ABN AMRO Country Head Int. Diamond & Jewellery Group Switzerland

Deze procedure is gesloten (14-03-2010).
150k - 200k per annum
Plotske & Partners


For the ABN AMRO BU International Diamond & Jewellery Group (ID&JG) – Geneva, Switzerland, we are looking to recruit a

Country Head.

Job description:

  • Representative of ID&JG in the Swiss market place: protect, build and expand reputation of   AbnAmro as leading financier in the diamond & jewellery market.
  • Representative of ID&JG in the AA Swiss organisation: establish a professional relationship with the AbnAmro Swiss organisation ensuring continuity and quality of service delivery to clients.
  • You contribute to the effective realisation of the commercial targets of the global BU ID&JG, and are particularly responsible for the BU’s operations in Switzerland; achieve the annual ID&JG Performance Contract for the country.
  • You will be first responsible for business/client development for ID&JG with regard to Switzerland; maintain, develop and expand existing client relationships with an emphasis on product penetration and revenue diversification; expand existing portfolio with new clients; develop and implement a strategy to expand client range to the luxury business and potentially other (still to be defined) markets, e.g. Israel, Turkey (depending on strategy of the new bank).
  • You will manage the relationship with chosen clients in Switzerland, and be responsible for amongst others lending and monitoring risks related thereto.
  • Lead by example in developing a sound working relationship with PC Switzerland and prospecting existing and new clients for the DPO offering; establish and ensure referrals of potential DPO clients to other AA locations when necessary.
  • Ensure adequate risk maintenance: timely and professional credit proposals and reviews, strict adherence to compliance guidelines, ORM, etc; you will analyse the specific financing requirements of the clients, and write adequate credit proposals (in English).
  • Establish good and transparent working relationship with ID&JG Central Office, ID&JG EMEA office and other ID&JG locations ensuring timely and correct information flow re clients, risk, compliance etc.
  • You will currently manage one assistant. In line with initiatives the team will be grown appropriately and accordingly.
  • You will report to the Regional Head EMEA.


  • Higher education preferable in economy or law (university) or equal by experience.
  • Profound knowledge of the banking industry.
  • Capable to perform in - and - manage small teams.
  • Self starter and used to operate effectively on a stand alone basis.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal/written) in English; open and transparent communication with all stakeholders; team player with drive to succeed.
  • Very good social intelligence; good negotiation skills.
  • Experience in dynamic and international work environment.
  • Highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Strong MS Office/Lotus Notes skills.
  • Capacity to combine commercial interest with financial objectives.
  • Assertive; accurate; pro-active.
  • Experience in relationship management and/or credit considered a plus. Good knowledge of financial products preferred. 


You can apply by using the form below. You can contact Jacqueline Sanders at 0031 (0)20 4228806 / 0031(0) 654376441 for more information.

Deze procedure is gesloten (14-03-2010).