experience in applying methodologies like Lean, Six Sigma and overall project management methods - Experience in business analysis and writing IT specifications; experience with Avaloq Core Banking system desired - Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and German, French is a plus
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