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I.  General Manager (Remittances)


Job Category: General Management

Job Level: C-Level

Open Date: November 17, 2017


End Date: January 3, 2018

Client Industry: FINANCE


Job Description and Qualification:


Oversee and manage the whole remittance business


Bring in more sub agents


Maximize the companys profitability by implementing business development and marketing strategies and solutions


Manage personnel under the unit and assure their targets


Take charge of the companys P&L


Support and assist affiliates and corporate partners with projects, programs and targets


Must already have extensive experience in remittance, e-commerce, fintech, e-wallet, and the


Must have an entrepreneurial mind and must be passionate



II. Executive Director, Finance Shared Services


Job Category: BPO / KPO / Shared Services

Job Level: C-Level

Open Date: November 17, 2017

Location: City of Makati

End Date: January 31, 2018


Client Overview:

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is an American post-trade financial services company providing clearing and settlementservices to the financial markets. It performs the exchange of securities on behalf of buyers and sellers and functions as a central securities depository by providing central custody of securities.

DTCC was established in 1999 as a holding company to combine The Depository Trust Company (DTC) and National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC). User-owned and directed, it automates, centralizes, standardizes, and streamlines processes in the capital markets.Through its subsidiaries, DTCC provides clearance, settlement, and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, unit investment trusts, government and mortgage-backed securities, money market instruments, and over-the-counter derivatives. It also manages transactions between mutual funds and insurance carriers and their respective investors.

In 2011, DTCC settled the vast majority of securities transactions in the United States and close to $1.7 quadrillion in value worldwide, making it by far the highest financial value processor in the world. DTCC operates facilities in the New York metropolitan area, and at multiple locations in and outside America.


Client Industry: SHARED SERVICES


Job Description and Qualification:

Position Summary:

This critical role will be based in Manila, Philippines, and report directly to the Executive Director, Global Corporate Controller in the U.S. Key aspects of the Executive Director, Finance Shared Services position include the following:


Provide strategic leadership, oversight, and management of the Finance Shared Services organization (includes the financial accounting, operations, planning and analysis functions within the CFO Organization) of approximately 60 individuals based in Manila;


Deliver efficient and cost effective transaction processing services in alignment with established quality standards and performance metrics, as well as providing strategic support and analysis;


Drive transformation and change with a strong focus on continuous improvement and exceptional client service in order to ensure the success of this support model;


Function as a key executive within the Companys CFO Organization, interfacing with other senior officers across DTCCs businesses and other shared services support functions;


Gain exposure to an evolving segment of the financial services industry in the worlds leading financial market infrastructure company, while providing unique business solutions to solve key challenges for its member/owners.

The position will require a strong leader with demonstrated success managing a finance shared services team supporting multiple legal entities, both in the U.S. and internationally. The incumbent will ideally have a balance of finance/accounting knowledge and financial operations experience. A Chartered Accountant, or equivalent, with a mix of Big 4 and private company experience preferred. He/she must be able to think strategically and operate tactically (i.e., possess a high level of finance operations competency, and also be an innovative thinker having strategic perspective). The incumbent will have a successful track record developing and empowering high-performance teams, while functioning as a role model who encourages staff to take initiative and be accountable. He/she must have strong collaboration, partnering and influencing skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships with management across the organization. Relatedly, the candidate will need to be flexible in order to accommodate a matrix reporting structure, given that the various finance functions that he/she will be overseeing are functionally owned by DTCC colleagues/counterparts operating in geographic jurisdictions beyond Manila.


Principal Responsibilities:

Global direction, coordination and leadership of the Manila Finance Shared Services team, including the following:


Overseeing financial operations support activities including financial accounting, financial operations (accounts payable, billing, credit/collections) and financial, planning, & analysis;


Establishing and managing productivity and performance service level agreements, key performance indicators, and dashboard reports for the Finance Shared Services team; ensuring metrics are captured and reported to senior management; benchmarking against best-in-class to drive competitive performance;


Providing subject matter expertise on business requirement definition, process design, implementation of process and organizational changes, and timing of impacted processes across all teams;


Monitoring the Manila Finance teams day-to-day processing activities related to the functions;


Analyzing business processes, identify opportunities, and driving projects to further improve department processes and systems, with a specific focus on quality, efficiency, responsiveness, cost containment, standardization of work, and automation;


Sustaining performance through changing circumstances such as process changes, system upgrades, or the integration of an acquisition; understanding and applying best practices to successfully embed changes;


Serving as a liaison to internal finance functions to ensure customer needs are met;


Partnering with business and finance leadership globally;


Co-managing the Companys relationship with external auditors in Manila;


Ensuring compliance with all internal accounting policies and procedures required to produce complete and accurate financial results impacted by work teams;


Creating and implementing internal controls and procedures to identify, resolve and document key finance process issues;


Ensuring control and process issues are resolved in a timely and acceptable fashion;


Assembling, building, developing, maintaining, and transforming a highly engaged Manila team by leveraging strengths of current finance team members, as well as helping to clarify roles and responsibilities within the group; developing and implementing appropriate training to maximize performance in the pursuit of individual and organizational goals;


Creating and promoting a positive and supportive work environment by strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels in the organization.


Additional responsibilities:


Department Vision/Strategy/Goals: articulate the vision of Finance Shared Services and CFO Organization to ensure that the team understands and embraces their ability to impact the delivery of the strategy


People: drive an empowered and engaged high performance culture focused on continuous improvement and service delivery


Accounting Operations: drive improved performance in areas such as invoicing, payments processing, and account reconciliations


Process Improvement: identify opportunities for process automation and efficiency


Internal Controls: build/maintain superior control environment, including identification of risks and controls, as well as communication and monitoring


Risk Management: proactively identify and mitigate risks; ensure adequate awareness across team


Accounting Policies and Procedures: maintain and follow global accounting policies and procedures


Audits: assist with global and local audit activities


Compliance: support all internal/external compliance requirements in relation to financial reporting and accounting activities


Department Operating Performance: measure efficiency and effectiveness and deliver continuous improvement


Business Partner: present, update and advise senior management, committees on critical matters; effectively partner with adjunct Finance groups (Tax, Treasury)


Knowledge and Skills Required:

20+ years experience must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in finance leadership
Ability to think analytically, focus on the big picture, and able to drill into the detail and understand the impact
Successful track record leading a finance shared services organization/team and maintaining a strong control environment
Financial operations experience in a company with multiple legal entities (U.S. and international); global experience/exposure a must; some international travel required
Successful track record enhancing high-performance teams and developing talent/expertise
Able to set clear, measurable and challenging team goals
Role model to staff for taking initiative and being accountable
Solid Understanding of U.S. GAAP and exposure to IFRS
Familiarity with robotic process automation a plus
Ability to work cross-functionally, leveraging team members that may not be direct reports and flexibility to manage relationships with senior functional leads
Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork by openly sharing information, seeking feedback and input from others, and partnering to achieve results
Excellent influencing, communication and presentation skills; able to engage with DTCC senior management
Strategic perspective; conceptual and innovative thinker
Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to manage high visibility projects with time-critical deadlines
General understanding of financial services regulatory environment a plus
Education, Training &/or Certification:
Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) and Big 4 experience preferred, MBA a plus


III.Brand Marketing Lead - AVP Level


Job Category: Advertising / Marketing

Job Level: Executive

Open Date: 28-Dec-2017

Location: City of Makati

End Date: 28-Feb-2018

Client Industry: BANKING


Job Description and Qualification:

We are looking for a creative and brand marketing leader who will localize our company’s global brand strategy for the Philippine market. The chosen candidate will lead the development and activation of all creative and brand campaigns, with a specific focus on building awareness, engagement and advocacy for the brand. This position will report to the Head of Marketing.




Craft the overall brand strategy for the Philippines aligned with ING global branding strategy and business objectives.


Lead the management of creative and media agency partners, fostering best-in-class and highly productive agency partnerships.


Develop brand marketing campaigns to build and differentiate the brands positioning and awareness in partnership with the agency.


Develop and lead INGs social media strategy in the Philippines.


Develop and drive brand partnership programs to drive brand marketing value and customer acquisition.


Play a key role in the creative development for all branding campaigns.


Responsible for sourcing, negotiating, contracting and managing advertising and media agencies.


Continually optimize campaign performance against brand and business objectives.
Monitor key brand health metrics.


Write creative briefs for and communicate client goals clearly to agencies.


Understand consumer insights deeply to be able to tell what creative will resonate with the target audience.




At least 7-10 years of brand marketing experience in a MNC.


Experience in strategizing, developing, activating and driving brand campaigns.


Proven successful experience in localizing global brands to local markets.


Strong experience with the creative side of campaigns.


Strong project management skills.


Can-do attitude, ability to think outside the box, roll-up your sleeves mentality.


Background in FMCG, financial, fintech, or ad agency preferred. Experience in other sectors is also welcomed



IV.Digital Marketing Lead - AVP Level


Job Category: Advertising / Marketing

Job Level: Executive

Open Date: 22-Dec-2017


End Date: 28-Feb-2018


Client Industry: BANKING


Job Description and Qualification:

The Digital Marketing Lead will build and drive rapid expansion and optimization across our digital marketing channels. You will play a key role in driving revenue growth and customer acquisition while supporting integrated marketing campaigns. This position will report to the Head of Marketing.




Lead and manage agencies to plan, implement and optimize digital campaigns.


Develop an integrated strategy for SEO, SEM, display advertising, paid social at ING.


Handle a fluid budget and decide how and where the budget should be allocated across advertising channels based on business objectives and results.


Optimize channel and campaign performance beyond CPC/CPA metrics with a focus on growing customers, revenue and ROAS.


Establish consistent testing processes across all areas of advertising including copy, creative, cadence, offer, audience, and landing pages.


Partner with head of marketing to drive thinking on measurement and attribution.


Share the business vision to agencies.


Recommend best set of partners for digital marketing, i.e. agencies, tools.


Write creative briefs for and communicate client goals to agencies.




At least 7-10 years of experience delivering measurable results in digital marketing.


Hands-on experience with the different aspects of digital marketing, e.g. SEO, SEM, paid social, display advertising etc.


Deep programmatic experience and well versed in ad ops, real-time bidding, cross-channel performance techniques such as retargeting to improve results.


Well-versed in measurement techniques and ability to define measurement requirements and frameworks including attribution systems and processes


Experience in handling a large advertising budget, reporting on effectiveness of spend, and recommending solutions.


Can-do attitude, ability to think outside the box, roll-up your sleeves mentality.


Background in FMCG, financial, fintech, or ad agency preferred. Experience in other sectors is also welcomed



V. Country Manager Technical


Job Category: General Management

Job Level: Executive

Open Date: 06-Dec-2017


End Date: 05-Jan-2018




Job Description and Qualification:
Country Manager – Technical


Job Description:

Build and develop a network of clients in the infrastructure engineering consultancy space. Our client is one of the leading engineering consultancy firms in Asia and the Pacific seeking an experienced and highly motivated Country Manager to join their team. Our client offers outstanding growth, exposure, amazing benefits and a very competitive package with perks.

Reporting to the Head of the Asia Pacific Region, you will be expected to build and maintain existing relationships and create new relationships with key industry partners. To represent the company, you must have a strong, independent and global mindset to lead the Philippine team in achieving the vision of becoming the preferred engineering consultancy firm in the country offering world-class expertise in the field of infrastructure, urban development, and power.


Job Qualifications:


At least 5 years of solid experience in an engineering consulting background in a similar capacity, preferably from a Multinational organization


Expertise in urban planning and infrastructure development


Experience in managing own P&L a significant advantage


Must have a strong network of contacts within the engineering/construction industry in the Philippines


Willing to travel to different sites and/or clients



VI.Head of Insurance Operations


Job Category: BPO / KPO / Shared Services

Job Level: Executive

Open Date: 10-Nov-2017

Location: Taguig City

End Date: 30-Mar-2018


Client Industry: INSURANCE


Job Description and Qualification:

This role will oversee insurance underwriting operations servicing offshore clients for a multinational company based in BGC.


Requires a strong people manager who is strong in metrics and SLA management


Must be adept in performance, talent and escalation management


Has handled a large team of more than 700 FTEs preferrably in a service delivery capacity


Open to consider contact center operations directors who have handled insurance accounts prior or currently



VII.Chief Information Officer


Job Category: Information Technology

Job Level: Executive

Open Date: 08-Nov-2017


End Date: 30-Jan-2018


Client Overview:

One of the leading network of mall-based clinics in the Philippines. They also offer corporate clinic outsourcing services to a hundred companies nationwide.




Job Description and Qualification:



Responsible for making executive decisions including IT strategies in line with the business growth of the company, IT budget process as well as the purchase of IT equipment from suppliers or the


Oversee all IT functions including application development, helpdesk, network administration, information security, infrastructure improvement and maintenance.


Monitor, manage and lead IT projects to ensure the deliverables fulfill the business needs within budget and committed timelines.


Ensure compliance to IT policies and standards from Group IT



Spent over 15 years of IT experience acquired largely from the hospital / healthcare industry


Experience in implementing ERP or large scale application is preferred.


Highly analytical and flexible.




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