HSBC Recruitment – Head of Korea Desk, MENAT


Job Description

Head of Korea Desk, MENAT – 0000HW82

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HSBC Global Banking and Markets is an emerging markets-led, financing-focused business that provides investment and financial solutions. Through our international network, we connect emerging and mature markets, covering key growth areas. We partner with our corporate, government and institutional clients to help them achieve consistent, long-term performance. Our products and services include advisory, financing, prime services, research and analysis, securities services, trading and sales and transaction banking.

We are currently seeking an ambitious individual to join our Global Banking and Markets team, working together with colleagues to define, manage and achieve divisional business targets.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide timely and accurate dealing services for clients in the assigned area
  • Fully capitalize on two-way Korea-MENAT trade and investment flows, establishing a detailed understanding of Korea Head Quartered client needs and wallet opportunities, to deliver innovative high-value solutions across all product lines, gaining significant business and sustainable returns for the Group.
  • Responsible for business origination, marketing engagements and also coverage of embassies and trade bodies into individual MENAT countries.
  • Regional Account Manager for high value strategically significant Korean clients.
  • Key contact for GB Korea within GB MENA and also key contact for MENA within GB Korea.
  • Build the Global Banking franchise value/reputation in the market place.
  • Drive team performance to increase operating income and Risk Adjusted Returns across the corridor, successfully defending/ serving existing business, in addition to originating new value-added revenue streams
  • Establish a holistic understanding of clients’ needs and deliver innovative high-value solutions across all product lines, gaining significant business and sustainable returns for the Group
  • Develop “trusted advisor” relationship with key decision- makers for designated clients.
  • Support Global Relationship Bankers (GRBs) to deepen relationships and increase wallet share.
  • Understand and translate the immediate business strategy into own team and align direct accordingly.
  • Represent HSBC in local business associations corresponding to strategic corridors.
  • Implement the Group Compliance policy locally by managing compliance risk in liaison with the respective compliance teams
  • Be aware of the Operational Risk scenario associated with your role and act in a manner that takes account of operational risk considerations.


To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate the certifications and qualifications required to exercise the job mandate has been obtained.
  • First-hand experience and knowledge of Global Banking, corporate coverage and multinationals/cross border business
  • Be multi lingual, Korean & English languages are essential
  • Proven track record in Global Banking of relationship management, credit and lending, flow products and services
  • Knowledge and experience of event-driven financing and solutions is preferable (e.g. CSTF, Syndications, LAF, etc.)
  • Strong people, managerial, planning, communications, negotiations, presentation, sales, leadership and analytical
  • Graduation degree is a must – to secure a UAE Visa and Work Permit

For further details and application information please visit our careers site, searching under reference number 0000HW82

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Issued by The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Job Details:

Company: HSBC

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: United Arab Emirates

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