GENERAL MANAGER (COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE), NEW YORK, NY, USA – # 3950

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a GENERAL MANAGER for our Hong Kong client based in New York City, New York.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Hong Kong Investment Company with portfolio in Commercial Property in Hong Kong, China and North American is looking for a General Manager for their New York City, NY office.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Direct, formulate, develop and implement strategic property leasing plans.

Explore new business / and drive business growth for the investment properties in the USA/Canada.

Lead, manage and coach the team to achieve company’s objectives in property leasing.

Create, maintain good relationships with business partners, regular review to enhance property leasing performance, build a strong client base and drive value to all clients.

Be responsible for monthly management report, cash flow and annual budget of the whole property portfolio.

Handle projects as assigned.

Office management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree holder in Real Estate, Property Management, Marketing or equivalent.

10 years’ experience in property leasing market in USA, with at least 5 years in a similar capacity.

Analytical mind with strong business acumen and shrewd market sense.

Able to work under pressure and determined to meet sales target.

Good command of spoken and written English.

Candidate should be legal to work in USA.

Stationed in New York and travel within the country when needed.

Fluent in spoken and written CHINESE PREFERRED.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

VP, RELATIONSHIP MANAGER (FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS) – MUST SPEAK CHINESE – NYC, NY, USA – # 3949

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a VP, RELATIONSHIP MANAGER (FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS) – MUST SPEAK CHINESE for our New York City, NY client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client is one of the largest Asian-based commercial banks in wholesale banking. They are seeking a VP, Relationship Manager (Financial Institutions) for their New York branch.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Develop, manage and maintain business relationships with banks and non-bank financial institutions

Promote bank products and services to financial institutions

Work with other financial institutions to increase funding sources and asset portfolio

Coordinate with other functional departments to deliver business products and solutions to improve client’s performance (total assets and income)

Achieve designated business targets through developing and managing a portfolio of corporate accounts

Manage vostro accounts and foreign currencies and nostro accounts with other correspondent banks including, Head Office and the client’s Chinese Bank

Conduct research on development and trend of local and international financial markets, and analyze macro-economic policies

Develop and enhance financial products/transactions which can be promoted to financial institutions

Collaborate with WBD, deposit, operational, and other related functional departments to deliver timely business opportunities and solutions to financial institutions located in the U.S., mainland China and other countries (if necessary)

Update, prepare, and maintain meeting memos, marketing materials, monthly industry reports, and financial institution related manuals

Coordinate with local legal counsels to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Keep up to date with bank policies and handle issues independently

Compile required documents, and conduct KYC/CDD and due diligence in response to updates in banks and trading counterparts.

Create and maintain files of financial institution customers, and maintain financial institution database and related listing

Handle and assist with other duties as assigned

Manage and develop business relationships with correspondent banks, including establishing, reviewing and renewal of trading limits and counter-party lines of credit

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be fluent in English, Cantonese and/or Mandarin

5+ years of relationship management experience handling a portfolio of corporate accounts in one business sector: (FI) Financial Institutions

Recent corporate banking experience from a large commercial bank, either US or Asian based

Bachelor degree or equivalent education.

Understand industry and market developments relating to corporate banking

Understand the Bank’s policies, governance frameworks, procedures, practices, standards and applicable local and regional regulations to ensure quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance.

Solid credit analysis skills and ability to make recommendations & sound judgment

Excellence communication skills, both written and verbal.

Able to work independently and also support others within the team

Able to travel and work extended hours as required to attend business functions and/or process credit applications.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – EDMONTON, AB, CANADA – # 3948

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire an EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT for our Edmonton, Alberta client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As part of our succession plan, the Executive Vice President will be responsible for fulfilling the vision and mission of our client by being responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the organization’s revenue and operational activities, policies, objectives, and initiatives. To this end, the EVP will focus on the ongoing, day-to-day management of the organization’s business model, Finance and all internal systems and processes to ensure maximum revenues; provide direction and guidance on overall operational activities; provide leadership by delegating tasks to staff and ensuring the integration of strategic plans with company operations. Accomplish all these in alignment with the main focus of the strategy: to ensure stability and future financial health of the company, building the foundation for future growth.

The day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Objectives (by Responsibility):

Strategic Planning

  • Lead the Development of the company’s Strategic Plan
  • Manage and Execute the Strategic Plan
  • Take leadership role with Vision into the future
  • Review, refine and re-define Branding and business model 

Business Development

  • Responsible for Program Development by
  • Analyzing the terms of the program, on an annual basis, and
  • Negotiating with the suppliers for the mutual advantageous terms
  • Understand the business model at our client’s organization
  • Develop best practices to refine the processes
  • Bring awareness to the symbiosis of all programs and processes in our client’s organization
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining all partnership relationships in conjunction with the client’s Management Team.

Team Development and Leadership

  • Manage, motivate, and mentor all direct reports as specified by the organizational chart.
  • Provide leadership in the various systems and operations by ensuring their strategic initiatives are in alignment with overall business objectives of the company.
  • Foster and develop collaboration between your direct reports, to ensure an integrated approach to business processes to fulfill the company’s goals and objectives.
  • In collaboration with the Management Team, lead and support key sales and business initiatives pertaining to effective operation of the business.
  • Communicate key information to the Management Team in respect to operations, human resources, competitive environment, cost management, and other areas.

Finance

  • As a strategic planner and thinker, develop and implement new business strategies for creating or improving processes and procedures to improve revenue.
  • Work with the Management Team to align processes to optimize revenue for our client’s organization.
  • Support the various data management roles in developing solid metrics to track Members’ performance, with the objective of increasing Members’ program participation growth, coupled with expanded revenue targets. This will lead to enhanced reporting of membership to our client’s prganization.
  • Support the planning and implementation of new avenues to attract potential Members with enhanced strategic partnerships coupled to revenue and membership growth.
  • Guide and mentor the Team.

 General

  •  Report to the Board of Directors and our client’s CEO the company’s status against, and ability to meet, its operational objectives.
  • Assist in managing projects, budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial plans; ensure adherence to annual budgets.
  • Represent our client’s organization and provide support at all Board of Directors’ meetings.
  • Working with the Management Team, design and implement corporate strategies, including fiscal management, sales strategies and operations.
  • Support and direct program development, administrative and financial systems, work culture enhancement, consensus-building, and internal communications.

Problem solving and Judgment

  • Work within the goals and objectives of our client’s organization to ensure expectations are met.
  • Demonstrate ability to tie the vision and mission to the strategic development of the function to deliver an operationally sustainable model.
  • Work independently and collaboratively, making timely decisions; involve the Board of Directors in decision making where necessary.
  • Monitor our client’s organization performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if and when necessary.
  • Drive your own performance appraisal every 90 days.

Confidentiality:

  • Operations: any and all information which our client’s organization shall deem to be confidential and of proprietary nature must be kept strictly confidential. Such information must not be disclosed or copied except for your own use as required in the conduct of the business of our client’s organization.
  • Materials: all materials, publications, member lists, non-member lists, and any other prospecting and training material or information shall be deemed to be the property of our client’s organization and must be returned to the organization upon termination of your employment with our client’s organization.   

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Post-Secondary education in a business discipline or equivalent experience is a must.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the Canadian Food / Beverage Industry dealing with Distributors and suppliers is a must.
  • Group Purchasing Experience is a MUST!
  • Experience dealing with a Board of Directors is beneficial.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills with individuals and groups at all levels.
  • Exceptional time, priority and project management skills – able to keep multiple projects with varying levels of size, complexity and sophistication moving forward.
  • Demonstrated skills in building, leading and motivating others and driving cultural transformational change.
  • Proven success leading initiatives without direct authority and/or control over the stakeholders involved.
  • Experience managing, coaching and developing a team of professionals.
  • Experience with Budgets, P & L, Costing, Analysis of Reports (Risk), Financial Statements, etc. is needed.
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office and CRM’s as well as generating reports is a must.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your Cover Letter and Resume, including your salary expectations as a MS Word document to Stefanie Howse – info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

VP, RELATIONSHIP MANAGER – NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA – # 3936

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a VP, RELATIONSHIP MANAGER for our New York City, NY client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

One of Hong Kong’s based full-service commercial bank that offers a broad spectrum of financial services spanning wealth management, personal banking, wholesale banking as well as global markets and treasury solutions is seeking to hire a VP Relationship Manager for the New York branch.

This position will be responsible for coordinating and liaising with team members to achieve designated business targets through developing and managing a portfolio of corporate accounts. This position plays a significant role in deposit and loan portfolio growth with the assigned business segment/target markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Actively works with Branch GM and WBD Head/Deputy Head to identify, define and develop referral sources and business contact to ensure a consistent deal flow and achieve assigned profit and loan growth target.

Commits to a disciplined and persistent call schedule to source prospects; Be proactive and creative in presenting the customers with financing options aiming at maximizing cross selling bank’s products and network capabilities; Participate in associations, business and community functions to enhance the overall marketing effort and visibility of the Bank.

Performs the entire underwriting process from preparation of discussion paper, term sheet, credit application, commitment letter, to review and preparation of credit agreement, security document, and working with legal counsels, bank’s architects, environmental consultants, agent banks, where necessary, to close the transaction.

Performs credit analysis, structuring credit proposals aligned with all applicable risk and regulatory standards, requirements, and policies with attention to the client’s strategic and financial objectives/needs so as to facilitate credit approval process and maintain a high standard of operational control.

Perform execution of account openings and deposit growth activities.

Completes periodic review; monitor the clients / market / industry performance and trend; ensure the extended credit is operating within approved terms and conditions, and detect early warning signals so as to take timely and proactive actions to mitigate potential losses, exercising effective portfolio stewardship and control.

Leads the relationship team to work closely with product partners and CITIC Group companies in developing financing solutions; offers Bank products and services to clients to maximize profits and benefits.

Serves as a member of the BSA Compliance Committee, and serve as a reference person for loan-related compliance issues/requirements, including loan-related BSA/AML matters (in coordination with the Chief Compliance Officer).

QUALIFICATIONS:

MUST HAVE: Corporate Banking experience

MUST HAVE: Commercial or C&I Industry experience – Minimum 10 years of relevant experience with track record in commercial lending or financial service industry.

MUST HAVE: Relationship Management experience

MUST HAVE: Bilingual capability, fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese)

MUST HAVE: Bachelor degree or equivalent education.

Understand industry and market developments relating to corporate banking

Good understanding of credit products applicable to the mid-market customers.

Understand the Bank’s policies, governance frameworks, procedures, practices, standards and applicable local and regional regulations to ensure quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance.

Solid credit analysis skills and ability to make recommendations & sound judgment

Excellence communication skills, both written and verbal.

Able to work independently and also support others within the team

Able to travel and work extended hours as required to attend business functions and/or process credit applications.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

PRODUCTION MANAGER – BELLE, VW, USA – # 3935

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION MANAGER for our Belle, West Virginia client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide day-to-day leadership and overall guidance to production professional staff and operating teams and ensure high standards of safety and environmental performance while delivering against production cost, quality, quantity and schedule objectives.

Supports plant operations with chemical engineering expertise. Become technology expert for our client’s PGA processes. Lead plant and process design and implementation, and support production teams to work safely to achieve targets in the areas of production, costs, and quality product.

Provides leadership of all production activities

Sets the standards for operation and behaviors

Sets goals, objectives and the vision for the operating area and team

Communicates production plans and over-all company goals and objectives to production personnel.

Supports and guides the production teams to meet business objectives

Ensures effective production is completed to meet business requirements

Produces to plan, quality and schedule meeting budget

Ensures SOPs are written, maintained, certified, and complied with

Ensures raw material demand and production planning and scheduling is executed effectively

Ensures maintenance needs are prioritized, scheduled, and addressed in a manner least disruptive to production

Ensures operating teams and professional staff are properly trained for safe and effective operation

Builds Strong Teams

Coaches and develops staff for high performance

Implements effective training programs and monitors for training gaps

Holds people accountable using feedback, evaluations, and performance management

Supervises direct reports to ensure organizational goals are met

Ensures adequate staffing

Maintains a Safe Operation

Conducts safety huddles with staff on an on-going basis.

Addresses employee concerns around safety and health

Promptly investigates and reports safety and environmental incidents; develops and implements solutions to prevent reoccurrence

Ensures appropriate hazard review for process changes and non-SOP operations

Ensures good housekeeping is maintained

Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety / environmental laws and regulations

Drives Long term, Continuous improvements

Implements and/or supports capital, expense and improvement projects including safe startup and reliable operation

Monitors product and process performance

Sets-up systems to track performance and prioritize improvement opportunities.

Develops and implements process “best practices”, standards/policies, productivity improvements and work processes for operations that address safety, quality, efficiency and reliability.

Captures operating issues and incidents and investigates, develops and implements solutions to prevent reoccurrence

Involves teams in problem solving activities with emphasis on continuous improvements

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS Engineering

15+ years of Chemical plant experience.

Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role

Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)

Prefer some background experience in frequent, major plant turnarounds and start-ups.

Solid ability to utilize Microsoft Office products

Strong attention to detail, ability to manage data with a high degree of accuracy.

Excellent interpersonal skills to allow productive collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization.

Must be authorized to work in the US

WORK HOURS

Normal: M-F, 8am – 4:30pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED